Baby Protea Stephanie Brandt ready for Netball World Youth Cup
A Matie, a Southern Sting and now a Baby Protea. Goalkeeper Stephanie Brandt (21), who has represented Maties on the netball court since her first year in 2015, will represent South Africa at the Netball World Youth Cup in Botswana from 8-16 July. The tournament is held every four years.... Read more
Alert: Fine art college in Cape Town, Pietermaritzburg illegal
The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) would like to reiterate that the annulment of an operating licence for the Centre for Fine Art Animation and Design (CFAD) College effected in November 2016 still remains. The Institution has until 31 December 2017 to phase out pipe-line students. Similarly... Read more
New Enactus Ford C3 projects to improve SA lives
Job creation, economic empowerment, recycling and environmental sustainability are the key focus areas for four new student-driven community projects selected by global NPO Enactus and the Ford College Community Challenge (Ford C3). “The purpose of Ford C3 is to challenge colleges and universities to partner with their local communities... Read more
Witsies recognised in M&G’s 200 Young South Africans 2017
More than 25 Witsies are included in this year’s Mail & Guardian list for the most notable young SAs under the age of 35. The recognition attests to the quality of leaders Wits University produces and grooms. Now in its 12th year, the supplement showcases the young stars who are making sterling... Read more
NMMU announces new name
The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth has relaunched itself as the Nelson Mandela University. The university says the new name affords them an opportunity to rethink the kind of university it can, and should become as it contributes to the resolution of the myriad of educational and... Read more
Research development tops agenda at WSU
The Walter Sisulu University (WSU) Directorate of Research Development (DRD), aims to create an enabling environment for staff and students to be empowered through research knowledge and skills. According to WSU acting research director, Dr Nomabandla Cishe, the University  has a vision to focus on research and community partnership... Read more
Youth: We’re happy but don’t trust politicians, religious leaders
That’s the word from the young people who participated in one of the largest world studies that included 28,600 people from 30 countries* including South Africa. In turn, the youth like other age groups, are becoming more resilient by using a range of coping mechanisms such as spending time... Read more
Architecture, engineering, ICT leads top paying sectors in South Africa
Career Junction has released its latest salary review, detailing the top paying sectors in South Africa. The findings are based on actual salary offerings for intermediate and senior level candidates, which were posted on CareerJunction from October 2016 to March 2017. One of the highest paying sectors in South... Read more
New generation of black divers for SA
A new generation of black commercial divers is busy qualifying through training provided by the Subtech Group in partnership with the Transport Education Training Authority (TETA). “This is some of the good news about transformation in the maritime industry,” says Malcolm Alexander, education, training and development (ETD) practitioner at... Read more
Volkswagen put bursars on the road to success
Volkswagen Group South Africa under the banner of the Volkswagen for Good initiative have been funding and supporting children of VWSA employees at school (since 2010) and university (since 2014).  The financial, emotional and educational support given by the Volkswagen for Good initiative has allowed these learners to soar.... Read more