Rhodes University redefines its student orientation programme
Rhodes University has developed an integrated approach to academic orientation by setting up panel discussions that are more in line with its general formative degree structure. “This year, we have grouped subjects together in thematic areas and representatives from each subject will appear on a panel to answer questions... Read more
UCT student wins Corobrik Architectural Student regional award
Corobrik’s ongoing investment in new production facilities, new technologies, new products and the architects of the future have combined to open a whole world of new possibilities in brick architecture. The 32nd Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award, which will be announced in Johannesburg on the 8th May... Read more
KZN Youth Fund to assist young entrepreneurs
The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government is to unveil a Youth Fund that aims to assist deserving young people to kick-start their business ventures. First of its kind, the KZN Youth Fund follows a comprehensive research by Youth Directorates of both the Premier’s Office and KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism... Read more
Rhodes University welcomes new students this weekend
Rhodes University is well on track for welcoming its new students as orientation kicks off from 2-9 February. “Student helpers have been trained and already in the residence system. The Orientation Week (O-Week, as it is known at Rhodes) programme begins with the opening of the University on Saturday... Read more
Milpark MBA accreditation an African first
South African higher education institution Milpark Education recently achieved international accreditation of its contact and online MBA, from the renowned Association of MBAs (AMBA), confirming Milpark Business School’s standing as world-class provider of business education. A first for Africa, the Milpark MBA is the only AMBA accredited online MBA... Read more
UCT Masters degrees pull international students
They come from far and wide: from Zimbabwe, Haiti, Latvia, Monaco and the Falkland Islands, a diverse enrolment of 605 new international students who will be studying at the University of Cape Town (UCT) this year. UCT’s 29 000-strong student body has 5 000 international students from 117 countries outside South Africa.... Read more
University of Pretoria tips for making the most of your time as a student
Welcome to  Tuks, the University of Pretoria, and congratulations on choosing UP! Everything can seem a bit overwhelming right now, so take a moment to familiarise yourself with the programme for all the different faculties on the Orientation Week webpage. You can find more tips on how to make a success... Read more
Fulbright scholarship applications open
The United States (US) Government has invited South Africans interested in pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree to apply for a Fulbright scholarship to study at any accredited tertiary institution in the US. The Fulbright Program is the US Government’s flagship international educational exchange. It was established in 1946... Read more
Stellenbosch, UKRI help African teens achieve their full potential
Stellenbosch University (SU) is involved in a long-term initiative championed by the UK Research and Innovation Council (UKRI) that aims to significantly improve the health and life prospects of a generation of Africa’s youth. The project is being led by Professor Lucie Cluver of Oxford University, and consists of... Read more
English-speaking, non-English-speaking Grade Rs have same short-term memory skills
Grade R learners whose mother tongue isn’t English perform just as well as their English-speaking peers when it comes to storing and processing small amounts of information needed for, among others, learning, problem solving and performing calculations. What does hold them back, however, is their lack of proficiency in... Read more