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Tertiary education takes steps to meet market needs
Tertiary education takes steps to meet market needs

Many international education institutions are making internship and workplace readiness training an essential and compulsory part of their syllabus.

By Abram Molelemane and Anton Ressel 23 Oct 2014 12:15

Henley Business School's African campus offers flexible MBA
Henley Business School's African campus offers flexible MBA

The African campus of the international Henley Business School, through its family-friendly MBA, provides a flexible learning environment that is both academically supportive and accommodating on the home front.

22 Oct 2014 11:40

Research investment needed for small businesses
Research investment needed for small businesses

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has called for investment in research for the small business sector.

22 Oct 2014 07:14

SA needs to build its research and development capacity
SA needs to build its research and development capacity

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has illustrated how there is an urgent need to accelerate focused investment in research in Africa.

21 Oct 2014 09:35

Zuma will maintain Parliamentary obligations
Zuma will maintain Parliamentary obligations

The Office of the President says a media report that President Jacob Zuma will no longer attend to his Parliamentary responsibilities is both incorrect and grossly misleading.

20 Oct 2014 09:02

SACAP becomes Africa's first academic institution accredited by IRCEP
SACAP becomes Africa's first academic institution accredited by IRCEP

While South African College of Applied Psychology's offerings are locally accredited by the South African Qualifications Authority in terms of the National Qualifications Framework, its new International Registry of Counsellor Education Programmes (IRCEP) accreditation is an independent endorsement and testimony to the fact that SACAP's courses adhere to international best practice academic standards for counsellor training.

17 Oct 2014 12:20

UCT invites applications for MPhil specialising in Inclusive Innovation
UCT invites applications for MPhil specialising in Inclusive Innovation

The University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business (GSB) is looking for a free thinking individual to join its 2015 intake of the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) specialising in Inclusive Innovation.

15 Oct 2014 14:30

Medunsa will move to Sefako University next year
Medunsa will move to Sefako University next year

The Medical University of South Africa or Medunsa will, from next year, become part of the newly instituted Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU).

14 Oct 2014 07:58

How to choose an essay writing service
How to choose an essay writing service

The process of writing academic essays can be very frustrating and time consuming. As a result, many students are now opting to engage the services of a professional essay writing agency.

By Charles Mburugu 13 Oct 2014 13:45

UCT's Medical School is best in Africa
UCT's Medical School is best in Africa

The University of Cape Town's 102-year-old School of Medicine, the oldest in the country, has been named the best institution of its kind in Africa in the world university rankings compiled by The Times of London's higher education supplement.

13 Oct 2014 11:29

SU offers new online short course in science communication
SU offers new online short course in science communication

Stellenbosch University has announced its new offering of Africa's first university-accredited (and entirely online) course in science communication, focusing on science communication challenges in the developing world.

9 Oct 2014 13:40

Jacques Kallis Foundation raises funds for cricket scholarship
Jacques Kallis Foundation raises funds for cricket scholarship

The Jacques Kallis Foundation, established by one of cricket's most stupendous and benevolent icons, has announced a fundraising gala dinner and auction at Zip Zap Circus, Cape Town on Saturday, 11 October.

9 Oct 2014 09:35

European Investment Bank to invest in SA universities, SMEs
European Investment Bank to invest in SA universities, SMEs

The European Investment Bank says it is planning to avail funding to several small and medium enterprises and universities in South Africa with a view to contributing to development.

7 Oct 2014 10:30

THE-A to invest in tertiary education and businesses in SA
THE-A to invest in tertiary education and businesses in SA

The European Investment Bank says it is planning to make funding available to several small and medium enterprises and universities in South Africa with a view to contributing to development.

7 Oct 2014 08:49

Italian businesses seek SA opportunities
Italian businesses seek SA opportunities

Italian business leaders are in South Africa to explore investment opportunities in the energy, manufacturing and agricultural sectors.

3 Oct 2014 08:38

SU awarded country's first research chair in science comms
SU awarded country's first research chair in science comms

The first research chair in science communication in South Africa has just been awarded to Stellenbosch University (SU). It the first chair of its kind in Africa, positioning the university to pioneer the development of this academic field across the continent.

2 Oct 2014 11:20

Gert-Johan Coetzee bursary worth R168,000 up for grabs
Gert-Johan Coetzee bursary worth R168,000 up for grabs

The search is on for a student to study fashion design at the North West School of Design with the Gert-Johan Coetzee bursary worth R168,000.

2 Oct 2014 08:00

Oxbridge Academy responds to false claims about its accreditation
Oxbridge Academy responds to false claims about its accreditation

This article is Oxbridge Academy's response to an HPCSA statement titled Oxbridge Academy in Stellenbosch not accredited that was published on Bizcommunity.com and other media during January.

1 Oct 2014 08:20

SAE4D comments on the proposed Social Inclusion Policy Framework
SAE4D comments on the proposed Social Inclusion Policy Framework

South African Employers for Disability (SAE4D) has commented on the proposed draft Social Inclusion Policy Framework for higher education and training institutions.

30 Sep 2014 08:00

Color Accounting eliminates the vagueness of accounting language
Color Accounting eliminates the vagueness of accounting language

The language of accounting is stuck in the dark ages - it has not been updated in 500 years - and businesses are failing because of it. - says Peter Frampton

29 Sep 2014 11:15

Addressing the root cause of unemployment in SA
Addressing the root cause of unemployment in SA

The educational structure is failing the South African youth as they continue to battle against unemployment, skills acquisition and career growth.

18 Sep 2014 10:00

T-Systems interns head to Germany
T-Systems interns head to Germany

Three T-Systems interns, recruited from various tertiary education institutions as well as the ICT Academy, will be heading off to Darmstadt, in the Bundesland of Hesse in Germany, as part of the Konrad Reiss International Exchange Programme.

18 Sep 2014 09:37

Youth employment review now available
Youth employment review now available

Statistician-General Pali Lehohla says while the number of black youth in employment has grown over the last 20 years, the acquisition of skills has not grown at the same rate within this group.

16 Sep 2014 08:45

UNISA alleviates impact of academic conference on environment
UNISA alleviates impact of academic conference on environment

When organising its HELTASA 2013 Conference, UNISA committed to reducing its effects on the environment by incorporating a R100 donation into the registration fee per delegate which has been donated to Food & Trees for Africa.

11 Sep 2014 10:00

Disability levels rise to 7.5% of the population
Disability levels rise to 7.5% of the population

According to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), 7.5% of South Africans have a disability.

10 Sep 2014 08:40

Women are the engineers of the future, says Vallabh
Women are the engineers of the future, says Vallabh

As part of Africa Engineering Week, a couple hundred girls from schools around Johannesburg donned pink hard hats, at UJ earlier this week, to get the feel of what it is like to be an engineer.

5 Sep 2014 08:00

Attract youth to academia says Zuma
Attract youth to academia says Zuma

With an ageing lecturing workforce at higher education institutions, President Jacob Zuma says there is a need to make academia more exciting for South Africa's youth.

5 Sep 2014 07:32

Tiso Foundation partners with Cambridge University - Tiso Foundation
Tiso Foundation partners with Cambridge University

The Tiso Foundation - a public benefit organisation (PBO) established in 2001 by the founders of the Tiso Group - is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership with the University of Cambridge through its Global Leaders Programme (GLP).

Issued by Tiso Foundation 4 Sep 2014 14:30

State-of-the-art medical simulation lab in aid of clinical education
State-of-the-art medical simulation lab in aid of clinical education

Philips has installed a high-tech medical training simulation lab on the UJ's premises during a stopover in Johannesburg on its fifth consecutive pan-African Cairo to Cape Town roadshow.

4 Sep 2014 08:20

Africa Engineering Week aims to change lives
Africa Engineering Week aims to change lives

Africa Engineering Week is currently underway at the University of Johannesburg's Doornfontein Campus from 1-4 September.

1 Sep 2014 10:48

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