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International Hotel School Launches Rebuild KZN Scholarship Fund
Innovative fund offers stricken Durban youth up to 50% scholarships for August intake The International Hotel School (IHS) has announced a R3 million scholarship fund to provide financial assistance to potential learners impacted by the recent unrest. All students who enroll at the Durban campus for the July 2021... Read more
Leadership a priority for new law scholarship
The Everard and Joan MacFarlane Family Leadership Scholarship for University of Cape Town (UCT) law students was launched on Tuesday, 20 July. More than just a funding grant, the R15 million endowment aims to support students who display both academic excellence and leadership skills, through a holistic faculty‑based programme. Taking... Read more
WeThinkCode_ Durban campus open. 100 fully funded courses available
WeThinkCode_ has landed in Durban/eThekwini. Selection bootcamps to recruit the maiden cohort for Kwa-Zulu Natal kicked off last week. Bootcamps are being hosted at Convention House located at 125 Florence Nzama Street in Kingsmead. The software programming academy is inviting potential candidates in the region to apply to its... Read more
KFC Ikusasa Lethu Scholarship: helping families rewrite their narrative
The inaugural KFC Ikusasa Lethu (our future) scholarship programme is now officially underway with 25 pupils who were selected across the country last year, starting their new academic year. The Scholarship programme provides access to quality education to deserving learners whose parents work for a KFC restaurant and to... Read more
SU invites students to enter its third annual hackathon challenge
This year’s SU Hackathon will be run as an online challenge between 31 July and 2 August 2020, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The event is organised and hosted by Innovus, SU’s university-industry interaction platform responsible for the University’s commercial activities, including the commercialisation of SU’s innovation and... Read more
Henley to offer new PGDip later in 2020
Henley Business School Africa is to launch a brand-new Post-Graduate Diploma (PGDip) in management practice later this year. Called the Africa Rising PGDip, the course will prepare its graduates to make the most of business opportunities on the continent. It is accredited as a qualification at level 8 on... Read more
Post-doctoral Fellowships for 2020/2021: Call for applications
The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) is an institute based at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. Its purpose is to promote advanced research in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences beyond regular teaching and research activities that take place at institutions of higher learning. JIAS regularly hosts... Read more
VC pays it forward with new scholarship for black women
University of Cape Town (UCT) Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng has self-funded a new scholarship and a prize for black South African women studying science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects at postgraduate level at UCT. The aim is to pay it forward and drive transformation at the university and... Read more
New graduates for Isuzu training programme
Seven young graduates have joined Isuzu Motors South Africa’s (IMSAf) Graduate in Training (GIT) programme while six others will be participating in the company’s in-service training (IST) programme this year. The graduates and in-service trainees are spread across the organisation occupying roles in technical services, purchasing vehicle sales, marketing... Read more
Mechatronics students get exposed to real work environment
A key strategic objective of the Nelson Mandela University Isuzu Chair in Mechatronics is to provide assistance for manufacturing-related development and problem-solving at Isuzu, as well as at local automotive suppliers. Through research and innovation, the Chair in Mechatronics facilitates co-operation between industry and academia with the aim to... Read more

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