Science, technology and math necessary for students to be globally competitive: Director General, University of Central Asia

Science, technology and math necessary for students to be globally competitive: Director General, University of Central AsiaSource: The Astana Times By Kamila Zhumabayeva

It seems economics and law have been eternally popular and cliché fields to study and work in former Soviet Union countries. The notion that one is guarantied a job afterwards has been fading away, however, with the arrival of the digital era and a competitive new world ruled by science and technology.

“People go with law and economics because these are easy to do. They are concerned about getting a piece of paper rather than what they are going to do afterwards in life,” Bohdan Krawchenko, Director General at the University of Central Asia, told The Astana Times. The University of Central Asia, established under an agreement between the governments of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan and the Aga Khan Development Network that is building campuses in the three founding states.

Read more – Dated: 21 APRIL 2017

 

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