Online Learning: Benefits and Why You Should Try it

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A while ago, learning was only possible in the “four walls of a classroom”, but technology has changed all that. Thanks to technology, you can now attend a university of your choice from anywhere, even from the comfort of your home.  

Online learning is becoming a popular alternative to traditional learning. Online learning options vary from certification programs and short courses to university degrees.

Still wondering whether you should consider online learning? Here are 4 reasons to help you decide.

Advantages of Online Learning

Flexibility

Unlike traditional learning, where you have to physically attend classes, online learning offers you unmatched flexibility to study anywhere, anytime. This means that you can incorporate your studies into your normal life schedule without a problem. 

Access to a World of Options

Once you sign up for online learning, you remove geographical restrictions and barriers. This means that you can enrol for a course in an international university miles away, or even in another country or continent. 

Cost-Effective

Online learning is not burdened by the financial implications of traditional learning like infrastructure, human resources and other organization systems. On their part, students only need to pay for tuition fees and do their homework. 

Personalised Experience

Online learning is set up in a way that ensures each student can learn at their own pace. This is because it fits well into one’s lifestyle without causing major disruptions to work or family commitments. 

Study Online with Unicaf

Get an Online Degree: Take Advantage of Unicaf which offers exclusively online, or on-campus taught programmes, (which combine online delivery with face to face classroom teaching). Using Unicaf’s Virtual Learning Environment, the largest digital platform in Africa, students can access study materials 24/7, and ‘earn as they learn’, studying at their convenience, without neglecting job or family commitments. In fact, the Unicaf VLE provides everything a student needs, from enrollment through to graduation.

Unicaf is a global educational organisation based in Europe, offering scholarships to eligible candidates to pursue academic studies with its partner universities, currently the University of Suffolk (UK), Liverpool John Moores University (UK), the University of South Wales (UK), the University of California, Riverside Extension (USA) and multi-campus Unicaf University (Africa). In addition to the fully online delivery of partner universities’ degree programs, Unicaf offers a number of taught programmes at Unicaf University campuses.

 

Doreen Mueke
Doreen is the Senior Content Marketer at Ringier One Africa Media.