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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Episode 81: Conn Bertish and Cairo

Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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Wits School of Law to discontinue undergraduate LLB

The University of the Witwatersrand has approved the plan of the School of Law to discontinue the undergraduate Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) and to introduce the LLB postgraduate programme.

18 Apr 2014 14:42

Education crucial for continued tourism industry growth and success

With tourism and hospitality one of the fastest growing sectors in South Africa, contributing billions annually to the economy, young people are increasingly attracted to the idea of living the dream by choosing a career in the industry, believing that it will be a life filled with travel and glamour, with only an occasional interruption in the way of "real work".

17 Apr 2014 10:48

Brett Goldin Bursary winners announced

Kate Liquorish and Tony Bonani Miyambo clinched the 2014 Brett Goldin Bursary awards at an event held at the Market Theatre, Johannesburg, recently - days before the eighth anniversary of the young actor's brutal murder over the Easter weekend in 2006.

17 Apr 2014 10:36

'Legal barbarians' force Wits to rethink its LLB degree

The four-year under-graduate law degree aimed at transforming the legal profession is to be scrapped at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits).

17 Apr 2014 08:44

Bright futures ahead for bursary winning students

Many South Africans have the ambitions to improve their lives through a tertiary education, yet for many the financial means to do so often results in those dreams never being realised. Two students from the City of Gold, were given a golden opportunity to bring their ambitions to life after being awarded a R38,000 study bursary each.

16 Apr 2014 13:58

Confronting the Janus-faced approach to sustainability in business education

In 2013, one year after the appointment of a new director for research and innovation, Regent Business School's management and academic staff were bombarded with robust argument regarding the integrity and relevance of the institution's academic curriculum, specific to the issue of sustainability.

By Ahmed Shaikh and Mark Hay 15 Apr 2014 15:14

Henley announces the Johnny Clegg Scholarship

Johnny Clegg and the Henley Business School are offering a scholarship in the business school's recently launched MBA in the Music & Creative Industries.

14 Apr 2014 13:45

Walter Sisulu University leads the way

The Accountancy programme at Walter Sisulu University (WSU) is becoming a beacon of hope and transformation - for its students and for the country.

12 Apr 2014 09:36

SAQA confirms registration of occupational qualification

The South African Quality Authority (SAQA) has announced the registration of the Tax Professional as an occupational qualification, after a five-year gestation which incorporated lengthy deliberations between the South African Revenue Service, industry and academia.

11 Apr 2014 13:32

Higher Education as builder of Hope to be deliberated

The constructive and critical role that African institutions of higher education can play in the continent's development will be deliberated at an international conference to be held at Spier outside Stellenbosch from 13-16 April 2014.

11 Apr 2014 10:48

INTEC launches 173 accredited programmes and awards R20,000 bursaries

INTEC College launched its 173 new accredited programmes and handed R20,000 worth of bursaries to key industry professionals, at a 'breakfast with a difference' at the Blue Waters Hotel on Friday, 4 April.

Issued by INTEC College 10 Apr 2014 11:46

Open Day at Maties

The annual Stellenbosch University Open Day is around the corner. Prospective students and their parents or teachers are invited to visit Stellenbosch University on Friday, 11 April 2014, from 9am to 4pm to find out everything they need to know about being a student in Matieland.

8 Apr 2014 10:24

New report: Social Impact Bonds could boost development and job creation in SA

Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) hold tremendous potential for government to increase effective support for struggling entrepreneurs in South Africa, according to a new report presented to the National Treasury, the Jobs Fund, and the dti.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 7 Apr 2014 10:39

Time is running out for estate agents

Some estate agents still seem inclined to ignore the fact that all estate agents now have to obtain the Further Education and Training Certificate in Real Estate and this has to be done by 30 June 2015.

1 Apr 2014 15:59

Wits to launch CoE in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

The Minister of Science and Technology, Derek Hanekom, will launch the new Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) on Tuesday, 1 April 2014.

31 Mar 2014 17:04

UJ's Ilanga II gearing up for 2014 Sasol Solar Challenge

The University of Johannesburg's (UJ) Solar Team has given students a sneak peek of the pre-launch design of Ilanga II, the solar powered prototype vehicle set to compete in the 2014 Sasol Solar Challenge.

28 Mar 2014 12:15

Influential university collaborations launched

Hope@Africa and Hope International, two related international networks set on jointly promoting human development and tackling major societal challenges in Africa and in the rest of the world, were recently launched in Stellenbosch.

26 Mar 2014 07:30

Careers, bursaries in fresh produce sector showcased at Agri-Food Fair

If you are considering a career in agriculture, horticulture, post-harvest technologies or the food industry, but still not sure about all your options, or want to know more about the bursaries or internships offered by various companies and organisations in the fresh produce sector, then the third Agri-Food Career and Bursary Fair at the campus of Stellenbosch University (SU) on 27 March 2014, is the place to go.

20 Mar 2014 10:49

Millions to benefit from collaboration between universities

The lives of millions of people across the world can potentially be improved through two new international networks formed between universities in the global north and south.

19 Mar 2014 13:15

Dimension Data rewards top matriculants

Dimension Data has contributed R100,000 towards an initiative set up by the City of Johannesburg to recognise and reward the achievements of the top matriculant at 20 of the city's highest achieving township schools.

18 Mar 2014 09:58

Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mduduzi Manana attends College of Cape Town prize giving

According to the speech by Dr. Blade Nzimande at the launch of the White Paper for Post School Education and Training in Pretoria on 16 January, "over 3.4 million of the country's young people between the ages of 15 and 24 are not in employment, education or training and a strategy is required to pull them out of the doldrums of poverty and misery."

Issued by College of Cape Town 17 Mar 2014 13:37

Registration opens for 2014 ACT Scholarship Awards

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT), in partnership with the Dramatic, Artistic and Literary Rights Organisation (DALRO) and Nedbank Arts Affinity, is once again offering three performing arts scholarships for local aspirant performers.

14 Mar 2014 11:42

OpenView HD brings Free State schools new learning capabilities in high definition

OpenView HD and the Free State Department of Education have joined forces to bring educational channels to 10 schools in the province.

Issued by OpenView HD 14 Mar 2014 08:14

Class of 2013: Rebuilding confidence in the face of failure

The majority of last year's matriculants are now settling in at universities and colleges, have embarked on a gap year abroad, or have started looking for work. But there are still a large number of school leavers left in limbo: matriculants whose marks were not good enough to secure a place at a higher education institution, who have no idea as to how to tackle the year.

12 Mar 2014 11:00

Fellows graduate from the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation

41 Fellows recently graduated from the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation after completing their university degrees and the Foundation's Fellowship Programme. The Fellows now join the Association of Allan Gray Fellows, entering into a lifelong relationship with the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation.

11 Mar 2014 14:19

Damelin Bloemfontein changes a resident's life with a R75,000 bursary

Damelin Bloemfontein took over the airwaves on Friday, 28 February, when they announced the lucky winner of their R75,000 bursary, live on Motheo FM.

Issued by Damelin 11 Mar 2014 11:56

The Student Expo, Africa's largest gathering of students and parents

Following an exhilarating 2013, the Student Expo is the only exhibition aimed at students, school-leavers as well as graduates and even parents, offering potential students and decision-makers a 360-degree view of student life.

Issued by Student Expo 10 Mar 2014 12:48

First bursaries awarded by Regenesys and Microsoft 4Afrika

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 campaign for education

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

Scifest Africa goes to Grahamstown

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

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