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UJ Council names new vice-chancellor and principal
UJ Council names new vice-chancellor and principal

The Council of the University of Johannesburg has appointed of Professor Tshilidzi Marwala as the university's second vice-chancellor and principal...

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Majority cut for Curro's Stadio in SA school with stake in Namibian venture
Majority cut for Curro's Stadio in SA school with stake in Namibian venture

Curro's tertiary education arm Stadio has acquired 74% of the Southern Business School (SBS), the latest regional acquisition as the company continues a strategy to expand its geographical reach in the tertiary education sector...

By Karl Gernetzky 23 Jun 2017

WITSReview named joint winner of international award
WITSReview named joint winner of international award

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, based in Washington, DC, has announced that WITSReview is the joint winner in the external audience print newsletter category, for its December 2016 issue...

22 Jun 2017

Crowdfunding initiative to support student education
Crowdfunding initiative to support student education

Standard Bank is supporting a new crowdfunding initiative aimed at significantly enhancing access to education for students countrywide...

22 Jun 2017

Tourism Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thebethe, Deputy Minister of the Presidency Buti Manamela and North West Tourism MEC Desbo Mohono engaging with one of the exhibitors at the Youth in Tourism Imbizo
Youth in Tourism Imbizo: Tourism has the potential to alleviate youth unemployment

Tourism has the potential to create opportunities that will contribute to alleviating youth unemployment, poverty, and inequality...

22 Jun 2017

#YouthMonth: Making agriculture a viable career choice for the African youth
#YouthMonth: Making agriculture a viable career choice for the African youth

The shortage of skilled people in the sector is growing, while the number of students enrolling in agriculture-related training continues to decrease...

By Howard Blight 21 Jun 2017

Africa Code Week to train half a million young Africans
Africa Code Week to train half a million young Africans

Africa Code Week 2017 was officially launched in Mauritius this week. Now in its third year, the event aims to spread coding literacy among African youth, with a target of 500,000 across 35 African countries...

21 Jun 2017

Tourism industry offers hope for SA's unemployed youth
Tourism industry offers hope for SA's unemployed youth

While many see it as a space for tour guides or front-of-house hotel workers, it now encompasses a variety of career options including opportunities for advertising, marketing and design, financial management, IT and tech and more...

21 Jun 2017

UJ announces 2016 South African Literary Award shortlist
UJ announces 2016 South African Literary Award shortlist

The English Department at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) has named the nominees for the The University of Johannesburg Prize for South African Writing in English published in 2016...

20 Jun 2017

Inaugural Africa Science Week launches in SA
Inaugural Africa Science Week launches in SA

The Next Einstein Forum, an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung, will be launching NEF Africa Science Week, to be held in Pretoria and Limpopo from 26 - 29 June 2017...

20 Jun 2017

EduWeek 2017 to launch Africa TradeXchange
EduWeek 2017 to launch Africa TradeXchange

As part of the growth of EduWeek, this year sees the launch of the event's newest addition, the Africa TradeXchange, which will take place a day ahead of the main event...

19 Jun 2017

UJ to compile manual to guide decolonisation of curriculum
UJ to compile manual to guide decolonisation of curriculum

Through dialogue and later the publication of a book in the form of a manual, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) is planning to decolonise its curriculum and make it more Pan-African...

By Kgaugelo Masweneng 19 Jun 2017

Knox Msebenzi, CEO of Niasa. Photo: EE Publishing
#YouthMonth: Debunking the myths about nuclear

The class of 2017 must remember and take heed of the example set by the youth of 1976, who understood the importance of education...

19 Jun 2017

Research indicates universities' reliance on high foreign donations
Research indicates universities' reliance on high foreign donations

Against the background of Youth Month and the national crisis in higher education, Inyathelo, the South African Institute for Advancement in Cape Town, has released its Annual Survey of Philanthropy in Higher Education in local universities...

Launch of interactive online tool to track young people's wellbeing
Launch of interactive online tool to track young people's wellbeing

In celebration of Youth Day, UCT researchers at the Poverty and Inequality Initiative (PII) are launching an interactive online tool, Youth Explorer, that provides a range of information on the status and wellbeing of South Africa's young people...

15 Jun 2017

Front row, L-R: Avuyile Maqolo, Masande Mlanjeni, Christiaan Abrahams, Siphenathi Kowa, Yolani Kaso

Back row: Siphokazi Taliwe, Yolanda Ngwevela, Yanga Tshaya (behind Yolanda), Tiffany Andrews, Louise Jones (Old Mutual Foundation), Siphesihle Tshaka, Siyabulela Makedama (behind Siphesihle), Phelisa Ntsokotha, Emihle Ganyaza, Zenande Fuzile, Sinobom Gosa, Porchia Jacobs, Samkelisiwe Magwaza, Simamkele Ncapayi, Nosipho Ngcawe, Yonela Zondwayo, Mpontseng Ramothathaki, Ntombentsha Stuurman
Old Mutual funding helps PYDA bring skilled youth into the WC wine industry

Old Mutual Foundation invested development funding with the Pinotage Youth Development Academy which saw 23 students graduating from the PYDA class of 2017...

15 Jun 2017

Journalist and political commentator, Max du Preez
Has SA finally hit the reset button?

This country is never boring. Where else in the real world does the skinniving, intrigue and corruption offer more plot twists than Game of Thrones?

By Nicci Botha 14 Jun 2017

GSB case study wins top award at Emerald AABS
GSB case study wins top award at Emerald AABS

A case study on the successful turnaround at K-Way won top honours at the annual Emerald/Association of African Business Schools (AABS) Case Study Competition...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 9 Jun 2017

Curro buys AFDA film school
Curro buys AFDA film school

AFDA has been incorporated into the Curro Holdings' wholly owned tertiary education subsidiary, Stadio Investments, the AFDA board of directors and co-founders, Garth Holmes and Bata Passchier, have announced...

9 Jun 2017

Nine SA universities make the grade in QS World University Rankings 2018
Nine SA universities make the grade in QS World University Rankings 2018

The 2018 Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings, released yesterday, 8 June 2017, include nine South African universities in its African list of 18 institutions...

9 Jun 2017

Harvard Business School selects Relate as one of its Field Global Partners
Harvard Business School selects Relate as one of its Field Global Partners

The non-profit social enterprise, the Relate Trust was chosen as a “Field Global Partner” by Harvard Business School to host a team of its students in Cape Town for one week...

8 Jun 2017

Damelin's ubuntu spirit shines at the 2017 Comrades Marathon
Damelin's ubuntu spirit shines at the 2017 Comrades Marathon

Six years on, Damelin continues to echo the spirit of ubuntu through its constant support at the 2017 Comrades Marathon that took place on Sunday, 4 June, from Durban to Pietermaritzburg...

Issued by Damelin 7 Jun 2017

Belgian and SA students in entrepreneurial ‘Pitch Off'
Belgian and SA students in entrepreneurial ‘Pitch Off'

Students from the University of Cape Town (UCT), a visiting student group from Belgium and fledgling entrepreneurs from the Raymond Ackerman Academy of Entrepreneurial Development...

7 Jun 2017

#YouthMonth: John Mashiri graduates top achiever in brand management with a Pencil in hand
#YouthMonth: John Mashiri graduates top achiever in brand management with a Pencil in hand

Vega student John Mashiri received the Pencil Award, sponsored by the Pendoring Advertising Awards, for graduating with top honours in brand management last month...

By Jessica Tennant 7 Jun 2017

School's out for Dik Wednesday
School's out for Dik Wednesday

BREAKING NEWS: Yes, Capetonian parents, it's true. Our kids have just earned themselves the equivalent of a USA 'snow day', courtesy of the 'Monster Storm' that's predicted to make landfall in Cape Town late this evening, as the Western Cape Education Department has announced that all schools shall remain closed tomorrow...

By Shan Radcliffe 6 Jun 2017

Complementing qualifications leads to candidate differentiation
Complementing qualifications leads to candidate differentiation

For graduates and current students, the need to differentiate themselves from their peers in the job market is leading to them extending their studies into alternate qualifications to their main field...

6 Jun 2017

Young Investor Programme offers UWC students practical training
Young Investor Programme offers UWC students practical training

The launch of the recent Young Investor Programme (YIP) at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) offers enterprising young finance students the opportunity to learn by doing and putting their theoretical investment knowledge to good, practical use...

5 Jun 2017

Saskia Cilliers awarded scholarship to Wales
Saskia Cilliers awarded scholarship to Wales

Saskia Cilliers of Hoedspruit has won a full scholarship from the Pearson Institute of Higher Education and Cardiff Metropolitan University (CMU)...

5 Jun 2017

GSB launches satellite campus in Africa's top business district
GSB launches satellite campus in Africa's top business district

UCT GSB has launched a satellite campus in Sandton offering a number of customised executive education programmes and short courses designed to develop African business leaders...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 2 Jun 2017

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