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 2 days ago

Vega expands its portfolio, adds five new IIE degrees
Vega expands its portfolio, adds five new IIE degrees

Vega has broadened its range of world-class IIE qualifications following its assimilation with its sister brand, The Design School of South Africa (DSSA). Vega's expanded portfolio of IIE qualifications which now includes a new post-graduate degree and a range of exciting undergraduate degrees in the Bachelor of Arts design disciplines.

19 Jul 2017

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#Newsmaker: Reimagining an education brand in Red & Yellow

Heléne Lindsay recently joined the “disparate, quirky bunch” at Red & Yellow, where she's taking on the customer side of things.

By Jessica Tennant 19 Jul 2017

Creative youth needs wider access to career-building opportunities
Creative youth needs wider access to career-building opportunities

With so many exciting career avenues available to budding creatives - from web development and 3D animation to fashion blogging and beyond - many young people are setting their sights on the creative industry in search of work that is not just fulfilling and meaningful, but lucrative too. “The popularity of the creative short courses and other qualifications available to study at Vega demonstrates that the youth are interested in taking their creative skills and natural talents to the next level, and using these to pursue successful careers in various fields,” says Dr Carla Enslin, the Academic Head of Vega, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education.

18 Jul 2017

Front row from left – right: Tukiso Lekganyane, Musawenkosi Nhlapo, Shallon Mphasane ( Printing SA), Bonginkosi Mlambo, Koketso Khodobo, Carrington Muliwa, 
2nd Row from left – right: Nkosana Khumalo, Sibusiso Zuke, Webster Mahlangu, Gladwin Denga, Neo Kekana, Thabiso Machika, Wesley Arendse, Thabiso Mathula
Printing SA and Konica Minolta's skills development initiative

South Africa's printing industry is working hard to help develop entrepreneurs who can “pay it forward” by employing others, according to Steve Thobela, CEO of industry body, Printing SA.

18 Jul 2017