Wits offers new post graduate courses in e-Science
Programme will create opportunities for students in a variety of fields to gain an interdisciplinary perspective on the emerging fields of Data Science. Wits University is leading the charge in combating the large shortage in scientists and professionals qualified in dealing with e-Science, including Big Data. The University, in... Read more
15 of the highest paying jobs in South Africa
Data from Career Junction provides an indication of how much one can expect to earn in 10 major sectors across the country, including the types of jobs that garner the highest salary. Based on its comprehensive jobs data, Business Tech looks at the jobs that pay the highest salaries... Read more
Job-hunting tips towards landing your perfect job
Trying to find a job? Landing the perfect new job is always challenging, so it’s not surprising that candidates scour the internet for hints and tips. But we no longer need to be told to proof read CVs and write a cover letter for every application; we’ve heard that... Read more
Bursary programme for 2018
The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is committed to address the skills shortage in the South African economy. In this regard, it is offering bursaries to students who wish to study towards an engineering qualification at a tertiary institution. The Municipality’s Bursary Programme aims to provide access to high quality... Read more
Application season is here!
Have you chosen where you want to study next year? Below we have listed all universities accepting undergraduates for 2018. Click on the links for application forms and more information about how to apply for the course that you are interested in. Make sure to take note of the... Read more
Two million students funded by government since 2013
More than two million students studying at South Africa’s public universities and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges have been funded by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) since 2013, the minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, has announced. The total number of... Read more
Clinical training of foreign-trained students at SA medical schools under pressure
The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) says that there is no moratorium on foreign-trained medical students undergoing their clinical training at local universities. However, South Africa’s eight medical schools are experiencing capacity constraints and this could lead to some students, who studied abroad, not being able to... Read more
SETAs offer 100,000 study opportunities each year
Each year, the country’s sector education and training authorities (SETAs), offered thousands of study opportunities to young South Africans. In 2017, the list was made up of 34,469 learnerships, 17,824 bursaries, 5,819 internships, 26,193 skills programmes, 9,486 work-integrated learning and 7,030 apprenticeships. Learnerships, which made up the lion’s share... Read more
Apply Now Campaign moves to Mpumalanga
Learners in Piet Retief in Mpumalanga  get career guidance on what to study and how to apply for admission to post-school institutions. Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana will roll out the 2017 Apply Now/Khetha Career Guidance Campaign by visiting three schools in the Mkhondo Local Municipality,... Read more
NSF’s R175m boost for skills in transport industry
The NSF’s R175 million financing is providing a significant boost to the number of people gaining skills in transport-related industries. The Transnet School of Engineering, which trains and develops artisans through 18 campuses and trade test centres in 14 transport and rail specific trades, has been training apprentices for... Read more