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Rutgers-Camden University honours Raymond Ackerman
Rutgers-Camden University honours Raymond Ackerman

The Rutgers-Camden University, in New Jersey US, has conferred an Honorary Doctorate in Business on Pick n Pay founder Raymond Ackerman, hailing him as a global leader...

1 day ago

Transform your English communication capabilities
Transform your English communication capabilities

The need for communication skills is important in virtually every career. Whether you are competing to get the job you want or to win the customers your company needs, your success or failure depends to a large degree on your ability to communicate...

Issued by Wits Language School 2 days ago

UCT officially launches new English Language Centre
UCT officially launches new English Language Centre

The University of Cape Town has officially launched a new English Language Centre (ELC) within the Faculty of Humanities to position Cape Town as a top destination for English language learning...

20 May 2016

Discover your language heritage at UJ this weekend
Discover your language heritage at UJ this weekend

At the University of Johannesburg's Multilingual weekend, from Friday 20 to Saturday 21 May 2016, language lovers can take part in the diverse activities at the Kingsway Campus of UJ and in Soweto at the Protea City Community Centre...

19 May 2016

UJ obtains court order to prevent violence, anarchy
UJ obtains court order to prevent violence, anarchy

The High Court has granted the University of Johannesburg (UJ) a court order, binding until 31 May 2016, when respondents will have an opportunity to show cause why the interim relief should not be made final...

18 May 2016

SA university hall torched in latest campus attack
SA university hall torched in latest campus attack

South African university authorities said Monday that the firebombing of an auditorium in Johannesburg was part of an "organised set of attacks" targeting educational institutions...

17 May 2016

'UJ arsonists will be jailed'
'UJ arsonists will be jailed'

Management at the University of Johannesburg has to find alternative venues for graduations and examinations after a fire that caused damage estimated at R100-million...

17 May 2016

Seven sought-after engineering skills
Seven sought-after engineering skills

There is a strong South African demand for engineering candidates with seven skills topping the list...

By Bellah Nxumalo 16 May 2016

E-learning makes basic employment skills available to all
E-learning makes basic employment skills available to all

The exponential rate of information has led to the creation of a new kind of educator: low-cost, on-demand, short-length education providers, providing courses on everything from gardening to robotics at lower costs than traditional universities and colleges...

By Dr Elsamari Botha 16 May 2016

Equatorial Guinea launches oil and gas technical training programme
Equatorial Guinea launches oil and gas technical training programme

Equatorial Guinea is to launch an oil and gas technical training programme, covering critical industry disciplines, which will see students spend two years in Canada at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT Polytechnic)...

16 May 2016

B.Com Fashion launches at Lisof
B.Com Fashion launches at Lisof

Lisof, a fashion design school and retail education institution, has announced its newly accredited B.Com Fashion Degree, commencing January 2017...

13 May 2016

Business schools attract more African applicants
Business schools attract more African applicants

Local business schools are continuing to experience an unusually high number of applications, in keeping with a global trend that is making this field of study even more competitive, both from within the country's borders and from the rest of Africa...

12 May 2016

Inscape Education Group Open Day
Inscape Education Group Open Day

Inscape Education Group will be hosting their National Open Day on 20 and 21 May and invites learners, educators and parents to come and experience their unique culture and commitment to quality design education...

Issued by Inscape Education Group 12 May 2016

Celebration of language diversity in Africa at Wits Language School Africa Week
Celebration of language diversity in Africa at Wits Language School Africa Week

This week is Africa Week at Wits University, part of the celebrations around Africa Day on 25 May which commemorates the founding of the Organisation for African Unity (OAU), which then became the African Union (AU)...

Issued by Wits Language School 12 May 2016

Stanford Seed launches in Kenya
Stanford Seed launches in Kenya

Stanford Seed, a Stanford Graduate School of Business-led initiative committed to enabling business owners to lead their regions to greater prosperity, has launched in Kenya...

11 May 2016

Milpark Education launches new student-centric website
Milpark Education launches new student-centric website

Milpark Education, a leading private higher education institution in South Africa, has presented its local and international community with a new, modern, and user-friendly website...

Issued by Milpark Education 11 May 2016

Wits honours top accounting students
Wits honours top accounting students

The University of Witwatersrand's School of Accountancy recently honoured top performing students for their outstanding academic talent with prizes sponsored by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)...

11 May 2016

GSB applications now open!
GSB applications now open!

The UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) is currently accepting applications for the 2017 academic year and will be hosting information sessions locally and internationally from May to October...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 11 May 2016

Successes of DSA-UJ training, employment collaboration
Successes of DSA-UJ training, employment collaboration

A 14-year-long collaboration between the Direct Selling Association of South Africa and the University of Johannesburg has seen more than 14,000 students earn a combined R8.8 million through direct selling...

10 May 2016

PhD Scholarship programme launches in Mauritius
PhD Scholarship programme launches in Mauritius

The Planet Earth Institute (PEI) and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) initiative, in partnership with the African Academy of Sciences (AAS), has launched 'Her Excellency Mrs Ameenah Gurib-Fakim PhD Scholarship Programme' in Mauritius. Additional partners will be announced in due course...

10 May 2016

GIBS Annual CareerExpo for Grade 11 and 12 learners
GIBS Annual CareerExpo for Grade 11 and 12 learners

The Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) will once again be hosting its annual CareerExpo on Saturday, 14 May, at its Illovo campus in Sandton...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 10 May 2016

Monash South Africa launches MBA degree
Monash South Africa launches MBA degree

Monash South Africa (MSA) is launching a professional Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree that is designed to offer maximum study flexibility for part-time students seeking better career enhancement prospects...

9 May 2016

New tech institution opens for coders
New tech institution opens for coders

Arlene Mulder, Camille Agon, Justinus Adriaanse and Yossi Hasson founded WeThinkCode_, a newly established tech institution, as 70,000 jobs in South Africa remain vacant due to a skills shortage of coders...

9 May 2016

L-R: Leon Beech (Northlink College principal), Alana James (college council chairperson), Guy Harris (college council member)
New chairperson for Northlink College council

Alana James has been appointed as the college council chairperson for 2016 at Northlink College...

9 May 2016

#FeesMustFall leaders tell Wits's Mkatshwa to shut up
#FeesMustFall leaders tell Wits's Mkatshwa to shut up

#FeesMustFall supporters have criticised the president of the Wits University Students' Representative Council, Nompendulo Mkatshwa, for speaking on behalf of the movement.

9 May 2016

What our education system needs is edupreneurs
What our education system needs is edupreneurs

The Gauteng online school registration system received 600 hits per second from parents registering on the site when it initially launched in April. This proves that growing demand - more than 200,000 parents are expected to be applying for Grade 1 places in Gauteng alone...

Issued by Impak 9 May 2016

Inspiring Transformation - Psychology Festival of Learning
Inspiring Transformation - Psychology Festival of Learning

Inspiring Transformation is the theme for the annual Psychology Festival of Learning, which will be hosted by SACAP (The South African College of Applied Psychology) at their Johannesburg campus on 19-20 May and at their Cape Town campus on 26-27 September.

Issued by liquidlingo Communications 9 May 2016

Generation Z goals: Prepare for a job that doesn't exist yet
Generation Z goals: Prepare for a job that doesn't exist yet

With the rise of robots, artificial intelligence and automation, today's comfortable careers are no longer an option for job seekers from Generation Z...

By Angelique Robbertse 6 May 2016

Fees Commission to determine feasibility of free education
Fees Commission to determine feasibility of free education

South Africans are called to make written submissions to the Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training, referred to as the Fees Commission, says Parliament...

6 May 2016

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