When I started working in 2000, the starting pay for a fresh graduate with a college degree was about RM2,000. Within five years, I managed to buy an affordable local car and a medium-cost walk-up apartment.
I talk to Anas Alam Faizli the author, thinker and generalist.
I would not expect a graduate starting to work today to survive on the starting salary that I received almost two decades ago.
The reason for cutting the budget for public universities is so can be more sustainable and independent from the government. That may sound like a good idea but it isn’t.
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