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Committed to working together to prevent fraud in Southern Africa
Committed to working together to prevent fraud in Southern AfricaArticle

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, South Africa (ACFE SA) and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) sign a new Memorandum of Understanding...

Issued by SAICA 2 days ago

New deputy vice-chancellor appointed at the North-West University
New deputy vice-chancellor appointed at the North-West UniversityArticle

The North-West University (NWU) is delighted to announce that Professor Maphahlaganye Jeffrey Mphahlele will join the NWU family in the position of deputy vice-chancellor for research and innovation. His appointment was confirmed by the NWU Council recently.

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 3 days ago

Northlink College opens its third centre for specialisation (CoS)
Northlink College opens its third centre for specialisation (CoS)Article

On Thursday, 6 May 2021, Northlink TVET College opened its third Centre of Specialisation (CoS) for Boilermaker at Bellville Campus...

Thozamile Thomas Mvumvu, Issued by Northlink College 11 May 2021

Cape Town tops African tech ecosystems rankings for direct foreign investment
Cape Town tops African tech ecosystems rankings for direct foreign investmentArticle

Cape Town has ranked as one of the world's fastest-growing regions for foreign direct investment, according to the African Tech Ecosystems of the Future report...

10 May 2021

Herman de Kock, executive head of sales, Nedbank Business Banking
Key growth opportunities in a struggling South African economyArticle

It is over a year since Covid-19 made its formal entrance into the global economy, and with second and third waves taking root across the world, business owners are rightfully asking where growth will come from in 2021...

Herman de Kock 10 May 2021

DDGs appointment to bring stability in higher education
DDGs appointment to bring stability in higher educationArticle

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, Science and Technology has commended the appointment of three new Deputy Directors-General (DDGs), saying it will ensure stability at senior management level in the department...

5 May 2021

Higher education in a disrupted world
Higher education in a disrupted worldArticle

Higher education institutions have long been considered to be the repositories of knowledge and learning and the structures through which knowledge is produced and disseminated...

Professor Ahmed Shaikh, Issued by Regent Business School 5 May 2021

Return on investment for bursaries calls for holistic support
Return on investment for bursaries calls for holistic supportArticle

The return on investment (ROI) for bursary support must address the high drop-out rate of first years through offerings of holistic student support...

Chantelle Oosthuizen, Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 5 May 2021

Expo to encourage youth to explore tourism careers
Expo to encourage youth to explore tourism careersArticle

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Deputy Minister, Buti Manamela, will on Thursday launch a hybrid Heritage Career Expo for learners interested in pursuing careers in the arts, culture and heritage sectors...

5 May 2021

High-tech multimedia centre for special needs students opens at Vhembe TVET College
High-tech multimedia centre for special needs students opens at Vhembe TVET CollegeArticle

The MTN SA Foundation has launched a state-of-the-art multimedia centre for students with disabilities at Vhembe TVET in Makwarele Campus, Limpopo...

4 May 2021

The higher education experiences of the first wave of Covid-19 infections in South Africa
The higher education experiences of the first wave of Covid-19 infections in South AfricaArticle

Despite the unknown realities of the Covid-19 second wave spread in 2021, Cornerstone Institute is continuing with online teaching and learning...

Issued by Cornerstone Institute 4 May 2021

Microsoft to train 20,000 young South Africans in software development
Microsoft to train 20,000 young South Africans in software developmentArticle

Microsoft SA has announced a partnership with the Public Service Sector Education, Training Authority (PSETA), and Afrika Tikkun to extend its Global Skilling Initiative...

29 Apr 2021

Sommet Education acquires majority stake of Invictus Education
Sommet Education acquires majority stake of Invictus EducationArticle

Swiss-based Sommet Education has announced its acquisition of a majority stake in Invictus Education, alongside Invictus' historical shareholders...

22 Apr 2021

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

NSFAS funded students urged to order laptops online
NSFAS funded students urged to order laptops onlineArticle

All NSFAS-funded students registered at a public university and Technical and Vocational Education and Training colleges are being reminded to order laptops online...

14 Apr 2021

South African healthcare workers are at high risk of contracting hepatitis B
South African healthcare workers are at high risk of contracting hepatitis BArticle

South African healthcare workers were found to be at high risk of contracting hepatitis B, even though a vaccine can provide life-long immunity...

13 Apr 2021

Plans for the NWU Medical School on track
Plans for the NWU Medical School on trackArticle

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the enormous stress and burden placed on South Africa's medical professionals have dramatically strengthened the North-West University's case for a medical school in North West...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 8 Apr 2021

D&AD Shift with Google announces new partnerships
D&AD Shift with Google announces new partnershipsArticle

Leading global brands partner on D&AD Shift with Google to support emerging talent in securing paid opportunities within the creative sector...

8 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

First-year success during a pandemic
First-year success during a pandemicArticle

We cannot change the current situation, but we can make your first year of tertiary education manageable with a few hacks to help you get through it with ease...

Issued by Rosebank College 31 Mar 2021

Juta & Co's new online multimedia textbooks offer interactive learning experience
Juta & Co's new online multimedia textbooks offer interactive learning experienceArticle

Juta & Co has developed a series of highly accessible multimedia online textbooks to enable SA students access to affordable and reliable educational resources...

29 Mar 2021

NWU rewards exceptional lecturers
NWU rewards exceptional lecturersArticle

The North-West University (NWU) celebrated the torchbearers of its teaching excellence during a virtual event...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 29 Mar 2021

Developing these skills now for careers of the future
Developing these skills now for careers of the futureArticle

In a rapidly changing world of work, it is time to ensure schools are deliberately developing those skills which will be in high demand...

19 Mar 2021

Regent Business School pays tribute to healthcare workers with limited study offer
Regent Business School pays tribute to healthcare workers with limited study offerArticle

In the run up to World Health Day on 7 April 2021, Regent Business School has halved the cost of its Higher Certificate in Healthcare Services Management...

Issued by Regent Business School 17 Mar 2021

MaXhosa Africa is committed towards a R700,000 education endorsement for 2021 students
MaXhosa Africa is committed towards a R700,000 education endorsement for 2021 studentsArticle

The Tastic brand has once again brought to the fore the true spirit of ubuntu and generosity through an educational fund that is driven by the need to support students across South Africa...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 16 Mar 2021

Students seeking university placement urged to use CACH
Students seeking university placement urged to use CACHArticle

Students who applied on time for a place at public institutions but not offered a place to study should contact CACH for help...

16 Mar 2021

Comparing the cost of online schooling
Comparing the cost of online schoolingArticle

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, many South African schools now offer the option of online learning, but what are the comparative costs...?

15 Mar 2021

Higher Education, universities reach fee compact
Higher Education, universities reach fee compactArticle

The DHET and universities have reached another fee compact to ensure fee increases for the 2021 academic year are kept at affordable levels...

15 Mar 2021

NWU in top 100 of Emerging Economies University Ranking
NWU in top 100 of Emerging Economies University RankingArticle

The North-West University has once again made its mark in the international rankings with a top 100 placing ? and overall sixth place in South Africa ? in the Emerging Economies University Ranking of Times Higher Education (THE)...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 15 Mar 2021

Over 180,000 spaces available for first time students
Over 180,000 spaces available for first time studentsArticle

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says 184,315 spaces are available for first time entering students for 2021 in the public university system, as per the enrolment plan for the system as a whole...

12 Mar 2021

NSFAS Bursary Guidelines to be finalised next week
NSFAS Bursary Guidelines to be finalised next weekArticle

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) Bursary Guidelines for university students will be finalised within the course of next week and released to institutions as soon as possible...

12 Mar 2021

Mancosa to issue forgery-proof blockchain certificates
Mancosa to issue forgery-proof blockchain certificatesArticle

Higher education institution, Mancosa is introducing a blockchain-based diploma certification service as a way to tackle the scourge of fake qualifications...

10 Mar 2021

Online learning is an opportunity to meet the needs of struggling students
Online learning is an opportunity to meet the needs of struggling studentsArticle

As many have observed, the Covid-19 pandemic has laid bare many challenges that students face at school and higher education institutions...

Dr Thelma de Jager and Mashupye Herbert Maserumule 8 Mar 2021

Engagement, inquiry and community: What are Gen Zs looking for in learning?
Engagement, inquiry and community: What are Gen Zs looking for in learning?Article

What has my cursory listening taught me about how Gen Zs live and, ultimately, learn? We know that Gen Z students need to be engaged...

Dr Andrew Hibling, Issued by EDGE Education 4 Mar 2021

University of Pretoria partners with France-South Africa Cross-Acceleration Programme
University of Pretoria partners with France-South Africa Cross-Acceleration ProgrammeArticle

TuksNovation at the University of Pretoria (UP) has partnered with the Institut Mines-Télécom (IMT) and their business incubators in a Cross-Acceleration Exchange Programme...

1 Mar 2021

Post-school education ready to receive first time entrants
Post-school education ready to receive first time entrantsArticle

The Post-School Education and Training sector is ready to receive a new cohort of first-time entrants in all institutions of higher education and training in the country...

25 Feb 2021

NSFAS finalising checks on funding applications
NSFAS finalising checks on funding applicationsArticle

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is currently finalising the due diligence and quality checks of the application information received...

25 Feb 2021

Martijn Slager joins Henley Africa as head of sales
Martijn Slager joins Henley Africa as head of salesArticle

Martijn Slager is passionate about making a difference in people's lives. A marketer and salesperson in a career that spans both FMCG and higher education across countries and two continents, he wants to sell the concept of lifelong learning...

Issued by Henley Business School 24 Feb 2021

Highs and lows - the class of 2020
Highs and lows - the class of 2020Article

Despite the class of 2020's individual success, serious issues remain with the quality of academic outcomes in SA, warns Saica's Chantyl Mulder...

Issued by SAICA 24 Feb 2021

Didn't get into university? There are other options...
Didn't get into university? There are other options...Article

So you've finally passed matric but didn't do well enough to get into university? Don't stress, it's not the end of the road...

23 Feb 2021

D&AD Shift partners with Google to help secure jobs for diverse creative talent
D&AD Shift partners with Google to help secure jobs for diverse creative talentArticle

Education charity D&AD and Google have announced a new partnership that aims to uncover, support and help secure jobs for diverse creative talent...

23 Feb 2021

Professor Daniel Petzer joints Henley Business School Africa as new head of research
Professor Daniel Petzer joints Henley Business School Africa as new head of researchArticle

Daniel Petzer is the new head of research at Henley Business School Africa...

Issued by Henley Business School 22 Feb 2021

The launch of The Forge by Machine_ unlocks a world of opportunities for young creative talent
The launch of The Forge by Machine_ unlocks a world of opportunities for young creative talentArticle

With the aim of addressing inclusion and diversity in the advertising and communications industry, Machine_ has launched The Forge - which aims to find, mentor and grow young creative talent...

Issued by Machine_ 22 Feb 2021

Lifelong learning and the growing trend in short courses
Lifelong learning and the growing trend in short coursesArticle

There has certainly been a rise in the popularity of short courses lately, this may be due to people with the means and time to take up studying during the Covid-19 lockdown...

Simone Moolman, Issued by Cornerstone Institute 19 Feb 2021

Henley Africa launches comprehensive virtual pivot course for healthcare practitioners
Henley Africa launches comprehensive virtual pivot course for healthcare practitionersArticle

On 10 March, Henley Business School Africa will present the first class in a progressive, brand-new course that addresses both the realities of Covid-19 and the accelerated disruption of the digital age...

Issued by Henley Business School 19 Feb 2021

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SA moves to manufacture, commercialise hydrogen cell technologyArticle

South Africa is now ready to manufacture and commercialise hydrogen fuels technology, after over a decade of research and development...

19 Feb 2021

Comments sought on Critical Skills List
Comments sought on Critical Skills ListArticle

Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has published the 2021 Critical Skills List for public comment...

18 Feb 2021

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