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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Wits School of Law to discontinue undergraduate LLB

The University of the Witwatersrand has approved the plan of the School of Law to discontinue the undergraduate Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) and to introduce the LLB postgraduate programme.

18 Apr 2014 14:42

How a spokesman can transform your conference

If you are in charge of planning an important corporate conference, you want to make sure that your company shines in all its glory. Whether the event lasts for just several hours, a standard business day, or spans several days, you want it to go smoothly.

By Peter Davidson 17 Apr 2014 10:06

'Legal barbarians' force Wits to rethink its LLB degree

The four-year under-graduate law degree aimed at transforming the legal profession is to be scrapped at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits).

17 Apr 2014 08:44

Brett Goldin Bursary winners announced

Kate Liquorish and Tony Bonani Miyambo clinched the 2014 Brett Goldin Bursary awards at an event held at the Market Theatre, Johannesburg, recently - days before the eighth anniversary of the young actor's brutal murder over the Easter weekend in 2006.

17 Apr 2014 10:36

Norton Rose Fulbright trains English solicitors

The South African offices of global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright have been accredited as solicitor training establishments by the English Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). The appointment allows the three national offices to train English law graduates to become English qualified solicitors in South Africa.

17 Apr 2014 11:25

Education crucial for continued tourism industry growth and success

With tourism and hospitality one of the fastest growing sectors in South Africa, contributing billions annually to the economy, young people are increasingly attracted to the idea of living the dream by choosing a career in the industry, believing that it will be a life filled with travel and glamour, with only an occasional interruption in the way of "real work".

17 Apr 2014 10:48

Bright futures ahead for bursary winning students

Many South Africans have the ambitions to improve their lives through a tertiary education, yet for many the financial means to do so often results in those dreams never being realised. Two students from the City of Gold, were given a golden opportunity to bring their ambitions to life after being awarded a R38,000 study bursary each.

16 Apr 2014 13:58

Pinnacle Holdings launches skills programme

Pinnacle Holdings, the ICT Group, has launched a skills programme for its staff earlier this year. The skills programme aims to develop specific skills within Pinnacle Holdings' subsidiaries AxizWorkgroup and Pinnacle Africa.

15 Apr 2014 11:06

Labori High School to alleviate construction and engineering skills shortage

In an effort to alleviate the skills shortage in the building industry and engineering fields, Labori High School is working together with the private sector to prepare its learners for the world of work.

15 Apr 2014 13:20

Jay Naidoo to speak at Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert honorary lecture

Jay Naidoo, former cabinet minister and current chairperson of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (Gain) will deliver the annual Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert honorary lecture in Stellenbosch on 16 April 2014 at 5:45pm.

15 Apr 2014 13:43

Design @ 50 graduates receive certificates

The first intake of provincial government-launched commercial jewellery design programme Design @ 50 have recently received their certificates.

15 Apr 2014 13:54

Confronting the Janus-faced approach to sustainability in business education

In 2013, one year after the appointment of a new director for research and innovation, Regent Business School's management and academic staff were bombarded with robust argument regarding the integrity and relevance of the institution's academic curriculum, specific to the issue of sustainability.

By Ahmed Shaikh and Mark Hay 15 Apr 2014 15:14

EPWP to continue creating jobs

Delegates at the three-day Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) Social Sector conference have reiterated the programme's commitment to provide work and opportunities for unemployed and unskilled people.

14 Apr 2014 07:42

Henley announces the Johnny Clegg Scholarship

Johnny Clegg and the Henley Business School are offering a scholarship in the business school's recently launched MBA in the Music & Creative Industries.

14 Apr 2014 13:45

North West schools to re-open says Premier

North West Premier Thandi Modise says she is confident that learners, who missed classes at 45 schools as a result of violent protests in the province over the past week, will be able to attend school once again from today (14 April).

14 Apr 2014 07:53

Walter Sisulu University leads the way

The Accountancy programme at Walter Sisulu University (WSU) is becoming a beacon of hope and transformation - for its students and for the country.

12 Apr 2014 09:36

SAQA confirms registration of occupational qualification

The South African Quality Authority (SAQA) has announced the registration of the Tax Professional as an occupational qualification, after a five-year gestation which incorporated lengthy deliberations between the South African Revenue Service, industry and academia.

11 Apr 2014 13:32

Focus on foundation phase education yielding results

Deputy Minister of Education Enver Surty says government's focus on education at the foundation phase is showing results.

11 Apr 2014 08:51

Higher Education as builder of Hope to be deliberated

The constructive and critical role that African institutions of higher education can play in the continent's development will be deliberated at an international conference to be held at Spier outside Stellenbosch from 13-16 April 2014.

11 Apr 2014 10:48

INTEC launches 173 accredited programmes and awards R20,000 bursaries

INTEC College launched its 173 new accredited programmes and handed R20,000 worth of bursaries to key industry professionals, at a 'breakfast with a difference' at the Blue Waters Hotel on Friday, 4 April.

Issued by INTEC College 10 Apr 2014 11:46

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