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Why Joburg is the best place in Africa to study

This year's QS Best Student Cities survey saw Johannesburg ranked 84th of 100 top cities to study in, with Cairo being the only other African country to make it onto the list at 88

2 hours ago

Damelin Braamfontein makes history with over 1000 first years

Damelin Braamfontein celebrated a significant milestone with a record number of first year students at its orientation day, as students kick off the 2017 academic year

Issued by Damelin 7 hours ago

Degree fraudsters to face the music

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says serious action will be taken against those who have fake qualification certificates

3 days ago

Heads to roll over unissued TVET certificates

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training has called for disciplinary measures against the officials responsible for delays in issuing certificates to students who have graduated from TVET colleges

3 days ago

R17m skills programme to empower youth

A newly launched R17 million skills programme is expected to enhance the employability of people, especially the youth, from poor backgrounds and those that are referred to as the missing middle

3 days ago

First-day jitters for Central Technical College students

Central Technical College (CTC) welcomed approximately 300 first-year students to the Braamfontein Campus for their first day at campus

Issued by Central Technical College 3 days ago

Damelin Benoni students enjoy a Valentine's Day treat

With the pressures of studying, it can be easy to forget to relax your mind and body. For Valentine's Day the Benoni campus demonstrated love and caring by providing a calm day for students to get some reprieve from their daily campus lives

Issued by Damelin 3 days ago

Leading private education company seeks research specialist

A leading private education provider in South Africa is seeking to employ a marketing researcher at their head office in Pinetown

Issued by Educor 3 days ago

Youth station goes to CityVarsity

On Friday, 10 February, CityVarsity Braamfontein welcomed Cliff Central, the hosting station for the popular radio-based show, Youth Leadership Platform, to the campus to educate and entertain its students

Issued by CityVarsity 3 days ago

Entries open for Mzansi Spelling Bee

The 2017 Mzansi Spelling Bee is open for entry to children between the ages of 9 and 17, currently in grade 4-11 in private, public or home schools

23 Feb 2017

New FemBioBiz Acceleration Programme to boost women in biosciences

An acceleration programme aimed at supporting women in biosciences was launched by the NEPAD Southern Africa Network for Biosciences on Tuesday, 21 February 2017

23 Feb 2017

The WIL to work

False Bay TVET College has aligned itself with various industry partners, SETAs and other role-players to provide our graduates with the necessary work-integrated learning and enhance their prospects of future employment

By Colleen Brennon, Issued by False Bay College 23 Feb 2017

NSC supplementary exams underway

The Department of Basic Education says the first day of National Senior Certificate (NSC) 2017 supplementary examinations proceeded smoothly without any glitches

23 Feb 2017

PERT... for a better way to teach

When I was a young teenager, I actually asked my dad: “What is the difference between education and training?” He answered without hesitation: “Put it this way, would you rather have sex education or sex training?”

By Peter Horszowski, Issued by Pert Industrials 23 Feb 2017

Business students willing to sacrifice future salary for good corporate social responsibility: study

More than 90% of business students in a study on corporate social responsibility said they would be willing to sacrifice some percentage of their future salary to work for a responsible employer

By Debbie Haski-Leventhal and Mehrdokht Pournader 22 Feb 2017

Chef Khumalo, BON Hotel Group launches culinary school

Located at the refurbished restaurant venue at BON Hotel Midrand, the culinary school–cum-restaurant is the result of a desire to bring young African chefs into the industry

22 Feb 2017

#BudgetSpeech2017: Additional R5 billion to fund higher education

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says a provision of R5 billion has been set aside to fund the higher education and training sector in 2019/20

22 Feb 2017

Impak appoints new head of sales and marketing

Impak, a leading curriculum and service provider for schools, tutors and home education parents, is pleased to announce the appointment of Suné Posthumus as its new head of sales and marketing

Issued by Impak 22 Feb 2017

Burson-Marsteller SA's new programme searches for CEO-in-training

Burson-Marsteller have launched the Cornerstones Executive Development Programme, designed to develop the future generation of leadership of the firm in South Africa

21 Feb 2017

Universities to improve access for disabled

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has invested about R175.6 million to ensure that students and staff with disabilities have improved access to university facilities

21 Feb 2017

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