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
Application window now open for 6-month internship at Boeing in Seattle
Aiming for a career in aerospace, or hoping to add some serious weight to your CV? Now is your chance with a fully paid, six-month stint in Boeing’s coveted International Business Intern Program (IBIP) in the United States. Launched in 2012, IBIP gives valuable exposure to Boeing’s latest advances... Read more
SA occupations in demand
A chief financial officer, general manager public service and director of marketing are amongst the 100 most in demand occupations in South Africa, according to the Department of Higher Education and Training. The list, published in June by the Department of Higher Education and Training, features occupations that have... Read more
University applications for 2019 open
Have you decided where you want to study next year? Undergraduate applications for South African universities are open for 2019. Bear in mind application closing dates differ with each University, so make sure to apply before the deadline. Please note that  some universities also have different closing dates for... Read more
Japan opens scholarships for 2019
Japan has opened its doors to foreign students from around the globe to apply at any Japanese University and study under the Japanese Government Scholarship program in 2019 The scholar is open to research, undergraduate, specialized training college and teacher training college. Degree Level Research students (Master’s, Doctoral, or... Read more
Korea offers study opportunity for 2018
Korea has opened its doors for South African scientists. The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is offering South African students a scholarship to study towards a postgraduate qualification of which the Department of Higher Education and Training will be responsible for the nominations of qualifying candidates from... Read more
Agriculture defies odds to create jobs in tough climate
The Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries sectors created an additional 39 000 jobs in the fourth quarter of 2017, says Stats SA. According to the Statistics South Africa Quarter Four Labour Force Survey released this week, agriculture made a commendable contribution to South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate... Read more