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Student Council members of Brand Council South Africa announced

The Brand Council South Africa (BCSA) decided that a student council must be formed, one that would get a unique, youthful perspective and tap into the thoughts, behaviours and insights of students and added value to members.

15 Aug 2017

Training programme for young creatives
Training programme for young creatives

Live Mag, an online magazine created for young people by young people, is looking for 12 young South Africans between the age of 18 - 25 years to train into multimedia content producers.

8 Aug 2017

What's taught in lecture rooms should match the real world
What's taught in lecture rooms should match the real world

I have often sat in the office listening to the many insightful conversations we have about the PR industry and developments within. And then I wonder; to what extent does what is taught in the lecture rooms to students of the late 2000s really match what their actual experience in the world of work is.

By Khangelani Dziba 7 Aug 2017

Richard Perez, founding director of d-school.
Practice creativity with confidence

This year the annual Open Design Cape Town Festival will host a Steam Symposium. The Festival will bring together an extended community of innovative thinkers, designers, entrepreneurs, educators, students and members of the public for a series of interesting experiences, talks, workshops, exhibitions and more. The symposium will be the first of its kind in Africa and will join art and design together with subjects, maths, science and technology to inspire innovation, and will take place at the Cape Town City Hall next Monday, 14 August.

By Juanita Pienaar 7 Aug 2017

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#RYExecEd: Taking the crisis out of social media communications

A social media crisis is the worst nightmare for many companies, but often happens with the click of a button. Don't panic, though - rather take a deep breath and read up on Mike Stopforth's tips to take the 'cry' out of crisis.

By Leigh Andrews 3 Aug 2017

#RYExecEd: Preparing your brand to ride out the social media sh!tstorm
#RYExecEd: Preparing your brand to ride out the social media sh!tstorm

Mike Stopforth of Cerebra continued his social media workshop held as part of Red & Yellow School's #ExecEd series by explaining trust as a commercial factor for your business.

By Leigh Andrews 2 Aug 2017

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#RYExecEd: Why your brand's missing out if it's not taking social seriously

Mike Stopforth of Cerebra, often dubbed 'the godfather of social media in SA,' began the Red & Yellow School's Executive Education workshop on social media by explaining what's happened in the realm in the last ten years to help us understand what might happen in the next ten.

By Leigh Andrews 2 Aug 2017

The future of mentorship is here with Ndalo Media's new free platform MentorFeed.com!
The future of mentorship is here with Ndalo Media's new free platform MentorFeed.com!

Ndalo Media is proud to announce the official launch of MentorFeed - a free, multi-faceted personal development platform that provides affordable resources, practical information and skills that enable users to dream bigger and grow further. The platform, which already has active engagement across its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram platforms, launches when Ndalo Media celebrates 10 years of positively impacting lives through informative, compelling and engaging content and experiences.

Issued by Ndalo Media 1 Aug 2017

Taking people on an adventure through literature
Taking people on an adventure through literature

Intec's Monica Kagan launches her new book, titled The Dress

By Nana Zuke, Issued by INTEC College 26 Jul 2017

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'Mini-MBA' advert misleading

A training company has been reprimanded for using the abbreviation "MBA" to promote a three-day workshop.

By Dave Chambers 26 Jul 2017

A reimagined approach is needed to solve South Africa's social ills
A reimagined approach is needed to solve South Africa's social ills

Save your preaching for someone else. Today's audiences are much more complex and smarter than you think and will not respond to prescriptive ways in order to change behaviours. For years, I grew observing how we socially interacted and address matters of contention in my community and our country at large, many of which affected us in ways we could not even imagine possible. Needless to say, the results have not always been great because of the approach that has been taken and applied in solving them.

By Khangelani Dziba 24 Jul 2017

CityVarsity journalism alumnus writes her way to success
CityVarsity journalism alumnus writes her way to success

Interviewed and compiled by: Ashmika Chottu.

Issued by CityVarsity 24 Jul 2017

GSB business course challenges myth of the struggling artist
GSB business course challenges myth of the struggling artist

The UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) Business Acumen for Artists programme, the only short course of its kind in South Africa, offers creative professionals a practical guide to mastering essential business skills and helps them create sustainable businesses around their creative talent.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 21 Jul 2017