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How much money does distance learning actually save you? We break it downAt Oxbridge Academy, we have always held that one of the biggest benefits of distance learning is that it saves students money. To back up this claim, we decided to find out just how much you save - if anything at all - when you opt to do your course via distance learning, instead of at a campus-based college. 1 Jun 2016 Read more >>

A degree simply isn't enough anymoreIn today's job market you can't rely on an old qualification to keep giving your career momentum 19 May 2016 Read more >>

Empowering women starts with educationIf we want to see more women in leadership positions across South Africa, we have to start with a focus on good education. This is the sentiment shared by Oxbridge Academy's group of exemplary female managers, including Siphokazi Vamva, who currently runs Oxbridge Academy's new Pretoria office. 26 Apr 2016 Read more >>

The often overlooked impact of e-learningSouth Africa faces a wide range of social and economic problems, from access to affordable tertiary education, to a skills shortage across a number of key industries. Though it would be over-optimistic to say that online learning alone can solve these and other problems, the increased growth of e-learning in South Africa is having a widespread, and surprisingly often overlooked, impact on South African society. 25 Feb 2016 Read more >>

Oxbridge Academy rewards students for succeeding against the oddsOxbridge Academy is awarding three students the Oxbridge Academy Medal for Succeeding Against the Odds in recognition of the fact that they have succeeded in their studies despite the profound personal, financial, physical and social hardships they have had to overcome. 28 Jan 2016 Read more >>

Acting Hope becomes Oxbridge Academy's NPO platformOxbridge Academy is proud to announce that the non-profit organisation Acting Hope has now become the college's official NPO. This announcement coincides with Acting Hope's annual Hope International Pageant, which is taking place this November and December, and where finalists will be judged on much more than just traditional pageantry criteria. 17 Nov 2015 Read more >>

Education as rehabilitation at Goodwood Correctional ServicesFor the last four years, Oxbridge Academy has been involved in Goodwood Correctional Services' rehabilitative educational and vocational training programme. We recently talked to Glory Shabangu, the Education & Training manager at this correctional facility, about the work they do and the role education plays in solving one of the biggest social problems facing South Africa. 23 Oct 2015 Read more >>

The 10 highest-paying careers you can go into without a degreeWhile university qualifications are often regarded as a prerequisite for a well-paying career, university education is out of the question for many South Africans. And a university qualification in itself is also no longer a guarantee that you will find a job. 17 Sep 2015 Read more >>

Colleges, charity, and corporate social responsibilityThroughout the past two months, staff and management at Oxbridge Academy have been collecting blankets, clothes, food, and other items for our 'Keep Stellenbosch Warm' charity drive. This drive was about more than just making a single donation, however. It formed part of Oxbridge Academy's overall commitment to corporate social responsibility as a growing company and distance learning college. 20 Aug 2015 Read more >>

Oxbridge Academy rewards students for succeeding against the oddsStudying, whether for a school exam, a college course, or a university programme, is a demanding task on its own. Yet many students across South Africa complete their studies despite immense personal or social hardships. For this reason Oxbridge Academy wants to give recognition to, and reward, those students who have managed to succeed in their studies despite the odds. 29 Jul 2015 Read more >>

Students say Oxbridge Academy's service is top-notchOxbridge Academy awarded its 30,000th certificate this month, testifying to its position as a leading distance learning provider in South Africa. But graduation numbers alone do not tell a full story. Wanting to know exactly what our students thought about studying at Oxbridge Academy, we asked all those who graduated during the past year to tell us more about their experiences of studying with us. 17 Jun 2015 Read more >>

Short courses in the South African labour marketOxbridge Academy has been developing its short course programme throughout the past year to include a wide range of subjects and fields of study. The reason behind this, according to the college's MD, Barend van den Berg, is in part a response to particular issues prevalent in the South African labour market. 19 May 2015 Read more >>

Oxbridge Academy and LH Education launch internationally accredited accounting schoolOxbridge Academy recently launched its brand new finance and accounting school in Pretoria after a merger with financial training institute, LH Education (LHE), earlier this year. The newly founded Oxbridge Training Institute (OTI) will offer, amongst other financial courses, the internationally accredited AAT accounting courses across South Africa via blended learning. The vision for OTI is to become the preferred provider in offering quality finance programmes linked to professional membership bodies. 31 Mar 2015 Read more >>

Turned away from university? Here are your options"The future of our youth does not only lie in going to university, or in going to university the first time you finish matric." - Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande 2 Mar 2015 Read more >>

New distance learning college courses give students access to UK university degree programmesAs of January 2015, Oxbridge Academy has become the only distance learning college in South Africa to offer ABMA-accredited courses. These courses, though college-level qualifications, are recognised by a number of UK universities as credit-bearing, even allowing ABMA students to enrol at Master's degree level in certain fields of study. 17 Feb 2015 Read more >>

Oxbridge Academy's phenomenal November 2014 exam resultsOxbridge Academy has been able to boast with phenomenal exam pass rates for a number of years now. And in November 2014, the college saw some of its highest exam pass rates to date. 22 Jan 2015 Read more >>

How social media is changing the face of distance learningDistance learning is often defined by what it lacks in relation to traditional campus or classroom learning: physical proximity. Physical proximity not only to teachers and college facilities, but more importantly, to other students. However, with social media rapidly transforming every facet of our modern lives, the 'distance' in distance learning has become increasingly mitigated by a virtual sense of student body. 9 Dec 2014 Read more >>

Earn your next salary increase through distance learningMost companies only award salary increases once a year during annual salary or performance reviews. Though such salary adjustments are always welcome, they rarely put you ahead of inflation and the rising cost of living. What you ideally want to get is an increase substantial enough to push you into that next income bracket. Increases like these, however, need to be earned. 15 Oct 2014 Read more >>

Why FET Colleges Are Changing Their Names To TVET CollegesAt the launch of the departmental "White Paper on Post-School Education and Training" on 15 January 2014, the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande, announced that all FET (Further Education and Training) colleges are to be renamed to TVET (Technical Vocational Education and Training) colleges. 20 Sep 2014 Read more >>

Setting Yourself Apart in OHS with Oxbridge AcademyAs one of South Africa's many distance learning colleges, we at Oxbridge Academy understand how important it is to stand apart from the competition. This is because the only way for us to establish ourselves as a leader in South African education is to make sure our students themselves are able to stand out in a competitive job market once they finish their courses with us. 10 Sep 2014 Read more >>

Oxbridge Academy launches new brandOxbridge Academy has enjoyed an established market position and brand identity within South African distance learning education since its inception in 1997. However, the educational landscape in South Africa has undergone major changes over the past 17 years, and to keep up with these changes (and to better meet the needs of our students), we decided that we needed to undergo a re-branding exercise. 24 Jul 2014 Read more >>

3 Reasons Why Secretaries are InvaluableAsk any manager or CEO to describe their secretary, and they will often use words such as "invaluable", "my right hand", "efficient", "integral part of the team" and "serious multitasker". Being a great secretary is not simply about organising the manager's diary or typing up notes. In fact, good secretaries are worth their weight in gold, as they are responsible for making sure that the office runs smoothly, no matter what. 21 Jun 2014 Read more >>

Communication and efficient staff. The fact that we submit electronically is a very good thing as sometimes Post strike and there are delays with the assignments.

Diana Motshegare
Student
I always get the help I need from the financial advisor Mrs Sassman. She always helps me to understand even if it has nothing to do with her. Regarding my subjects etc.

Arina Koen
Student
I’m a She Rep at work so this course help me a lot give me a good experience. Thank you Oxbridge Academy it really means a lot to me. All the best.

Mary Tshabalala
Student
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