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
Unisa academic’s research on biobanking now SA policy
Biobanks contain human tissue and other biological material and can be an invaluable resource for medical research, but it must be properly regulated to ensure ethical use. Dr Safia Mahomed, a senior lecturer in the Department of Jurisprudence in Unisa’s College of Law, is helping to ensure that biobanking... Read more
Fintech students on par with world’s best
A study tour to the US confirmed two things for six Fintech master’s candidates: a burgeoning of disruptive fintech technologies, driven by artificial intelligence, blockchain and big data – and that UCT’s course and students can hold their own globally. “Unforgettable”, “Once in a lifetime experience”, “A series of... Read more
Luigi flies NWU flag high during national pageant
Luigi Mensah (21) has a good reason for starting the new year with a smile on his face and a bounce in his step. Not only will 2019 see him graduating with a degree in Financial Accounting, but also sporting the title of second runner-up in the prestigious Mr... Read more
UniZulu top Media Studies student making Mum proud
Coming from a family of school dropouts could have easily deterred Duduzile Joyful Zuma from pursuing her dream of becoming a media professional, instead, this is the major reason why she invests most of her time in her studies. She reaped the fruits of her hard work at the... Read more
UKZN in prestigious international university ranking
The University of KwaZulu-Natal has done it again; making the cut in yet another prestigious university international ranking list. In the Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies Rankings 2019, the University of KwaZulu-Natal made it into the list of 100 best universities in emerging economies; securing 49th place. UKZN was bested by... Read more