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IIE Rosebank College creatives - through Amogelang's lensStarting a business and building a brand from scratch with limited resources and no guarantee that your dreams will take off, is risky. It is said that almost 50% of businesses will fail in their first two years of operation. That did not deter Amogelang Maluleka, an IIE graduate from Rosebank College from seeing his vision through. Amogelang is the proud founder of Lux Photography. He is a go-getter who believed in his dream of becoming a photographer. 15 Dec 2020 Read more

Virtual interview tipsThe Covid-19 pandemic has brought both challenges and opportunities. Staying home means living and working from home. For some, it could also mean interviewing from home. Technology has empowered us to carry on, even though the world has slowed down. 26 Nov 2020 Read more

Getting and staying employable in the media industryMedia, what a world - exciting, interesting and glamorous! Media can be all these things if you have the grit and the endurance to follow through. Media is still a popular study option for many - with courses like marketing, social media, journalism and public relations still seeing significant growth year-on-year. These courses have evolved over the years to cater to the dynamic nature of the industry. It remains, however, a craft that requires hard work and passion. 12 Nov 2020 Read more

Why not try a career in logistics and supply chain management?At the IIE's Rosebank College, we believe in changing lives and empowering South Africans in every industry because every industry has a role to play in our society. Covid-19 has highlighted the importance of the movement of goods and services, with some logistics companies making moves during this time to ensure that we receive our goods on time and intact. 5 Nov 2020 Read more

Interview tips for graduatesLooking for a job is not an easy task. Interviews are challenging for both the interviewee and interviewer. From the interviewee's point of view, the challenge is showcasing one's talents and personality. The interviewer is grappling with which questions to ask the candidate to see past the nerves. Ultimately both parties are looking for an alignment of values, energy and vision. 16 Oct 2020 Read more

Collaborating to empower Youth - IIE Rosebank College and Isipho AdminIIE Rosebank College and Isipho Admin have collaborated to empower South African youth. We believe our vision of changing lives and theirs' of improving lives by providing entry into the Executive Assistant profession, is a definite recipe for success. 8 Oct 2020 Read more

Women in ITDiversity is vital in the workplace. It has various benefits for both the individual and the organisation. If you are looking to go into the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector, here are some tips to help you do so successfully. It is essential to do your research and choose a qualification that suits your plans and abilities. Information Technology (IT) has long been a career that is popular among males, we have, however, seen a slight change - with more and more females studying towards a qualification in this sector. 16 Sep 2020 Read more

Women in wellness, changing lives one student at a timeLife has changed in ways that we could never have imagined - from daily routines to the way we socialise and communicate. Adapting to change, in a short period, can affect one's mental health. Now, more than ever, it is essential to look after your mental health to ensure that you step out of lockdown stronger than before. 9 Sep 2020 Read more

Entrepreneurship, friendship and endurance - A media company post-Covid-19The Covid-19 pandemic has brought about massive shifts both locally and internationally, for all media owners. The new normal, as it is termed, means that creativity, agility and adaptability should be at the forefront for businesses as well as individuals who are looking to get employed. 27 Aug 2020 Read more

Young entrepreneurs and life post-Covid-19Zanele Zulu, an IIE Rosebank College alumni, has a fighting spirit and her passion for life and getting things done, always inspires. She is also an entrepreneur who will have to pick up and move past the Covid-19 pandemic. She shares some insights on how she will take her business forward. 14 Aug 2020 Read more

Online learning, our new normUp until a few months ago, learning online was a choice. An individual could choose to study full-time, part-time, online or choose a combination of online and face-to-face, also known as blended learning. The Covid-19 pandemic has necessitated the move to online teaching and learning, which brings with it a world of opportunities and challenges. 30 Jul 2020 Read more

Three saving hacks for higher educationSaving is a lifestyle choice. Like most things, saving takes practice and discipline. The Savings Institute of South Africa has designated July on the South African calendar as "Savings Month", to promote a culture of saving in South Africa. 15 Jul 2020 Read more

Running a business and studying, Zanele Zulu's inspiring storyZanele Zulu (24), is an IIE Higher Certificate in Business Principles and Practices and an IIE Bachelor of Business Administration graduate. Zulu is a passionate entrepreneur who is determined to make it against all the odds. She is intentional about her craft and firmly believes that no matter how good you are as an entrepreneur, you need to have some formal training to perfect your craft and elevate your business. 17 Jun 2020 Read more

Online learning decodedWith the rapid change in technology, online learning is a feasible option. There is no doubt that online education will be a game-changer for generations to come. 10 Jun 2020 Read more

Managing matric in a time of turmoilFor the majority or learners, matric is the most challenging year of their school careers - even under normal circumstances. The current circumstances facing the class of 2020 are unprecedented and have caused massive upheaval and uncertainty on top of the challenges they would ordinarily have faced. Even so, there are ways learners can adjust and respond to ensure they still make a success of the year, an education expert says. 30 Apr 2020 Read more

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020As the world continues to change around us, so does the need to keep up. No matter what stage of life you are in, learning never ends. 23 Jan 2020 Read more

How to find out if your tertiary institution is accreditedAre you still deciding on a tertiary institution for 2020? Make sure you check whether your institution is accredited, before you register and pay any fees. Failure to do so could ultimately result in you applying at a fly-by-night which will cost you money without obtaining a valid qualification to secure employment. 14 Jan 2020 Read more

Fun things to do in Cape TownCape Town, also known as The Mother City, is known globally for its natural beauty and rich history. This is South Africa's legislative capital, a coastal city in the Western Cape and now the new home of Rosebank College, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE). 26 Nov 2019 Read more

Shaun Moleea, RC Alumnus and founder of Socioolite Travel & ToursWe recently caught up with Shaun Moleea an RC Alumnus to learn more about his business - Socioolite Travel & Tours which he started in 2015. Shaun graduated with an IIE Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management qualification from Rosebank College in 2016. Shaun went from graduate to entrepreneur, and in our interview, he shared how he got started and what it's like running a travel business. 26 Nov 2019 Read more

Fun things to do in Port ElizabethIf you are looking to explore South Africa then make sure to visit Port Elizabeth, a city on Algoa Bay in South Africa's Eastern Cape Province. 24 Oct 2019 Read more

IIE Rosebank College opens a new blended learning campus in Port ElizabethIIE Rosebank College, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), will open its first campus in the Eastern Cape, extending the brand's footprint to six of the nine provinces in South Africa. Situated at 3 Rink Street is IIE Rosebank College's Port Elizabeth campus. This is the brand's fourth blended learning campus, after Polokwane, Pietermaritzburg and Bloemfontein and ninth campus overall. 20 Sep 2019 Read more

IIE Rosebank College opens a new campus in Cape TownRosebank College, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), has officially opened the doors to its new campus in Cape Town. Situated at 13 Buitengracht Street, the new campus brings the number of IIE Rosebank College campuses across the country to nine. 19 Sep 2019 Read more

The significance of Nelson Mandela Day?Nelson Mandela Day is an annual international day in honour of Nelson Mandela, celebrated each year on Mandela's birthday, 18 July. The day was officially declared as Mandela Day by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first UN Mandela Day held in 2010. 19 Jul 2019 Read more

What makes IIE Rosebank College cool?Rosebank College, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), was once again voted the coolest college in South Africa at the 15th Sunday Times Next Gen Awards, hosted in Sandton on 13 June 2019. This is the third consecutive year that IIE Rosebank College has maintained the top position in the survey conducted by HDI Youth Consultancy, which polls South African youths between the ages of 8 and 23 on what they find on-trend and aspirational. 25 Jun 2019 Read more

What is your personal brand?Have you ever wondered what people say about you when you are not there? According to Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, "Your brand is what people are saying about you when you are not in the room." Some people cringe at the thought of what may be said, but did you know you have the power to influence these perceptions, simply by building your personal brand? 27 May 2019 Read more

University Open Days: Look beyond banners and balloons to make the best choiceIn coming weeks, public universities and private institutions across South Africa will host a series of Open Days - events meant to showcase their offering to prospective students from the Matric Class of 2019. An education expert says it is essential that learners intending to study next year attend as many Open Days as possible to ensure they make an informed study choice, but more than that, they need to go with a strategy in hand to ensure they look beneath the surface to understand what their likely experience may be at a particular institution or campus. 23 Apr 2019 Read more

What is the BAC and what does it mean for our IIE students?For over 30 years The British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education (BAC) has been responsible for setting standards within the independent further and higher education sector. Its accreditation is held by hundreds of colleges and training providers in the UK and all over the world. Rosebank College, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) is also accredited by the BAC, which means that IIE Rosebank College is part of a growing respected global network. 8 Apr 2019 Read more

Q&A with Thembeka SibanyoniWhen Thembeka Sibanyoni (28) completed her IIE IT qualification from IIE Rosebank College in 2011, she had no idea what the future had in store for her. Now a successful entrepreneur, mother and wife, Thembeka is an example of how pursuing your passion leads to unimaginable gains. "My goal is to educate people about cooking and make them realise that even they can become the chef of their own kitchen." Thembeka also aims to show how normal day-to-day ingredients when put together creatively, can produce tasty, good looking dishes. 8 Apr 2019 Read more

IIE distance, online learning at Rosebank CollegeStudying through distance allows you the flexibility to upskill yourself and do other things such as work, it is worth mentioning that textbooks for those studying IIE distance/online qualifications are included. We all know how expensive is can be to purchase study material, we have therefore included textbooks in your distance learning tuition fees. Click here to view IIE distance qualifications. 18 Feb 2019 Read more

Registrations still accepted for 2019 at IIE Rosebank CollegeDon't let registration period pass you by. You can still apply and register to study at IIE Rosebank College in 2019, but the clock is ticking! 15 Feb 2019 Read more

Is your tertiary institution accredited?Students all over the country have been warned not to fall prey to fly-by-night or unaccredited higher education institutions during this registration period. Failing to check whether your institution of your choice is registered could cost you loads of money without actually obtaining a valid qualification that will secure employment. 14 Jan 2019 Read more

Tips for graduates looking for employmentWhile South Africa is experiencing growth in its graduate labour force, graduate unemployment is rising with the overall unemployment rate. 26 Nov 2018 Read more

Public university or private? How to choose the right institution for youThere have been many developments in the higher education sector in past decades, notably a rise in the number of institutions from which prospective students can choose when considering their further education. Along with the increase in public universities, there has also been substantial growth in the private higher education sector. 17 Sep 2018 Read more