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Educor launches trendy cafés nationwide for its students
Educor launches trendy cafés nationwide for its students

Keeping up with 21st-century social trends, Educor Holdings has announced the launch of its brand-new and vibrant campus café makeover...

Issued by Educor 15 May 2018

Become a master of engineering with Pamsa bursary programme
Become a master of engineering with Pamsa bursary programme

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa is offering bursaries for chemical engineering graduates to further their studies through its Masters of Engineering bursary programme...

15 May 2018

Smartcall launches learnership programme
Smartcall launches learnership programme

A new learnership launched by Smartcall will see 40 learners across Port Elizabeth, Nelspruit and Rustenburg provided with a scholarship to obtain a SETA-certified N1 qualification...

14 May 2018

Damelin caps thousands of graduates nationwide
Damelin caps thousands of graduates nationwide

Leading private education provider Damelin held its 72nd leg of annual graduation ceremonies nationwide, successfully awarding degrees and diplomas to its accomplished students from its 18 campuses throughout the country...

By Nana Zama, Jessie Naidoo and Ashmika Chottu, Issued by Damelin 14 May 2018

A new Higher Certificate course for Port Elizabeth's creative economy
A new Higher Certificate course for Port Elizabeth's creative economy

The Port Elizabeth campus of AFDA (The School for the Creative Economy) has announced the introduction of a one-year Higher Certificate course in Film, Television and Entertainment Production...

By Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 10 May 2018

How GMAT can help you decide if the MBA is right for you
How GMAT can help you decide if the MBA is right for you

An MBA programme can open avenues for growth and promotion, but this programme is demanding - and expensive - so how do you decide whether or not it's right for you?...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 10 May 2018

First-of-its-kind combined Training Solutions and Research Solutions catalogue published by Enterprises University of Pretoria
First-of-its-kind combined Training Solutions and Research Solutions catalogue published by Enterprises University of Pretoria

The latest biennial products and services catalogue showcases 20 fields of industry with a selection of more than 500 training programmes and short courses paired with 50+ applied research and advisory services...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 9 May 2018

Make 2018 the year of the #Professionista through part-time studies
Make 2018 the year of the #Professionista through part-time studies

Enriching yourself with skills in 2018 is vital for success. Here's how investing in learning through part-time study will inspire greater career growth...

By Khanyie Dlamini, Issued by Damelin 9 May 2018

Applications open for Fedhasa Cape's Youth Bursary programme
Applications open for Fedhasa Cape's Youth Bursary programme

Students studying towards a hospitality qualification are invited to apply for Fedhasa Cape's 2018 Youth Bursary programme...

8 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: The digital life expectancy of Africa's youth
#AfricaMonth: The digital life expectancy of Africa's youth

Africa's new digitised youth population, Generation Z, will define Africa's digital future and these are the skills they will need to do it...

By Louise Marsland 8 May 2018

Red & Yellow opens early bursary applications for 2019
Red & Yellow opens early bursary applications for 2019

Effective immediately, a limited number of bursary opportunities for South African citizens has just been released for all 2019 programmes at the Red & Yellow Creative School of Business...

Issued by Red & Yellow 7 May 2018

Magome Masike, North West health MEC
NW health tables plan to boost workforce

In a bid to increase its health workforce, the North West health department says more than 700 medical students will be leaving Cuba to come and do their final 6th year of their medical degree course in South Africa...

4 May 2018

What happens when you put African philosophies at the centre of learning
What happens when you put African philosophies at the centre of learning

What happens when African philosophies and practices are placed at the centre of learning? How can teachers and students on the continent use the concepts of ubuntu (human interdependence) and ukama (relationality) to come up with homegrown solutions for societal and educational concerns?

By Yusef Waghid, Faiq Waghid and Zayd Waghid 4 May 2018

French university acquires licence for Simplified plain language course
French university acquires licence for Simplified plain language course

SA training and consultancy firm, Simplified has licensed its plain language business writing course to France's University of Strasbourg for use in its online master's programme in Technical Communication and Localisation (TCLoc)...

3 May 2018

2019 bursaries for aspiring chartered accountants up for grabs
2019 bursaries for aspiring chartered accountants up for grabs

Applications for one of 300 Thuthuka bursaries are open for those matriculants looking to start their university studies in 2019 to become a chartered accountant [CA(SA)]...

26 Apr 2018

Emilar Gandhi, public policy manager for the SADC region for Facebook | Photo: Jessica Tennant
Facebook Africa, Digify Africa launch online safety programme for SA youth

Facebook Africa and Digify Africa have partnered to launch an online safety programme called Ilizwe Lam, Xhosa for my world...

By Jessica Tennant 25 Apr 2018

Mpumalanga students receive R30m in bursaries
Mpumalanga students receive R30m in bursaries

Sixty students from Mpumalanga have received bursaries worth R30 million to cover tuition, accommodation costs, books and a living stipend for four years from GE's Steam Power, in collaboration with Eskom...

24 Apr 2018

Change dialogues at upcoming Festival of Learning
Change dialogues at upcoming Festival of Learning

SACAP (the South African College of Applied Psychology) has announced that the seventh annual Festival of Learning will be held in Johannesburg on 17 and 18 May, and in Cape Town on 24 and 25 May...

Issued by SACAP 20 Apr 2018

R900m earmarked for student, staff development
R900m earmarked for student, staff development

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says R900 million will be earmarked each year to support the University Capacity Development Programme (UCDP)...

20 Apr 2018

Universities of Africa are responsible for our future workforce
Universities of Africa are responsible for our future workforce

As dynamics and demand change, how is the academic domain ensuring that their graduates are ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?...

Issued by OLSPS Analytics 19 Apr 2018

Changing gender perceptions: 16 nudges to get more #WomenInTech
Changing gender perceptions: 16 nudges to get more #WomenInTech

Women are still significantly under-represented in emerging tech, and this imbalance will remain unless organisations, schools and universities work together to change entrenched perceptions about the industry...

18 Apr 2018

Academic performance still a precondition for new bursary scheme
Academic performance still a precondition for new bursary scheme

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor has emphasised that meeting academic and progression requirements is still key in getting a bursary under the new scheme administered by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

18 Apr 2018

Government to start enrolment planning for 2020 and beyond
Government to start enrolment planning for 2020 and beyond

The Department of Higher Education and Training is to embark on a new enrolment planning exercise for the academic period 2020 to 2025...

18 Apr 2018

CUT training farm opens
CUT training farm opens

The Free State's Central University of Technology has officially opened its to first-year students who attended their practical sessions on a farm for the first time...

17 Apr 2018

Campuses in South Africa embrace cryptocurrency
Campuses in South Africa embrace cryptocurrency

While the Bitcoin price may have decreased since the highs of 2017, the interest in learning about it and understanding the underlying blockchain technology that powers it has continued to climb...

Issued by Vega School 11 Apr 2018

Partnership provides increase in artisan training
Partnership provides increase in artisan training

The Standard Bank Tutuwa Community Foundation NPC and the Artisan Training Institute (ATI) have recently partnered to launch a technical skills programme...

11 Apr 2018

How to bridge the lecturer-learner divide
How to bridge the lecturer-learner divide

South Africa's notoriously high drop-out rate among first year university students can be ascribed to a number of factors. One of these include a disconnect between lecturers and students...

10 Apr 2018

Philanthropic funding to SA universities reach new highs
Philanthropic funding to SA universities reach new highs

South African trusts, foundations, corporations and individuals are donating more to local universities than ever before - but the vast majority of funding is still being channelled to so-called traditional higher education institutions...

9 Apr 2018

Global Entrepreneurship Summer School applications closing soon
Global Entrepreneurship Summer School applications closing soon

Social impact enterprise LifeCo Unltd SA, in partnership with Social Entrepreneurship Akademie, is inviting entrepreneurially-minded university students to apply to the Global Entrepreneurship Summer School...

5 Apr 2018

Financial literacy challenge seeks creative education solutions
Financial literacy challenge seeks creative education solutions

The UWC FinLit Innovation Competition has been launched as a way to develop an inventive financial literacy programme designed by youth, for youth...

5 Apr 2018

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