Weg introduces new Afrikaans online course

Weg has introduced an online photography course, which is only available in Afrikaans. The course is aimed at amateur photographers who want to learn the basic principles of photography and how to operate their camera. The course covers six modules, which includes subjects like composition,...

2 May 2018

LFP Training is Vodacom Blue Bulls' new sponsor

Vodacom Blue Bulls has welcomed LFP Training as its new official sponsor. The announcement of the sponsorship was announced at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on 22 February 2018. Vodacom Blue Bulls will now sport LFP Training's logo on its kit.

23 Feb 2018

SABC's Virtual Academy to assist learners in five critical subjects

SABC Education recently unveiled its SABC Education Virtual Academy (SEVA), which is aimed at equipping learners with additional resources in five critical learning areas. SEVA will make video lessons, flash cards, notes and online assignments in mathematics, accounting, English, physical and life...

20 Feb 2018

Four Vega students acknowledged in WPO competition

Four students from Vega School have been recognised in the 2017 WPO International Packaging Design Student Competition. The competition serves as an international platform for students who have won awards for packaging design in their home countries. Eliana Raff, Page Lotze, Casey Ogilvie, and...

7 Feb 2018

#IamConstitution campaign wins gold award

The #IamConstitution campaign won the Gold Award in the education, training and skills development category of the Stars of Africa Awards. The campaign, which was developed by the Ichikowitz Family Foundation in partnership with the Paramount Group, was launched in 2016 and is a nationwide...

14 Dec 2017

GSA Summer Show gets sponsorship from Paragon

Paragon Architects has sponsored the University of Johannesburg's (UJ) Graduate School of Architecture's (GSA) Summer Show. The event will be held at the Museum of African Design (MOAD) in Maboneng on 30 November 2017. The Summer Show will feature a speaker line-up and will showcase the work of...

23 Nov 2017

Vega invests R3m

Vega has invested R3m in bursary programmes and annual events in an attempt to nurture the next generation of decision makers. There are currently 73 bursary students registered at Vega. Vega also provided seven KZN-based students with full scholarships in 2017 as part of its ongoing...

26 Oct 2017

Emperors Palace launches web-based learning platform

Emperors Palace has launched an e-learning platform titled 'Lobster Ink'. The platform will support and promote workplace skills development and training for its employees by providing unlimited access to modules that cover a range of topics and specialties. The purpose of the learning...

21 Sep 2017

Last call for Allan Gray scholarship applications

Entry for the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship, which is open for application for current grade six pupils, will close on 30 September 2017. The scholarship covers full high school tuition and boarding fees. Scholars will also be handed allowances to provide finance for travel, stationery,...

13 Sep 2017

Fedhasa aims to improve young industry professionals through mentorship

The Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa (Fedhasa) has launched the Fedhasa Cape Young Professionals Mentorship Initiative in an effort to develop the skills of young people in the sector. The 12-month mentorship programme pairs young industry professionals with a mentor who has a...

11 Aug 2017

UJ's new CBE to provide practice-orientated commerce education

The newly unveiled College of Business and Economics at the University of Johannesburg aims to provide practice-orientated commerce education. The CBE will combine the strengths of the former UJ faculty of management and faculty of economic and financial sciences in teaching and learning as well as...

20 Jul 2017

Fedhasa awards Cape Leadership Bursary to Jamie Pieters

The Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa has awarded Jamie Pieters with the 2017 Fedhasa Cape Leadership Bursary. Pieters currently works as the accounts office manager at the Peninsula All-Suite Hotel Sea Point and was selected as the recipient of the bursary following a lengthy...

13 Jul 2017

CATHSSETA accredits Flight Centre as an official training provider

The Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality, and Sports Sector Education and Training Authority (CATHSSETA) has accredited Flight Centre Travel Group as an official provider of the General Certificate in Travel qualification. Flight Centre will now provide skills training to its staff and unemployed...

23 Jun 2017

GGHNP presents 80 Free State Tourism buddies with their certificates

The deputy Tourism Minister Elizabeth Thabethe attended the hand-over ceremony at which the Golden Gate Highlands National Park presented the Free State Tourism buddies with their national certificates. The Free State Tourism buddies programme is aimed at providing young unemployed people with...

9 Jun 2017

Prospective students welcome to attend Vega open day

Vega will be holding an open day for prospective students at all its campuses, across the country, on 27 May 2017. A brand of The Independent Institute of Education, Vega offers IIE certificates, baccalaureates, honours, and master's programmes in design, branding, and business. Those interested...

24 May 2017

CATHSSETA accredits Capital Hotel School with two NSC courses

The Culture, Arts, Tourism, Hospitality, and Sport Sector Education and Training Authority has accredited the Capital Hotel School and Training Academy with two national certificate courses; food and beverage services and accommodation. The accreditation allows the Capital Hotel School's corporate...

18 Apr 2017

Teboho Loate announced as winner of the Chancellor Excellence award

On 30 March 2017, during a ceremony held at the Central University of Technology in the Free State, Teboho Loate was announced as the first candidate ever to receive the Chancellor Excellence award - an award in recognition of his continuous leadership and community involvement. Loate previously...

7 Apr 2017

Schools that Rock expands its reach

The Schools that Rock initiative has expanded its franchise in Cape Town. Schools that Rock was initially started in Bloemfontein and has since gone on to cover the entire Free State province as well as the Northern Cape. The Schools that Rock website was launched on 5 March 2015 and provides a...

6 Apr 2017

Community radio stations support Story Powered Schools project

Radio stations broadcasting to rural areas in the Eastern Cape and Kwazulu-Natal will be producing children's stories in both home languages and English as part of their regular programming as of March 2017. These radio stations include Inkonjane FM, Good News Community Radio, Ugu Youth Radio, Radio...

21 Feb 2017

Damelin awards R67k bursary

Damelin's Work Integrated Learning Programme has awarded a R67,000 bursary to Sphindile Khethiwe Cele, a 19-year-old student from Kwazulu-Natal who has been struggling to pay her college fees for the past two years. The programme encourages the education industry to give back to students through...

31 Jan 2017

Young woman from Tzaneen awarded Lindsey Milne bursary

The South African Subtropical Growers' Association (Subtrop) has awarded the Lindsey Milne bursary to 23-year-old Nasreen Malik of Tzaneen. Malik has just completed her BSc agriculture with honours and intends on obtaining her master's degree in horticulture from the University of Stellenbosch in...

8 Dec 2016

SUSE, CTU in open source training partnership

Enterprise Linux solutions provider, SUSE South Africa, has entered into a strategic partnership with CTU Training Solutions that will see the institution provide training based on the current SUSE certification programme. This includes Certified Linux Administrator, Professional, and Expert...

22 Mar 2016

Crowdfunding sought for 'Sibo Saves Water', 'Sibo Looks Right' for schools

Sibo Saves Water was published in 2009 and has been in random schools and libraries since then. It covers all the issues that are important, as South Africa once again faces a drought. The author of the Sibo series, Ginny Stone, is currently trying to find funding to have it reprinted so that it...

10 Nov 2015

Centre for Japanese Studies launched at UP
Centre for Japanese Studies launched at UP

© Fernando Carniel Machado – 123RF.comThe University of Pretoria has launched the Centre for Japanese Studies to enhance knowledge about Japan and South Africa, with a focus on the academic and business community. A number of events, aimed at strengthening ties with Japanese business communities,...

21 Sep 2015

Black varsities get R30m boost in research funds

Historically disadvantaged universities have received a R30-million boost to research topics such as indigenous medicinal plants and childhood mortality in Limpopo. The SA Medical Research Council announced the research capacity development initiative yesterday. The council's president, Glenda...

9 Jun 2015

Brands & Branding release online brand case study tutorials for tertiary education

Brands & Branding has released online brand case study tutorials for tertiary education. It provides a unique source of credible, locally relevant, content-rich material, instructive and interesting for both undergraduate and postgraduate diploma level students. Over 20 tertiary institutions have...

21 May 2015

Highest citation for Rhodes MBA

Rhodes Business School has become the sixth South African school to have its Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree accredited by the UK's Association of MBAs (Amba). Rhodes has 32 students in this year's MBA intake‚ and works out of a building it shares with Rhodes University's drama...

16 Mar 2015

Eskom has issued a load-shedding alert

Eskom has announced South Africans could be in for another bout of load shedding. It made the announcement this morning.

6 Mar 2015

Blade orders probe into students' fund

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has ordered a forensic audit into the National Students' Financial Aid Scheme, the government's bursary and loan scheme for the needy students. This year, the fund received more than R9-billion to benefit about 450,000 students. Briefing the...

19 Feb 2015

Push for University of Fort Hare to be renamed Robert Sobukwe University

The Pan Africanist Congress in the Eastern Cape wants the University of Fort Hare to be renamed Robert Sobukwe University. Fort Hare was a military outpost during the frontier wars and was named after Colonel John Hare, a lieutenant-governor (administrator) of the Eastern Province. The PAC...

18 Feb 2015

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