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Doing an assignment is a process, believe it or not. Planning, time management and drafting will set you up for success. Approaching assignments like a project can help you get your head around it.  

There's no denying that preparing an assignment can be overwhelming. However, it doesn't have to be something you dread.

While making new friends in college might seem impossibly difficult for introverts, it’s not impossible. You can join the social life of college with a little bit of confidence, a smile, and an eye out for welcoming people to meet.

Making friends in college is nerve wrecking, especially if you consider yourself an introvert. If you want to build strong connections, it is best to start making friendships early on in your new college life. The key to finding people with similar interests is to join clubs and teams, but if that isn't your thing, we have 5 tips to help anyone be more outgoing.

There is nothing more annoying than receiving a bunch of pdf forms from a university or college that needs to be filled in and feeling like you are stranded. Below is an easy way for you to fill in a pdf form online using Google Drive.

The end of the 2021 school year is now in sight. There are always many smiling faces during the last week of school. Remember to take this time to make memories and be proud of what you've accomplished this year.

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. 

Are you wondering how to check your account balances or airtime, data, SMS balances using online banking? See all steps below.

SA Youth is South Africa’s national network for all young people to access learning and earning opportunities – for free!

When you're pursuing your studies and essays are part of your course, referencing will need to be done. One referencing type is Harvard referencing. Here's your guide on how to do harvard referencing.

The Harvard referencing style is used to give credit to sources. Each work or source referred to in your written work is given an in-text reference and an entry in the Reference list at the end of the document.

When you have a plan for the month ahead, it gives you a sense of what you can get done and how productive you can be. By planning ahead of time, you can space out things of importance vs things of lesser importance. After all, if you try to work on too many projects in the same week, it’s only going to overwhelm you. Check out our free downloadable monthly calendar.

Do you want to volunteer and give back to your community? Or simply want to volunteer and gain practical skills that will be valuable in the real world? Join a passionate community of youth volunteers supporting NGOs, making skills transfer and volunteer time investments tangible and traceable. 

Apply online for your Smart ID. e-Home Affairs allows people to apply for their smart ID cards and passports, upload supporting documents and pay for their applications online. The best part of this process is that individuals can now do all of this in the comfort of their own homes.

Like any vaccine, the COVID-19 vaccine can cause mild short-term side effects. Most reactions to the vaccine are mild and will go away on their own.

Vaccines are used to protect against the spread of COVID-19. They contain weakened or inactive parts of a disease that triggers an immune response in the body.

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.  

It's no secret that the internet has been an integral part of our lives for years now. With more than 2 billion people logging on every day, it's hard to imagine life without this wonderful creation. It would be impossible to list all the benefits of social media to students as there are so many and they vary from person to person, but here are a few reasons why Facebook is good for students.

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.