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Last call for BASA Education Programme applications

Registered arts organisations in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban are invited to apply for the 2015/16 Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) Education Programme...

27 Aug 2015 14:11

E-learning platform offers understanding of Employment Practices Liability
E-learning platform offers understanding of Employment Practices Liability

Camargue has launched an Employment Practices Liability (EPL) module online that offers brokers and understanding of EPL, the risks and a grasp of unfair labour practices and key exclusions...

24 Aug 2015 13:26



Spier Arts Academy offers apprenticeships in mosaic, ceramic art
Spier Arts Academy offers apprenticeships in mosaic, ceramic art

The Spier Arts Academy is recruiting apprentices for its 2016 intake to its three-year, full-time mosaic art and ceramic art programmes...

21 Aug 2015 12:48

NTCE 2015 takes place in the Free State
NTCE 2015 takes place in the Free State

More than 10,000 learners, tourism students, graduates and educators will descend on the Free State in October 2015 to attend the National Tourism Career Expo...

21 Aug 2015 11:37

Last call for Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship applications
Last call for Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship applications

The closing date for first year students wishing to apply for the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship is 31 August 2015...

18 Aug 2015 11:51

Students spend 52% of stipend on transport
Students spend 52% of stipend on transport

Stanley Hutcheson & Associates (SHA) recently conducted a survey on the daily challenges facing South African students and found financial issues to be the most pressing...

14 Aug 2015 11:30

IHS Cape Town, Durban campuses announce bursary winners
IHS Cape Town, Durban campuses announce bursary winners

The annual bursary competition, run by International Hotel School has announced the winners from the Cape Town and Durban campuses...

13 Aug 2015 13:32

Jackie Carroll
Do your homework before contracting training suppliers

Underlining the dire state of further education and training in South Africa is a story on the Mail & Guardian website, 'Limpopo youth lose out after R28m skills project grinds to halt'...

By Jackie Carroll 11 Aug 2015 14:22

AFDA launches new B.Com and B.SC degrees
AFDA launches new B.Com and B.SC degrees

The AFDA School of Business Innovation and Computer Technology has been accredited to offer Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science degrees...

6 Aug 2015 10:08

AABS accreditation for African business schools - a new focus on impact - UCT Graduate School of Business
AABS accreditation for African business schools - a new focus on impact

The Association for African Business Schools has announced that it will be launching an all-African accreditation process that will take African business school education into the future, where impact matters...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 5 Aug 2015 13:04

New app guides school leavers to potential careers
New app guides school leavers to potential careers

Via Afrika has added a new app to its educational app suite, CareerCompass, which enables young people to gain insight into the careers they are best suited for...

5 Aug 2015 11:59

The jury is out for African business schools: In search of a new lodestar to guide business education - Regent Business School
The jury is out for African business schools: In search of a new lodestar to guide business education

The time is ripe for a new 'lodestar' to guide business education especially in terms of the developmental exigencies of both the global and local contexts...

Issued by Regent Business School 4 Aug 2015 11:55

Tito Mboweni becomes Honorary Professor at Wits
Tito Mboweni becomes Honorary Professor at Wits

From 1 August 2015, Tito Mboweni, the former Governor of the South African Reserve Bank will join Wits University as an Honorary Professor in the School of Economic and Business Sciences...

31 Jul 2015 13:50

MBA student part of Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative
MBA student part of Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative

Tomorrow, 31 July 2015, Zibu Mthiyane will personally meet President Obama as she was selected as a Mandela Washington Fellow for 2015, as part of President Barack Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI)...

30 Jul 2015 10:32

Oxbridge Academy rewards students for succeeding against the odds - Oxbridge Academy
Oxbridge Academy rewards students for succeeding against the odds

Starting this year, Oxbridge Academy will be rewarding three students each semester who have succeeded in their studies despite any physical, educational, social, or financial obstacles that they have faced...

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 29 Jul 2015 15:27

Winners of youth entrepreneurship competition
Winners of youth entrepreneurship competition

In an effort to address the high unemployment rate among the youth, Ithala Development Finance Corporation launched the 'Inkunz'isematholeni Youth in Business' programme in 2014, aimed at promoting entrepreneurship and providing skills development among the youth...

29 Jul 2015 14:03

KZN represents South Africa in 2015 Enactus World Cup
KZN represents South Africa in 2015 Enactus World Cup

The Enactus team from the University of KwaZulu-Natal won the 2015 Enactus South Africa National Competition for the development and implementation of outstanding sustainable community outreach projects...

28 Jul 2015 14:52

Matriculant wins R225,000 hospitality bursary
Matriculant wins R225,000 hospitality bursary

Brad Taylor of Fish Hoek High was awarded the coveted R225,000 International Hotel School (IHS) bursary to study Hospitality Management...

28 Jul 2015 09:24

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SAPOA, SSETA offer study assistance

The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA), in partnership with the Services Seta (SSETA), is offering bursaries to SA candidates who intend furthering their studies in the 2016 academic year at a recognised higher education institution...

23 Jul 2015 10:21

Maths training partnership for African students
Maths training partnership for African students

The University of Chicago and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) have announced a new partnership to educate and train talented African students in mathematics...

22 Jul 2015 18:02

New portal for graduate professional vacancies
New portal for graduate professional vacancies

In an effort to address the issue of unemployment among South African graduates specifically, PPS has launched its Professionals Connect career portal...

17 Jul 2015 12:55

Winner of IHS student business plans
Winner of IHS student business plans

The International Hotel School (IHS) holds its annual Intercampus Hospitality Competition for IHS students based in South Africa, at any phase of their studies...

17 Jul 2015 11:55

FPD celebrates reaching 300,000 students in training - Foundation for Professional Development
FPD celebrates reaching 300,000 students in training

The Foundation for Professional Development trained its 300,000th student in May on the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation short course customised for the Office of the Premier based in Pretoria...

Issued by Foundation for Professional Development 16 Jul 2015 12:21

NMMU streets ahead as smart campus
NMMU streets ahead as smart campus

Smart devices, free internet access and charging docks placed strategically on all campuses are just some aspects of the smart campus initiative at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU)...

By Devon Koen 15 Jul 2015 11:41

Opening the doors of higher education to all
Opening the doors of higher education to all

The government should put more energy into sorting out the corruption that has dogged the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) and seen countless disadvantaged youths missing out on higher education opportunities...

By Bekezela Phakathi 15 Jul 2015 10:54

GIBS in collaboration with LeadSA volunteer their time to local NGOs for Mandela Day - Gordon Institute of Business Science
GIBS in collaboration with LeadSA volunteer their time to local NGOs for Mandela Day

In honour of Madiba's 97th birthday, the Gordon Institute of Business Science coaches and faculty members will be volunteering two hours of their time on 17 July at the Illovo campus...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 14 Jul 2015 11:31

Varsities in SA hit Brics wall

South African universities failed to make the top 10 in the latest rankings of universities in Brics countries...

13 Jul 2015 14:10

EMENDY College Bursary at Mediatech Africa
EMENDY College Bursary at Mediatech Africa

EMENDY College, an exhibitor at the 2015 Mediatech Africa Expo, and will be giving away a full bursary for one of its courses, worth R60,000...

9 Jul 2015 12:06

New council to take nursing back to former glory
New council to take nursing back to former glory

The new council for the North West College of Nursing is expected to take the nursing profession back to its former glory, says provincial Health MEC Magome Masike...

8 Jul 2015 07:05

Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa launch second round of training in financial journalism - Gordon Institute of Business Science
Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa launch second round of training in financial journalism

A new class of financial journalists and professionals interested in financial journalism has begun its Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) Executive Training Program 2015...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 6 Jul 2015 12:13

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