#BudgetSpeech2017: Additional R5 billion to fund higher education
#BudgetSpeech2017: Additional R5 billion to fund higher education

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says a provision of R5 billion has been set aside to fund the higher education and training sector in 2019/20.

8 hours ago

Chef Khumalo, BON Hotel Group launches culinary school
Chef Khumalo, BON Hotel Group launches culinary school

Asidle Culinary Kitchen and The Black Pepper Bar, a new venture of Chef Citrum Khumalo and the BON Hotel Group, has officially opened. The culinary school, CPSH School of Hospitality, was launched earlier this month.

11 hours ago

Impak appoints new head of sales and marketing
Impak appoints new head of sales and marketing

Impak, a leading curriculum and service provider for schools, tutors and home education parents, is pleased to announce the appointment of Suné Posthumus as its new head of sales and marketing. She will oversee the co-ordination of sales and marketing activities, further raising the profile of Impak and the services it provides whilst developing and building its market presence.

Issued by Impak 14 hours ago

Business students willing to sacrifice future salary for good corporate social responsibility: study
Business students willing to sacrifice future salary for good corporate social responsibility: study

More than 90% of business students in a study on corporate social responsibility said they would be willing to sacrifice some percentage of their future salary to work for a responsible employer. A surprising number of 14% are willing to sacrifice more than 40% of their future income to do so.

By Debbie Haski-Leventhal and Mehrdokht Pournader 18 hours ago

Burson-Marsteller SA's new programme searches for CEO-in-training
Burson-Marsteller SA's new programme searches for CEO-in-training

Global strategic communications and public relations firm, Burson-Marsteller have launched the Cornerstones Executive Development Programme, designed to develop the future generation of leadership of the firm in South Africa. The programme is a key initiative to attract talent and develop new leadership through on-the-job mentorship and structured training and coaching over an 18 to 24-month period.

1 day ago

Universities to improve access for disabled
Universities to improve access for disabled

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has invested about R175.6 million to ensure that students and staff with disabilities have improved access to university facilities.

1 day ago

Four basic accounting misconceptions that could be holding you and your business back
Four basic accounting misconceptions that could be holding you and your business back

If you don't want to be tripped up in meetings or have the wool pulled over your eyes by your employees when it comes to money matters you need to make sure you understand the basics of accounting.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 2 days ago

UWC launches five new school science labs
UWC launches five new school science labs

UWC's Science Learning Centres for Africa (UWC-SLCA), in partnership with the Garden Cities Archway Foundation and the Western Cape Education Department, will open five new Science Learning Centres to support hands-on science teaching and learning at schools in the greater Cape Town area on Tuesday, 21 February 2017.

2 days ago

Parliament sets the record straight on bursaries for staff
Parliament sets the record straight on bursaries for staff

Parliament on Sunday refuted the claims made in several media reports over the criteria used to allocate bursaries.

2 days ago

UCT business school drives strategic collaboration to fund bursaries in SA's wine industry
UCT business school drives strategic collaboration to fund bursaries in SA's wine industry

The UCT Graduate School of Business has teamed up with key industry stakeholders to offer several bursaries for its Business of Wine short course this May.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 2 days ago

Africa must bust the myth that girls aren't good at maths and science
Africa must bust the myth that girls aren't good at maths and science

Children's ideas about what their gender means for their intellectual capacity are formed before they have even turned six. One idea that's particularly pervasive and dangerous is that, only boys are good at maths and science.

By Nox Makunga 2 days ago

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Student housing crisis hits NMMU

NMMU students have resorted to sleeping in TV rooms and laboratories while others squat with friends and family amid what the Black Students Stokvel (BSS) has called a housing crisis at the university.

By Siyamtanda Capa 17 Feb 2017

R50,000 for information on campus arson
R50,000 for information on campus arson

NMMU is offering a R50,000 reward for information on the petrol-bombing of a building on its south campus at the weekend and two earlier cases.

17 Feb 2017