CareerJunction bridging the skills gaps in SA
CareerJunction bridging the skills gaps in SA

CareerJunction, one of the country's top job boards, recently partnered with Shaw Academy - the world's largest online live educator - to assist job seekers in developing their careers. The agreement enables job seekers to access affordable, live online learning courses of which the first is provided to them free of charge.

Issued by Career Junction 1 day ago

Talking film with AFDA at the Jozi Film Festival
Talking film with AFDA at the Jozi Film Festival

The Jozi Film Festival and AFDA Alumni Community are partnering for a weekend of film industry talks as part of this year's Jozi Film Festival programme.

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#WomensMonth: Advice on education, work and what it means to be beautiful
#WomensMonth: Advice on education, work and what it means to be beautiful

St Mary's Foundation asked three inspirational women on top of their game to share their views on education and female empowerment.

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High-speed bandwidth for Afrika Tikkun's Phutaditjaba centre
High-speed bandwidth for Afrika Tikkun's Phutaditjaba centre

Afrika Tikkun's Phutaditjaba centre in Alexandra is set to benefit this year from high-speed quality bandwidth provided through a partnership between Workonline Communications and Business Services IT (BSIT).

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SA students win award for nutritious version of Nutella

A nutritious version of Nutella has earned six Stellenbosch University food science students second place in the International Union of Food Science and Technology's (IUFoST) Food Science Students Fighting Hunger product development competition.

By Wendy Knowler 2 days ago

Sandwich Baron's Varsity Eat Off winner
Sandwich Baron's Varsity Eat Off winner

Philani Mlatshwayo, from the University of Johannesburg (UJ), has been crowned the winner of Sandwich Baron's 'Varsity Eat Off' competition. Mlatshwayo has earned himself the 2016 'Ultimate Sandwich Baron' title, as well as the prize of a free sub-sandwich every week for one year, following the defeat of two other finalists. Each finalist was the winner of a series of round-robin events held in June at three Johannesburg universities.

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Novus Holdings donates R100,000 to Principals Academy Trust
Novus Holdings donates R100,000 to Principals Academy Trust

Understanding that teachers are vital in driving and advancing education, especially maths in South Africa, Novus Holdings has donated R100,000 to the Principals Academy Trust which will be used to fund the running of Subject Intervention workshops.

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Oxbridge Academy partners with ADvTECH Group
Oxbridge Academy partners with ADvTECH Group

Oxbridge Academy has announced it has entered into a partnership with ADvTECH Group, South Africa's leading private education holdings group, with established education brands and recruitment brands.

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 2 days ago

Why SA payroll industry needs to focus on skills
Why SA payroll industry needs to focus on skills

The growing complexity of the payroll function is creating pressure on those managing and working in payroll departments to improve their skills and adhere to common standards.

2 days ago

Kobus van der Walt, Regional Manager, SANRAL WR and Prof de Villiers, SU Rector and Vice-Chancellor
SANRAL invests R30-million in SU for continued education in pavement engineering

In a symbolic ceremony at the Geotechnical and Transportation Division hosted within the University's Department of Civil Engineering, the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) announced a R30-million endowment to Stellenbosch University which will continue to fund the SANRAL Chair in Pavement Engineering at the University.

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Nzimande to be quizzed on fees
Nzimande to be quizzed on fees

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande faces tough questions regarding university fees in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) amid reports that President Jacob Zuma has declared a zero rate increase.

By Khulekani Magubane and Penelope Mashego 3 days ago

Advtech makes two specialist acquisitions
Advtech makes two specialist acquisitions

Private education conglomerate Advtech has capped a strong interim performance from its tertiary division by making two specialist acquisitions. On Monday the company announced it had acquired Capsicum Culinary School and a stake in distance-learning specialist Oxbridge Academy with effect from 1 July.

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Private sector pivotal in meeting SSA student housing demand
Private sector pivotal in meeting SSA student housing demand

According to research from JLL, the demand for new purpose-built student accommodation in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is set to exceed 500,000 beds over the next five years. With continuing public sector budget constraints, private investors will have an important role to play in meeting this demand.

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