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Vega launches new media management short course in partnership with AMASAVega, a brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), is launching a Media Management in Brand Building short course, available at its Johannesburg and Cape Town campuses from 2018 onwards. The short course has been developed by the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA), a body focused on attracting and retaining bright young individuals within the media industry. 24 Nov 2017 Read more >>

Future-proof your job or start a new career with an IIE postgraduate diploma at VegaGlobally, postgraduate diplomas are gaining traction in the tertiary education space as the business world seeks individuals who are versatile, multi-skilled and creative problem-solvers. Tertiary institutions are offering postgraduate diplomas to those seeking a broader skill set and multidimensional thinking. 3 Nov 2017 Read more >>

Vega students pay tribute to Nelson Mandela through children's hospitalThe Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital, which opened on 2 December 2016, is the culmination of years of effort by many people. Among them were four students of Vega School, a brand of the Independent Institute of Education (The IIE). Each of the group achieved a career pinnacle even before embarking on their first jobs. 7 Apr 2017 Read more >>

Short courses can offer an alternative route to a quick career pathEducation which balances critical thinking with practical application enables young learners to fulfill their full potential and lends itself to immediate application in the workplace. This style of education lends itself even more to the short form of education. 6 Apr 2017 Read more >>

Lack of space at public universities needn't spell end of degree dreamsEvery year in January, the media reports extensively on the desperate situation in which thousands of matriculants find themselves – that of having qualified for entry into a degree programme, yet not being able to enrol at a public university due to lack of space. 19 Jan 2017 Read more >>

‘Run with it!': Vega develops future thinkers and resilient creative problem solversIn industry, and as industry professionals will confirm, team leaders take in fresh graduates and expect them to ‘run with it'! The more independent and pro-active they are, the better the chances to stay on, and even better, excel. The ability to ‘run with it', secures a more fluid integration into the fast pace and demanding creative brand communication industry. 19 Jan 2017 Read more >>

South Africa needs both private and public universitiesThere has been a growing narrative of misinformation related to "private universities" within the context of the crisis in the public higher education sector, says Roy Douglas, CEO of ADvTECH Ltd, which owns the country's largest registered private higher education provider, The Independent Institute of Education. 14 Nov 2016 Read more >>

Pendoring breaks new ground with 2016 rankingFollowing requests by advertising agencies and creatives for an official ranking of the 2016 Pendoring winners and finalists, the Pendoring Advertising Awards have heeded the call and decided to issue their first ever ranking based on this year's gold, silver and overall winners, as well as finalists (shortlisted) in both the professional agency and student categories. 8 Nov 2016 Read more >>

PromaxBDA Africa AwardAzraa Kazi and Robyn Philips (CBC2 students here in P-Town) were selected as finalists for the PromaxBDA Africa Future Award. The award is designed to recognise outstanding creative work by students. Their entry "Brave is Sexy" is a very poignant campaign for We The Brave and Lovers Plus. 6 Oct 2016 Read more >>

Vega students win seven Loeries at Durban Loeries® 2016Even teams of Vega School students won Silver and Bronze Loeries during last week's Loeries® Creative Week 2016 held over 15-21 August in Durban. 25 Aug 2016 Read more >>

Our first international student exchange with Fontys kicks offThree 2015 Brand Strategy graduates spent the first semester of 2016 at Fontys Academy for Creative Industries, one of the largest universities in the Netherlands. Thomas Berti, Viloshan Appasamy, both Strategic Brand Communication honours students, and Devon Solomon, a Brand Building and Management degree student, completed subjects ranging from Concepting and Business Model Innovation to Service Marketing to Futures Research and Trendwatching with distinction. 22 Aug 2016 Read more >>