NSFAS students to get extra allowance of R275 for personal care

Students funded by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will now have a personal care allowance. More than 800,000 students will benefit from the incidental or personal care needs. NSFAS spokesperson Kagisho Mamabolo said students will  be provided with an amount of R275 for incidental or personal care. “The introduction of the personal allowance … Read moreNSFAS students to get extra allowance of R275 for personal care

Matric Results Announced: CLICK HERE TO VIEW RESULTS

The matric class of 2018 achieved an overall pass rate of 78.2%. Basic education minister Angie Motshekga announced the figure during a live broadcast of the results in Johannesburg on Thursday evening. The pass rate is an improvement on the year before. The class of 2017 achieved a 75.1% pass rate, itself an improvement from … Read moreMatric Results Announced: CLICK HERE TO VIEW RESULTS

FACT: Black People own only 3% of S.A’s economy

A Department of Trade and Industry survey has revealed only three percent of South Africa’s economy is black-owned. Further findings in its study reveal that black graduates are three times more likely to be unemployed than their white counterparts, suggesting the problem lies with business, not education, as the formal sector tends to claim. The Black Management … Read moreFACT: Black People own only 3% of S.A’s economy

Government will no longer require experience for first time job seekers

The Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) is currently reviewing regulations for all entry-level posts in the public service. In a statement released on Monday (19 November), the DPSA said the review would allow for the recruitment of new entrants – without prior experience – into entry-level government jobs. It added that the amended … Read moreGovernment will no longer require experience for first time job seekers

INVITATION: 2018 SABS Essay Competition

ABOUT THE SABS The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) is the nucleus of a national network of stakeholders that ensures that technical requirements in South African National Standards provide the domestic economy with the capability for adoption to the vagaries of a changing global technical framework in order to maintain relevance in the global … Read moreINVITATION: 2018 SABS Essay Competition

NSFAS applications for 2019 postponed: How will this affect you as a student?

NSFAS has stated that the applications for 2019 will only be opened once the payment backlog has been cleared. This is a great cause of concern, and many students are worried about their applications. As someone who had to rely on NSFAS as well, I know how it feels. Since you won’t be able to … Read moreNSFAS applications for 2019 postponed: How will this affect you as a student?

NSFAS applications for 2019 has been postponed until further notice

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will not be opening applications for 2019 on Wednesday, August 1 as planned after a directive from Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor. “In line with the directive from Minister Pandor, Minister of Higher Education and Training, the 2019 application process, which was due to open on … Read moreNSFAS applications for 2019 has been postponed until further notice

UNISA 2019 APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION

Who must apply? Everyone wanting to start a new qualification must apply for admission. This includes first-time Unisa applicants, Unisa students changing to a new qualification and applicants who previously applied for admission but were not offered a space. Everyone completing a Higher Certificate or Alternative Pathway / Extended Programme must apply for admission to … Read moreUNISA 2019 APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION

VLA: Public Admin Learnership Programme

National Certificate: Public Administration NQF Level 5 Vusheni Learning Academy (VLA)in partnership with Public SETA and Host Employer Bushbuckridge Local Municipality invites applications for a Learnership in National Certificate: Public Administration: NOF Level 5 to be delivered in the Mpumalanga Province within the next 3 months. Application must meet all the following criteria / requirements: … Read moreVLA: Public Admin Learnership Programme

VW: Internship Programme

The Graduate Trainee Programme is designed for motivated, driven and dedicated individuals who possess excellent communication skills, leadership potential and an above average academic record. As a permanent employee of Volkswagen Group South Africa, Graduate Trainees undergo a 12 month intensive training programme including Personal Development, Leadership Development and On-the-job Training which will provide graduates … Read moreVW: Internship Programme