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A student is a person engaged in study or seeks knowledge from a professional teacher or from books.


As a graduate you have your sights set on getting into the working world and starting the on-the-job training that will launch your career. 


As debates around mandatory vaccines are still ongoing, the general public and students whose institutions of higher learning have adopted this policy have different views on it. Student bodies at universities have expressed what is at the centre of these conversations. 

 


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Engagements between student bodies, higher education, and management at institutions of higher learning are vital. A student body and other relevant stakeholders held a meeting that will affect NSFAS funded students, however, the body is still waiting for the Scheme to formally publish the updated guidelines and policies.

 


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Welcome to the SA-JINR Summer School 2022. Registration Deadline 8 December 2021.


In a recent statement the South African Union of Students has detailed the negative impact that load shedding has had on tertiary students, calling for an intervention to the power crisis experienced across the country. 


Not only have learners been dealing with the effects of COVID-19 on their studies, however, now loadshedding is adding additional stress to their lives. SADTU, therefore, calls on all officials to consider how loadshedding is negatively affecting these learners as they study for their final exams.


The Eskom blackouts have been nothing but a living nightmare in the day to day running of South Africa. This has led to mixed reactions and the lack of confidence in the power utility, Eskom, as people lose patience. 
 


The Provincial Department of Public Works, Roads and Infrastructure invites applications for Graduate Internship opportunities that currently exist in our offices throughout the province. Unemployed South African youth (Graduates requiring workplace experience), who have never participated in any Public Service Graduate Internship programme in any government department are invited to apply.  


If you are a Small, Medium and Micro Enterprise (SMME) business owner, you have until Friday, 22 October 2021 to apply to take part in a three-year, accredited skills training programme.


Devastating news came to light about the gruesome killing of students from the University of Free State at the Qwaqwa campus this week. 


Suspended ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule's foundation has been unresponsive as the government seeks to help students the foundation sponsored to study in Turkey. The students who have been in Turkey on a study grant since 2017 were evicted from the Bogazici student residence after the foundation failed to pay rent.


The topic of mental health is a complex one, and it has become an even more complicated and intricate conversation in 2021, as people have begun to slowly come to terms with life under Covid-19. Speaking to three university students, each share their experiences with mental health in 2021 and how they have found themselves in spaces in which mental health has become less of a taboo, as they each journey towards individual growth in their mental well-being.


The last year and a half have undoubtedly been tough on the average university student, and it has been during this period, more than ever, when support from university administrators has been of utmost importance. However, speaking to university students, it has been revealed that university administrators have not been as helpful in these uncertain times as students have required them to be, especially with regards to financial aid.

 


The gruesome killing of Nosicelo Mtebeni, a University of Fort Hare student, has the country in shock after her dismembered body was found in a dumping site packed in a suitcase and refuse bags. Students at the University now want justice for her death.


The South African Students Congress (SASCO) at the University of Free State say they won’t back down from the intimidation of law enforcement officers until NSFAS approved students are funded. Students aimed to shut down the campus this week.


Unisa has finally issued a short statement in response to recently qualified students who haven't received their certificates. A student went as far as starting a petition to have their voices heard.
 


The Industry Development Trust invites applications from unemployed graduates who seek to acquire meaningful work experience in the various fields.


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