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10 Tips for Gearing up for End Year Exams:

“Study: The act of texting, eating and watching TV with an open textbook nearby.” Many of us will chuckle when reading this quote as we too are guilty of “studying” but not actually studying during exam time. End of year finals are a little way off, but the time to prepare is now. Follow these […]

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Career guidance

Is a degree in business right for you?

Scores of young people want to study business but aren’t really sure where to start. Many aren’t even sure why they want to study business. There are so many different courses available it can become overwhelming. You need to think carefully about your goals and your ideal future career. The skills and knowledge you’ll learn […]

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Jobhunt101: Professionalise your social media profiles

Employers are scrutinising job applicants’ online profiles more closely than ever during the appointment process, and job hunters should rehabilitate their online footprint before even thinking of sending out applications, an education expert says. “Until recently, job hunters have been advised to ensure there is no compromising content on their social media profiles which could […]

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Career guidance

Professionalise your social media profiles

Employers are scrutinising job applicants’ online profiles more closely than ever during the appointment process, and job hunters should rehabilitate their online footprint before even thinking of sending out applications, an education expert says. “Until recently, job hunters have been advised to ensure there is no compromising content on their social media profiles which could […]

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Tutoring

Let’s face it, as students, we’re always looking for ways to make an extra buck. There are a number of ideal ways to make that cash but they are hardly ever aligned with what you’re actually doing or studying. If you’re a BCom student for instance, getting a job as a waiter might brush up […]

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Career guidance

Marketing manager vs public relations manager: what’s the difference?

Just as an attorney detests being confused with an advocate, so it is with marketing managers and public relations managers. While ostensibly being in the same field, these two professions are markedly different in terms of what it is they hope to achieve. There are any number of articles and blog posts that fail to […]

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Career guidance

Should you take a gap year before or after you study?

We tend to think of a gap year as something to do after high school but before embarking on a tertiary education. However, there is no rule that says you can’t take a gap year after you study. In fact, there are many reasons to do just that. If you are considering a gap year, […]

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Matrics advised to register now for next years studies

The June/July holidays provide the perfect opportunity for matriculants to investigate their higher education options for next year, and get their applications in before the avalanche of enrolment forms hit administrators’ desks later in the year, an education expert says. Nola Payne, Head of Faculty: Information Technology at The Independent Institute of Education, says there […]

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Career guidance

5 Rules for Surviving Post-Grad Study (And Life in General)

Even students who did well in achieving their undergraduate qualifications are often caught by surprise when the full reality of the demands of post-graduate study hits them. And those who struggled through their undergraduate qualifications may see only dark days ahead. But before throwing in the towel, there are a few tips that can help […]

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Get free CV templates that will help you land your first job.

Whether you are applying for your first job, internship or a graduate program your curriculum vitae serves as a the main key to opening the first door to an interview with your potential employer. The job application process not only requires the CV alone, but other accompanying documents like a cover letter, academic record and […]

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