Reacting to the Future: The University Student as Homo Promptus
As we have shown already, young people face a working world characterised by uncertainty and change. Global competition, labour market flux, the massification of higher education and the reduction of work opportunities due to technological developments are just a few factors contributing both directly and indirectly to this uncertainty and change. Within this context, higher education is increasingly framed by individualised economic goals as a long-term investment in the self.
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