Know what to expect from your chosen career
Harvey Specter is possibly a reason thousands of matriculants flocked to apply to study an LLB law degree. Imagine their horror when they discoverlife as a lawyer isn’t all witty dialogue, intense cases, and sharpdesigner attire. Television shows like Law and Order, The Good Wife and the more recent The... Read more
Rhodes Business School launches business empowerment channel
In a ground breaking move, the Rhodes University Business School this month launched a television channel, which offers lectures in Economics I, Commercial Law, Entrepreneurship and financial planning. Funded by Nedbank, the channel, Rhodes Business School, aims to be an incubator to promote social enterprise, entrepreneurship and empower local people... Read more
Young chefs join hospitality industry
  Tourism Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe has congratulated 50 chef graduates in Newlands, Cape Town. The chefs were trained through the National Youth Chefs Training Programme (NYCTP). It is a project that develops unemployment youth between the ages of 18 and 35 years in the skills of the culinary... Read more
How to make the right career choice
Making an informed career choice is arguably one of the most important decisions of your life says the Department of Higher Education and Training. The Department says that when making this decision, you should have right knowledge and understanding based on self-knowledge, the working world and the education and... Read more
CSIR: Call for postgraduate bursary applications 2018
The CSIR and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) are pleased to announce the DST Inter-Programme Bursary Support (IBS) call for applications. Opening Date: Monday, 14 August, 2017 Closing Date: Friday, 29 September, 2017 The IBS postgraduate bursary support is intended for full time studies for Honours/ 4th... Read more
DUT designer range jetting off to stores soon
Designs from former pattern making student from the Durban University of Technology Sam Mosala will hit the rails of leading clothing retailer in September. The spectacular prize for the 44-year old from Durban came as a result of his inspired designs in SABC 3’ The Intern show. The weekly... Read more
Be employable with these in demand trades
Millwrights, toolmakers and boilermakers are among the most in demand trades. This is according to a list compiled by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) in collaboration with Swiss-South African Cooperation Initiative. The list of in demand trades was compiled to raise awareness of the available career... Read more
Stanford launches opportunities to empower southern African entrepreneurs
Stanford Graduate School of Business  (Stanford GSB) today announced a USD $3 million, three-year partnership with De Beers Group to empower young, budding entrepreneurs and owners of established businesses in Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa through two new educational programs launching in 2018. Stanford is expanding two of its... Read more
Improve your skills with Coursera
Imagine the opportunity to learn a new skill within four to six weeks at the low price of less than R1,500 taught by top instructors from the world’s best universities and educational institutions. I kid you not.  That’s what is on offer at Coursera , an innovative online course... Read more
Work friends, yay or nay?
Those who have work friends or a “best friend at work” are more likely to be happier and healthier, making them seven times more likely to be engaged in their job says leading business journal Harvard Business Review (HBR). In its latest edition which features “Having Work Friends Can... Read more

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