CJC is a public Further Education and Training College that offers a wide range of qualifications, from NQF Level 2 to NQF Level 4 – from National Technical Education (NATED) programmes to the new and exciting National Certificate (Vocational) [NC(V)] to Skills courses and Learnerships. There are over fifty-six full time study opportunities, in four Schools, from which a student can choose. Prospective students also have an opportunity to study on a part time basis in some of these programmes.
Unisa is Africa’s leading distance learning institution nurturing inspiring leaders of tomorrow. We are a reputable, comprehensive, flexible and accessible open distance learning institution that is motivating a future generation. We offer internationally accredited qualifications and have world-class resources.
Our vision “towards the African university in the service of humanity” drives us to find answers to Africa’s educational and developmental problems. By forming partnerships in Africa and throughout the world, we are able to help the people of Africa achieve their dreams
The three core business areas of Unisa are teaching, research and community engagement. Our world-class research is spearheaded by the Research and Innovation portfolio and community engagement by our Community Engagement and Outreach Policy.
We also place great importance on the celebration and promotion of our African arts and culture through various endeavours, including the Archaeology and Anthropology Museum, Music Directorate and Little Theatre.
The University has seven campuses as well as a number of other sites of operation, such as the Pretoria Academic Hospital. Central administration is located at the Hatfield Campus.
The University of Pretoria offers more than 1 800 academic programmes in two of the official languages, namely Afrikaans and English. (Some programmes and modules are offered only in English.)
In 1996, the University of Pretoria became the university with the highest research output in South Africa and we have maintained this status.
The University of Pretoria celebrated its Centenary in 2008.
The academic programmes of the University are offered in nine faculties, as well as a business school. The faculties comprise a total of 140 departments and 85 centres, institutes and bureaus. UP is at the forefront of tertiary education in the country and collaborates with world-class partners to ensure continued excellence in learning and teaching.
Open Window Institute (OWI) is an established private higher education institution known for setting the benchmark within the field of visual arts and digital sciences. Founded in 1994 with the focus on providing a unique tertiary platform where practice-led tuition links traditional fine arts with the applied arts. Emphasis placed on being market leaders has always inspired ongoing innovation to curricula, and this is a special consideration of rapidly evolving creative arts industries.
This has ensured that OWI’s product offering is inclusive of disciplines like visual communication, film arts, animation, game design and interaction design. Twenty years of creative excellence in the visual arts have resulted from maintaining high academic standards, ensuring that curricula remain progressive and by developing/fostering close professional contact with local advertising, film production and branding related industries.
Considering the applied nature of our areas of expertise, smaller classes are presented in order to ensure personal student attention at all times. Many of our lecturers in addition to their academic roles are also actively engaged in creative practice as designers, artists, illustrators and photographers. This investment in highly qualified and industry relevant staff serves to direct our students in contemporary work-integrated learning projects. This approach has been proven a success by our high graduate student employment track record.
Westcol Technical and Vocational and Educational Training College is a one-stop college for securing your future. We offer 1, 2 and 3-year diplomas and training in many specialised fields.
Sekhukhune Further Education and Training College is a South African Public institution accredited by Umalusi (the body responsible for quality assurance of programmes offered at the general and TVET institutions) and governed by Further Education and Training Colleges Act (FETC Act no 16 of 2006). The College emerged as a result of the merger process between two Colleges, namely, CS Barlow and CN Phatudi as declared by the Minister of National Education in order to change the TVET landscape.
The Sekhukhune TVET College has been registered with the Limpopo Department of Education in terms of the Provincial regulations for registration of institutions and its EMIS number is 996603305. The College is situated in the South Eastern part of Limpopo Province and services mainly rural areas of the Greater Sekhukhune District Municipality which incorporate Five Local municipalities, namely, Elias Motsoaledi, Greater Marble-Hall, Greater Tubatse, Fetakgomo and Makhuduthamaga local municipality.
The College focuses on Engineering, Business, Information Technology and Utility Studiestraining which relates directly to the needs as identified by ASGISA (Accelerated & Shared Growth Initiative for South Africa) and JIPSA (Joint Initiative on Priority Skills Acquisition) for skilled people in the engineering, Financial and Managerial fields while it is also addressing the needs for skilled artisans, IT Technicians, Employees in the Tourism and Hospitality fields.
Our staff is fully geared to take the bold step to implement the new SAQA Unit Standards, National Certificate Vocational (NCV) and the NQF Level 2 - 4 qualifications, to actively participate in Community Education. We have ample Accredited OBE Educators, Assessors, Moderators and Verifiers that will ensure the quality of our training. The College provides various study opportunities in the National Certificate Vocational courses, such as: Generic Management, Marketing Management, Tourism Management, Information Technology & Computer Science, Electrical Infrastructure Construction, Finance, Economics & Accounting, Civil Engineering Construction, Manufacturing and Assembly, Engineering Related and Design, Fabrication & Extraction, and Office Administration.
The results orientated approach of Sekhukhune TVET College ensures academic integrity and the ability to reach competitive results. The College boasts excellent facilities such as well-equipped workshops, computer centres and business simulations that afford students to experiment hands-on workplace skills.
Sekhukhune TVET College has also certified all Quality Management Systems requirements and has been certificated as ISO: 9001:2008, compliance during the year 2006 certified by Alpha Certification Services. The certificate certifies that all the College processes are structured for ‘CUSTOMER’S SATISFACTION’ at all times.
Today, St Augustine offers a full range of degrees in the humanities: from Bachelor and Honours through Master to Doctoral degrees. Fields of study include Education, Applied Ethics, Peace Studies, Theology and Philosophy. In addition, the Private Tertiary Institution offers a 2-year mixed mode programme for the Higher Certificate in Biblical Studies. As St Augustine seeks to serve also those who want to study for their own enrichment or the development of their skills, a number of short, non-degree courses, workshops and public lectures for lifelong learning are available at the Private Tertiary Institution.
Committed to small lecture classes and giving every learner individual attention, St Augustine is big enough to make a difference and small enough to care about all its students. It is one of the few private institutions of higher education in South Africa to design and develop its own degrees, all of which are approved and accredited by the Council for Higher Education, the South African Qualifications Authority, and registered with the Department of Education. Due to its unique teaching programmes, the outstanding commitment of lecturers and personalised tuition, St Augustine has a very high pass rate when compared with other South African universities. As a private institution, St Augustine receives no financial support from the government; however, the fees at the Private Tertiary Institution are comparable to those at state universities. St Augustine works collaboratively with the Catholic Schools Organisation in Johannesburg and Pretoria, the Catholic Institute of Education and the Jesuit Institute South Africa.
Situated across the famous Garden Route and the Little Karoo, the catchment area of the South Cape College (80 822 km2) is the largest of the six FET colleges in the Western Cape.
It includes Beaufort West in the north, Heidelberg in the west, Plettenberg Bay in the east and the coastal line. The population of the college’s catchment area is in the region of 500 000. College programmes are offered to about 1% of this population, with a target of growing to 5% over the next 10 years.
South Cape College, also referred to as SCC, has six campuses in addition to the central office located in George. The campuses are the Beaufort Wes Campus, Bitou Campus in Plettenberg Bay, George Campus, Mossel Bay Campus, Oudtshoorn Campus and Hessequa
Campus in Riversdale. A training centre for Hospitality and Tourism students, the Foster’s manor Guest House, is located in Oudtshoorn. Hostel accommodation is available in George, Mossel Bay and Oudtshoorn.
The institution was established in 1994, with the amalgamation of the George Technical College (initially the George Technical Institute, founded in 1968), Oudtshoorn Technical College (initially the Technical Institute in Oudtshoorn, founded in 1981), the South Cape Technical Institute in George, which started its first activities in the early 1980’s, and Mossel Bay which started operating in 1993 as a satellite of the Oudtshoorn Technical College. SCC was the pilot site for South Africa in this regard, and college mergers followed suit from 2002 onwards.
With approximately 23 000 students, the Durban University of Technology (DUT) is the first choice for higher education in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). It is located in the beautiful cities of Durban and Pietermaritzburg (PMB). As a University of Technology, it prioritises the quality of teaching and learning by ensuring its academic staff possess the highest possible qualification that they can get.
The Durban University of Technology is a result of the merger in April 2002 of two prestigious technikons, ML Sultan and Technikon Natal. It was named the Durban Institute of Technology and later became the Durban University of Technology in line with the rest of the universities of technology.
DUT, a member of the International Association of Universities, is a multi-campus university of technology at the cutting edge of higher education, technological training and research. The university aspires to be a “preferred university for developing leadership in technology and productive citizenship”, and to “making knowledge useful”.
As a butterfly develops from a pupa, so have the students at our institution. From the moment they register as green freshers, to their capping at the hallowed graduation ceremony, our students undergo an intellectual evolution
The NWU is a multi-campus university with a footprint across two provinces. The Mafikeng and Potchefstroom Campuses are situated in the North-West Province and the Vaal Triangle Campus is in Gauteng. The head office, known as the Institutional Office, is in Potchefstroom, situated near the Potchefstroom Campus.
Who we are
“It all starts here” is the NWU’s pay-off line. The NWU was established on 1 January 2004 through the merger of two universities with very different histories, personalities and cultures: the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education and the University of the North-West. The staff and students of the Sebokeng Campus of Vista University were also incorporated, adding further to the richness of our heritage.
Today, the NWU is recognised as one of the best-managed and most innovative universities in South Africa. We continue to celebrate and encourage multiculturalism, multilingualism and multinationalism.
One word that captures the spirit of the North-West University is “innovative”. This characteristic runs across all our activities and operations, from the research we conduct to our academic offerings, management model, campus structure, student body, community engagement and sports achievements.
The publication known as the “Corporate Profile” reflects the innovative culture and management excellence of the NWU.
The NWU brand
The NWU has a powerful brand that proudly projects our personality and aspirations to the world. The essence of this brand is that we are a leading and sustainable teaching-learning and research university that harnesses diversity and pursues innovation to make a meaningful difference in South Africa and the world.
The brand has three main elements: the NWU logo, name and pay-off line:
• Our logo: The chain of three inter-locking links symbolises the unity of the University and visually express the resolve and sense of partnership within it. The three colours symbolise the diversity of the three campuses and the NWU’s use of diverse education and institutional offerings to contribute to improving the human condition and human relationships.
• Our name: the word-mark North-West University identifies all our teaching, learning and research offerings or sub-brands.
• Our pay-off line: The pay-off line of the University hints at a place where dreams begin - a place where you can visualise your aspirations and future success. It shifts the focus from the University as an institution to the stakeholders of the University and what the University means to them.
The NWU offers students an exceptionally rich range of study choices at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Our offerings span the spectrum of academic disciplines, from agriculture and the arts through to commerce, engineering, education, health, law, the natural sciences and theology.
Academically, every NWU campus has something special to offer. For example, the Mafikeng Campus is unrivalled in its approach to animal health and agricultural sciences, while the Potchefstroom Campus has unique nuclear engineering strengths and the Vaal Triangle Campus specialises in economic sciences and information technology.
The NWU has a clear vision for research and innovation. This is to move from being a tuition-based university that does focused research towards a balanced teaching-learning and research university.
Research Entities Model
To speed up the move towards becoming a balanced teaching-learning and research university, the NWU has introduced a new Research Entities Model. This model is designed to put research output on a high-growth, high-performance path by encouraging the establishment of more research start-up groups and creating more scope for growth for existing research teams.
There are four levels of research entities, starting with the “entry level” entity, that of a niche area, followed by a focus area, then a unit and ultimately a centre of excellence.