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
SASSETA Bursaries for Criminology and Forensic Studies
The Safety and Security Sector Education and Training Authority (SASSETA) has awarded 15 postgraduate students from the UKZN Criminology and Forensic Studies Discipline with bursaries worth a combined R1 000 050. Since 2016, students in Criminology and Forensic Studies have been funded with a total of more than R3... Read more
Local scholarships opportunities for Grade 12-learners
Learners from local high schools in Somerset East, Cookhouse, Bedford and Adelaide once again have the chance to apply for Cookhouse Wind Farm funded scholarships, which now offers scholarships to   Public Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges, should learners wish to complete an occupational or skills development programme.... Read more
Scholarships open in Brazil
Brazil invites students to apply for a scholarship through their exchange program for undergraduate students. This program is provided to selective developing countries which include South Africa. Brazilian government also offers 100 scholarships at the doctorate level for students in these selected developing countries to go and study in... Read more
Changing lives with Ford’s far-reaching Skills Development programs
Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is driving the creation of employment opportunities for the youth through its innovative and far-reaching Skills Development and Learnership programs, with more than R250-million spent on training initiatives since 2014. During this period, over 1 500 learners have been trained at Ford’s... Read more
Creating opportunities for near-graduates and unemployed graduates
Growth Institute’s Project Phahamisa™ is gaining traction.  Many of the youth find themselves in a position where their qualifications are not needed by employers or where their incomplete qualifications prevent them from entering the workplace. Project Phahamisa™ is a workeracy-focused project that helps the youth to turn the skills... Read more
Alteram Solutions opens its doors to new interns
Alteram Solutions has welcomed its newest interns.  This is the company’s second internship programme since 2015/2016 which currently employs 20 interns.  The internship programme is aimed at providing these enthusiastic individuals with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) skills and experience that will help equip them for the world of... Read more
Entries for prestigious Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation are open
Engineers from South Africa and other sub-Saharan countries are invited to enter the fifth edition of the prestigious Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. The deadline for entries is Monday 23 July 2018. The Africa Prize, founded by the UK’s Royal Academy of Engineering, is a six-month training programme which... Read more