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Aspiring engineers given a lifeline at CUT
Aspiring engineers given a lifeline at CUTArticle

One avenue of funding available to aspiring engineers who are classified among the 'missing middle' is through a partnership between ISFAP and CUT...

Issued by SAICA 22 Apr 2021

South Africa's higher education funding system can be more realistic without betraying ideals
South Africa's higher education funding system can be more realistic without betraying idealsArticle

Ongoing student protests in South Africa have once again highlighted various problems with higher education funding. They boil down to challenges of affordability and sustainability...

Gerald Wangenge-Ouma 7 Apr 2021

Education takes time - but we must act now to safeguard the future of education
Education takes time - but we must act now to safeguard the future of educationArticle

Over the years we've seen how, through education, people from the most challenging situations have managed to break out and change their circumstances...

Finbiz2030 SDG 4 task team, Issued by SAICA 12 Mar 2021

The pandemic of the missing middle
The pandemic of the missing middleArticle

One pandemic has been with us for several years, and if we do not make concerted efforts to address it, it will continue to plague us for many years to come. It is the pandemic of the 'missing middle'...

Morné du Toit, Issued by SAICA 16 Feb 2021

Henley Resurgence winner of 2020 BASA first-time sponsorship arts award
Henley Resurgence winner of 2020 BASA first-time sponsorship arts awardArticle

Henley Business School Africa has been adjudged the outright winner of the 2020 BASA first-time sponsorship of the arts award for Henley Resurgence...

Issued by Henley Business School 26 Nov 2020

International recognition for Bertha Centre (UCT GSB) researchers
International recognition for Bertha Centre (UCT GSB) researchersArticle

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship is developing a new teaching case method - incorporating multiple perspectives for the complex issues of our time - which they have been invited to present at the North American Case Research Association (NACRA) 2020 Conference...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 29 Sep 2020

SA youth feel unheard, dismiss social media as a long-term tool of influence
SA youth feel unheard, dismiss social media as a long-term tool of influenceArticle

Activate! Change Drivers recently held an online panel discussion on how the youth are using their voices under lockdown to amplify current social issues...

22 Jun 2020

The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax now
The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax nowArticle

The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax now are: Gomora, How To Steal A Country, (Sh)e, Loving Thokoza, The Beautiful People and Kings of Mulberry Street...

Issued by Showmax 26 May 2020

A must-watch this Freedom Day: Zupta documentary How To Steal A Country
A must-watch this Freedom Day: Zupta documentary How To Steal A CountryArticle

The Guptagate documentary How To Steal A Country is now streaming first on Showmax, just in time for the Freedom Day long weekend, with early reviews calling it "An excellent documentary, one of the best ever made in our country"...

Issued by Showmax 24 Apr 2020

How can cloud help educational institutions?
How can cloud help educational institutions?Article

With the highest youth unemployment rate in the world, paired with worrying skills shortages, the pressure is on universities and other tertiary education institutions in South Africa to admit more students...

Gomedi Makhongoana 20 Jan 2020

2020: SA's youth policy needs a reality test
2020: SA's youth policy needs a reality testArticle

South Africa's economic success is intricately tied to whether it can effectively implement youth policy and get young people educated, skilled and employed over the next decade...

Siphelele Chirwa 12 Dec 2019

#Bestof2019: 10 Showmax hits from Africa that made waves internationally
#Bestof2019: 10 Showmax hits from Africa that made waves internationallyArticle

Here are 10 hits from Africa and its diaspora that made waves internationally this year, which are all available on Showmax...

9 Dec 2019

Let's talk therapy. Together we can break the stigma around mental health
Let's talk therapy. Together we can break the stigma around mental healthArticle

October is Mental Health Awareness Month, which means it's time to talk about a set of problems that afflict everyone in our society. Shifting the way we discuss emotional distress is an important first step towards healing as a nation...

Michael Hathorn, Issued by Ginkgo Agency 10 Oct 2019

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#AmINext is not a hashtag, it's the reality of life as a woman in South AfricaArticle

Late last week, South Africa was harbouring hope of finding missing 18-year-old UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana...

Andy Walker 3 Sep 2019

#WomensMonth: 18twenty8 to launch Big Sister Network Summit in Joburg
#WomensMonth: 18twenty8 to launch Big Sister Network Summit in JoburgArticle

Refiloe Seseane is the founder of 18twenty8, a non-profit organisation that aims to empower young women through educational and personal development...

Sindy Peters 14 Aug 2019

On the ropes - the future of Adult Education and Training hangs in the balance
On the ropes - the future of Adult Education and Training hangs in the balanceArticle

Adult Education and Training is a crucial part of the reconstruction and transformation of South African society and a means to redress the educational injustices of the past. It is a pivotal part of building a just and equitable society by providing good quality education and training to adult learners who wish to finish their basic education and achieve a nationally recognised qualification...

Anne Oberholzer 13 Aug 2019

Reimagining and rebuilding District Six
Reimagining and rebuilding District SixArticle

Participating in the Cape Town Spatial Justice Laboratory: Writing/Righting the City Otherwise, honours students from the University of Cape Town's (UCT) School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics explored ways of reconceptualising District Six...

31 Jul 2019

Research reveals R1.7bn in donations to universities, but distribution severely skewed
Research reveals R1.7bn in donations to universities, but distribution severely skewedArticle

Many South Africans and SA organisations are giving significantly more philanthropic funding to local universities. However, the vast majority of funding goes to more traditional, research-intensive, historically advantaged universities (HAIs)...

3 Jul 2019

What a time to be young in South Africa! Youth are the ones we have been waiting for!
What a time to be young in South Africa! Youth are the ones we have been waiting for!Article

As I enter the last lap of my third decade on this earth, by virtue of my physical stature, I am often exposed to a first-hand sample of what youth status must feel like today...

Tumi Rabanye, Issued by The Brave Group 28 Jun 2019

The strength and resilience of our youth
The strength and resilience of our youthArticle

Incredible things happen when youth unite. However, in South Africa, this journey hasn't been easy. Taking a look back from 1976, how far have we actually come?...

Tsholanang Seakamela, Issued by Red & Yellow 24 Jun 2019

Are elections a tone-deaf exercise for the future electorate?
Are elections a tone-deaf exercise for the future electorate?Article

As with all sectors, technological disruption is the order of the day with elections...

Tumi Rabanye, Issued by The Brave Group 30 May 2019

7 of the best local hits to stream now
7 of the best local hits to stream nowArticle

Here's a list of seven of the best local hits on Showmax this month...

Issued by Showmax 29 Apr 2019

CEO of HDI Youth Consultancy, Bongani Chinkanda.
#NedbankIMC2019: Brands not being effective when marketing to a youth economy worth over R111bnArticle

Bongani Chinkanda says businesses and brands have to immerse themselves in youth culture and then create products that are relevant if they want to effectively market to the youth...

15 Mar 2019

#BizTrends2019: Top 11 trends in South African education
#BizTrends2019: Top 11 trends in South African educationArticle

Higher Education in South Africa has undergone many changes over the past few decades, with local and global trends continuing to influence the sector...

Yusuf Karodia 5 Jan 2019

Presidency receives memorandum from student activists
Presidency receives memorandum from student activistsArticle

Presidency Director-General Dr Cassius Lubisi has received a memorandum from #FeesMustFall activists demanding blanket amnesty for activists who have been convicted of crimes arising from the #FeesMustFall protest in 2017...

3 Jan 2019

A selfie taken by Mchunu, with Emma Sadleir and Basetsana Kumalo at the FNB and ECR Business Women’s Breakfast earlier this year – #BeUnstoppable.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Boni MchunuArticle

This week, we go behind the selfie with Boni Mchunu, GM for East Coast Radio...

Leigh Andrews 13 Nov 2018

Student Village, CEO, Marc Kornberger revealing the research. Image supplied.
Generation born from 1993 onwards dubbed CentennialsArticle

Youth agency Student Village's latest Youth Culture Report revealed that the new generation, born from 1993 onwards, no longer fit into the 'millennials' category...

15 Oct 2018

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#YouthReport2018: Generation jobless and the high inequality economyArticle

Explaining concepts like the 'missing middle' and various African economic myths and misconceptions, Professor Haroon Bhorat shared the harsh economic realities of growing up in South Africa today, at the launch of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing's Youth Report 2018...

Leigh Andrews 5 Sep 2018

Academic performance still a precondition for new bursary scheme
Academic performance still a precondition for new bursary schemeArticle

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor has emphasised that meeting academic and progression requirements is still key in getting a bursary under the new scheme administered by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

18 Apr 2018

365 Digital partners with Zkhiphani.com to create value for advertisers
365 Digital partners with Zkhiphani.com to create value for advertisersArticle

365 Digital, an end-to-end publisher solutions company, has welcomed Zkhiphani.com onto their consortium of premier publishers...

Issued by 365 Digital 6 Mar 2018

Zuma blindsided Treasury when he announced fee-free education, says Gigaba
Zuma blindsided Treasury when he announced fee-free education, says GigabaArticle

Former president Jacob Zuma's announcement of free higher education blindsided the National Treasury, said Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba...

22 Feb 2018

R57bn for free tertiary education
R57bn for free tertiary educationArticle

Government has been forced to hold back on some of its capital projects and reduce spending on goods and services in order to find R57-billion to fund free tertiary education...

Thabo Mokone 21 Feb 2018

Lullu Krugel, chief economist at PwC
#BizFinFocus: PwC's economic take on what #Budget2018 will holdArticle

While there has been an upward revision in growth for the year - 1.5-1.8% for South Africa - with business confidence also increasing, the country is still not where it needs to be by a long shot...

Danette Breitenbach 20 Feb 2018

Meeting youth in their need space
Meeting youth in their need spaceArticle

Bongani Chinkanda, CEO of HDI Youth Marketeers and one of the speakers at the upcoming Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) Conference, shares his insights on connecting with township youth...

Issued by IMC Conference 17 Jan 2018

Nandi Zambodla, strategist at FCB Cape Town.
#BizTrends2018: Millennials are not a homogenous groupArticle

The biggest potential trend for 2018 could be marketers realising it is time to re-evaluate what we know to be true about millennials as a collective...

Nandi Zambodla 11 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Landscapes, learning and the employee
#BizTrends2018: Landscapes, learning and the employeeArticle

Kicking off 2018, the priority for the Education and Training (ETD) and Management Training calendar is planning for the coming year ahead...

Mark Orpen 7 Jan 2018

Exams in a tent for UCT
Exams in a tent for UCTArticle

In an attempt to ensure peaceful exams, the protest-hit University of Cape Town has erected an enormous tent on its rugby field where students will write their final exams under police guard...

Petru Saal 16 Nov 2017

Free Higher Education Report made public
Free Higher Education Report made publicArticle

President Jacob Zuma has released the Report of the Commission into the Feasibility of Fee-Free Higher Education and Training in South Africa...

13 Nov 2017

Treasury on back foot as Zuma takes control
Treasury on back foot as Zuma takes controlArticle

The medium-term budget policy statement, presented a mere two weeks ago, has been thrown into question as a joint team from the Treasury and the Office of the President comb through it, looking for R40bn in expenditure cuts to fund free higher education...

Carol Paton 13 Nov 2017

Whoever pays for it, fees hike is needed, MPs told
Whoever pays for it, fees hike is needed, MPs toldArticle

Fees need to be hiked regardless of whether education is free or not, to take account of the economic realities facing higher education institutions, Department of Higher Education director-general Gwebinkundla Qonde says...

Tamar Kahn 9 Nov 2017

Free education unfeasible, says leaked report
Free education unfeasible, says leaked reportArticle

The long-awaited university fees commission report is expected to be released by President Jacob Zuma this week, but a leaked version of it saying that free education is unfeasible has already sparked fear of more student protests...

Michelle Gumede and Karl Gernetzky 30 Oct 2017

Anger as Zuma keeps mum on the Fees Commission report
Anger as Zuma keeps mum on the Fees Commission reportArticle

President Jacob Zuma is keeping mum on when he will make public the findings of the Fees Commission report into the feasibility of free education...

Farren Collins and Petru Saal 26 Oct 2017

Higher Education Transformation Network calls for release of Fees Commission report
Higher Education Transformation Network calls for release of Fees Commission reportArticle

The Higher Education Transformation Network (HETN) has called on President Jacob Zuma to "urgently" release the final report of the Fees Commission...

Nomahlubi Jordaan 11 Oct 2017

Capturing the Generation Z opportunity
Capturing the Generation Z opportunityArticle

Marketers who want to ensure the longevity of their brands and win the consumer of the future need to come to grips with what the under-21s - Generation Z - want and value...

Rachel Thompson, Issued by GfK South Africa 11 Oct 2017

Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part three
Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part threeArticle

In the final chapter of this three-part series on media monitoring, ROI Africa's Tonya Khoury shares insight into some of the biggest campaigns she's witnessed as well as some of the trends emerging in PR...

Angie White 3 Oct 2017

Implementing social innovation strategies at a systemic level: A wish list for 2018
Implementing social innovation strategies at a systemic level: A wish list for 2018Article

Spring has officially sprung and we're heading towards the planning phase for the forthcoming financial year. There is no better time to clean out the CSI closet and consider more innovative approaches that can equip us to better manage risk, face challenges and maximise opportunities along the value chain.

Reana Rossouw, Issued by Next Generation 15 Sep 2017

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