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The Academy of Digital Arts launches real-time virtual classes
New virtual class offering by Academy of Digital Arts 25 May 2020 Read more

Creating and connecting through crisis
The Academy of Digital Arts' plan of action for Covid-19 9 Apr 2020 Read more

Academy of Digital Arts does it again
...With their launch of the first, accredited Concept Art course in Africa! 12 Dec 2019 Read more

Get paid to jumpstart your creative career!
Academy of Digital Arts Professional is proud to announce a groundbreaking new collaboration with Sanlam Indie that will offer 12 talented candidates the chance to launch their creative careers, all expenses paid! 6 Nov 2019 Read more

Why photography is an important skill for designers
The creative industry is a competitive one, and designers are increasingly asked to go above and beyond to fulfil their clients' needs. One of the most crucial weapons in their arsenal? Photography. 28 May 2019 Read more

Friends of Design is now accepting early bird applications for 2020!
At Friends of Design the early bird doesn't just catch the worm - they get a sweet deal too. 28 Mar 2019 Read more

The dark side of creative internships
Search through the job listings for creative careers in South Africa, and you'll start to notice a curious trend emerging. While middle- and heavy-weights are in relatively high demand, entry-level junior positions (as in, open to graduates with no on-the-job experience) appear to have become an endangered species. 26 Feb 2019 Read more

Friends of Design Game students bring Iziko Museum exhibit to life
Simulating realistic professional projects for their students is a core part of the Friends of Design Academy of Digital Arts' approach to creative education. When it comes to their Game Graphics and Multimedia Entertainment Department, however, the Academy is simulating far more than just a real-world client experience. 1 Feb 2019 Read more

Why branding is so important
With strategies to fine-tune, employees to hire and that ever-growing stack of bills to pay, branding your new business may be pretty low on your list of priorities. 10 Sep 2018 Read more

Changing lives is good business
These days, a good B-BBEE score is essential if you're going to be competitive in the South African market. Most companies put a lot of time and money into meeting their B-BBEE obligations, but few have truly maximised their corporate social investment strategy to support their core business - particularly in the creative fields. 13 Jun 2018 Read more

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