Winners of the Mine.D: Zero Harm hackathon
Winners of the Mine.D: Zero Harm hackathon

The Tshimologong Precinct and the Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability (RIIS) has announced the three overall winners of the digitally-inspired Mine.D: Zero Harm hackathon, which focused on Mixed Reality (MR) and Internet of Things (IoT) within the health and safety space of the mining sector. Through the experience, teams were exposed to the wonders of technology, including demonstrations and one-on-one coaching from industry experts.

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UCT launches new MOOC to empower people to change the world
UCT launches new MOOC to empower people to change the world

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a specialised centre at the UCT Graduate School of Business, is offering a first-of-its-kind MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Innovative Finance that seeks to give individuals and organisations, who are passionate about tackling social issues, the financial tools to turn their plans into reality.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 10 hours ago

Villa and Monash SA join hands for instructional reform
Villa and Monash SA join hands for instructional reform

Instructional reform - this is the term that embodies the aim of a new partnership between agricultural company, Villa, and academic institution, Monash South Africa. During an event held at Villa's offices in Kempton Park on 22 November, speakers from both parties elaborated on this new partnership which promises to lend a new face to agricultural higher education in South Africa.

By Lynette Louw 10 hours ago

Department concerned about fraud and mismanagement at varsities
Department concerned about fraud and mismanagement at varsities

The Department of Higher Education and Training says it is concerned by the state of four universities, some of which have been rocked by allegations of rampant corruption and maladministration.

By Bekezela Phakathi 10 hours ago

Design Time student wins 2017 Caesarstone Student Designer Competition
Design Time student wins 2017 Caesarstone Student Designer Competition

Marli de Wet, a student from Design Time School of Interior Design, was named winner of the 10th annual Caesarstone Student Designer Competition, at The Youngblood Gallery in Cape Town recently. De Wet has earned an all expenses paid trip, valued at R100,000, to the international design fair of her choice, for both her and her lecturer, Anel Joubert.

1 day ago

MBAWC now accepting bursary applications
MBAWC now accepting bursary applications

Applications for bursaries for the upcoming 2018 academic year from the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape (MBAWC) are currently open.

1 day ago

Flagship training programme to provide women in logistics and transport with internationally recognised qualification
Flagship training programme to provide women in logistics and transport with internationally recognised qualification

30 women in the transport and logistics industries have been enrolled as student members of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport: South Africa (CILTSA), in a first-ever candidacy programme. Funded by the Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA), the 30 employed women will be trained in the international Certificate in Logistics and Transport CILT qualification, which will also lead to a professional, internationally-recognised designation for the successful candidates.

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Applications for FirstRand FNB Fund Oxford Education scholarship open soon
Applications for FirstRand FNB Fund Oxford Education scholarship open soon

The FNB Fund, a part of the FirstRand Foundation, in partnership with Oxford University's Department of Education is offering one outstanding South African student a scholarship to undertake postgraduate study at one of the world's foremost universities.

2 days ago

Council lays law down for varsity departments
Council lays law down for varsity departments

Some of SA's leading universities are in danger of losing their accreditation for undergraduate law degrees.

By Bekezela Phakathi 3 days ago

Careers24 encourages 2017 graduates to get moving with their job applications
Careers24 encourages 2017 graduates to get moving with their job applications

With the job market as competitive as it is, Mark Kritzinger, Head of Careers24, is encouraging South African graduates to start their job search for 2018 as early as possible.

Issued by Careers24 20 Nov 2017

SAE Institute launches film production scholarship
SAE Institute launches film production scholarship

Internationally accredited SAE Institute in Cape Town has announced its latest scholarship opportunity for South Africans interested in learning film production at its campus in Woodstock.

20 Nov 2017