Take a Trip to Nollywood

You know Hollywood, you may be familiar with Bollywood, and now there's a relatively new film industry on the rise in Nigeria, Africa, and it's called Nollywood. In the last 20 years, Nollywood has become the world's second largest film industry, producing roughly 2000 films per year, and reaching a huge audience of 20 million …

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Internationalising Education and Cultural Competency

When it comes to traveling the world, cultural competency is paramount, as it allows for an easier immersion into another culture that differs from your own. Cultural Competency, according to Marginson (2012), requires cultural negotiation, the understanding of divergent points of view, coping with ambiguity and uncertainty and being conscious of identity history. Having these skills …

The Global Village

The phrase 'Global Village' entices thoughts and ideas of a united world whereby communication, trade, events, technology,and so on, are shared amongst communities and countries across the globe. 50 years ago, media theorist Marshall McLuhan coined the phrase 'The Global Village'. Being inspired by the rapid development of television and radio broadcasting, he predicted that the world would enter an 'electronic …