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#MusicExchange: Kayleigh Bell releases new single off upcoming album
#MusicExchange: Kayleigh Bell releases new single off upcoming albumArticle

Kayleigh Bell is the new kid on the block in the Cape Town music scene. She hails from the Eastern Cape where she has been making waves with her indie/folk music for some years.

Martin Myers 7 Apr 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

SA Mathematics Olympiad open for entries
SA Mathematics Olympiad open for entriesArticle

As schools prepare to commence the 2021 academic year later this month, mathematics teachers will have an opportunity to register their learners for the annual Old Mutual South African Mathematics Olympiad (SAMO).

12 Jan 2021

Why SA needs to adopt a culture of youth entrepreneurship
Why SA needs to adopt a culture of youth entrepreneurshipArticle

With economic disruption worldwide brought on by pandemic lockdowns, the future looks bleak for young job seekers unless a culture of entrepreneurship is encouraged and supported...

9 Nov 2020

Thuthuka: A programme that makes all the difference
Thuthuka: A programme that makes all the differenceArticle

In the 2019 Saica Nation Building Impact Report, Saica CEO Freeman Nomvalo says: "As Saica celebrates its fortieth anniversary this year, we remain committed to our higher purpose of building a better world and illustrating the integral role our noble profession plays in securing the future of our country..."

Lia Labuschagne, Issued by SAICA 30 Jun 2020

Information sessions for SA students wanting to study in the US
Information sessions for SA students wanting to study in the USArticle

The US Consulate General in Cape Town is supporting students with information sessions and tips on how to prepare to study in the United States...

26 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: There are opportunities in every crisis - Salesian Life Choices' Sofia Neves
#LockdownLessons: There are opportunities in every crisis - Salesian Life Choices' Sofia NevesArticle

Sofia Neves, managing director at Salesian Life Choices, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 7 May 2020

True upliftment: A full circle story
True upliftment: A full circle storyArticle

Here's how the accountancy profession's Thuthuka initiatives, of which sponsorship of the South African Mathematics Olympiad is but one, changed the life of this young South African by unearthing his mathematical gift...

Leigh Andrews, Issued by SAICA 16 Jul 2019

7 reasons why EdTech will continue to boom
7 reasons why EdTech will continue to boomArticle

Of the more than $37.8-billion invested in education technology companies since 1997, 62% was invested over the past three years alone. Set to reach a value of $252-billion by 2020 - EdTech is a booming industry...

15 Jan 2019

Unisa to reopen 2018 applications
Unisa to reopen 2018 applicationsArticle

The University of South Africa (Unisa) will reopen its applications for the 2018 academic year for first-time entering undergraduate students...

15 Jan 2018

TVET colleges must be ready for late applications
TVET colleges must be ready for late applicationsArticle

Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Buti Manamela has advised management at Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges to have plans in place to deal with late walk-in applicants...

12 Jan 2018

Ensure you make the right study choice the first time
Ensure you make the right study choice the first timeArticle

New matriculants are urged to carefully consider their higher education choices to avoid becoming another statistic in South Africa's already significant first year drop-out rate...

11 Jan 2018

Student registration system hit by tech glitches
Student registration system hit by tech glitchesArticle

Scores of students in the last-minute rush to secure space at the country's universities and colleges have been unable to access the higher education and training department's registration system as a result of technical glitches...

Sipho Mabena 10 Jan 2018

EFF to 'assist' with varsity registrations
EFF to 'assist' with varsity registrationsArticle

The EFF has reiterated that it wants every potential student to be registered as party members visit universities and colleges across the Eastern Cape this week, regardless of whether or not the institutions have space...

Tremaine Van Aardt 8 Jan 2018

Online help for matrics to get into varsity
Online help for matrics to get into varsityArticle

The Central Applications Clearing House (CACH) online application service for matriculants, who struggled to secure a place at the educational institution of their choice, will open from 5 January - 28 February 2018...

12 Dec 2017

University application survival tips
University application survival tipsArticle

Before applying for university positions, this year's matriculants would do well to put together an application survival kit that may make the process less stressful...

30 May 2017

Parents under pressure
Parents under pressureArticle

Thousands of students and their parents are having to dig deeper into their pockets to pay for studies at private tertiary educational institutions as full-house signs go up at universities around the country...

Taschica Pillay 13 Feb 2017

Students shut down colleges to demand better governance
Students shut down colleges to demand better governanceArticle

Over-enrolment has led to a standoff between students, colleges and the government, Higher Education and Training deputy director-general Firoz Patel said on Monday...

Michelle Gumede 24 Jan 2017

Eastern Cape universities to reject some students
Eastern Cape universities to reject some studentsArticle

Eastern Cape universities will be forced to turn away thousands of prospective first-year students, even if they received good matric results...

6 Jan 2017

Adopt-a-School profiles its star matriculants
Adopt-a-School profiles its star matriculantsArticle

Pupils from schools supported by education NGO, Adopt-a-School Foundation, shone in their 2015 matric examinations, rising above the difficult circumstances in their social and schooling environments...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 7 Jan 2016

Vast majority of students turned away
Vast majority of students turned awayArticle

Studying hard and passing matric with flying colours can no longer guarantee students a place at colleges or universities. Only one in eight who apply will be enrolled...

2 Feb 2015

Centralised university applications coming
Centralised university applications comingArticle

The first phase of a centralised applications system for entrance to tertiary education is operating and prospective students who have not applied yet may apply through the system for places for next year, Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande said last week.

Karl Gernetzky 16 Oct 2012

UJ stampede 'unfortunate'
UJ stampede 'unfortunate'Article

Cabinet spokesperson Jimmy Manyi says the release of the improved matric pass rate and the rate of qualification for university entry should be cause for celebration, not tragedy. This is in response to the incident in which a mother of a prospective student was killed in a stampede at the University of Johannesburg on Tuesday.

12 Jan 2012

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