Month: September 2020

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MANCOSA students to tackle SA community challenge in global virtual design thinking challenge

A team of students, academics and staff from MANCOSA private higher education institution will participate in the first South African Virtual Design Thinking Challenge which prepares students to develop solutions for local challenges. From 11 to 14 September, young, bright South African minds will compete with teams from all over the world to virtually go…


Why are there so few women in senior academic positions in South Africa when there are more female graduates than men?

By Dr Claudine Hingston and Mrs Thandeka Dlamini  From statistics drawn from various sources, the percentage of women in academic senior/managerial positions in South African universities is significantly small as compared to men. The top academic echelon in most South African universities is dominated by men, despite there being more female graduates than males. What…

Student online learning on their laptop

Is Online Learning the Future of Higher Education in South Africa?

Authors: Dr Aradhana Ramnund-Mansingh, with Dianne Souls and Nikita Reddy Slow and steadily, global education prepared for a staged transition into online learning. The defined time frame was a decade in order to maximise efficiencies and tweak technology to suit the makeup of the digital natives. This 10-year preparation was suddenly fast-tracked in a space…

MBA student planning their study material

Expert Tips: How to choose an MBA that is right for you

Authors: Bakhetsile Mangena, Uduak Johnson, Debapriyo Nag How can you determine if you are choosing a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) best-suited to your circumstances? Start by asking whether you need the degree to advance your career or if you just want an advanced degree for your personal satisfaction. Going for a degree more advanced…


MANCOSA student among GradStar top employable candidates

In its quest to inspire higher education for employability, distance education institution MANCOSA has granted a MBA bursary to a Top 100 Finalist in the GradStar Awards which recognises the most employable students. Tanaka Gombera, 22, who is pursuing a post-graduate Diploma in Business Management at MANCOSA, and has gained a place among South Africa’s…

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