When students explore their university choices, they may find themselves not being able find relevant support materials like study guides or real-life testimonials of students studying at the particular university which can help them in selecting the right fit university. To address this concern, meet our highly anticipated and latest addition to our website and mobile app - Discovery Center and Career!
What is Discovery Center and Careers?
Students are able to explore curated content about topics and destinations they are most interested in – without ever having to leave the Cialfo platform!
Use the extensive study guides to understand more about the countries and locations that students are interested in spending 3-4 years of their undergraduate life.
Watch videos to get a better understanding of what life would be like in a particular country or university campus.
Read through articles to discover the right career path for and how students can begin to pave it right from their high school days.
Easily stay connected with universities they find interesting as they browse through the Discovery Center by clicking on the “Connect” button.
Suggested careers section provides an additional funnel to search for colleges and courses matching their preferences.
Where is the Discovery Center and Careers located?
The content in Discovery Center and Careers will be found on the Student’s Dashboard. It is curated based on the preferences and interests indicated by the students in their preference fit (e.g. country and location where the student is interested in studying; courses/majors they are interested in)
There are three types of content hosted in the Discovery Center:
The student can browse the content in the carousel or click on “View All” to see more of a specific content.
Careers are suggested to students based on Academic Fit and Saved careers. If there are no data available for a student, careers are shown based on top saved careers for the country/region. Future version will include being able to see careers based on Assessment scores.
Summary View for Discovery Center
Clicking on the "View All" button will bring the students to a summary view for articles, study guides and videos. Students can choose from a number of filters based on their preference:
Summary View for Careers
Clicking on the "View All" button in the suggested careers section will bring students to a summary view. Student can choose from a number of filters as well:
Saved - this is where all the careers that a student saves will be shown
Detailed View of Discovery Center
In the detailed view, the student can watch the video or read the article and study guides.
Tags associated with the content
Date of upload
Option to “Connect” with the universities mentioned in the article/video/guide.
Grade 12 students will have the option of viewing Direct Apply (DA) courses for the university mentioned in the content piece
Detailed View of Careers
The students can view the following in the detailed view of Careers section:
Brief about the career and description of the role
Skills and knowledge areas that align with that career
Courses the student can pursue and universities offering those courses
If you have any further questions around this, feel free to reach out to Chat with Cialfo and someone will be in touch with you shortly.