Genetic counselling: Helping patients assess the risk of familial disease
Genetic counselling: Helping patients assess the risk of familial disease

In the past decade or so, there has been a shift from curative to preventative healthcare. And with rapidly advancing science, many hereditary conditions can be pre-empted, and if not averted at least managed appropriately.

By Nicci Botha 7 hours ago

Midrand Graduate Institute rebrands to Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Midrand Graduate Institute rebrands to Pearson Institute of Higher Education

Pearson South Africa today, 27 July 2016, revealed the renamed and rebranded Midrand Graduate Institute (MGI) to students, parents, employees and business. MGI will now be known as the Pearson Institute of Higher Education (PI).

22 hours ago

Helping your child find the right career
Helping your child find the right career

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" This may be the question adults most enjoy asking little children, since the answer is always cute. But when parents need the answer from a teenage child about to leave school, it's possibly the most important question they will ever ask, and the last thing they need is a cute answer.

Issued by False Bay College 1 day ago

Sunrise Productions' Animation School bursary selects first recipient
Sunrise Productions' Animation School bursary selects first recipient

Tyler Solomon is the first recipient of the Cape Town-based film production and animation studio, Sunrise Productions' bursary.

1 day ago

Increase in thresholds for exemption of employer-provided bursaries
Increase in thresholds for exemption of employer-provided bursaries

On 8 July 2016, the National Treasury released the draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill 2016 (TLAB). The TLAB aims to give effect to the various tax proposals announced in the 2016 National Budget.

By Mark Morgan and Gigi Nyanin 2 days ago

Duncan Thela
Mandatory medical cover discriminates against foreign students

Some South African universities are demanding medical cover from SADC students before registering them, even when they already belong to a medical scheme in their own countries.

2 days ago

The Age of the Expert Entrepreneur and the value of upskilling
The Age of the Expert Entrepreneur and the value of upskilling

Identifying your niche in today's competitive space of specialists, experts and entrepreneurs can be daunting. We evaluate the importance of continued learning in the context of facilitating individual initiatives, self-branding, and self-development.

By Mia Arderne, Issued by Oxbridge Academy 2 days ago

How to bridge the education-workplace gap
How to bridge the education-workplace gap

Many graduates approach the "new chapter in their career" with enthusiasm as trainees/clerks in the accountancy profession, but are often shocked when they encounter the reality and challenges on applying their "knowledge" in practice.

By Rashied Small and Liezl Leleu 2 days ago

Business education and relevance of culture in global trade
Business education and relevance of culture in global trade

Ahmed Shaikh
Anis Karodia
Dhiru Soni

Issued by Regent Business School 2 days ago

CIGR - Prof Opara and Prof Juliszewski
SU prof chosen to lead agricultural engineers worldwide

Prof Umezuruike Linus Opara, Stellenbosch University professor and research chair, has been elected as the incoming president of the International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (Commission Internationale du GĂ©nie Rural or CIGR) - a worldwide umbrella agriculture engineering organisation.

2 days ago

#MandelaMonth: Klipstone Transport helps to grow Eldorado Park Primary
#MandelaMonth: Klipstone Transport helps to grow Eldorado Park Primary

Klipstone Transport (Pty) Ltd, a joint venture with Unitrans and AfriSam, assigned Acorn Foundation as their Corporate Social Investment representatives in a bid to provide Eldorado Park Primary school with a sustainable food solution and education. The project was launched on Mandela Day and will be completed by the end of September. Donations included a kitchen, two vegetable tunnels, bulk rainwater storage tanks, a junior driving school and educational materials.

By Cari Van Wyk 2 days ago

New CBDO to drive business development and growth at Impak
New CBDO to drive business development and growth at Impak

Impak, a leading curriculum and service provider for schools, tutors and home education parents, is pleased to announce the appointment of Malusi Cwele as its new Chief Business Development Officer. The McKinsey alumni will join Impak on 1 August 2016, where he will be responsible for business development, marketing and sales, and client engagement.

Issued by Impak 3 days ago

Simplifying the search for student scholarships
Simplifying the search for student scholarships

SA Bursaries has taken the hassle out of searching for student funding by compiling over 250 bursary listings across all fields of study on a single online platform.

22 Jul 2016