Women in Tourism graduate from Executive Development Programme
  The Minister of Tourism, Tokozile Xasa, accompanied by the Deputy Minister of Telecommunications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, officiated at the graduation ceremony of 16 women who completed the Executive Development Programme (EDP) though the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (Unisa SBL) in Pretoria. The Executive Development Programme for Women in... Read more
Top awards for DUT chemistry students
The Durban University of Technology Department of Analytical Chemistry students’ scooped top awards at the 2017 South African Chemical Institute (SACI) Bachelor of Technology (Btech)/Honours symposium held at Ritson Campus Hotel School on the 20th October 2017. The symposium was geared towards postgraduate students in the field of chemistry... Read more
CAES top researchers contribute to world-class research
From left: Professor Sreekantha Jonnalagadda, Professor Hussein Shimelis, Professor Precious Sibanda, Professor Amir Hossein Mohammadi and Professor Johannes van Staden.   In September, the University of KwaZulu-Natal congratulated its top performing researchers for 2016. Of the 30 researchers honoured, 16 are based in the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science, where... Read more
Nelson Mandela Bay women-owned businesses graduate from R250 000 enterprise development programme
Nineteen women-owned businesses in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro on Thursday graduated from a R250 000 intensive nine-month women enterprise development programme run by the Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) in partnership with the Uitenhage Despatch Development Initiative (UDDI). The graduation ceremony officiated by the MEC for Economic Development,... Read more
UWC launches a Maths and Science teacher development programme
“Maths and Science education is of absolute importance to our country – but we can only get the best results if we have the best teachers,” said Provincial Minister of Education, Debbie Schafer. “And for this we need better education for the educators – which is why the Western... Read more
UP joins The Global Classroom
The University of Pretoria (UP) is the only African university selected to be part of the US-based, University of Akron’s The Global Classroom which selects one university from four continents to participate in relevant political debates of international concern. The aim is to increase international communication and understanding of... Read more
Celebrating Can Themba: one of Rhodes’ first black students
Teacher, activist and writer Can Themba is one of the first black students to be admitted at Rhodes University in the late 1940s. He went on to complete a teacher’s diploma in standard time. Themba, a member of the elite Drum Writers club, attended Rhodes University College in his... Read more
Absa increases support to UCT
A total of 250 “missing middle” students from the University of Cape Town (UCT) will receive scholarships after a R10 million donation was handed over to the university by the Barclays Africa Group on Tuesday, 24 October. This follows an almost three-fold increase in the Barclays Africa Group’s CEO... Read more
The MacLartys, taking the family affair to the World Cup
Rhodes University student Natalie MacLarty, 22, has been selected to represent South Africa in the Polocrosse World Cup in Australia in April 2019. Only eight players make up the women and men’s team. This will be MacLarty’s second World Cup since she started playing polocrosse at the age of... Read more
Award inspires Twani to reach new heights
Nelson Mandela University netball star Nolusindiso Twani has been inspired to lace up her takkies for another season after being named Sportswoman of the Year at the Nelson Mandela University’s Achievers Awards last week. After a highly successful season, Twani admitted she had come to a crossroads in her... Read more