OSISA offers media management scholarships at Rhodes

Eight postgraduate students may be granted scholarships to study media management at Rhodes University's Sol Plaatje Institute (SPI) for Media Leadership in 2019. The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) has opened applications for Southern African women media leaders who have...

13 Nov 2018

2019 Nedbank IMC Conference to award first IMC Bursaries

The 2019 Nedbank IMC Conference will be awarding the first IMC Bursaries, which are courtesy of MSC Education Holdings. The bursaries are two national diplomas in marketing management with a duration of two years. The IMC Conference is also making over R200,000 in entrance value available to...

13 Nov 2018

UCT's Renee Kraan-Korteweg wins Minister's Special Award

The University of Cape Town's (UCT) Professor Renee Kraan-Korteweg received the Minister's Special Award at the South African Women in Science Awards (SAWISA) 2018. The Department of Science and Technology honours women who make a significant contribution to science and research. The Minister's...

5 Sep 2018

Tumi Voster is an honorary member of UJ's Chapter of the Golden Key Society

University of Johannesburg's Chapter of the Golden Key Society presented media personality Tumi Voster with an honorary lifetime membership. Voster was presented with her new member recognition certificate at the university's Sanlam Auditorium. She was awarded and recognised for upholding...

31 Aug 2018

Sentraal High School wins CUT's High School Quiz Whizz competition

The Central University of Technology's (CUT) faculty of engineering and information technology recently hosted Grey College Secondary School, Sand du Plessis, and Sentraal High Schools in its annual High School Quiz Whizz competition. The competition is aimed at promoting the importance of science,...

28 Aug 2018

Amandla.mobi launches campaigner fellowship programme

Amandla.mobi has launched campaigner fellowship programme, which is open to black women and non-binary people. The paid fellowship is also aimed at contributing to transforming the sector. There are six spots available for the fellowship. It will be based in Braamfontein, Johannesburg and will...

24 Aug 2018

Biomedicine student awarded Maps Maponyane Pearson Bursary

Biomedicine student Molinah Makasana Nkomo has received the 2018 Maps Maponyane Pearson Bursary. Through the fully-paid bursary, she will be able to complete her studies at the Pearson Institute of Higher Education. The bursary will cover Nkomo's full tuition for one year up to the value of...

24 Aug 2018

Rwanda to host 2018 E-Learning Africa

The E-Learning Africa conference will be held at the Kigali Convention Centre in Rwanda from 26-28 September 2018. Some of the keynote speakers included in the lineup include Professor Nii Narku Quaynor, who established some of Africa's first internet connections; Dr Martin Dougiamas, the founder of...

24 Aug 2018

AwearSA Fashion Show proceeds to go to UWC's middle-income student bursary fund

The University of the Western Cape (UWC) has partnered with Wear SA for its middle-income student bursary fund. The ticket sales proceeds of the AwearSA Fashion Show will be donated to the UWC Ikamva Lethu Student Bursary Fund. The missing middle category is students whose parents or guardians...

23 Aug 2018

Absa takes UJ's 2018 missing middle fund to R130m

Absa has donated R8m to the University of Johannesburg's (UJ) 'Missing Middle' fundraising campaign. The campaign is aimed at raising funds for students who are in the 'missing middle' and do not qualify for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). With the Absa donation, it has secured...

23 Aug 2018

Mandla Khumalo joins Bookboon SA

Emthonjeni Media Mandla Khumalo has partnered with Bookboon SA in an effort to make access to educational materials more affordable in South Africa. Bookboon SA provides access to education and skills development by offering university students and entrepreneurs free textbooks in key...

23 Aug 2018

Alibaba Business School takes GET programme to Rwanda

Along with the Rwandan Higher Education Council and the Rwanda Development Board, the Alibaba Business School introduced its Global E-Commerce Talent (GET) programme to the country's higher education teachers. The introduction of the GET programme forms part of a larger effort to bring the...

23 Aug 2018

Arup Education Trust achieves a 91% pass rate for 2017

The Arup Education Trust (AET) has announced that its students have achieved a 91% pass rate across all its courses for 2017. Furthermore, six AET bursary beneficiaries successfully graduated in 2017 and 23 students passed with distinction. AET was launched in 2011 with a mission to enhance...

21 Aug 2018

Jumia, HP offer scholarships in Nigeria

Jumia and Hewlett-Packard (HP) will provide 15 students with N3,700,000 worth of educational scholarships. To qualify for the scholarships, students must be between basic four and university level and must reside and attend school in Nigeria. To enter, students must buy any HP product over...

20 Aug 2018

Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct unveils new digital content hub

Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, in partnership with Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS), has created a new digital content hub that is an incubator of audio-visual content. The three-year EUR 950,000 (R14,500,000) grant from AFD will...

9 Jul 2018

Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking moves to Cape Town

The Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking has moved to Cape Town. The school is moving from Johannesburg and the campus will be situated in Greenpoint, Cape Town. The move comes after the school was established in 2007.

4 Jun 2018

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

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