Rhodes Scholarship jerks up UFS alumnus’ teaching career
The education career of a University of the Free State alumnus and budding teacher, Sinoxolo Gcilitshane, has been given a boost after he was granted a Mandela Rhodes Scholarship to do a Bachelor of Education at the University of Cape Town this year. This prestigious offer comes after only one year... Read more
University of the Free State: Status of the 2019 registration process
The on-campus registration process at the University of the Free State (UFS) has not yet commenced. Although the online registration process started on 7 January 2019, the on-campus registration process on the university’s Bloemfontein and Qwaqwa Campuses will commence on 21 January 2019. Some media reports that the registration process commenced... Read more
UFS: Important registration information for first-year and senior students
The UFS seeks to distinguish itself as an institution that pursues the delivery of outstanding quality graduates and knowledge through academic excellence, diversity, inclusivity, and innovative and transformative thought. We welcome all our first-year and senior students at the start of 2019. First-year students: Admission process 2019 What can... Read more
Opportunities for the Class of 2018 in the Post-School Education & Training System
Technical and Vocational Education and Training The mandate of the Department is to develop a skilled and capable workforce that can contribute to inclusive growth path. Central to achieving this mandate is also ensuring that students get access to and succeed in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)... Read more
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