Students will now have better chances to seek assistance from the government’s Young Entrepreneurship Scheme (YES) following the launch of the 'Entrepreneurship Matters’ programme offered at the Fiji National University.
The newly introduced compulsory service course has been implemented to encourage students to become entrepreneurs after graduating.
FNU’s Dean of the College of Humanities and Education, Eci Nabalarua says that University will ensure that proper skills and knowledge is provided to up-skill students and those who wish to venture into the business world.
90 students have so far enrolled for the programme including Graphic artist Penioni Kolinisau who wishes to establish a signage company after graduation.
Meanwhile, the Governments Young Entrepreneurship Scheme is set to assist graduates to start small businesses, create employment and contribute to the growth of the economy with a minimum assistance offered at $20,000 per successful applicant.
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