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Applications for web design bursaries now open
Applications for web design bursaries now open

The Concept Interactive Institute, offering web design and development in Cape Town has five bursaries, worth R230,000, open for first-year studies students interested in the Interactive Graphics diploma...

Deepening inequality is the high price students will pay for free education
Deepening inequality is the high price students will pay for free education

University students have scored some massive victories since "fees must fall" entered South Africa's lexicon...

By Lyn Snodgrass

Rewrite your matric or better your results - There is another way - INTEC College
Rewrite your matric or better your results - There is another way

Did you know that you could complete matric via distance learning? Improve your marks and obtain your National Senior Certificate with INTEC College Matric Rewrite....

Issued by INTEC College

High demand for business qualifications - INTEC College
High demand for business qualifications

Against the backdrop of our highly competitive business environment, every industry and organisation today requires qualified people with professional business skills.

Issued by INTEC College

Get a higher education qualification without going to university - Lyceum Correspondence College
Get a higher education qualification without going to university

If a career in education is what you have in mind, don't be deterred by other universities and educational institutions that have already filled up their lecture halls and registers...

Issued by Lyceum Correspondence College

Activists restive as UCT struggles to house students
Activists restive as UCT struggles to house students

The University of Cape Town is faced with a fresh crisis as it battles to accommodate thousands of students arriving for the start of the new academic year...

By Bekezela Phakathi

2016 maritime cadets take to the sea
2016 maritime cadets take to the sea

The first intake of the National Cadet Programme will be heading out to sea in a few weeks, marking the next step in their path towards becoming global seafarers...

10 appsolutely useful tools for students
10 appsolutely useful tools for students

To assist students in mastering the mountain of academic work expected in 2016, there are thousands of apps that can assist the process...

Inaugural Jimmy Nevis Bursary winner
Inaugural Jimmy Nevis Bursary winner

A partnership between Jimmy Nevis' Blue Collar Foundation and educational publishing house, Via Afrika, has created the first Jimmy Nevis Bursary for those studying the humanities...

The UCT Graduate School of Business makes it a full dozen - UCT Graduate School of Business
The UCT Graduate School of Business makes it a full dozen

The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business has maintained its place in the top 100 business schools in the world for the 12th consecutive year...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business

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Huawei cultivates ICT talents across Africa

It looks as though African students are set to benefit as Huawei announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2015 that over the next five years 1,000 students across the continent...

Harvard Law School, UCT collaborate in faculty development initiative
Harvard Law School, UCT collaborate in faculty development initiative

Harvard Law School will collaborate with local business, academic institutions and a law firm to address policy issues in Africa. Its Institute for Global Law and Policy (IGLP) has initiated a faculty development initiative with the University of Cape Town in South Africa...

Bursaries to boost wine business skills in difficult times - UCT Graduate School of Business
Bursaries to boost wine business skills in difficult times

The UCT Graduate School of Business and the VinPro Foundation are offering five bursaries for students from disadvantaged backgrounds to study Wine Business Management at the GSB in 2016...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business

Further your academic career - Global Academy Jobs
Further your academic career

Global Academy Jobs works closely with South African universities to help them strengthen their teaching and research capabilities through academic recruitment...

Issued by Global Academy Jobs

Confucius Institute opens at University of Johannesburg
Confucius Institute opens at University of Johannesburg

The Confucius Institute (CI) opened at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) on Thursday, 28 January 2016. The Institute plans to initiate Mandarin courses, conduct tests as assessments, host Chinese events to promote Chinese culture and conduct a Chinese bridge programme...

Northwest School of Design to offer Licentiateship in Fashion
Northwest School of Design to offer Licentiateship in Fashion

The Northwest School of Design (NWSD) in Klerksdorp has become the first South African facility to offer a Licentiateship in Fashion, the highest international fashion qualification in South Africa...

Hamilton Naki Clinical Scholarship awarded to promising SA researchers
Hamilton Naki Clinical Scholarship awarded to promising SA researchers

The Hamilton Naki Clinical Scholarship, which was established to contribute to the advancement of South African academic medicine, has been awarded to two candidates...

Protesters shut down campuses
Protesters shut down campuses

The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) shut its Pretoria campus Monday, 25 January 2016, as protests over outsourcing of university services escalated...

By Karl Gernetzky and Penelope Mashego

Education UK Tour visits Johannesburg, Cape Town
Education UK Tour visits Johannesburg, Cape Town

Through higher education, young South Africans can gain a wider understanding of both their country and the world around them...

International partnership launches teacher training programme in Cameroon
International partnership launches teacher training programme in Cameroon

The implementation of the Mathematics Teacher Training Programme (MTTP) in Cameroon, a five-year pilot programme, will contribute significantly to building the pipeline of excellent mathematics students who will drive Cameroon's development forward...

12 new teaching case studies on Innovative Finance in Africa
12 new teaching case studies on Innovative Finance in Africa

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship has collaborated with Oxford University's Saïd Business School on the development of 12 new teaching case studies on Innovative Finance in Africa...

New braille signage at Cape Town Science Centre
New braille signage at Cape Town Science Centre

The Cape Town Science Centre (CTSC) in Observatory has introduced instructional signage in braille on some of its key interactive exhibits to enhance the experience for its sight-impaired visitors...

Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship applications open
Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship applications open

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation offers Fellowship opportunity to exceptional students who show entrepreneurial potential...

Why you should consider studying at college - False Bay College
Why you should consider studying at college

False Bay TVET College (FBC) programmes are strategically positioned to address scarce and critical skills to ensure that college graduates are trained in fields where there are good prospects of employment...

Issued by False Bay College

Global Network Group branches into Africa - Global Network Group
Global Network Group branches into Africa

Global Network Group, which organises, develops and facilitates global procedures and systems for education and training, as well as registration and certification, has now branched out into Africa with an office in Johannesburg...

Issued by Global Network Group

[BizTrends 2016] Five future developments in education
[BizTrends 2016] Five future developments in education

There is no doubt that there was an 'education spring' in South Africa with #feesmustfall dominating the headlines and social media in 2015, while - in response - the government and universities scrambled to open up access to tertiary education...

By Nicci Botha

Wits obtains court order to manage student protests
Wits obtains court order to manage student protests

On 15 January 2016, the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) obtained an interim court order from the South Gauteng High Court...

MSC Business College offers 150 bursaries, valued R2.7 million
MSC Business College offers 150 bursaries, valued R2.7 million

In 2016, the MSC Business College, with SABC Education, will be awarding 150 bursaries valued at R2.7 million - applications close at the end of January 2016...

Be Your Own Hero bursary campaign aims at growing logistics and supply chain skills - Institute of Logistics and Supply Management
Be Your Own Hero bursary campaign aims at growing logistics and supply chain skills

A career in logistics and supply chain management could be a dream come true for three successful candidates who apply to The Open Learning Group (OLG) for a fully paid bursary...

Issued by Institute of Logistics and Supply Management

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