If you’re a student in any federal or most state schools in Nigeria, it is certain your university is on ASUU one month’s warning strike.
Recently the Academic staff union of universities (ASUU) has embarked on a one-month warning strike, which might escalate if the government does not meet their demands.
We are not here to discuss ASUU,
We care about you! And we want to talk about you!
What plans do you have?
How do you intend making the most of this strike period?
How do you plan to make Money?
We understand that you might not have everything figured out and that is why we are here to recommend ideas that will make this period productive.
During the one month you will be at home; learning is one of the most productive activities you can engage in, trust us, all this are carefully picked to fit everyone.
These are some of the things a student can learn during and after the ASUU strike.
1. Learn digital skills
What are digital skills?
Digital skills are broadly defined as the skills needed to “use digital devices, communication applications, and networks to access and manage information,” from basic online searching and emailing to specialist programming and development.
Digital skills that are currently in demand
- Social Media Management
- Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
- Data Analytics
- Content Marketing
- Email Marketing
- Mobile Marketing
- Strategy & Planning
- Social Selling
2. Finish online courses
It’s a directed learning process, comprised of educational information (articles, videos, images, web links), communication (messaging, discussion forums) and some way to measure students’ achievement.
Yes, this is like one of the best times to finish up that online course that would improve and aid in your knowledge and give you real world skills that you can further use to generate income.
Below are some of the lists of online platforms that a student can from.
- LinkedIn Learning
- General Assembly
Now all you must do is to sign up for one and start learning!
3. Make money online.
One of the most exciting thing about the internet is that you can make money from the comfort of your home and with your mobile phone or other internet enabled devices.
There are different ways to make money online depending on one’s niche and target market.
Below are list of legal ways you can make money on the internet
- Affiliate marketing
- E-commerce (internet entrepreneur)
- Writing (E-books)
- Graphic designing
- Freelance on freelance website like Fiverr, Upwork
- Influencing on social media
- Create an online course
- Online tutoring and translating jobs
- Virtual assistant
- Sell Domains
4. Get a job
While you are at home or in school, you as well want to make a little money, right?
Get a job as an intern or assistant in an office or company preferably close to you so you don’t spend too much on transport fares. You can even get a job as a paid apprentice at a salon or creative studio. Even more, you may decide to go for something freelance like writing or blogging. Just do something that you know you would love doing and passionate about.
Need a job?, check out Jobberman for job vacancies that would fit your qualifications.
Yes, Volunteering is a great way to give back to society or just do some good with your time. You can volunteer at NGOs or religious organizations.
where the aim is to help others and better the society. You could also get involved in several empowerment programs tailored for young people where certain skill sets you possess may be needed and you can acquire new ones also.
The truth is that being on an “indefinite” or continuous strike really sets everyone back; however, being positive about it and how you work with it for the better makes it make sense, you could make this time worth your while, aftercall the main purpose of being in school is to make profits with the academical knowledge we all gain, so why not work on all these ideas that we at LevelupTrybe have for you and start making your money.
Wishing you luck and we are rooting for you!