The transition between high school and higher education is never easy. An adaptation period is always necessary in order to settle in and manage this change. Passing the first year of higher education definitely won’t happen by chance – it happens through hard work, motivation and perseverance. Today, I would like to give you a few basic tips that can never be stressed enough, even if at first glance they may seem obvious. Your success depends entirely on you and your willingness, so give yourself the means to succeed right from the start.
Many young people are faced with the great dilemma of whether or not to continue with the studies they have chosen. Some quickly make a decision and act accordingly. Others, meanwhile, require a longer period of assimilation to decide whether to continue it or leave it.
If this is your case, surely you must be experiencing a myriad of emotions, hours of reflection, doubt and anxiety.
Every year, whilst thousands of students set foot in Belgian universities for the first time, the concern of failing the first year of higher education becomes apparent. This academic year is no exception.
Coming to Brussels to study? A fresh academic year is about to take off, and new, international students are arriving to the city by the hour – as are interns, jobseekers, and many more. In order to make you feel welcome in Brussels and to make your beginnings here as blossoming and productive as possible, we at OrientaEuro – in cooperation with Vrije Universiteit Brussel – have collected 5 tips to check out:
You are concerned about your future, and that concern is a first needed step. But it’s not enough. Now you need to do something about it. And not just anything, but the thing that will assure you a great professional future: to have a Personalised Career Guidance process!
Unless you are one of those very young entrepreneurs that have their own income at very early age, you still need to ask your parents for this investment. That’s why we came up with this guide to help you convince them, so that you can benefit from this great process.
A love of a different kind. The love of your working life.
OrientaEuro Belgium is a career guidance and coaching non-profit organisation. OrientaEuro helps people find the intersection between what they want to do (passions), what they can do well (talents, skills) and what others value. It is a life-long opportunity. Any age, any situation – we can help you.
The duration of our studies is generally determined by different factors that we do not take into consideration from the very beginning. It can either be anticipated or depend on our education process.
Young people and professionals know that many training courses are available in case they wish to acquire specific skills once they have left university but they should also be aware of the link that exists between successful career beginnings and a professional life that meets their expectations. They tend to think “I will still have the opportunity to get training later”. Besides, some have been tired of school for several years already.