Examination invigilators needed
Persons who wish to undertake invigilation duties during the SU examinations from Tuesday 24 October to Saturday 02 December 2017 have the opportunity to apply till Thursday 14 September 2017. Minimum qualification is Matric, but preference will be given to graduated SU staff members and post graduate students. Undergraduate students unfortunately do... Read more
New master’s offering combines fintech and entrepreneurship
The University of Cape Town (UCT) is now the first university on the continent to offer a specialisation in its MSc degree that is specifically designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to embrace the technological revolution in the financial services sector. South Africa’s financial services industry... Read more
College changes lives
After completing their studies, many students struggle to find employment. This is as a result of many employers looking for graduates with work experience. At West Coast TVET College, assisting graduates to acquire the necessary experience has become a big focus. A Placement Unit was established in 2015 under... Read more
Job-hunting tips towards landing your perfect job
Trying to find a job? Landing the perfect new job is always challenging, so it’s not surprising that candidates scour the internet for hints and tips. But we no longer need to be told to proof read CVs and write a cover letter for every application; we’ve heard that... Read more
Tips for a winning Curriculum Vitae (CV)
When it comes to applying for a new job, your CV could be just the ticket to get you that initial foot in the door and secure an interview – but how do you ensure your CV is added to the interview pile rather than thrown straight in the... Read more
Leadership, management course attracts international delegation
The Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) Education Leadership and Management course attracted an international delegation of 16 school principals from various schools in Nigeria. The esteemed course is a mentorship programme that focuses on the empowerment of school principals and educators and provides instruction in various aspects of... Read more
CPUT engineering labs turn pro
South Africa’s future technicians will soon be training in state of the art laboratories thanks to a partnership between CPUT and engineering industry specialist RS Components. RS sponsored equipment to the value of R250 000 to be used in the project labs run by the Department of Electrical and... Read more
NWU’s nuclear programme gets international green light
The North-West University (NWU) is one of only three universities in the world whose master’s degree in nuclear engineering has been recommended for accreditation. This follows after the International Nuclear Management Academy (INMA) recommended that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) accredit the NWU’s master’s degree in nuclear engineering... Read more
Creating employment opportunities for youth
South Africa’s unemployment rate has hit a 13-year high with youth unemployment now considered to be chronic. One of the biggest contributing factors to these staggering statistics, is a clear mismatch between the skills employers are looking for and the skills with which the education system equips college graduates.... Read more
Teachers needed
Qualified teachers are in high demand. So much so that teachers are included in the Department of Higher Education and Training’s list of ‘Occupations in high demand’. According to this list of scarce skills, the need for teachers is felt across the education spectrum, from early childhood development practitioners... Read more

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