• Submit news
  • Advertise & rates
  • Contact us

Advertise with us
Advertise & RatesMy Account
Company press officeList company
Recruitment packagesSubmit job ad
Download ratecard
Norton Rose Fulbright trains English solicitors

The South African offices of global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright have been accredited as solicitor training establishments by the English Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). The appointment allows the three national offices to train English law graduates to become English qualified solicitors in South Africa.

17 Apr 2014 11:25

Education crucial for continued tourism industry growth and success

With tourism and hospitality one of the fastest growing sectors in South Africa, contributing billions annually to the economy, young people are increasingly attracted to the idea of living the dream by choosing a career in the industry, believing that it will be a life filled with travel and glamour, with only an occasional interruption in the way of "real work".

17 Apr 2014 10:48

Brett Goldin Bursary winners announced

Kate Liquorish and Tony Bonani Miyambo clinched the 2014 Brett Goldin Bursary awards at an event held at the Market Theatre, Johannesburg, recently - days before the eighth anniversary of the young actor's brutal murder over the Easter weekend in 2006.

17 Apr 2014 10:36

How a spokesman can transform your conference

If you are in charge of planning an important corporate conference, you want to make sure that your company shines in all its glory. Whether the event lasts for just several hours, a standard business day, or spans several days, you want it to go smoothly.

By Peter Davidson 17 Apr 2014 10:06

'Legal barbarians' force Wits to rethink its LLB degree

The four-year under-graduate law degree aimed at transforming the legal profession is to be scrapped at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits).

17 Apr 2014 08:44

Bright futures ahead for bursary winning students

Many South Africans have the ambitions to improve their lives through a tertiary education, yet for many the financial means to do so often results in those dreams never being realised. Two students from the City of Gold, were given a golden opportunity to bring their ambitions to life after being awarded a R38,000 study bursary each.

16 Apr 2014 13:58

Confronting the Janus-faced approach to sustainability in business education

In 2013, one year after the appointment of a new director for research and innovation, Regent Business School's management and academic staff were bombarded with robust argument regarding the integrity and relevance of the institution's academic curriculum, specific to the issue of sustainability.

By Ahmed Shaikh and Mark Hay 15 Apr 2014 15:14

Design @ 50 graduates receive certificates

The first intake of provincial government-launched commercial jewellery design programme Design @ 50 have recently received their certificates. Design @ 50 is for candidates with a background in jewellery design and manufacturing, and is aimed at improving the commercial jewellery design capacity within Gauteng. It forms a cornerstone of the Jewellery Manufacturing Precinct Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), an initiative of the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA).

15 Apr 2014 13:54

Jay Naidoo to speak at Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert honorary lecture

Jay Naidoo, former cabinet minister and current chairperson of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (Gain) will deliver the annual Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert honorary lecture in Stellenbosch on 16 April 2014 at 5:45pm.

15 Apr 2014 13:43

Labori High School to alleviate construction and engineering skills shortage

In an effort to alleviate the skills shortage in the building industry and engineering fields, Labori High School, the only school in Paarl and one of very few in the country to offer the full technical as well as academic portfolio, is working together with the private sector to prepare its learners for the world of work.

15 Apr 2014 13:20

Pinnacle Holdings launches skills programme

Pinnacle Holdings, the ICT Group, has launched a skills programme for its staff earlier this year. The skills programme aims to develop specific skills within Pinnacle Holdings' subsidiaries AxizWorkgroup and Pinnacle Africa.

15 Apr 2014 11:06

Henley announces the Johnny Clegg Scholarship

Johnny Clegg and the Henley Business School are offering a scholarship in the business school's recently launched MBA in the Music & Creative Industries.

14 Apr 2014 13:45

Higher Education as builder of Hope to be deliberated

The constructive and critical role that African institutions of higher education can play in the continent's development will be deliberated at an international conference to be held at Spier outside Stellenbosch from 13-16 April 2014.

11 Apr 2014 10:48