Sixteen set to compete at the Unisa National Piano Competition
Sixteen young pianists have been selected to participate in the 6th Unisa National Piano Competition from 19 to 26 July 2019 in the ZK Matthews Great Hall on Unisa’s Muckleneuk Campus in Pretoria. The competition consists of a Jazz Category running parallel to the Classical Category.      ... Read more
Two UP zoologists announced as Fellows of Royal Society of South Africa
Two renowned researchers from the Department of Zoology and Entomology at the University of Pretoria, Professors Armanda Bastos and Marthán Bester, have been announced as fellows of the Royal Society of South Africa (RSSAf) for 2019. This brings the total number of RSSAf fellows from the department to seven.... Read more
SciMathUS opens door for NRF researcher
When Gerald Maarman was in high school, he dreamed of becoming a medical doctor. However, when he completed his matric in 2002, his final Grade 12 results were not good enough to get him into university. But although his dream seemed like an impossible one at the time, Stellenbosch... Read more
Matia Mukama to represent SU at national FameLab competition
Matia Mukama, a doctoral student in Food Science at Stellenbosch University (SU), won the SU heat of the 2019 FameLabscience communication and public speaking competition on Friday (1 February). Carla Snyman, a doctoral student at the Institute for Wine Biotechnology, and George Teke, a Master’s student in Process Engineering, finished... Read more
University of Limpopo Law student wins national essay competition
Congratulatory messages have been pouring in from academics and peers for University of Limpopo Master of Law student Advocate Motlalepula Rakubu on winning the 2019 Ismail Mahomed Law Reform Essay Competition Rakubu who is studying towards a Master of Laws degree at the University of Limpopo (UL), was named... Read more
DUT alumni create ‘proudly South African’ haircare & skincare products
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) strives itself on improving the life chances and aspirations of student entrepreneurs and helping them to reach their maximum potential. Two budding entrepreneurs, Phumelele Khumalo and Nosihle Dlamini are making DUT proud with their exciting new range of ‘Proudly South African’ haircare and skincare... Read more
Untapped Culture: SA’s first ‘LinkedIn for creatives’
South Africa’s multi-billion-rand creative industry is about to receive a major shake-up with the launch of Untapped Culture, the country’s first “LinkedIn for creatives” – an online platform that connects a network of industry professionals, and builds credibility in return. Founded by three University of Cape Town (UCT) Commerce... Read more
UCT student wins Corobrik Architectural Student regional award
Corobrik’s ongoing investment in new production facilities, new technologies, new products and the architects of the future have combined to open a whole world of new possibilities in brick architecture. The 32nd Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award, which will be announced in Johannesburg on the 8th May... Read more
Milpark MBA accreditation an African first
South African higher education institution Milpark Education recently achieved international accreditation of its contact and online MBA, from the renowned Association of MBAs (AMBA), confirming Milpark Business School’s standing as world-class provider of business education. A first for Africa, the Milpark MBA is the only AMBA accredited online MBA... Read more
UCT Masters degrees pull international students
They come from far and wide: from Zimbabwe, Haiti, Latvia, Monaco and the Falkland Islands, a diverse enrolment of 605 new international students who will be studying at the University of Cape Town (UCT) this year. UCT’s 29 000-strong student body has 5 000 international students from 117 countries outside South Africa.... Read more