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Applications for the 2021 Youth Capital Influencer Programme are open. Are you passionate about finding solutions to youth unemployment? You should join!

Young adulting can be exciting but challenging. Set yourself up for success armed with practical guidance and insights into studying, and how to manage your money and start your career. To help you adjust to student life and make important life decisions, Capitec proudly supports the GRAD and GRADnext magazines, in partnership with award-winning journalist Ruda Landman, StudyTrust and Van Schaik Publishers.  

Stay on track with your goals by downloading our free monthly calendar. Here's to a new year filled with much success and happiness.

University can get a bit repetitive at times. You go to lectures, you study in the library and you go on nights out every weekend. Try something different. 

A Diploma in Grade R Teaching is the minimum qualification for Grade R teachers. The purpose of the Diploma in Grade R Teaching is to develop teachers who can demonstrate general principles, as well as focused knowledge and skills appropriate for Grade R teaching.

At Nedbank, they offer the following solutions through our frontline clusters, Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking, Nedbank Retail and Business Banking, Nedbank Wealth and Nedbank Africa Regions:

  • A wide range of wholesale and retail banking services.
  • A growing insurance, asset management and wealth management offering. 

A social grant refers to grants paid by government to South African citizens who are in need of assistance. In South Africa, social grants are administered by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA). Social grants are in place to help improve standards of living in society and are given to people who are vulnerable to poverty and in need of state support.

SARS eFiling is a free, online process for the submission of returns and declarations and other related services.
This free service allows taxpayers, tax practitioners and businesses to register free of charge and submit returns and declarations, make payments and perform a number of other interactions with SARS in a secure online environment.

It is very important to ensure that you are registered with SARS and that you've got a tax number. Lost yours or simply forgot what your tax number is? No stress. Follow the steps below.

The South African Revenue Services (SARS) is one of the largest tax collecting agencies in South Africa. It is by law to collect revenue from South African citizens and ensure that they comply with the tax law. Their main aim is to ensure that they enhance the economy and social development that will benefit all citizens. 

It is so easy to allow life’s circumstances to consume every part of our lives. As a student, it is important to create a balance. Through mindfulness, it allows you to acknowledge and accept your thoughts and emotions. The purpose of mindfulness is to pay attention to what is happening around you, both internally and externally, in the present moment.

In today’s word, technology has become an important part of our lives, especially to the millennials. Through the constant change of technology, one of the most powerful impacts it has is that students have the power to customise their learning experience and have a sense of control over their learning and their future.

There are many ways to become a leader. Anyone can become a leader but not everyone can be an effective leader. No one is born with all the leadership qualities, and to become a good leader, you require important leadership skills.

As a student, we know that life has an overwhelming amount of responsibilities and having to balance your student life can be quite stressful too. When we embrace many responsibilities of life, we have to consider what is essential and takes priority. 

Short courses is a learning programme that combines both practical and theoretical aspects within a short period of time. It provides a more hands on experience of your chosen course and focuses more on the practical application rather than the theoretical side.


For many young first year students, university/college can often be a very stressful period. It is totally normal to feel this way as most students are away from home and are required to become independent. Feeling a little stressed can be a good thing as it motivates you to overcome any challenges that you are faced with. However, too much stress can have an impact on your overall mental and physical well-being. 

A job/ career portal are websites that provide the latest job vacancies of various professional industries. The way in which we find employment has changed and job-seekers can now find career opportunities at their own leisure and comfort. Job portals allow job-seekers to post their application online and apply to as many vacancies which suit their skills and experiences.

Zoom fatigue is real and it is most likely setting in for most of us. Anyone working from home has most likely heard "Can you hear me okay" or "I have poor connection". Zoom fatigue is a type of mental strain that can comes from too much videoconferencing.

Self-quarantine is recommended for individuals who have been directly exposed to the new Coronavirus or have history of travel in infected or heavily populated areas.