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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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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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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The Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards (SCMEEA), held during the recent SAPICS regional conference in Gauteng, recognised Sasol, Imperial Logistics, the Centre for Logistics Excellence (CLX), and Chené Scholtz from the University of Johannesburg for excellence in supply chain skills development. Supply chain management and the improvement of skills in this profession is critical to business success in all industries.
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The annual Loeries® Creative Future Scholarships for 2017 were announced at the Loeries® Saturday awards ceremony, held on 20 August 2016 with four scholarships awarded.
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Two young South African students were announced as winners of the Nestlé Art Project - an art competition that is part of Nestlé South Africa's centenary commemoration. The company is currently celebrating 100 years of its existence and contribution to the South African economy.
18 Aug 2016
Sea Monster, a company that creates beautiful and unique 2D-animations as well as develop engaging games for work or play, is participating in #CoCreate2Accelerate, an initiative from the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, taking place at this year's Open Design Festival.
Cari Van Wyk 18 Aug 2016
Stellenbosch University's (SU) two-year MSc programme in Food and Nutrition Security will begin 2017 and will help policy makers and people in non-government organisations make educated decisions on questions about food provision and security. The course takes aspects such as good health and the role of adequate nutrition therein, into consideration.
18 Aug 2016
Lectures at tertiary educational institutions in KwaZulu-Natal will resume today, 17 August 2016, after being suspended since Monday.
17 Aug 2016
In June 2016, Metallon Corporation commenced its two-year graduate training scheme in Zimbabwe, with 15 university graduates, aged 18-28, chosen from over 1,000 applicants. The selection process comprised of academic merits and grades, interview procedures and psychometric testing.
17 Aug 2016