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Unisa's Graduate School of Business Leadership to urge entrepreneur-driven innovation at Research and Innovation Day 2015 - UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership   (SBL)
Unisa's Graduate School of Business Leadership to urge entrepreneur-driven innovation at Research and Innovation Day 2015

The Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) will produce an innovation hat-trick as it hosts its third Research and Innovation Day as part of the University of South Africa's (Unisa) fourth annual Research and Innovation Week.

Issued by UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) 3 Mar 2015 10:03

Turned away from university? Here are your options - Oxbridge Academy
Turned away from university? Here are your options

"The future of our youth does not only lie in going to university, or in going to university the first time you finish matric." - Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 2 Mar 2015 14:13

Construction Economics Certificate Ceremony - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
Construction Economics Certificate Ceremony

Delegates who successfully completed the course in Construction Economics attended their Certificate Ceremony at the Musaion on the University of Pretoria's Hatfield Campus on 2 February 2015. The delegates were received by CE at UP staff and congratulated with a formal certificate handover that was attended by the CEO as well as General Manager of CE at UP, respectively, Deon Herbst and Hermien Dorfling.

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 2 Mar 2015 13:45

First-year commerce students invest in an early start to their careers - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
First-year commerce students invest in an early start to their careers

Shortly after receiving their matric results only a week before, more than 100 first-year students at the University of Pretoria kicked-off their BCom degrees with an early start on 12 January 2015.

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 27 Feb 2015 14:22

Education ignites opportunity for young South Africans - TSiBA Education
Education ignites opportunity for young South Africans

The harsh reality is that in South Africa not everyone can afford tertiary study due to socio-economic constraints as well as low standards of basic education.

Issued by TSiBA Education 26 Feb 2015 14:35

False Bay College receives National Disability Award and Prize - False Bay College
False Bay College receives National Disability Award and Prize

At an official handover ceremony held on Monday 16 February 2015 at its Muizenberg campus, False Bay College received the National Disability Award Prize for its contribution to inclusivity and access for students with disabilities.

Issued by False Bay College 20 Feb 2015 16:20

Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust hosts second bursary student awards ceremony - Shanduka Foundation
Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust hosts second bursary student awards ceremony

The Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET), with the support of Shanduka Foundation, recently hosted its second annual CRET Awards ceremony to honour students in its bursary programme for excellence in academics, leadership and service.

Issued by Shanduka Foundation 17 Feb 2015 12:47

Ready to become the Michaelangelo of animation? - False Bay College
Ready to become the Michaelangelo of animation?

If you are an astute observer of life with a curiosity about the world and great drawing skills to match, a career in animation could be for you.

Issued by False Bay College 17 Feb 2015 12:31

The University of KwaZulu-Natal is now live with OCLC WorldShare Management Services
The University of KwaZulu-Natal is now live with OCLC WorldShare Management Services

University becomes first African institution to implement OCLC's cloud-based library management services

Issued by Sabinet 17 Feb 2015 11:29

Randburg principals awarded over R250,000 worth of bursaries at Damelin roadshow breakfast - Damelin
Randburg principals awarded over R250,000 worth of bursaries at Damelin roadshow breakfast

Over 30 schools vied for their share in R250,000 worth of bursaries at the launch of Damelin's 2015 Principals' Breakfast, held on Tuesday, 10 February 2015, at the Benvenuto Conference Centre in Randburg.

Issued by Damelin 16 Feb 2015 14:33

De La Rey Community Awards - False Bay College
De La Rey Community Awards

Donor Awards Nomination Criteria: This trophy is awarded to an organisation or group, through its own initiative, that actively recruits and educates the community about the importance of blood donation. (This category includes the media, educational institutions and community groups). It runs from October 2013 - July 2014.

Issued by False Bay College 3 Feb 2015 16:20

Unisa partnership sealed - False Bay College
Unisa partnership sealed

False Bay College was one of 12 TVET colleges who signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the University of South Africa (Unisa) on 28 November 2014, heralding an important development for post-school education and training in South Africa.

Issued by False Bay College 3 Feb 2015 16:10

Steve Reid: Manager of the newly established Centre for Entrepreneurship - False Bay College
Steve Reid: Manager of the newly established Centre for Entrepreneurship

Steve Reid joins the newly established Centre for Entrepreneurship (CfE) at False Bay TVET College, Westlake Campus. He grew up in Cape Town and has lived in Mpumalanga, KwaZulu Natal and the Eastern Cape.

Issued by False Bay College 3 Feb 2015 16:04

Inclusive education receives top honours - False Bay College
Inclusive education receives top honours

On 2 December 2014 False Bay TVET College was honoured by the Deputy Minister of Social Development at the INSETA National Disability Awards ceremony held at the Cape Sun in Cape Town.

Issued by False Bay College 3 Feb 2015 15:59

Award for Excellence in Financial Management - False Bay College
Award for Excellence in Financial Management

False Bay College received a National Award for Excellence in Financial Management at the gala dinner of the DHET Conference which took place at the Gallagher Estate, Midrand, Gauteng, on 18 November 2014.

Issued by False Bay College 3 Feb 2015 15:50

EWSETA launches first regional office - False Bay College
EWSETA launches first regional office

EWSETA unveiled its first regional office, housed at False Bay College, Westlake Campus, on 20 November 2014 at a launch held at the campus.

Issued by False Bay College 3 Feb 2015 15:40

Establishment of a Centre for Entrepreneurship - False Bay College
Establishment of a Centre for Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is a key driver of economic growth in South Africa. Small businesses create jobs at a faster rate than large corporations, and thus contribute to the economic health of provinces. Very few will dispute the fact that there is a growing need for entrepreneurship education in the college sector in South Africa.

Issued by False Bay College 3 Feb 2015 15:30

Private providers can widen access to higher education in South Africa - Regent Business School
Private providers can widen access to higher education in South Africa

An academic revolution has taken place in higher education in the past half century marked by transformations unprecedented in scope and diversity. The academic changes of the past few decades are extensive due to their nature and the number of people they affect. Globally, public higher education is in the throes of a major crisis. For example, one of the most pressing problems of our time is the demand for places in higher education which far outstrips supply of available seats globally.

Issued by Regent Business School 3 Feb 2015 13:56

Turned away by university? There is a second chance for you - Educor
Turned away by university? There is a second chance for you

According to the Deputy Minister of Education and Training, Mduduzi Manana, students who have been turned away by universities should not be discouraged as they can still apply at Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges2. Are you one of them?

Issued by Educor 27 Jan 2015 09:55

What we've learned from institutions of higher learning - Brand Union
What we've learned from institutions of higher learning

According to figures released by the Department of Basic Education, 403,874 students passed their National Senior Certificate (NSC) this year. Amid the excitement of negotiating this hurdle, for many it brings the question: "Where to now?" into sharp focus. For higher education institution (HEI) brands, this is peak season, with brands playing an important role in informing decisions.

By Christopher Human, Issued by Brand Union 26 Jan 2015 10:45