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How to apply for jobs at FNB

Sunday, 10 October, 2021 - 19:30

Do you want to work for First National Bank (FNB)? Let us walk you through the process of how to apply to work at FNB.

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How to apply for jobs at FNB
  1. Head to the FNB career site
  2. Log in/register an account
  3. Browse available vacancies
  4. Apply!

Easy enough, right? Let's look at each step a little more closely though.

1. Head to the FNB Career Site

Only applications via the FNB Jobs Site will be considered. While the vacancies might be advertised elsewhere, you will always be requested to apply via this site. No applications outside of this process will be considered.

2. Log in/register an account

In order to apply, you'll need to have an account. Signing up is a free process, so all it will take is a little bit of your time. Fill out your information and you're all set!

3. Browse available vacancies

Now you're ready to start searching for your dream job! The FNB career site allows you to search for jobs by country, franchise, field and more. You'll be able to view the job requirements and other information.

4. Apply!

Once you've found the job you want, it's time to apply! Simply hit "Apply now" and follow the prompts.

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Unisa's Websites Will Be Down This Weekend

Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 15:57 Author Sakinah Samuels

Unisa has warned students that the University's websites will be down this weekend. This is important for students who were planning to get some work done this weekend to know so that they can prepare.

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Unisa has announced that their websites will be down this weekend.

The University issued the following announcement:

Due to essential maintenance, the Unisa websites might be intermittently unavailable from 08:00 on Saturday 26 June to 14:00 on Sunday 27 June 2021. 

They then went on to apologise for any inconveniences this might cause.

This might disrupt some students' plans to do some work on the weekend or submitting tasks and assignments. Students now have the opportunity to prepare for whatever delays this may cause for them.

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Here's What is Needed To Stay Funded By ISFAP

Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 15:20 Author Sakinah Samuels

The Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme, what we know as ISFAP, offers bursaries to missing middle students. Here's what's needed to stay funded by ISFAP.

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The Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme (ISFAP) is a bursary geared towards not only students from poor background but also students who come from the middle class who fall under the 'missing middle' category.

If you are funded by ISFAP, there are requirements which you have to achieve to stay funded by them.

ISFAP covers students for the minimum duration of their qualification. This means that should you be doing a 4 year course, they will fund you for 4 years. 

Progression to the following year of study is therefore important for when ISFAP assesses whether funding should be continued. 

The requirements to stay funded are as follows:

  • any module or course that will add to the minimum prescribed period would be looked at and you will need to pass them
  • if you fail a module which would add extra time to your qualification then that’s viewed as an unsatisfactory performance

If you no longer meet the requirements, you will lose your funding.

ISFAP is a foundation that offers academic and psycho-social support to undergraduate students at their partnered universities. They offer bursaries to students who have household incomes between R0 and R600 000 per year.

Visit the ISFAP website here to learn more about what ISFAP is.

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City of Cape Town Bursaries

Bronwyn Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 14:50

Have you registered for a scarce skill undergraduate or postgraduate degree or diploma? We’re offering bursaries!

Opportunity Details

Every year, the City offers financial support to help students cover the costs for registration, examinations and class fees.

Disciplines falling within the scare skills list:

  • BCom Management Accounting
  • BCom Accounting
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Qualifications (CIMA)
  • Accounting (CA and Cost Management)
  • Contract Management (Design and Implementation)
  • Fleet Management
  • Nursing (Medical Specialist)
  • Industrial Engineering
  • B Degree in Library and Information Science
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Science
  • BSc Computer Science
  • BSc Electrical Engineering
  • BSc Industrial Engineering
  • MSc Data Science
  • MSc Sustainable Energy Engineering
  • B Business Science
  • Information & Systems Technology

Download an application form here:

  How to apply

Supporting documentation to include:

  • a registration letter or provisional acceptance letter from your approved tertiary institution 
  • if you have matriculated, include a copy of your matric certificate
  • a certified copy of your June 2020, Grade 12 results
  • any recommendations from teachers, mentors and peers
  • awards and certificates you have won
  • the contact details of two people who can be called on as references
  • a certified copy of your ID and that of your parent / guardian 
  • proof of residence 
  • payslip / certified proof of Government grant (if applicable)
  • any work you have already done in the field in which you are planning to study

Download the application form HERE

For more info CLICK HERE

Opportunity Closing Date Wednesday, 30 June, 2021 - 12:00 Company Offering the Opportunity City of Cape Town Article Categories Article Category Bursaries 2021 Tags Tags

Vodacom 2021 Bursary Programme

Bronwyn Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 14:49

If you are a South African Citizen you may qualify for a bursary for full-time studies at our accredited tertiary institutions in one of the following fields of study...

Opportunity Details Bursary/Scholarship Programme at Vodacom

Applicants can apply for a Vodacom Foundation Bursary if they intend to gain a qualification in one of the following fields of study:

Engineering and Operations:

  • Electrical or Electronic Engineering (Light Current only);
  • University of technology Diplomas and Degrees in similar areas of study.

Information Technology:

  • BSc Computer Science;
  • BSc Computer Engineering; or
  • Information Systems
  • University of technology Diplomas and Degrees in similar areas of study
Requirements

Applicants need to meet the following requirements:

  • must be a South African citizen
  • must undertake full-time undergraduate studies in a South African tertiary institution
  • be a member of a family who’s total household income does not exceed R150 000 per year
  • must pass Grade 12 with exemption
  • must obtain a minimum “C” symbol in both Mathematics and Science Higher Grade
  • must be younger than 25 years
  • may apply if already in his/her first year of studies in an accredited South African tertiary institution and meet all criteria above

Click below to view how to apply.

How to Apply

Application forms that are incomplete will be disregarded.

DOWNLOAD: VODACOM BURSARY APPLICATION FORM

Opportunity Closing Date Wednesday, 30 June, 2021 - 12:00 Company Offering the Opportunity Vodacom Article Categories Article Category Bursaries 2021 Tags Tags

ISFAP Bursary Applications Will Open in July

Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 14:49 Author Sakinah Samuels

Applications to be covered by the Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme, better known as ISFAP, in 2022 will open in July. Careers Portal had a chat with ISFAP where all your questions on the bursary were answered.

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Sifanele Biyela, Regional Project Manager at Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme (ISFAP), sat down with Careers Portal to talk about the bursaries they offer, what the missing middle is and why funding is crucial in South Africa.

Biyela said that applications for the ISFAP bursary will open in July for 2022 funding.

ISFAP is a foundation that offers academic and psycho-social support to undergraduate students at their partnered universities.

RELATED: Who are ISFAP? And what do they do?

What are the requirements for ISFAP?

To qualify for funding through ISFAP, they are looking for students who have household incomes which range from R0 to R600 000 per year. This would mean that they cover missing middle students.

ISFAP Applications

Applications for 2022 will open in July. You will need to apply online. You will need to create a profile where you will need to add your parent/guardian IDs, proof of incomes and consent forms.

ISFAP then goes through the completed applications and respond to students applications with 'Pending' or 'Incomplete'.

They then go through their internal processes such as testing and following that, they will release offers.

What does the ISFAP bursary cover?

Students will receive a contract once they've been approved and this contract will have details about what will be covered and when funding will begin.

The ISFAP bursary benefits are that your tuition is covered as well as accommodation, meals, transport and also psycho-social support. Students will also receive laptops and cash allowances.

ISFAP does not pay registration fees because by the time you've received a offer, you would have already registered.

Students are offered counselling, psycho-social support, world of work preparation and they have programme managers at all the Universities they're partnered with who will assist students.

Unfortunately, they do not cover TVET and postgrad qualifications and they only fund undergraduate qualifications. ISFAP only funds students from first year and will unfortunately not fund a second qualification.

 

Where to find ISFAP 

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When will Unisa 2022 Applications Open?

Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 14:28 Author Lauren Chawula

If you are looking to study at Unisa in the 2022 academic year, then you may be wondering when their applications will be opening. Keep reading to find out. 

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The University of South Africa (Unisa)  is an open distance e-learning university which allows students to pursue their studies by using online resources and study materials provided by Unisa themself. 

Unisa offers a combination of career-orientated courses usually associated with a university of technology, combined with general formative academic programmes typically linked to a traditional university.

This university offers many certificates, degrees and diplomas at the bachelor, master and doctoral levels.

So when will their applications for 2022 open? 

The university has stated that they will be open and accepting online applications to the 2022-2023 academic year from 1 September. The deadline for applications will be 15 December 2021. 

Students should be aware that applications will be taking online and they are urged to apply as soon as possible. 

Open Distance e-learning means that learning will take place where the student and the university are physically distanced and the student will connect with the university mostly via the internet from a laptop, tablet or other device. 

At Unisa the student will be provided with study material which consists of written content via textbooks or online via myUnisa. Unisa provides access to computers and internet at some of their facilities but students should have their own computer and access to the internet.

The university still provides many support services for students even though they are distanced, through libraries, tutorial support, counselling and other online tools. 

Students may study full-time or part-time which allows them to work while studying, they also get to structure their own schedule in order to complete each course they are registered for. 

Unisa students are also able to receive financial aid via a bursary from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), if they meet the criteria. 

The criteria to be funded by NSFAS is as follows:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must be accepted or applying to a Public South African University
  • SASSA grant beneficiaries are immediately accepted
  • Household income must come to below R350 000 per year
    • People with disabilities need to have a household income which comes to below R600 000 per year

The NSFAS bursary covers more than just tuition. They also pay registration fees and provide various allowances for accommodation, learning material, living and transport. 

NSFAS applications usually open in August or September every year for University students.

Visit Unisa's website for more information 

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What is the 'missing middle'?

Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 13:58 Author Sakinah Samuels

We've heard the term 'missing middle' come up frequently when speaking about higher education and funding but what does it mean? Sifanele Biyela, Regional Project Manager at Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme, explains what the 'missing middle' is.

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Missing middle? What is that and why have we all heard it before? Well, Sifanele Biyela, Regional Project Manager at Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme (ISFAP), broke down what the 'missing middle' is.

'Missing middle' students would refer to students who are currently 'not poor enough' to qualify for NSFAS funding but are also cannot afford to pay fees to study further.

Families that fall within the R350 000 to R600 000 household income per year bracket would fall under this category. With the financial aid scheme that the South Africa government currently provides, they would not qualify.

If you look at affordability within the families, that salaries could not afford the parents/guardians to fund the fees of students.

ISFAP then tries to bridge this gap by providing bursaries to students who come from houses with a yearly household income which ranges between R0 and R600 000. 

ISFAP is a foundation that's donor-funded and is not under government.

Where to find ISFAP 

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What is the difference between ISFAP and NSFAS?

Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 13:32 Author Sakinah Samuels

South Africa seems short when it comes to missing middle funding. This is where ISFAP comes in. Sifanele Biyela, Regional Project Manager at Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme, explains the difference between ISFAP and NSFAS. 

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The Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme aims to bridge the gaps that exist in student funding in South Africa. 

Sifanele Biyela, Regional Project Manager at Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme, explained the difference between ISFAP and NSFAS. 

NSFAS is a government financial aid scheme and that's where the big difference lies. ISFAP is a foundation that's donor-funded and is not under government.

The funding criteria, or as Biyela calls it the 'target market', is also where they differ. NSFAS looks at students classified as poor who have household incomes between R0 and R350 000 per year while ISFAP includes middle class students in their criteria looking at students who have household incomes between R0 and R600 000.

The students ISFAP looks at falls under both poor students as well as missing middle students. 

It's important to remember that you can't be funded by both ISFAP and NSFAS at the same time.

With NSFAS and ISFAP, the aim is to try and reach as many students as possible and afford the opportunity to as many students as possible.

Should students have more than one funder, it then narrows the reach of the different programmes to students who might find it useful, explains Biyela.

ISFAP therefore does not fund students who already have funding and your offer will be withdrawn if they find that you do.

 

Where to find ISFAP

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Who are ISFAP? And what do they do?

Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 12:43 Author Sakinah Samuels

Sifanele Biyela, Regional Project Manager at Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme, had a chat with Careers Portal where we gained insight into who they are and what they do. ISFAP provides bursaries so if you're looking for financial aid, this might be for you.

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If you're looking for financial aid for your higher education studies, you should look into the Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme. During an interview with Careers Portal, Sifanele Biyela, Regional Project Manager at ISFAP, explained who they are and what they do.

ISFAP is a foundation that offers academic and psycho-social support to undergraduate students at their partnered universities.

We love to call it wrap around support. So we don't only offer bursaries to assist the students to progress academically, but we also offer psycho-social support as to when students find it necessary or when a project manager at the University feels it is necessary.

One of ISFAP's aims is to sustainably cater to higher education needs of South Africa's students who come from poor families as well as middle class students. They therefore bridge the gap that is found in missing middle funding.

To qualify for funding through ISFAP, they are looking for students who have household incomes which range from R0 to R600 000 per year.

ISFAP was established in response to the Fees Must Fall Movement and during that time, the then Minister of Higher Education & Training put together a Ministerial Task Team whose job it was to identify operative and funding models to respond to the funding crisis and calls for free education. 

They also hope that this will help the high dropout rates with many students opting out of studying or dropping out due to not being able to pay for their studies. The feeling of not being able to cope has also contributed to this issue.

"If someone is there to give them that psycho-social and counselling support, if necessary, it then reduces the possibility of dropouts so that's how ISFAP came about," explains Biyela.

WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW TO KNOW MORE

 

Where to find ISFAP

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What Courses Are Offered At Boston College

Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 12:27 Author Terrique Faro

You are probably wondering, what can I study at Boston College? Does Boston College offer teaching courses? Does Boston College offer Law? Does Boston College offer nursing? We have a complete list of qualifications offered at Boston City Campus below.

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  • Higher Education
  • Management & Marketing
  • Accounting Programmes & Courses
  • Human Resources & Legal Studies
  • Information & Communications Technologies (Ict)
  • Advertising, Communication & Public Relations
  • Hospitality, Events & Tourism Programmes And Courses
  • Humanities
  • Health, Sports & Wellness Programmes And Courses
  • Business Administration & Service
  • Lifestyle Courses
  • Personal Development & Occasional Study Courses

 

Do you want to study any of these Boston College courses and make a success of your future? Simply click here to find out more. 

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SASSA Grant Payment Dates For July

Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 11:16 Author Sakinah Samuels

As we near the end of the month of June, it's important to know which dates your SASSA grants will be paid. We can help so keep reading to find out SASSA’s payments dates for grants in July 2021.

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With June ending soon, you might be itching to know when your SASSA grant for July is going to be paid.

The South African Social Agency (SASSA) released the various payment dates for the month of July 2021, they are as follows:

  • Older Person's Grants 6 July 2021
    • This includes any grants linked to these accounts
  • Disability Grants 7 July 2021
    • This includes any grants linked to these accounts
  • Foster Care Grants 8 July 2021
  • Care Dependency Grants 8 July 2021
  • Child Support Grants 8 July 2021

As for the R350 grant, SASSA has said that there is no set payment date. Should you qualify for the grant, you will be paid in time. SASSA has not announced when payments for the grant will come to an end as SASSA has experienced payment backlogs.

It's important to remember that applications for the grant closed on 30 April while appeals closed on 31 May. SASSA has reassured those who have appealed that should their appeal be successful, they will receive payments. These payments will be made for the month of when you initially applied.

18 million people will receive social grants in the current financial year leading to SASSA spending R195 billion on grants. 95% of the Department of Social Development's (DSD) budget goes towards social grants.

SASSA was created in 2005 to distribute social grants on behalf of the Department of Social Development. This was done to improve the standards of living in the country and are given to people who are vulnerable to poverty and/or in need of support from the government.

SASSA distributes the Care Dependency Grant, Child Support Grant, Disability Grant, Foster Child Grant, Old Persons Grant, War Veteran's Grant, Grant-In-Aid and the ever popular Social Relief Of Distress Grant.

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North West Education Department Spent Millions Over Budget On 'Masks'

Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 10:59 Author Bulelani Dyomfana

A Special Investigating Unit (SIU) probe has found that the North West Department of Education incurred more than R6.5 million in over expenditure when procuring thousands of cloth face masks.

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The PPE corruption bell has once again been rung as an over expenditure of R6.5 million was found within the North West Education Department, supposedly for the procurement of face masks.

During it's investigation, the SIU found that the department established an informal committee to manage the procurement of personal protective equipment (PPE) outside the committee as provided for in terms of Treasury regulations.

That committee may have committed financial misconduct as it failed to ensure that the supply chain management governing public procurement process was fair, equitable, transparent, competitive and cost-effective.

- Special Investigative Unit

In a statement, the SIU said ordinarily all competitive bids above R500 000 awarded by government entities must be awarded by a bid adjudication committee (BAC) in terms of National Treasury regulations.

The BAC considers the recommendations of the Bid Evaluation Committee and, depending on the delegated powers, make a final award or a recommendation to the accounting officer to make a final award.

The investigation further shows that two requests for quotations (RFQ) were issued by the committee on behalf of the department for the supply and delivery of 50 000 masks per RFQ. In the first RFQ, three service providers were appointed to the value of R3.7 million.

With the second RFQ, five service providers were appointed to the value of R5 512 million. However, the department used the two RFQs to procure 400 000 masks, 300 000 more than what was initially requested.

“The irregularity has resulted in the department having to pay more than R9.2 million for masks instead of R2.5 million. The regulated price for the face cloth mask by the National Treasury is R25.”

The SIU investigation has also revealed that one service provider was appointed despite submitting a quotation after the cut off time.

Furthermore, the committee requested that one of the service providers reduce their quotation so that it be below the threshold set by National Treasury.

“This is the second irregularity relating to PPE procurement that the SIU has uncovered in the North West Department of Education.”

The SIU has commenced with the civil litigation process to declare the contract invalid and unlawful, and to recover any financial losses suffered by the North West provincial government.

In line with SIU Act of 1996, the SIU has made a disciplinary referral against members of the informal procurement committee for flouting supply chain management processes and for exposing the department to over expenditure of more than R6.5 million in the appointment of service providers

#SIUReport| An informal procurement committee set up by the North West Department of Education @nwdoe has exposed the Department to over expenditure totaling more than R6.5 million relating to face cloth masks. pic.twitter.com/A5GRH4f5yC

— Special Investigating Unit (SIU) (@RSASIU) June 22, 2021

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University To Pay LLB Fees After NSFAS Pulls Funding

Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 10:41 Author Sakinah Samuels

Wits' Student Representative Council has announced that the University has agreed to pay the fees of LLB students who were hurt by NSFAS' decision to no longer fund the qualification. NSFAS made the decision early this year that they would no longer be funding postgraduate qualifications.

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The Student Representative Council (SRC) at Wits University has revealed that Wits has committed to paying the fees of LLB students.

This only applies to postgraduate LLB students who were affected by the funding crisis when NSFAS said, without much warning and a proper announcement, that they would no longer be funding postgraduate degrees.

A statement released by the SRC read:

We have successfully managed to get the University to commit to pay for tuition of Post graduate LLB who were casualties of this funding crisis.

NSFAS previously funded LLB, PGCE and PGDA degrees but this year, they said, "As of the 2021 academic year, NSFAS will no longer provide funding for postgraduate courses". This lead to many postgraduate students, some already registered, leaving left in the dirt without any solution to how they would pay for their fees.

The SRC is said to be trying to negotiate with both Wits and NSFAS to have PGCE students assisted with their fees as well. The statement continued to say:

We have also met with the CEO of NSFAS who stated that they are working on resolving this issue for both Postgrad LLB and PGCE and they will give us a response by the 25 June.

They then continued to say that they would take necessary action if they need to and urges students to "hang in there, help is on the way".

NSFAS has previously said that they do not have enough resources to fund postgrad qualifications due to the shortfall experienced in 2020.

NSFAS Spokesperson, Kagisho Mamabolo, said, "NSFAS does not fund second qualifications. It's a government policy. The demand for funding is far more higher than the resources available."

The Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, is working on a proposal which aims to solve the issue of postgrad funding. This proposal will be submitted to Cabinet before the end of June.

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— Wits SRC (@Wits_SRC) June 22, 2021

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What Courses Does False Bay College Offer?

Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 10:22 Author Terrique Faro

False Bay College offers a gateway to employment, entrepreneurship and higher education.

False Bay TVET College has five well-resourced campuses in the Cape Peninsula that collectively have an annual enrolment of around 11 000 students. While not the largest college, False Bay has consistently been recognised as one of the best TVET colleges in South Africa for over 15 years.

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If you are looking to study at False Bay TVET College, here is a list of courses that they offer:

  • Business Studies
  • Engineering Studies
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Information Communication Technology
  • Education Studies
  • Yacht & Boat Building Academy
  • Safety in Society
  • 2D Animation

 

Make your future a priority with False Bay!

For more information on False Bay TVET College, click here.

 

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Teacher Vaccinations Have Officially Commenced

Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 09:26 Author Sakinah Samuels

It's the 23rd of June which means that teachers are finally getting what they've been asking for and have started getting their Covid-19 jabs. With ten days marked for the vaccinations, the department hopes to vaccinate near to 600 000 school staff.

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Teacher vaccinations kicked off today with MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi, being the first to get the jab.

Department of Basic Education Spokesperson, Elijah Mhlanga, said that it's all systems go for the vaccination programme and that officials within the department are being vaccinated as well:

We are also communicating with educators about what they need to do, what they need to bring and when they will be going to the different vaccination site in their own provinces.

Everyone who works in the school environment qualifies to get vaccinated but vaccinations are not compulsory but is highly encouraged. 

On some teachers being sceptical and unhappy with brand of vaccine they're getting, Mhlanga says, "it is normal for people to be sceptical, it is not just in the basic education sector. You never get 100% coverage."

The department is said to have been receiving messages showing that a lot of school staff are due to get vaccinated. DBE is aiming to vaccinate almost 600 000 people within 10 days.

The difference between normal society and the sector is that we know who is going to be vaccinated, we know where they are. They go to work everyday at schools. We are going to schedule them so that during working hours, they will then be going to the vaccination site.

Lesufi received his vaccine at the Rabasotho Community Hall in Tembisa on Wednesday morning. 

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is kickstarting the teachers’ #COVID19 vaccination program by receiving his jab at the Rabasotho Community Hall in Tembisa this morning. #eNCA #DStv403 #SouthAfricanMorning. pic.twitter.com/YoOofDRcfV

— eNCA (@eNCA) June 23, 2021

Angie Motshekga was present as the MEC got his jab and is elated that this day has come.

Western Cape received their vaccine doses on Tuesday and won't see a delay, as was rumoured.

RELATED: Educators Urged to Prepare For Vaccine Rollout

 

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Part-Time Studies In Occupational Programmes Available At False Bay College

Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 09:13 Author Terrique Faro

There’s no denying that COVID-19 has rocked the economy. Companies that were around since before we were born have closed, the national airline has been grounded, and the transport industry was literally brought to a standstill when workers were told to stay at home. The global economy has slowed, reducing exports, forcing prices lower and drying up demand. Sales in many industries are lower as people try to save more and spend less.
 

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Sounds like plenty of reasons for pessimism, right?

But, it’s also a good time to remember that the pandemic is temporary. As it passes and the economy revives, industry will have more need of skilled workers and qualified professionals than ever before.

Whether you’re currently without a job, or in a job that doesn’t satisfy your interests or provide all your needs, take the opportunity now to get ready for the post-pandemic economy. Because if you put off your study plans and wait for the economy to return to ‘normal’, you’ll be too late to take advantage of it.

On the other hand, by choosing to study at False Bay TVET College now, you can invest in yourself and improve your employment prospects. Not only are there bursaries or company assistance for qualifying students and a wide range of qualifications but, with part-time or distance learning qualification options available, you can stay safely indoors at home while you complete your National N Diploma or an Occupational Programme with
us.

And when you get that qualification, whether you’re looking for new employment or hoping to advance in your current job, your prospects of success are greater with an improved CV. Much greater.

Studying and improving your education now will even benefit you personally before completion. Research studies show that simply making progress towards a goal and investing in personal development can cause people to feel happier, more satisfied and more positive about their future.

You can choose to spend the remainder of this crisis period sleeping late, wasting time with social media or frustrating yourself with the lack of stimulation and social interaction. Or, you could take on the challenge of studying, stimulate your mind and start each day with a new, positive purpose.

Will 2021 be your year of Pandemic Pessimism or Academic Optimism? The choice is yours. Make the smart one.

Applications are open right now for Semester 2 at False Bay TVET College.

Visit our website www.falsebaycollege.co.za

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Ninety One Bursary Scheme 2022

Bronwyn Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 08:48

Ninety One wants to invest in promising young matriculants, who need financial and non-financial support to help make their big ambitions happen and to achieve their goal of studying at a tertiary institution

Opportunity Details Applications for the 2022 Ninety One ‘Changeblazer’ bursaries are open!

We are inviting bursary applications from students who are as ready as we are to take on the future, and who would like to start their first year of study in 2022.

If you are starting your first year at university in 2022, you’re the change we want to invest in.

Our wide range of bursaries are in these related fields of study:

  • Financial services
  • Technology Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare (excl. medicine, dentistry, veterinary science)
  • Psychology
  • Education (Maths and Science)
  HOW TO APPLY

To meet the criteria, an applicant should:

  • Intend on studying full time in one of the aforementioned fields of study, at a South African university
  • Be a South African citizen under the age of 21 in 2022
  • Demonstrate financial need (Typically a family income of less than R600 000 per annum)
  • Meet the minimum entrance requirements for their chosen field of study
  • Demonstrate academic excellence
  • Preferably have obtained a minimum of Level 6 (70%) in English and mathematics or sciences in Grade 11
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities What are the criteria? C
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Internship Opportunity At Sarah Baartman Municipality

Bronwyn Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 08:33

The Sarah Baartman District Municipality has embarked on a drive to provide graduates with certain experience, to help them become employable. 

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The Internship Programme will facilitate on the job technical skills development to ensure the graduates are provided with relevant practical skills and appropriate experience in various disciplines.

SBDM invites applications from unemployed graduates from historically disadvantaged background who are strictly residing in the following local municipalities: Dr Beyer’s Naude, Blue Crane Route, Kouga, Koukamma, Makana, Ndlambe and Sunday River Valley to participate in the following internship programme

Requirements

  • BTech/Degree in Civil Engineering

Area of Training

  • Project Management
  • Construction
  • Housing Administration
  • Infrastructure Development
  • Water Sanitation and Purification
  • Roads and Transport
  HOW TO APPLY

Application forms, including detailed CVs and certified copies of qualifications and a certified ID copy, are to be placed in envelopes marked “Confidential” for the attention of the Corporate Services section

Alternatively from the security point at the Standard Bank Building, 32 Govan Mbeki Avenue, Port Elizabeth.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW AND DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

Opportunity Closing Date Friday, 25 June, 2021 - 12:00 Company Offering the Opportunity Sarah Baartman District Municipality Article Categories Article Category Internships 2021 Tags Tags

South African Reserve Bank Bursary Opportunity

Bronwyn Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 - 07:29

The South African Reserve Bank (the Bank), provides bursaries to students in relevant fields of study who are from disadvantaged backgrounds. 

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In support of the corporate social initiatives of the Bank and the Bank’s External Bursary Scheme (the scheme), a number of external bursaries are made available annually to needy qualifying Grade 12 pupils (external bursars) to embark on full-time studies. 

The studies that students intend to pursue shall have a bearing on, but not be limited to, the functions and activities of the Bank.

This includes;

  • Economics,
  • Actuarial Sciences,
  • Mathematical Statistics,
  • Information Technology,
  • Finance,
  • Law
  • Accounting
  • Medicine,
  • Dentistry 
  • Social Work.

A bursary will be granted from the first academic year and reviewed annually.

Bursary holders need not reapply for the bursary each year.

The total number of students and related bursary costs will be reviewed annually.

  HOW TO APPLY

Over and above the criteria set out in paragraphs 1 to 3 above, the following will be used as guidelines in the awarding of bursaries:

  • Bursaries will be awarded to qualifying bursary applicants who obtained an average of at least 70 percent in the June Matric/Grade 12 examinations with final awarding subject to final results and enrolment acceptance at a South African university.
  • Bursaries will be awarded to South African citizens only.
  • Only students who do not have the financial means of attending university would be considered for a bursary.

The closing date for submission of applications shall be 30 September of each year.

Examination results, proof of acceptance at a recognized institution (student number) and any other supporting documents must be submitted with the application form.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW AND DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

Opportunity Closing Date Thursday, 30 September, 2021 - 12:00 Company Offering the Opportunity South African Reserve Bank Article Categories Article Category Bursaries 2021 Tags Tags

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