Following an exhilarating 2013, the Student Expo is the only exhibition aimed at students, school-leavers as well as graduates and even parents. It offers potential students and decision makers a 360 degree view of student life, covering the most important aspects by bringing together key organisations within the tertiary, financial, transportation, accommodation, skills development and training arena.
Issued by Student Expo 10 Mar 2014 12:48
Regenesys and the Microsoft 4Afrika Youth Programme have announced the launch of 1,000 bursaries to be awarded to young African candidates as a part of the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative.
10 Mar 2014 06:56
Raise Your Hand is an ongoing initiative designed to inform, motivate and encourage the public to get involved in improving our country's outlook, one future leader at a time.
7 Mar 2014 15:17
Cabinet has welcomed the Department of Science and Technology's continued support for the National Science Festival, known as Scifest Africa.
7 Mar 2014 06:59
The AFDA Durban Campus has recently spent more than R1.2 million to add to its technical equipment and campus facilities. This is an investment in the quality of its educational programme and students' creative output.
6 Mar 2014 11:48
Toxic heavy metals polluting the air, the need for improved diagnosis of depression, rooibos preventing skin cancer, low-cost MRI scans in the fruit industry, the fight against fungal infections in grapevines, and churches alleviating poverty. These are just some of the topics that 12 doctoral students from seven faculties at Stellenbosch University (SU) will present at the third annual New Voices in Science colloquium to be held on Friday, 7 March, 2014.
6 Mar 2014 10:26
The launch of the National Integrated Human Resource Development Plan is an important step forward in driving and increasing the human resource and skills development base of the country, says Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande.
4 Mar 2014 06:14
Blade Nzimande and Cyril Ramaphosa are going head to head on university fees.
By Prega Govender 3 Mar 2014 08:18
Food companies may not like the news, but a new survey by youth marketing research company Student Village has found that students view their smartphones as more important than laptops, TV or food.
By Evan Pickworth 3 Mar 2014 06:58
The Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship Fund (SMSF) with initial capital of R10m will be launched on 14 March, says President Jacob Zuma.
3 Mar 2014 06:35
Remuneration in foreign countries, that the government cannot match, is frustrating efforts to retain doctors and nurses in SA, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said.
28 Feb 2014 11:40
We live in a time of extraordinarily rapid change, with world markets influx and South Africa facing its own complex socio-economic issues. Faced with the melting pot of technological advancement, climate change, resource scarcity, population growth, slow recovery in traditional markets and burgeoning new markets, business leaders need to rise to the challenges of a complex environment. How do they gear to deal with these challenges and does the much-touted MBA qualification equip executives to deal with such a rapidly evolving world?
27 Feb 2014 14:23
Ever wondered what R6 million looks like? The Tertiary School in Business Administration's (TSiBA) 2014 Scholarship & Awards Ceremony is the place to find out.
Issued by TSiBA Education 21 Feb 2014 12:43
Business School Netherlands is once again preparing for the rush of applications as the Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) scholarship gets underway on 1 March 2014 for the February 2015 intake.
Issued by Business School Netherlands 21 Feb 2014 11:04
Wyzetalk has announced the launch of Graduate Hub, a social and business network that connects students in a closed social community, allowing them to discuss their studies, jobs, bursaries, lifestyle and other areas of common interest.
20 Feb 2014 10:21
The Pinnacle Holdings Group, which comprises AxizWorkgroup, CentraFin, CentraVoice, Datanet, Infrasol, JAG Engineering, Merqu Communications, Modrac, PBS Africa, Pinnacle Africa, PinnPos and PinnSec, has partnered MICT SETA and Hlanganani ICT to accelerate skills development and training.
19 Feb 2014 11:51
The new Sol Plaatjie University in the Northern Cape opened its doors for the first time for learning on Monday.
18 Feb 2014 11:50
Wipro Ltd, a global IT, Consulting and Outsourcing company, has announced plans to expand the intake of graduates for its successful internship programme in South Africa.
17 Feb 2014 10:21
CIMA, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, launched its 2015 Professional Qualification Syllabus simultaneously in Johannesburg, Accra, Gaborone, Harare and Lusaka earlier this week. These events linked guests, representing key business and academia in each country, to the exclusive London launch.
14 Feb 2014 12:44
The 2014 Student Expo will build on the success and size of the 2013 expo that saw many students and parents guided into tertiary educational options. These countrywide free shows will take place between February and August in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria and East London.
14 Feb 2014 09:29
Unemployment fell to 24.1% in the fourth quarter of last year from 24.5% in the third quarter‚ with statistician-general Pali Lehohla calling for "policy intervention" so that education and training can be improved‚ particularly among the youth.
By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 12 Feb 2014 10:54
Allan Gray Orbis Foundation is offering candidates who show potential in entrepreneurial talent an opportunity to develop as responsible entrepreneurs by applying for the Allan Gray Fellowship opportunity.
11 Feb 2014 12:14
So you want to launch yourself into a career in digital this year... so how are you going to do it, and what do you need to achieve your ambition?
7 Feb 2014 15:06
It may be imprudent to write this about someone who is spending $10m on African journalism. But then, of all the things I have been accused of in my time, prudence was never among them.
By Anton Harber 7 Feb 2014 05:23
On 8 February, 2014, the Edinburgh Business School will mark the achievements of its long-standing presence in Africa with a celebration event for graduates in an event that will have 200 graduates from across the continent gathering in Johannesburg.
6 Feb 2014 11:33
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) reported to Parliament on Tuesday (4 February) about how students who do not need financial support defraud the scheme, with many signing affidavits to declare that their parents are dead.
5 Feb 2014 12:05
Students who performed badly last year will probably not receive state funding this academic year and the government is hot on the trail of those who fake documentation to secure varsity fees.
31 Jan 2014 10:00
The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, says he is concerned with the developments that have taken place over the past few days at higher education institutions.
31 Jan 2014 08:52
Although education is a right, it remains a privilege for most, especially when it comes to tertiary education. Microsoft 4Afrika changes this reality and breaks the financial barriers to education by partnering with leading tertiary institutions around the world to offer opportunities to young future African leaders.
30 Jan 2014 11:52
Out of SA's total university student population of about 535,000, less than 110,000, or 20% of students, can be housed on university campuses, figures from the Department of Higher Education and Training show.
By Joan Muller 29 Jan 2014 11:07
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