IORA establishes Madiba internship programme
Member states of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) has been challenged to invest in the education of the youth as it is the most powerful weapon to change the world. Responding to this call, the 18th Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Council of Ministers Meeting, which took place on... Read more
Pearson Institute: Fast-tracked degrees launched in South Africa
The Pearson Institute of Higher Education (PIHE) recently announced the launch of its newly structured, fast-tracked Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) and Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Programmes for 2019. The possibility of finishing a degree in two years is the first of its kind in Higher Education in South... Read more
Scholarships open doors for youth to study and fulfill dreams
For many young people, being awarded a scholarship is often the only option available for after-school education. Financial assistance of this nature, offers youth the opportunity to follow their dreams, while helping relieve the financial strain on parents or guardians. One such student benefitting from this is 20-year old... Read more
CHILE: Nelson Mandela Scholarships for 2019
Programme outline The Chilean International Cooperation Agency (AGCI) is offering scholarships for accredited Spanish-taught Master’s program at Chilean higher education institutions in 2019. The scholarships are offered to professionals who are citizens of South Africa, Mozambique and Angola. More information on the scholarship program is available at https://www.agci.cl/index.php/becas/becas-para- Degree level... Read more
ABSA invests R2.4million in scholarships
ABSA recently handed over a cheque of R2.4million to Rhodes University from its CEO scholarship programme for the 2018 academic year. Absa’s funding will extend to a group of carefully-selected, academically deserving Rhodes University students for the entire year of 2018, in the following academic fields: Commerce, Humanities, Engineering,... Read more
Malegapuru W Makgoba scholarships for Pharmacy student
UKZN Pharmacy student Ms Naeema Suleman received the Malegapuru W Makgoba Scholarship. The Scholarship is awarded to five top-ranked undergraduates proceeding from first-year to second-year of study in each of the four Colleges at UKZN. ‘I feel extremely honoured and humbled to have been awarded this scholarship by UKZN.... Read more
All systems go for NSFAS 2019 applications
NSFAS (National Student Financial Aid Scheme) has officially tested the improved online application system which is aimed at improving the time at which users take in applying for funding. “This is an effort to showcase the improved efficient process. The aim and focus was to make the online application... Read more
VC launches substantial scholarships for women
Vice-Chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng has launched three substantial scholarships for women, focused on gender issues. The launch was part of a UCT National Women’s Day event, For Womxn by Womxn, on 8 August, hosted at Graça Machel Hall. Guests of honour were UCT Chancellor Graça Machel and former UCT Vice-Chancellor Dr Mamphela... Read more
Chevening UK scholarship
Chevening, a UK Government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders, is offering students an opportunity to study in the UK. The Chevening master’s scholarship is funded by the foreign and common wealth office and partner organisations. The organisation is looking for future leaders, influencers and decision makers... Read more
FMHS to offer undergraduate Nursing programme in 2019
From 2019, the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) of Stellenbosch University will offer a Bachelor of Nursing programme and applications are now open. The Department of Nursing and Midwifery is known for its postgraduate and specialist programmes, and welcomes this innovative undergraduate programme to its portfolio. The... Read more