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MANCOSA launches School of Information and Digital Technology to address demand for tech skills

Wednesday, 1 September 2021 The rapid growth of information and digital technologies, perpetuated through the emergence of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), has the ability to bring about widespread change for the better. In response to the overwhelming demand for contemporary, fit-for-purpose digital and IT education offerings, MANCOSA (a proud member of the Honoris United…

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Guardians must be involved in students’ education

Parents and guardians usually complain about the lack of strong student support initiatives provided to children by the education system. However, the significance of parental support in assisting students to achieve academic excellence should not be underestimated, write MANCOSA academics, Merilyn Du Plessis and Enerst Makumucha. Students develop in various ways through parental support in…

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Financial literacy for higher education Students

It is important that young people, especially students, acquire financial literacy skills, say Meshel Muzuva, Economics Academic, and Dr shame Mugova, Finance Academic at MANCOSA. Securing a financial future is important for young people, especially university students who need to acquire financial literacy skills. A lack of financial literacy can result in unwise decisions, with…

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MANCOSA’s centre for women in leadership provides skills programmes

The MANCOSA Centre for Women in Leadership (CWIL) has reaffirmed its commitment to advocating for women to be given an opportunity to explore meaningful work and professional opportunities. Jabulile Diko, Associate Director at MANCOSA, said the Centre will continue to strive to create an enabling environment for the promotion of women leadership roles. Since its…

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From small north coast town to big city lights and a BCom Degree

Making the transition from writing with pen and paper to a computer when he enrolled for tertiary education was a major challenge that Vuyokuhle Mbatha faced. However, the KwaDukuza student persevered and quickly adapted to technology-integrated learning and recently graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from private higher education institution, MANCOSA. Mbatha, 24, has…

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MANCOSA to host third virtual graduation ceremony this winter

The countdown has begun for private higher education institution, MANCOSA, to host its graduation ceremony virtually on Saturday, 5 June at 10 am. Students from Durban, Pietermaritzburg, Nelspruit, Pretoria, Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Polokwane, Mauritius, Namibia, Zambia, Swaziland, Kimberly and East London will graduate. The graduation ceremony will be made available on the MANCOSA…

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Fuel price decreases will be a welcome breather

A stronger rand has come to the rescue of South African fuel users, causing fuel prices to decrease with effect from Wednesday, says Meshel Muzuva, a senior finance and economics lecturer at private higher education institution MANCOSA. However, consumers must remember there will always be the instability of local and global economies and this can…

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MANCOSA MBA student achieves distinction despite hearing disability

Despite being born with a hearing impediment, Anderton Naidoo, an MBA student at MANCOSA private higher education institution, was determined to achieve academic success. Naidoo, 44, from Durban defied his disability and completed the Master of Business Administration degree with distinction.  As a result of an ear infection followed by surgery at the age of…

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Legacy of Prof Karodia’s Million Books Project will endure

As World Book Day nears on 23 April, private higher education institution MANCOSA has renewed its pledge to donate a million books to promote the enjoyment of reading among children, especially in poor communities. Professor Magnate Ntombela, newly appointed as principal of MANCOSA following the untimely passing of philanthropist and eminent educationist, Professor Yusuf Karodia,…

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Professor Magnate Ntombela appointed as Principal of MANCOSA

While recognising he has big shoes to fill, the newly appointed principal of MANCOSA, Professor Magnate Ntombela, says he draws strength from the human assets and organisational structures assembled by his predecessor. Professor Ntombela takes over the helm of the private higher education institution from the philanthropist and eminent educationist, Professor Yusuf Karodia, who passed…

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How digital technologies are transforming the mathematics classroom and teacher education at MANCOSA

Technology must be embraced for the teaching of science and mathematics, says Annie Kgosi, an academic at private higher education institution, MANCOSA. She said with the challenges associated with Covid-19 and its teaching and learning constraints, mathematics teaching at MANCOSA has transitioned to move from face-to-face delivery to online delivery. “MANCOSA developed new approaches for…

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MANCOSA offers forgery-proof blockchain certificates

In an effort to tackle the fake qualifications threat and to protect its brand reputation, higher education institution MANCOSA is introducing a blockchain-based diploma certification service. The BCdiploma dematerializes and automates the issuance of certified diplomas and certificates, and is designed to guarantee the highest level of reliability on the market. The introduction of blockchain…

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