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Thato Moagi blends her love for farming with her passion for women
At 27 years of age, Thato Moagi is arguable one of the youngest women in agriculture. She speaks to us from her 50-hectare Legae La Banareng farm, in Modimolle, Limpopo, which has become a model of successful mixed farming, from livestock to crops, and even an apiary. Thato is... Read more
VUT strive towards a destination of excellence
The Vaal University of Technology (VUT) is excited to announce that a new VUT Council was inducted on the 12th and 13th August 2021 and that we are no longer under administration. The challenges faced by VUT and the success of Prof. Ihron Rensburg whose term as Administrator came... Read more
Higher education readies to vaccinate 18-35 year old students and staff
HIGHER HEALTH, the health, wellness and development centre of the post-schooling education and training sector (PSET) is helping all public and private institutions, including skills-based learning centres, get ready to vaccinate staff and students who are 18 to 35 years old, in response of the opening up of vaccination... Read more
Culture, Flexibility, Ethics and an eye on the future take centre stage as students identify the most attractive employers in South Africa
Results of the Universum’s Talent Survey – South Africa 2021 Students Engineering and technology professions are still in high demand this year Digital engagement from employers is considered beneficial Business success and presence are closely tied to attractiveness as employers Johannesburg, 05 August 2021 – Success, presence and culture... Read more
WeThinkCode achieves gender parity goal
Eighteen months after the launch of its WomenThinkCode= initiative, WeThinkCode_ has achieved its target of recruiting at least 50% women in its student intake. The success of this groundbreaking initiative reflects an intentional effort to identify and recruit talented women into the academy. “ We are pleased that we... Read more
Online University of the People increases its focus on South Africa
University of the People (UoPeople) has announced its plans to increase its reach amongst South African students searching for affordable, accessible, quality higher education opportunities. The University’s enrolment in South Africa has skyrocketed from 13 students in 2015 to nearly 1,600 students today. Founded on the belief that higher... Read more
Vergelegen Estate horticultural training
Vergelegen wine estate in Somerset West boasts 18 magnificent gardens, ranging from an indigenous agapanthus garden with 14000 plants, to the only International Camellia Garden of Excellence in Africa. Tending to this magnificent estate, which includes numerous historic trees,  requires plenty of expertise and willing hands – so the... Read more
Father-daughter due graduate with MBA degrees
Graduating with an MBA degree is by itself an achievement but graduating side-by-side with your father is the ultimate success story for MANCOSA alumni, Merisha Lalla. Lalla, 35, attained a generational milestone when she and her father graduated with MBA degrees simultaneously. “Graduating with my dad truly shows that... Read more
SU co-sponsors new ‘Nature Africa’ – showcasing science across the African continent
Stellenbosch University (SU) is a co-sponsor of a new online magazine that reports on scientific research and issues of science policy across the African continent. Nature Africa has been launched by Springer Nature and will cover the highest impact research taking place across the continent and communicate this to... Read more
KFC Learnership Programme – the boost youth need this Youth Month
South Africa faces many challenges, not the least of which is the triple threat of high unemployment, a lack of skills and the urgent requirement for training and upliftment. This is particularly important when one realises that the nation’s youth, which represents the future of the country, has been especially hard-hit by the job shortage.  KFC South Africa, which celebrates 50... Read more

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