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SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 full schedule announced
SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 full schedule announced

SingularityU South Africa to host over 25 international and local thought leaders bringing together innovators and disruptors from around the world to #futureproofAfrica...

Issued by Mann Made 1 day ago

Comic Con Africa partners with Vega for second consecutive year
Comic Con Africa partners with Vega for second consecutive year

For the second year in a row, Vega will be the official tertiary education partner for Comic Con Africa, giving students at Vega the opportunity to show off their creative talents from 21 to 24 September...

Issued by Vega School 2 days ago

Learning Lego - 5 reasons why structured learning works harder
Learning Lego - 5 reasons why structured learning works harder

Structured learning isn't the death of flexibility. You can still do the assignments in your pyjamas, I promise. You can still do them at 3 am...

By Wendy Shepherd, Issued by Red & Yellow 3 days ago

5 skills brand managers need to survive the 4th industrial revolution
5 skills brand managers need to survive the 4th industrial revolution

There have been plenty of predictions surrounding the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) and how it will impact various industries and the future of work...

Issued by Vega School 13 Sep 2019

DUO Marketing + Communications opens 2020 graduate programme for PR industry entrants
DUO Marketing + Communications opens 2020 graduate programme for PR industry entrants

Applications for the next intake of DUO's graduate programme, to commence in January 2020, are now open...

Issued by DUO Marketing + Communications 10 Sep 2019

Arc Interactive successfully concludes its 2019 Take a Girl Child to Work Day Workshops
Arc Interactive successfully concludes its 2019 Take a Girl Child to Work Day Workshops

Digital marketing agency Arc Interactive (ARC) is proud to have hosted six female learners in Grades 10 to 12 from Minerva Secondary School and Sandringham High School, for the Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day 2019 programme...

Issued by Arc Interactive 6 Sep 2019

What womxn say...
What womxn say...

The way womxn are seen and valued in society has the power to shape a country's landscape on a social, cultural and economical level...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 4 Sep 2019

Postgraduate studies with the future in mind
Postgraduate studies with the future in mind

Considering postgraduate studies? To invest time, energy, finances, perhaps putting a promising career on hold, and asking for sacrifices from your close relations - all this must surely add up to considerable reward, or why bother?...

By Carla Enslin, Issued by Vega School 3 Sep 2019

Conferences are dead. Experiences are in!
Conferences are dead. Experiences are in!

The speakers have been announced for the #UJMarketingFit Experience...

Issued by Boo-Yah! 3 Sep 2019

Why digital marketing sets women in business apart
Why digital marketing sets women in business apart

In South Africa, despite a move towards gender equality there is still a huge disparity between men and women in the workplace. However, the way in which this gap can be crossed is by using digital marketing...

Issued by Digital School of Marketing 2 Sep 2019

#FairnessFirst: Understand true diversity to become more inclusively creative
#FairnessFirst: Understand true diversity to become more inclusively creative

One of the most interesting sessions of the DStv Seminar of Creativity at #Loeries2019 creative week touched on the difference between inherent and acquired diversity. But many gloss over these terms as business jargon and don't even know which is which, and why both are valuable to your creativity...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Sep 2019

BizTrends 2020: Make the vision Towards Africa 2020 possible
BizTrends 2020: Make the vision Towards Africa 2020 possible

Your invitation to the first Trend Report of the new decade!..

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 29 Aug 2019

Why NATO is so interested in this simple influence model and how you can use it to transform your leadership today
Why NATO is so interested in this simple influence model and how you can use it to transform your leadership today

Do leaders always look powerful, impressive or charismatic? And how do you measure the effectiveness of a leader?..

Issued by Gilan Gork 28 Aug 2019

Local author Matt Brown, hits #1 on Amazon's best-sellers list
Local author Matt Brown, hits #1 on Amazon's best-sellers list

Local entrepreneur Matt Brown's book, Your Inner Game, has hit No 1 in 3 Amazon best-seller categories...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 27 Aug 2019

Vega Johannesburg and Mandela University students win Facebook Challenge Student Awards at Loeries
Vega Johannesburg and Mandela University students win Facebook Challenge Student Awards at Loeries

Vega Johannesburg students - Vini Xavier, Tshego Kwele and Cara Brauckman - have won the gold award in the Facebook Challenge for 2019; while Mandela University students - Sibuyiselwe Nhlangwini, Thembelihle Buthelezi, and Mseki Ludwe Mkinase - clinched the bronze runner-up award...

Issued by Vega School 26 Aug 2019

#Loeries2019: AKA on breaking boundaries and building a risky brand
#Loeries2019: AKA on breaking boundaries and building a risky brand

In a first for the DStv Seminar of Creativity, the Supa Mega that is AKA, ended off the day with a candid presentation about how he's built his personal brand and ended up where he has, through hip hop...

By Angie White 24 Aug 2019

#Loeries2019: Being different is your superpower
#Loeries2019: Being different is your superpower

Tara McKenty, creative director at Google APAC in Sydney and Loeries digital communication jury president for 2019, was the second speaker at the Dstv Seminar of Creativity at Loeries 2019...

By Angie White 23 Aug 2019

Aviv Weil with the winners of the Facebook and Brand South Africa workshop. Image credit: Strikeapose Photography.
#Loeries2019: Facebook's Aviv Weil on how upskilling the youth can impact the creative industry in a powerful way

Facebook Africa's Aviv Weil chats to us about the Facebook Challenge and workshops at Loeries, the HeForShe campaign and how upskilling the youth translates into the creative industry being much more powerful...

By Juanita Pienaar 23 Aug 2019

Sphelele Mjadu, Unilever Personal Care Senior Public Relations Manager for Africa and Anne Githuku-Shongwe, representative of UN Women South Africa’s Multi-Country Office, in the UN Women-Dove masterclass panel at the Loeries. Image via Al Nicoll © via Gallo Images.
#Loeries2019: Our responsibility of better representation in advertising, media

The media and advertising industries play an important role in stirring the way society is portrayed. Here's why UN Women and Dove's masterclass session at Loeries 2019 called for the creative industry as a whole to take a stand and work actively towards better representation, particularly in terms of gender...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Aug 2019

#Loeries2019: Nando's building brands through creative collisions
#Loeries2019: Nando's building brands through creative collisions

The second session of the Loeries Masterclasses included one from Nando's on authentic brand-building, based on the notion that the best way to build a brand is not to try...

By Angie White 23 Aug 2019

#Loeries 2019: Brand SA tells untold stories
#Loeries 2019: Brand SA tells untold stories

One of the first Loeries Masterclasses for the day was hosted by Brand SA. Sithembile Ntombela, acting chief marketing officer of Brand SA, opened the floor for speakers stating that the session was about building the South African brand, and how all stakeholders can (and should) be involved...

By Angie White 22 Aug 2019

UWC Media Society launches with maiden Media Mind Blast
UWC Media Society launches with maiden Media Mind Blast

The University of the Western Cape launched its historic UWC Media Society and the inaugural annual Media Mind Blast on Friday, 23 August 2019...

21 Aug 2019

The past, present and future of design excellence in South Africa
The past, present and future of design excellence in South Africa

The Future Excellence Design Institute South Africa (Fedisa) is the top private fashion school in South Africa. Meagan Duckitt chats to founder and CEO, Allen Leroux, regarding the courses offered, the advantages of studying at Fedisa as well as its exciting future endeavours...

By Meagan Duckitt 19 Aug 2019

Asha Ranchhod Patel, head of marketing at Google South Africa.
#Loeries2019: Tackling unconscious bias, raising jurors' cultural awareness

The Loeries is only the second international award show after the D&AD awards to introduce "unconscious bias" workshops for its judges. Asha Ranchhod Patel, head of marketing at Google South Africa, explains how the workshops work to sensitise judging panels and help them recognise their own inherent prejudices, while removing these from their judging decisions...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Aug 2019

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Awards’ finalists have been announced.
Finalists in Africa women entrepreneurship awards announced

Finalists announced in annual AWIEF Awards to celebrate women leaders and entrepreneurs in Africa...

15 Aug 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
Africa's digital potential

Africa's young population could be its greatest asset in an age where many other regions in the world are aging as a result of declining birth rates...

By Ime Archibong 14 Aug 2019

All-female student group from Vega to present at Microsoft Design Expo
All-female student group from Vega to present at Microsoft Design Expo

Five female students from Vega (a brand of The Independent Institute of Education - The IIE) have been chosen to present their ideas at this year's Microsoft Design Expo, taking place at the Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Washington USA...

Issued by Vega School 13 Aug 2019

All the reasons why agencies should be at Loeries Woolworths Student Portfolio Day
All the reasons why agencies should be at Loeries Woolworths Student Portfolio Day

This year's Woolworths Student Portfolio Day provides all ad agencies and industry leaders with the exclusive and first look at the industry's top future talent...

Issued by Woolworths 12 Aug 2019

Unstereotype Alliance: The problem is not seeing the problem.
#Loeries2019: Welcome UN Women's Unstereotype Alliance SA chapter!

This Women's Day in SA, we welcomed news that the Loeries has joined forces with UN Women's Unstereotype Alliance initiative, to launch its South Africa chapter, set to use the advertising industry as a force for good to drive positive change all over the world...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Katryn Kruger is a model citizen
#WomensMonth: Katryn Kruger is a model citizen

What do you do after walking the runway for Givenchy and Dolce & Gabbana alongside the likes of Gisele Bündchen?

By Maroefah Smith 7 Aug 2019

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