Change your future study maths, science
Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has encouraged learners to change South Africa’s future by pursuing mathematics and science. The Minister was addressing learners at the launch of the 2017 National Science Week (NSW) at the newly renamed Nelson Mandela University, in the Eastern Cape. Hosted at the institution’s... Read more
New degrees at UL for agriculture, environmental sciences
The University of Limpopo (UL), a leader in agriculture and water and sanitation innovation, recently added two new specialised degrees under- and post-graduate programmes to its School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. The new degrees are designed to prepare students to respond to meet climate change’s dynamic demands and... Read more
Khetha Career Guidance
Learners can make informed career and study choices with the help of the Department of Higher Education and Training operates Khetha career development service. This multi-channel platform provides free access to career information, advice and guidance through telephone, SMS, social media, face-to-face and outreaches to schools among others. Over... Read more
4 top tips for the job hunter
Finding a job can be a tedious exercise. It can also involve a fair amount of rejection. So job hunters often appreciate any help they can get when it comes to setting themselves apart from other applicants. Be resume-ready Your resume should be updated and tailored for every position... Read more
Finding the balance between work and home
Embrace your femininity, understand the power of leadership and find a healthy work-life balance. Atisha Gopichund is a wife, mother and business woman working in the construction sector, and this is her philosophy. After graduating from Tshwane University of Technology, Atisha started her career as a civil engineer where... Read more
New degree to professionalise paralegal sector
In a bid to professionalise the paralegal sector and contribute to the transformation of the legal profession as well as higher education curricula, CPUT will from 2018 be offering the new Bachelor of Paralegal Studies degree. The degree, being the first of its kind in the country, is designed... Read more
Show me the money
Job seekers world over cringe when it comes time to talk about money.  It is an important topic so try to avoid these pitfalls when asked to disclose your income or income expectations. Obviously by disclosing this information, you, as a job seeker,may limit your power to negotiate a... Read more
SETAs offer 100,000 study opportunities each year
Each year, the country’s sector education and training authorities (SETAs), offered thousands of study opportunities to young South Africans. In 2017, the list was made up of 34,469 learnerships, 17,824 bursaries, 5,819 internships, 26,193 skills programmes, 9,486 work-integrated learning and 7,030 apprenticeships. Learnerships, which made up the lion’s share... Read more
Apply Now Campaign moves to Mpumalanga
Learners in Piet Retief in Mpumalanga  get career guidance on what to study and how to apply for admission to post-school institutions. Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana will roll out the 2017 Apply Now/Khetha Career Guidance Campaign by visiting three schools in the Mkhondo Local Municipality,... Read more
NSF’s R175m boost for skills in transport industry
The NSF’s R175 million financing is providing a significant boost to the number of people gaining skills in transport-related industries. The Transnet School of Engineering, which trains and develops artisans through 18 campuses and trade test centres in 14 transport and rail specific trades, has been training apprentices for... Read more