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UoPeople – What is a typical week like?

J. Francois Barnard – 20 October 2019

I guess that studying online is quite daunting for people who are not that computer literate. But if you have already familiarized yourself with filling out online forms, banking online, and buying from Amazon, you should get along with the UoPeople’s Moodle system quite well.

The students are all around the globe in different time zones. UoPeople’s clock is set to Eastern Standard Time in the USA, which is GMT -5. The academic week starts just after midnight on Thursday at 12:05 am UoPeople Time (GMT-5 time zone) and ends the following Wednesday at 11:55 pm UoPeople Time (GMT-5 time zone).

UoPeople – How does it all work?

J. Francois Barnard – 20 October 2019

The University of the People, or UoPeople as we call it, is an online university, and they call themselves the “Education Revolution.” And revolutionary it is!

Here are a few facts about UoPeople:

Why did I start studying at 53?

J. Francois Barnard - 20 October 2019

You read this question above, and before you could even understand what my response to it was, your brain already gave you a few reasons why you would do something like that. The reasons are numerous and will slot in with what your own ideas would also be. But let me give you the picture of what went on between my left and right ear: