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22/05/2018, 05:36 PM

Paula Louw - Hungary : A Unique Study Experience

Hungary - it is a relatively unknown and uncharted European country to most South Africans. Indeed, many of the Hungarian people I have met since my time here have asked me questions such as "Why on earth did...   More


22/05/2018, 05:28 PM

The Stipendium Hungaricum Programme

An agreement has been signed between the governments of South Africa and Hungary, offering 100 scholarships per year between 2017 and 2019, to South African students for study at participating public...   More


22/05/2018, 05:16 PM

Study In Japan

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships to international students who wish to study at Japanese universities as undergraduate, research students (either...   More


22/05/2018, 04:56 PM

Minenhle Mbandlwa - Lessons From The Land Of The Rising Sun

Not a single person returns to their home country the same as they left. In this article I would like to share some of the amazing lessons I have brought back home from Japan. When I first travelled to Japan I...   More


22/05/2018, 04:41 PM

Poland : Investing In Education

The Ignacy Łukasiewicz Scholarship Programme enables free education as part of masters studies at a higher education institution supervised by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and is currently...   More


22/05/2018, 04:35 PM

India : Study Schemes And Capacity Building

The African Scholarship Scheme (ASS) is offered by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), the cultural arm of the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, to South African nationals. Each...   More


22/05/2018, 04:12 PM

Study In The United Kingdom

The British Council is the United Kingdom's (UK) international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. The UK welcomes over 400 000 international higher education students each...   More


22/05/2018, 02:55 PM

United States Of America

The first step to undergraduate and graduate study in the United States is to find a college or university that best fits your needs. A bachelor's degree is usually completed in four years of full-time study....   More


22/05/2018, 02:26 PM

Sasasa Dlamini - My Study Experience At Harvard

I have really enjoyed my experience in my first year academically. At first, it was a difficult transition to adjust to. There was also a great deal I needed to learn really quickly in order to cope well....   More


22/05/2018, 02:19 PM

Waheeda Peters - Lukhozi Obtains Editorial Internship In USA

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) forms an integral component for students completing their qualifications at the Durban University of Technology (DUT). For Sandile Eugene Lukhozi, obtaining an internship at the...   More


22/05/2018, 02:18 PM

Nduduzo Ndlovu - World Summit

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) student, Ntuthuko Mchunu is excited to be selected as one of the young emerging leaders to participate in the One Young World Summit, where he will share best...   More


22/05/2018, 02:09 PM

A Musical Celebration

The African Renaissance Concert on the 26th of May at the Durban ICC Arena at 6.30 pm is a highlight event of the festival programme and will pay a musical tribute to the Festival's twenty-year legacy. This...   More


19/04/2018, 08:39 PM

Annual African Renaissance Festival Report

The 19th edition of the annual African Renaissance Festival was hosted at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) from the 25 to 27 May 2017. The Festival included a two day...   More


08/06/2017, 04:37 PM

The 19th edition of the annual African Renaissance Festival- Conference Programme

The 19th edition of the annual African Renaissance Festival will be hosted at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) from the 25 to 27 May 2017. The Festival includes a two...   More


06/06/2017, 04:01 PM

Rapelang Rabana - Rekindle Learning

Rapelang Rabana is the innovative founder behind Rekindle Learning, a company looking to improve education in Africa by turning people's compulsion to check their phones into an opportunity to learn. Founded...   More


06/06/2017, 04:00 PM

Shonisani Manyaga - An Eye Opening And Fascinating Experience

Shonisani Manyaga completed his Master of Science (Mineral and Energy Economics) at the Curtin Graduate School of Business (CGSB) located in Perth, Western Australia in 2016, with outstanding...   More


06/06/2017, 04:00 PM

Gugu Mjadu - Attracting Clients

Gugu Mjadu provides her five top tips for young entrepreneurs looking to land their first client: Decide who the client is: The first step in attracting and growing a client base is defining exactly who the...   More


06/06/2017, 03:59 PM

Lunga Ntuli - Hard Work Opens Doors

Lunga Ntuli, Sports motivational speaker and author We were told that you cannot concentrate or think straight with an empty stomach. Guess what; we have used the very same hunger to dream big. It the same...   More


06/06/2017, 03:58 PM

65 Bursaries Awarded To DUT Students

At an event hosted by the Durban University of Technology on 8th May 2017, the Moses Kotane Institute (MKI) Chairperson of the Board, Dr Sakhile Ngcobo has urged the MKI bursary recipients from the Durban...   More


06/06/2017, 03:57 PM

Entrepreneur's Passion For Farming Breeds Success

Loyiso Pepeta, owner of Copperfield Farm in Kokstad, lives by these words, "Do what you love and love what you do," The dairy is the result of a dream Pepeta, 44, had and which was fulfilled by Ithala...   More


06/06/2017, 03:56 PM

Lira - An Inspiration

Songstress Lira has become a huge inspiration to the young people of South Africa. She has established herself as the foremost female artist in South Africa and a formidable presence on the global music scene....   More


06/06/2017, 03:55 PM

A South African Experience For Dutch Students

The Royal HaskoningDHV office in Umhlanga recently hosted a group of six students from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. The students were on a three month study visit to complete a...   More


06/06/2017, 03:54 PM

Sasasa Dlamini - A Step By Step process To Harvard University

Sasasa Dlamini from Westville Boys' High School is the proud recipient of a place at Harvard University in the United States, which is fully funded. Sasasa will first spend a general year studying a range of...   More


06/06/2017, 03:53 PM

Study In The United States Of America

The first step to undergraduate and graduate study in the U.S. is to find a college or university that best fits your needs. A bachelor's degree is usually completed in four years of full-time study. As in...   More


06/06/2017, 03:52 PM

The Fulfillment Of A Lifelong Goal

Masters student in the School of Built Environment and Development Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Mr Menzi Bhengu, was recently awarded the prestigious Chevening Scholarship to study for his...   More


06/06/2017, 03:50 PM

Study UK : Discover You

The United Kingdom (UK) welcomes over 400,000 international higher education students each year, and it's easy to see why. Sitting at the top of the world rankings, UK universities have a reputation for...   More


06/06/2017, 03:48 PM

Kyria van Soelen, Durban University of Technology - Imphendulo Workshop

The Department of Architecture at the Durban University of Technology hosted an International iMphendulo Workshop in May 2017, which brought academics and students from Gdansk, Poland, and Koblenz, Germany to...   More


06/06/2017, 03:47 PM

Poland

HE Mr Andrzej Kanthak - Ambassador of Poland to the Republic of South Africa is committed to continue to focus on investment in the education of young people, especially those from KZN. This commitment follows...   More


06/06/2017, 03:46 PM

Study In Mauritius

As part of its commitment to promote capacity-building at high level across the continent, the Government of Mauritius is awarding scholarships to deserving students who are resident citizens of member states...   More


06/06/2017, 03:45 PM

New Zealand Scholarships

There are a range of scholarships available to international scholars for study in New Zealand. You may also wish to check the scholarships office of the education institution at which you wish to study. New...   More


06/06/2017, 03:44 PM

Nozipho Zwane - A Cultural Experience

Nozipho Zwane recently returned from completing her master's degree in international relations at the University of Tsukuba in Japan. Nozipho's roots are in Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal and she went to school...   More


06/06/2017, 03:43 PM

Study In Japan

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships to international students who wish to study in graduate courses at Japanese universities as undergraduate, research...   More


06/06/2017, 03:42 PM

Economy Think Tank

Graduate education in Korea is well-respected throughout the world. The Korea Development Institute (KDI) is a Korean Government economic think tank. The KDI School was founded as an affiliated educational...   More


06/06/2017, 03:41 PM

India : Study Schemes and Capacity Building

The African Scholarship Scheme (ASS) is offered by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), the cultural arm of the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, to South African nationals. Each...   More


06/06/2017, 03:40 PM

Foreign Bursaries In Europe

Austrian scholarships are available for students, teachers and researchers in southern Africa. The Summer University of Vienna offers an international summer study programme, including European Studies and...   More


06/06/2017, 03:38 PM

European Union and South Africa : Cooperation In Education And Training

There has been a longstanding cooperation in education and training between the European Union and the Republic of South Africa. The European Commission is responsible for the running of the Erasmus+ Programme...   More


06/06/2017, 03:36 PM

Lulama Zono - Summer School At Shanghai Maritime University

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) and the Shanghai Maritime University in China have signed a memorandum of understanding where they agreed to have a working relationship that would be beneficial to...   More


06/06/2017, 03:35 PM

African Leaders

The African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Programme will grant scholarships to young African women and men to pursue a Master's degree in public administration, public policy or public finance at a...   More


06/06/2017, 03:34 PM

Campus : China

The Chinese Government offers scholarships for South African students to study at Chinese institutions. The scholarship may be awarded for postgraduate (Masters, PhD or Post-doc) or non-degree Chinese language...   More


06/06/2017, 03:33 PM

Professional Development

The Australian Government offers prestigious development scholarships to South African professionals through Australia Awards. These comprise Masters-level study at an Australian university and Short Courses...   More


06/06/2017, 03:26 PM

African Union Commission Scholarships for 2017

The African Union Commission offers full scholarship opportunities at the Pan African University to all Member state of the African Union for the 2017/2018 academic year. Applicants from African countries and...   More


06/06/2017, 03:25 PM

KZNYIS Team at Work

Annually, the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education conducts district-based career exhibitions throughout the Province. The aim of the exhibitions is to provide information to Grade 11 and 12 learners about...   More


06/06/2017, 03:22 PM

Lelo Nkosi - Brand Ambassador

Lelo Nkosi, the reigning Miss eThekwini Municipality (2016-2017), has been appointed brand ambassador for the KZN Youth International Scholarships and Exchange Programme.Nompumelelo Patience Nkosi - popularly...   More


06/06/2017, 03:07 PM

Ebandla Campaign

The KwaZulu-Natal Ebandla campaign is a well-devised, wellorganised and sustainable marketing campaign to promote our Province as a place of choice in which to work and live. Based on the concept of the...   More


06/06/2017, 03:06 PM

The KZN Youth International Scholarships Website

The KZN Youth International Scholarships and Exchange Programme website www.kznyis.gov.za was launched on the 7 October 2016 by the KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu. Often the question is asked, "What...   More


06/06/2017, 03:05 PM

Mr Sibusiso Ndebele - African Renaissance Festival Founder

Mr Joel Sibusiso Ndebele is the founder of the African Renaissance Festival. The origins of the African Renaissance Festival may be found in the desire for the African people to assert themselves. There is no...   More


06/06/2017, 02:53 PM

Mr Sihle Zikalala - Driving Economic Growth

Mr Sihle Zikalala, MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs in KwaZulu-Natal unpacks the policy of Radical Economic Transformation. Mr Zikalala says, "Our call for radical economic...   More


06/06/2017, 02:33 PM

Prof Sihawukele Ngubane - Celebrating Opportunities

A very warm Durban welcome to all delegates who are attending the African Renaissance Festival 2017. As in the last two years, the theme 'Entrepreneurs of Africa' shapes the content of 19th edition of the...   More


06/06/2017, 02:32 PM

EThekwini Mayor Cllr Zanele Gumede - Mayor's Welcome

On behalf of eThekwini residents, it is my pleasure to extend our warmest welcome to all delegates to the African Renaissance Festival 2017. The theme "Entrepreneurs of Africa" is closely aligned to the key...   More


06/06/2017, 02:29 PM

KZN Premier Willies Mchunu - Uplifting The People Of Africa

As the provincial government we want to express our appreciation on behalf of the more than 11, 1 million people who reside in this province. We are all excited that you are here to discuss possible solutions...   More


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