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How to choose a career path after matric

by Elizabeth Campos, Counselling Psychologist at MANCOSA higher education institution The time has arrived for those who have attained matric passes to make important decisions about their future. “What job should I do? What should I study?” These are common questions asked by young adults deciding on their future career path.  Entering the adult world…

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Despite curveballs, a positive mind conquered all for Prof Beni

30 January 2020 Professor Saritha Beni started her career as a school teacher before entering the higher education sector where she felt she could make a greater difference by being part of initial teacher education. A career in higher education seemed to be a natural calling for Beni, Associate Director: Curriculum Directorate at MANCOSA, who…

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The wheel of fortune turns for Ammaarah as she lands a job and MANCOSA bursary

29 January 2020 Lady Luck is smiling on Cape Town teenager Ammaarah Creighton who wrote her matric exams whilst she and her family struggled a tough year of being homeless and almost penniless. Against all odds, the Trafalgar High School pupil achieved a bachelor’s pass which allowed her to enrol at university. Just when her…

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New Loeries boss has designs to promote innovation and leadership

28 January 2020 When life gives you lemons, make lemonade is a proverbial phrase used to encourage optimism in the face of adversity or misfortune. It is such a can-do attitude that has characterised the life of 39-year old Preetesh Sewraj who has been appointed as CEO of Loeries, the most prestigious creative industry and…

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More teachers must be produced to cure social and economic ills

27 January 2020 At a time when the country is in dire need of more teachers, the popular teacher training programme, Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), is being discontinued at some higher education institutions. The good news is that the PGCE is still being offered at MANCOSA private higher education institution in KwaZulu-Natal, Cape Town…


MANCOSA’s Prof Karodia voted Africa’s leading education developer

12 December 2019 Professor Yusuf Karodia the founder and principal of Southern Africa-based private distance education institution MANCOSA, has been voted Africa’s greatest visionary in the development of higher education. The African Leadership Magazine has unveiled the 8th Edition of the Annual African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year 2019. Each year, African Leadership Magazine…

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From livestock herder to senior IT officer at World Bank

11 December 2019 The belief that people from humble beginnings make some of the finest leaders in the world holds true for Lungile Bomvu who, despite endless challenges at a tender age, catapulted to academic and professional success. He is Senior IT Officer: Enterprise Architecture at the World Bank Group in Washington DC, capital city…

Paresh Soni Associate Director of Research at MANCOSA’s Graduate School of Business
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Youth employability elevated with MBA

19 September 2019 Getting closer to your dream of launching a career as an entrepreneur or business manager starts with a MBA. Africa only has 300 000 managers of a million needed to effectively run the continent’s economy that has a Gross Domestic Product of over R40 trillion, according to the Deputy Minister of Trade…

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A successful future started with a dream

30 August 2019   For a long time, Steven Nemasango had a dream – he envisioned himself obtaining a university degree one day. The father of two from Bloubosrand in Johannesburg saw his dream come true recently when he bagged his first degree at 40 – and he believes this is just the beginning of…

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Reading with meaning gears young minds for success

27 August 2019 The future of a nation which puts reading with meaning at the forefront of early childhood education is sure to succeed, thus breaking the rampant cycle of unemployment, poverty and inequality, says Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga. The goals set out by President Ramaphosa to ensure every child learns to read…

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Success follows those who persevere

23 August 2019 The saying “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” has rendered true for Dr Claudine Hingston whose personal experiences of being caught in a 10-year civil war in Freetown, Sierra Leone did not diminish her will to achieve and succeed in life. The 48-year-old Durban resident who has flashbacks of bombs being…

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Developing young minds through reading

21 August 2019 Brooklyn Heights Primary School in Chatsworth, south of Durban, is the latest recipient of three mobile libraries ahead of International Literacy Day to be commemorated on 8 September. Professor Yusuf Karodia, founder of MANCOSA, a higher education institution in Southern Africa is a strong believer that reading is an essential ingredient for…

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