Gaining a university education in todays society is a

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Gaining a university education in today’s society is a huge asset when one is trying to build a successful career. It is however this fact that gives students reason to shortcut their education and just attempt to pass, as they believe the piece of paper that comes at the end is what will
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guarantee them success. In some respects, this is the case as many jobs hiring young adults look first at if the applicant has at least a bachelor’s degree before proceeding, which automatically eliminates the people who possess the knowledge required to do the job but no degree. The lack of concern to actually learn the information taught in courses has become a significant part of university culture in today’s society. Works Cited Year:2017 Title: Blessed is HE Newspaper: The Times (https://www.thetimes.co.uk/?region=global) Publisher: News UK & Ireland Limited Faust, D. G. (2010, June 30). The Role of the University in a Changing World. Retrieved April 19, 2018, from https://www.harvard.edu/president/speech/2010/role-university-changing-world Lightfoot, L. (2016, June 24). The student experience - then and now. Retrieved April 19, 2018, from https://www.theguardian.com/education/2016/jun/24/has-university-life-changed-student- experience-past-present-parents-vox-pops Not what it used to be. (2012, December 01). Retrieved April 19, 2018, from https://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21567373-american-universities-represent- declining-value-money-their-students-not-what-it O'Connell, M. (2016, August 21). What role should universities play in today's society? Retrieved April 19, 2018, from https://theconversation.com/what-role-should-universities-play-in-todays- society-63515
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