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Helping your child find the right career
Helping your child find the right career

Jobseekers who undertake no skills training or further study after leaving school have very little chance of finding gainful employment. In 2014, 57 percent of youths without matric and 38 percent of matriculants were unemployed...

Issued by False Bay College 14 hours ago

Sunrise Productions' Animation School bursary selects first recipient
Sunrise Productions' Animation School bursary selects first recipient

Tyler Solomon is the first recipient of the Cape Town-based film production and animation studio, Sunrise Productions' bursary...

17 hours ago

Increase in thresholds for exemption of employer-provided bursaries
Increase in thresholds for exemption of employer-provided bursaries

On 8 July 2016, the National Treasury released the draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill 2016 (TLAB). The TLAB aims to give effect to the various tax proposals announced in the 2016 National Budget...

By Mark Morgan and Gigi Nyanin 1 day ago

Duncan Thela
Mandatory medical cover discriminates against foreign students

South African universities are demanding medical cover from SADC students before registering them, even when they belong to a medical scheme in their own countries...

1 day ago

Business education and relevance of culture in global trade
Business education and relevance of culture in global trade

In this presentation, an attempt is made to give emphasis to the role of culture in cross-border business. A knowledge of local culture is a critical factor for any organisation to succeed, especially in global business...

Issued by Regent Business School 1 day ago

CIGR - Prof Opara and Prof Juliszewski
SU prof chosen to lead agricultural engineers worldwide

Prof Umezuruike Linus Opara, SU professor and research chair, has been elected as the incoming president of the International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering...

1 day ago

Simplifying the search for student scholarships
Simplifying the search for student scholarships

SA Bursaries has taken the hassle out of searching for student funding by compiling over 250 bursary listings across all fields of study on a single online platform...

22 Jul 2016

Fundraising drive to repair gutted university auditorium
Fundraising drive to repair gutted university auditorium

University of Johannesburg alumni have so far pledged more than R30,000 to help repair the auditorium on the institution's Kingsway campus...

21 Jul 2016

Nathaniel Masiza
Woolworths' 'Inside Retail' programme reaches 32 TVET colleges

Woolworths recently hosted its annual 'Inside Retail' programme, targeting 32 TVET colleges in Cape Town through a week-long, embedded course aimed at providing practical experience and knowledge of the retail value chain in South Africa...

19 Jul 2016

Degrees-for-sale scam
Degrees-for-sale scam

Senior government officials, as well as an SRC president, are under investigation after allegedly buying academic degrees from the University of Zululand...

By Mzilikazi wa Afrika 15 Jul 2016

Funding Africa's future leaders' studies
Funding Africa's future leaders' studies

The University Of Cape Town Graduate School Of Business, through two of its specialised units, continues to invest in Africa's future leaders, and is calling for scholarship applications from across the continent for its 2017 academic year...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 14 Jul 2016

What marketers really want
What marketers really want

While there is no doubt that modern marketing has evolved, the question is: have marketing skills evolved with it..?

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Jul 2016

SA universities drop in global ranking
SA universities drop in global ranking

South African universities dropped in a global ranking published by the Centre for World University Rankings on Tuesday, 12 July 2016, with the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) emerging as SA's best tertiary institution at 176 out of 1,000...

By Karl Gernetzky 13 Jul 2016

Sibonile Dube
#MandelaMonth: Unilever uses the most powerful weapon to change the world

Unilever hosted a celebration of South African youth at Shine Studios in Braamfontein on Tuesday 5 July 2016, where CEO Peter Cowan revealed how they plan to tackle some of the tough challenges facing young learners...

By Jessica Tennant 13 Jul 2016

Varsity Eat Off part of Sandwich Baron's 20th anniversary
Varsity Eat Off part of Sandwich Baron's 20th anniversary

As part of its 20th anniversary celebrations, the Sandwich Baron ran a 'Varsity Eat Off' as one of 20 activations...

12 Jul 2016

Varsity fees 'must be pegged to inflation'
Varsity fees 'must be pegged to inflation'

In a move that could reignite #FeesMustFall protests, university fees could rise as much as 6% in 2017 following a 2016 moratorium that has set institutions and the state back billions of rand...

11 Jul 2016

Ethiopia blocks social media ahead of exams
Ethiopia blocks social media ahead of exams

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA: Ethiopia has blocked social media sites for the next few days, after questions from end-of-year exams were posted online last month, sparking a national scandal and leading to their annulment...

11 Jul 2016

Merck is sponsoring an oncology fellowship at the University of Nairobi
New fellowship to strengthen cancer care in Africa

A new oncology fellowship at the University of Nairobi aims to improve access to cancer care and strengthen the healthcare system in emerging markets..

11 Jul 2016

#FeesMustFall shuns free-learning probe
#FeesMustFall shuns free-learning probe

#FeesMustFall has shunned a commission set up by President Jacob Zuma to look into no-fee higher education...

7 Jul 2016

Students gear up for 2016 Enactus competition
Students gear up for 2016 Enactus competition

The 2016 Enactus South Africa National Competition, which will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre from 27 - 28 July 2016, will provide university students with the opportunity to showcase projects aimed at improving the standard of living for communities through enterprising business innovation...

6 Jul 2016

Professor Geoff Bick takes the reins as acting director of the GSB
Professor Geoff Bick takes the reins as acting director of the GSB

Newly appointed acting director of the UCT Graduate School of Business, Professor Geoff Bick says that he will maintain the upward momentum of the school and place accountability and measurability front and centre during his tenure...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 30 Jun 2016

Of Dragons and Sheep by Digital Interactive Games
Tech duo to represent SA in Microsoft Imagine Cup

A duo of software development students from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth will be representing South Africa in the world finals of the Microsoft Imagine Cup...

30 Jun 2016

New CLTD programme to foster development of supply chain professionals
New CLTD programme to foster development of supply chain professionals

The Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) designation was introduced to delegates at the recent 38th Annual SAPICS Conference...

30 Jun 2016

USA welcomes False Bay TVET College students for an academic year
USA welcomes False Bay TVET College students for an academic year

The False Bay TVET College community will bid farewell to two very deserving students participating in the 2016-2017 Community College Initiative (CCI) Programme.

Issued by False Bay College 28 Jun 2016

MultiChoice Media Innovation Challenge winners ready for LaunchLab lift-off
MultiChoice Media Innovation Challenge winners ready for LaunchLab lift-off

LaunchLab, a network of Stellenbosch University campus-based business incubators, in partnership with MultiChoice, ran an entrepreneurial challenge across its partner university campuses in the Western Cape to unleash innovation in media...

28 Jun 2016

Free online Wits courses launch in August
Free online Wits courses launch in August

Wits University has announced that it has developed a suite of online course offerings that will be made available over the next three years to enhance access to higher education...

27 Jun 2016

New book on student politics in Africa
New book on student politics in Africa

'Student Politics in Africa: Representation and Activism', edited by Thierry M Luescher, Manja Klemencic, and James Otieno Jowi, was launched recently...

24 Jun 2016

Applications for 2017 arts academy apprenticeship open
Applications for 2017 arts academy apprenticeship open

The Spier Arts Academy, which offers employment-based training in professional mosaic, is recruiting apprentices for its 2017 intake...

24 Jun 2016

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