Travel

First timers on the road: Reducing nerves

It can be very nerve wrecking for a first time driver on the road. Many first time drivers suffer from nervousness and get anxious about driving, particularly at night, in new places or when the weather is bad. For any first time driver this can be very stressful and mean you have lower confidence in […]

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Career guidance student life

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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Student News

Who gets paid the highest in South Africa

The who’s who of the corporate Zoo, check out which CEO gets paid the highest in South Africa and the industry they are in. 10. Sifiso Dabengwa Company: MTN Earnings: R48 Million 09. James Wellwood Basson Company: Shoprite Earnings: R50 Million 08. David Constable Company: Sasol Earnings: R53.7 Million 07. Ian Hawksworth Company: Capco Earnings: […]

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Student News

Why you should move to Gauteng after studying

Students nearing the eand of their courses are faced with questions of what to do next. Should you stay close to home and try to find work? Or should you move elsewhere for better opportunities? For many people the solution lies in Gauteng. Home to the two largest cities in South Africa, Johannesburg and Pretoria, […]

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student life Wellness

Safety tips for student residents on campus

Crime is everywhere and trusting that it’s not on your college campus is naive thinking that will land you in trouble. Crime takes place in the most unsuspecting places. Therefore it’s always better to be safe than sorry. If it’s your first time away from home, you’ll feel out of place at first as you […]

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student life Student News

10 top tips for students holidaying in Jozi

Exams are done and the holidays are here! If you’re stuck in Joburg over the winter holidays, rest assured that there’s loads to do in the city, whether you’re looking for a new place to party, a new hotspot for great food, or a place to give some of your time to a good cause, […]

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Finance student life

Do you know what is on your credit bureau record?

Millions of South African consumers are blissfully unaware of the content and status of their own credit bureau reports – and to be honest, many still do not even realise that they are listed at the credit bureaus. Some consumers only have a very vague idea of what role the credit bureaus play in our […]

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Finance student life

What first time car owners should know about vehicle registration

Buying a car for the first time seems like a long-time goal that is finally achieved. The joy of owning a car is that the little worries of having to hitch a ride with someone else are finally over. What no one tells you though is that there are extra costs involved. All vehicle owners […]

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entrepreneurship Finance Student Student News

How To Start a Blog and Make Money Online

In a previous article, I discussed the benefits of blogging for students, such as improving writing and communication skills, as well as the several uses of a blog within an educational context. Today, let’s outline the commercial benefits of blogging, specifically how to start a blog and make money online. When I was a student […]

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