University is the climax of educational system of any country. University degree has a crucial influence on a person in general and personal development in particular. It is not an easy task to select proper and desired sphere of study, and in the course of education a person will accumulate not only knowledge and scientific data, but also will know people that will influence the further life of this person.
It is very difficult to study in university – extraordinary competition with other fellow-students implies great self-organization and desire for self education. All this opens the whole world of opportunities for those people who have a university degree: deserved, adequate and well-paid job, social adaptation (you can socialize with successful and well-renowned people, explore new spheres of interests), wining a big tender or settle a great bargain, take part in international conferences with well know professionals, win different awards, discover important things that will change the life of a human in one way or another, work with advance technology and ‘devices of the future’, etc.
Over the years the number of people in the spheres of service, education, research, communication and other activities has increased. And as demand increases the role of university degree will increase as well. Although now even people with extensive practical skills lose their chances to get a well-paid job. The university conveys not only knowledge and expertise but it also forms qualities that allow its graduates to learn and handle different professional situations as well as adjust themselves to unexpected conditions faced in their professional life. The university degree and higher education in general has a very important social function, it is one of the key element of social justice in our society.
Even from the self-esteem and prestigious point of view the university degree plays a unique role of stimulator for career development and further achievements in life (both professional and personal). There are many different university degrees with different implications, but regardless of its type these degrees shall be deemed as rewards for our hard work and excellent investment into one’s own prosperity.