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How to manage your student loan

President Barack Obama only finished paying off his student loan eight years ago. This demonstrates the massive commitment that comes with going into debt to pay for your studies.

22 Jul 2014 12:10

AMI launches free online courses in Africa

The African Management Initiative (AMI) has launched the first in a series of free online courses developed with top business schools, aimed at reaching 1 million African managers and entrepreneurs...

22 Jul 2014 08:45

Eastern Cape college aims high with international skills partnership

Eastcape Midlands College has partnered with an international programme to improve its certification rate and increase the employability of its students.

21 Jul 2014 10:25

Grade 6 learners to apply for Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship

Applications for the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship are now open.

16 Jul 2014 08:00

Sparrow FET College launches MERSETA accredited qualification

Sparrow FET College based in Sophiatown, South of Johannesburg recently launched a new MERSETA accredited qualification.

15 Jul 2014 15:22

Scarce nursing skills prompts SA to recruit from India

The Life Health Group has recruited 58 specialist nurses from India to serve two-year contracts at its facilities across the country.

15 Jul 2014 11:20

The College of Cape Town launching jewellery manufacturing trade test centre

In alignment with government's plans to combat South Africa's skills shortage, the College of Cape Town launched its jewellery manufacturing trade test centre on Tuesday, 15 July...

Issued by College of Cape Town 15 Jul 2014 09:21

INTEC College changes lives with R50,000 worth of bursaries

INTEC College awarded over R50,000 worth of bursaries to 11 individuals as part of their nationwide 173 accredited programmes campaign.

Issued by INTEC College 15 Jul 2014 09:09

[EduWeek] A Wi-Fi solution that works, a superior alternative

Schools and universities are in serious need of Wi-Fi solutions that work, yet continue to fall prey to sales pitches that promise price reduction but fall short in quality.

11 Jul 2014 09:50

The LaunchLab offers R15,000 prize to course participant

The LaunchLab, based in Stellenbosch, is a mixed-use business incubator that supports local start-up businesses by offering programmes and workshops throughout the year that aim to empower entrepreneurs with the necessary skills and funding to accelerate their new business ventures.

10 Jul 2014 13:20

NSTF-BHP Billiton Awards winners announced

The National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) Awards, hosted in partnership with BHP Billiton since 2011, is the flagship project of the largest non-profit forum for science, engineering and technology in South Africa - promoting science-related activities through collaborative effort.

8 Jul 2014 07:15

Three wins for UCT academics at NSTF-BHP Billiton Awards

For their contributions to the fields of science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa, three professors from UCT were honoured at the 16th NSTF-BHP Billiton Awards.

7 Jul 2014 09:50

Agile experts to speak at Wits' Fak'ugesi Festival

Software and technology projects challenge most organisations' from a scoping, cost and quality perspective.

4 Jul 2014 11:00

Government publishes the top 100 jobs in demand: Is your skill on it?

If not, then you may need to consider a career facelift...

Issued by Damelin 3 Jul 2014 15:47

Mobile phones help township residents, immigrants have a sense of belonging

A UCT PhD graduate has undertaken research to explore how the use of mobile phones helps the mobile population of Cape Town's Langa township negotiate migration and a sense of...

2 Jul 2014 11:15

UCT GSB goes on show across Africa

The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) will make its way across Africa to host admission information sessions in several African countries over the next few weeks.

1 Jul 2014 11:45

African contestants gather at Olympiad training camp

Fifty-eight contestants from 12 African countries are gathered at the AIMS for a final training session before having to solve six mathematical problems within nine hours during the IMO at the UCT next week.

30 Jun 2014 12:30

Social and psychological support for tertiary bursary students

The FNB Fund along with various tertiary bursary beneficiaries have identified that even though many South Africans from poor rural areas successfully complete their schooling careers and receive financial backing for tertiary studies, many might still fall off the tracks and have their success hampered by social and psychological barriers.

27 Jun 2014 14:45

Africa reclaims its position at the forefront of the world's maths stage

Education Minister Angie Motshekga has announced that the 55th International Mathematical Olympiad - the World Cup of mathematics - will be hosted in Africa for the first time.

27 Jun 2014 12:40

Young leaders to address local challenges at international summit

Financial services provider PPS has launched a competition that will enable four South African university students to address local challenges at the One Young World Summit 2014 to take place in Dublin, Ireland from 15 to 18 October.

27 Jun 2014 09:30

Cumulus Johannesburg Conference

This year the international community of design educators and other professionals will converge on Johannesburg to present papers, participate in workshops and share their expertise in their respective fields of design.

Issued by Greenside Design Center 26 Jun 2014 16:34

SACAP launches online offering

The ease and convenience of the internet and the power of social connectivity has not only made higher education easily accessible, but a way of overcoming practical problems that can make studying a challenge or simply not an option.

26 Jun 2014 11:45

Social media for students, professional profile management key

The online space and social media especially has become a valuable and integral part of learning, and an important tool in any job seeker's arsenal.

25 Jun 2014 15:05

Agriculture to promote careers, to be included in career guidance curriculum

A duel effort needs to be made for agriculture to get a bigger share of graduates and thereby build a progressive industry capable of creating even more jobs.

25 Jun 2014 13:30

Make sure your GMAT showcases your business skills

Top business schools globally rely on the GMAT exam to determine who has what it takes to succeed both in the MBA classroom and the business arena. UCT's Graduate School of Business helps applicants prepare for this vital test.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 24 Jun 2014 10:07

University attendance low among black S Africans

University attendance for black South Africans remains low, says Statistics South Africa (Stats SA).

23 Jun 2014 07:14

UCT's new admissions policy to advance transformation goals, beyond race

The UCT Council has approved a new admissions policy model that will incorporate race as only one of several factors to be considered in assessing an applicant's previous disadvantage.

19 Jun 2014 11:46

Student Expo 2014 calls students and parents

If you missed the Johannesburg Nicolway Bryanston Expo, you're in luck because the Student Expo 2014 still has three more this year, another of which will also be held in Jo'burg.

18 Jun 2014 16:00

One SA university in BRICS Top 10

The University of Cape Town is the only South African university in the Top 10 universities in the BRICS economic bloc of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

18 Jun 2014 11:35

Stability and security attract young professionals, job seekers

Universum, the internationally known and recognised global thought leader in employer branding, recently announced the IDEAL Employer Rankings of South African employers in 2013 as voted by South Africa's tertiary students, MBA's and professionals.

17 Jun 2014 13:03

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