Why is Heriot watt not giving the proper education in Dubai needed for example my management accounting tutorial tutor, says look the meaning up on Google cannot explain it to you, why and to whom are we paying the fees then?
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- 28-01-2017 08:38
- 28-01-2017 22:29
Because a university education is not about being spoon fed information, it is hopefully to equip you to learn by yourself.
Accounting is not static, it changes over time, as post university you may have 40-50 years in the profession you will need to be able to learn by yourself or within ten years you will be of little use to anyone.
I have spent over thirty years in accountancy since university and doubt a week has gone by when I have not had to learn something new, nobody is there to teach me, I need to find out myself. By the time you graduate if you have not developed the basic skills of teaching yourself you are frankly wasting your time, it will all be for nothing.
School spoon feeds information, university teaches you how to be fully reliant on your own powers of learning, to develop that power you need to practice at university and then, if carrying on into the profession, you need to further improve the skill of teaching yourself and researching .
What did he suggest you learned for yourself?