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The Thari Programme

Thari Programme provides for vulnerable women and children

The Thari Programme for the support of Women and Children, is a ground-breaking initiative designed to provide safe places for vulnerable children, youths and women that are inclusive, free from violence, academically effective, gender sensitive, and promote health and well-being,…

No Comments / September 21, 2017

Exam-stress

Matrics: Turn prelim panic into finals advantage

Writing Matric prelim exams and receiving your results can be a distressing eye-opener, but learners who perform worse than they would have hoped still have time to use the experience to their advantage before the final exams, an education expert…

No Comments / September 19, 2017

Purpose

Five inspiring young women blazing trails in SA creative industries

The South African professional landscape is bursting with talented and passionate young women making waves in their respective fields, but women are still considerably under-represented at top levels across industries. More needs to be done to recognise and showcase their…

No Comments / August 31, 2017

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Students create interactive walls to promote positivity in South Africa

There’s always room for a good dose of positivity to lift our spirits and unite us all as South Africans. Two teams of students from Vega, a brand of The Independent Institute of Education (IIE), set out to do just…

No Comments / August 8, 2017

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Kaspersky Lab holds cybersecurity activations in SA schools

Global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky Lab, in partnership with Active Education, have embarked on a series of interactive cybersecurity roadshows at selected schools in Johannesburg and Cape Town – aimed at driving top of mind awareness around online safety. The activations,…

No Comments / August 3, 2017

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Don’t let low self-confidence hinder your career prospects

While not everyone is innately confident in the workplace, recent research shows a strong correlation between confidence and occupational success. Considering the competitive nature of the job market, working on improving your confidence levels can go a long way in…

No Comments / July 10, 2017

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EvenMe! and Harambee partner to help job seeking youth

EvenMe! an online portal and app aimed at inspiring and motivating the youth to be the best version of themselves has announced that it is partnering with Harambee to offer its users a means to connect with employers looking for…

No Comments / July 5, 2017

varsity

First Years: It’s not too late to stop a downhill slide in its tracks

With the academic year well underway, and the first tertiary exams looming for 2017’s rookie students, many of them are having to face up to the fact that things are not going as they imagined when they entered varsity at…

No Comments / June 19, 2017

Leisurely Rajasthan with Mumbai

Travel tips for first time travellers to India

It’s often said India’s vibrant cities overwhelm the senses with their myriad of sights, aromas and sounds, but truly understanding the enchanting nature of this nation can only be achieved in person. From the colourful bazaars to ancient stone forts,…

No Comments / June 13, 2017

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Why it’s cool to have a roomie at varsity

If you’re used to having your own space at home, the thought of sharing a room or an apartment with a stranger at university can be a little daunting. However, sharing a living space with someone comes with many, sometimes…

No Comments / May 30, 2017