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Vega School of Brand Leadership annual showcase

The Vega showcase is an exhibit of copywriters, visual communicators, multimedia designers, brand building and marketing students, photographers and honour students best work. Vega’s  Students are provided with a valuable career networking opportunity.  The showcase is open to various industry corporates, public and to media. Dates for the showcase: DBN: 3 November 2015 JHB: 5 […]

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Studying, wine-ing, playing and glue-ing – it all comes together at Varsity College

Studying, studying, studying. To do it you need glue on your chair, a rocket-scientist sized brain and you’re entertained by drying paint. You’ve heard that rhyme before. But don’t be fooled, colleges in South Africa are about far more than sitting behind books – although there’s still enough of that. Apart from working hard to […]

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Climbing Mount Fuji for NMMU

On Friday 7th August, the Vice-Chancellor of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU), Professor Derrick Swartz, climbed Mount Fuji in Japan to raise funds for academically deserving students in financial need. To date, his climb initiative has raised R800 000. Straight after completing the climb Prof Swartz wrote about his experience, and emailed it from Japan: On […]

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Time for an African charter on academic freedom

Source: University World News The UNESCO Recommendation Concerning the Status of Higher Education Teaching Personnel was adopted by the Paris-based United Nations agency’s general conference in 1997, after a thorough process of consultation with academic and legal experts and international NGOs, in particular the International Labour Organization, or ILO. The realisation of this goal marked […]

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Design School of SA dresses students for success

The art of dressmaking is seeing a revival in interest from emerging young designers who want to enter the industry well equipped with a depth of garment construction skills. These skills not only allow them to adapt the latest fashions to a variety of different body shapes, but also to offer custom-made clothing that doesn’t […]

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