Student and Graduate Advice Blog

Resources for graduates and students

Avatar Icon
To apply or not to apply?!
Posted by Jen van Heerden
With a world full of opportunities, why do graduates not apply for jobs that they are eligible for? We’ve listed some of the common excuses that graduates come up with when deciding whether to apply for a job, and some tips for getting over them.

Avatar Icon
Johannesburg: The best African city for students
Posted by David Jenkins
For students looking for a welcoming environment to study with all the perks of a big city feel but a supportive friendly environment, Johannesburg may not always come to mind. However, it is easy to see why so many students love living in the City of Gold.

Avatar Icon
SOUTH AFRICA’S TOP100 FUTURE GRADUATES ANNOUNCED
Posted by Nikki Barnard
For the first time in South Africa, the country’s top finest and brightest undergraduates were showcased at the 2016 Top100 Future Leaders awards.

Avatar Icon
Candidate tips and tricks for great interviews (ZA)
Posted by Nikki Barnard
Video interviewing is fast becoming the preferred way for employers and recruitment agencies to create short lists of candidates.

Avatar Icon
The Full Top100 List
Posted by Gradconnection
The Full Top100 List has now gone live on our website. Those who are in the Top 100 can now link prospective employers to it in their CV, LinkedIn and future job applications as proof that they passed a very rigorous process to be recognized for their unique skills, knowledge and experiences.

Avatar Icon
Earning your MBA when you’re (really) busy
Posted by David Jenkins
Earning your MBA when you’re (really) busy

Avatar Icon
Monash South Africa to launch MBA degree in April 2016
Posted by David Jenkins
Monash South Africa to launch MBA degree in April 2016

Avatar Icon
#FeesMustFall? How much does it really cost to get your degree in South Africa
Posted by David Jenkins
The #RhodesMustFall campaign was seemingly the start of the #SomethingMustFall revolution in South Africa. We saw things getting pretty heated late last year when this transpired into the #FeesMustFall campaign, where thousands of students across the country voiced their concerns about the rising cost of going to university.

Avatar Icon
Media Release: Excited learners look to future scholarship
Posted by David Jenkins
MSA became the first institution in Sub-Saharan Africa to join the Laureate International Universities network in 2013, which has a presence in 28 countries, serving over 1,000,000 students globally across 80 institutions and online.

Avatar Icon
Global survey reveals students want universities to skill them in entrepreneurship
Posted by David Jenkins
September, 2015 - South African youth are echoing their global peers, with 97% voicing a need for universities to equip them in taking on educated entrepreneurial and leadership roles in society.

Search GradConnection

Enter an employer or university you want to find in our search bar.