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“The importance of good PR in various fields” seminar a success
Empowering Public Relations Management students and encouraging confidence in not only themselves but their work as well, was the focal point of the “The Importance of Good PR in Various Fields” seminar, hosted by third year Public Relations Management Student, Nkululeko Mbatha at the Cane Growers Hall, ML. The... Read more
Wits-Cambridge exchange in political theory aims to redress historical colonial power relations
Wits University and the University of Cambridge, UK, have announced an academic exchange programme in political theory. The programme, launched by the SARChI/Newton Bilateral NRF/British Academy Research Chair in Political Theory, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Cambridge, aims to... Read more
Using education to create entrepreneurs
The generation of today has been encouraged not just to study and rely on their education, but also to use their education to create jobs. South Africa has a high percentage of unemployed graduates, so the Vaal University of Technology (VUT) held a Student Entrepreneurship Week where they encouraged... Read more
Wits offers new post graduate courses in e-Science
Programme will create opportunities for students in a variety of fields to gain an interdisciplinary perspective on the emerging fields of Data Science. Wits University is leading the charge in combating the large shortage in scientists and professionals qualified in dealing with e-Science, including Big Data. The University, in... Read more
Five Facts About UWC Dentistry That Will Put A Smile On Your Face
Dentists perform a very necessary function in society – and the University of the Western Cape’s (UWC) Faculty of Dentistry performs more of that function than just about anybody else on the continent. It’s the biggest dentistry school in Africa, responsible for training almost 50% of all new dentists... Read more
15 of the highest salaries in South Africa
Data from Career Junction provides an indication of how much one can expect to earn in 10 major sectors across the country, including the types of jobs that garner the highest salaries. Based on its comprehensive jobs data, Business Tech looks at the jobs that pay the highest salaries... Read more
The future of workers
Tech advances are already impacting skilled white-collar and unskilled workers whereas the digital revolution affected mainly semi-skilled, blue-collar workers. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here. Across the world, communities are adjusting to new ways of doing business, consuming goods, socialising and conducting research through technology. The sheer speed and... Read more
UKZN’s Open Day to showcase the best of innovative student engineering
There is feverish activity and an atmosphere of excited anticipation in the corridors of UKZN’s discipline of Mechanical Engineering. Students and staff alike are hard at work preparing for the annual Mechanical Engineering Open Day, scheduled to take place on Friday 20 October 2017 at the Unite School of... Read more
Meet Thabo Albert Mokhele—the deaf barista
Through an industry-leading collaboration, premium coffee brand Lavazza and SPAR Bean Tree coffee shops are collectively committed to uplifting South Africa’s Deaf community – by training and employing internationally-accredited coffee shop baristas through Ciro Coffee Academy (CCA). “Deaf baristas—and the Sign Language menus that enable communication and facilitate ordering... Read more
Don’t take out the dirty washing with your answer
Moving on from one job to another always begs the question: Why are you leaving or have left your job? US career website, The Balance, says that how you answer will depend on whether leaving was your decision or not. Either way, prepare an answer that casts you in... Read more

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