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Congratulations to our Graduates 2018

On the 28th July – we celebrated the Graduation of 149 Academy of York Students at the Graduation and Celebration held at the Apollo Hotel. It was a spectacular event with over 480 people celebrating that without education, your full

Spring Forward in your Career

Self-confidence is the secret ingredient most successful people have in common. It’s true; the difference between success and failure could be a good dose of self-confidence. As we enter into spring, we encourage you to look at your levels of

Benefits of Online Learning or Home Study

Pioneering HR Online with SABPP


SMME’s: Training staff increases profits and sustainability

In tough economic times, most SMME’s are preoccupied with short-term survival and therefore forsake training of staff citing lack of resources and time. Think again, as research shows that developing workers results in increased productivity and efficiency resulting in financial

The future of studying in South Africa

Distance learning is receiving much attention in South Africa and trends indicate that the medium is growing rapidly both locally and globally. Attracting school leavers and more dominantly, transitioning adults who are gaining knowledge and training in order to be

Distance learners make better employees

There are many benefits to distance or online learning and the characteristics it requires, such as time management, staying power and being conscientious, which are also the hallmarks of a great employee. Employers like employees who are action-oriented, ambitious, intelligent,

Cape Times – Funding your Studies

Most of South Africans are feeling the pinch, but it doesn’t mean that dreams of studying further should disappear like our disposable income. Read the full article here

Finding ways to finance your studies

As inflation continues to accelerate and consumer spending remains under pressure, South Africans are feeling the pinch but it doesn’t mean that dreams of studying further should disappear like our disposable income. Research shows that those who learn more, earn

How to spot a distance learning scam

If you are looking to further your education or career, it’s wise to remember that South Africa has more non-accredited colleges than accredited and this should be a crucial point to consider when choosing a college. The medium of distance

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