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SA must accelerate focus on mental health issues: Mancosa
On 7 April, World Health Day will be celebrated globally at a time when many health systems worldwide are looking for ways to address capacity issues and funding for essential services. Mental health is becoming a growing focal point, with many asking if enough is being done to address... Read more
Higher education institutions are required to step out of their comfort zones: Mancosa
Higher education institutions worldwide are currently facing a critical period in their existence. They have to redefine their value proposition to a cohort of students who are not only digital natives but have grown up in an environment where the pace of technological change is quicker than ever before... Read more
We need to mirror the pace of technological change by sharpening our tech skills
With only a few weeks left in 2023, South Africans have endured another challenging year. It is anticipated that 2024 will be equally challenging; however, technological advances provide some hope for new opportunities. “In South Africa, one of the biggest challenges that needs to be addressed is the education... Read more
Excitement builds ahead of the MANCOSA mid-year graduation ceremonies
As we approach the second half of the year, the excitement starts to build up at tertiary institutions as they prepare for their Mid-Year Graduation Ceremonies. “We cannot underestimate the achievements of these graduates,” says Professor  Kiveshni Naidoo, Academic Director at MANCOSA. She adds that these achievements are significant... Read more
MANCOSA alumni set to showcase his talent at Harvard
Rorschach Innovation Services, a company headed up by MANCOSA alumni Niall Naidoo, has won the recently held pan-African Honoris at Harvard Entrepreneurship Competition. Naidoo will be jetting off to Harvard University in the USA on 22 March to participate in the Africa Business Conference 2023. The Honoris at Harvard... Read more
MANCOSA to enhance entrepreneurship
Throughout history, South Africa has been home to some of the African continent’s most prominent and innovative entrepreneurs. However, like many other global markets, South Africa is currently facing a challenging economic environment. Conventional wisdom shows that during these times, entrepreneurship should be nurtured and encouraged so that there... Read more
Physically challenged Durban student graduates from Mancosa
Growing up physically challenged did not shatter Nonkululeko Nhlengethwa’s dreams of academic success – this week she graduated with an Honours Degree in Business Administration from private higher education institution, MANCOSA. Born in Nongoma in KwaZulu-Natal, Nhlengethwa contracted tuberculosis of the spine at the age of 12 and could only move... Read more
MANCOSA alumni set to showcase his talent at Harvard as his innovation takes flight
Rorschach Innovation Services, a company headed up by MANCOSA alumni Niall Naidoo, has won the recently held pan-African Honoris at Harvard Entrepreneurship Competition. Naidoo will be jetting off to Harvard University in the USA on 22 March to participate in the Africa Business Conference 2023. The Honoris at Harvard... Read more
Dr Cleo Karrim now head Mancosa’s school of education
In May 2021, Dr Cleo Karrim was officially appointed as Head of School for the School of Education at MANCOSA.  She graduated with a PhD from UKZN in 2021. The title of her research was “Negotiating femininity and marginalisation: Coloured teenage girls accommodating and resisting violence, poverty and hypersexual... Read more
Mancosa celebrates national youth day
By Professor Magnate Ntombela, Principal of MANCOSA June 16 (Youth Day) in South Africa commemorates the fateful events of 1976 when school children rose against the Apartheid government’s introduction of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction for 50% of the school subjects.  The decision was not based on any... Read more

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