Study Tips

The World is Changing – APR 2014

The World is Changing, Are you changing with it? Technology, business, education, social media, health and habits – I am sure you will agree that the world is changing at a rapid pace. Think back to how things were done 10 years ago, compared to how we do things today. The truth is that hardly anything […]

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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, autonomous, confident and hard working. While skills can be learned, a good work ethic and […]

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Benefits of Studying – MAR2014

Instead of Retail Therapy, choose one of our most popular courses HR Management HR Legal Framework HR Diploma SHE Representative Safety & Security Project Management Fundamentals Financial Accounting Diploma Office Administration Diploma Are you familiar with the term Retail Therapy? South Africans and consumers around the world are in agreement that shopping makes you feel good about yourself. […]

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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 more and in our current financial climate distance education continues to make financial sense. “Without […]

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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 education is globally recognised as the most effective way of studying – it’s convenient, saves […]

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Turn your Passion into a Career – FEB2014

February is a month dedicated to love, romance and passion! Everywhere in the shops you’ll find red flowers, hearts and messages of love abound. This February we challenge you to ask yourself a vital question… No we don’t want to know who you love, but we do want to know: What are you passionate about? […]

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Get Inspired – OCT 2013

[su_column size=”1-3″ last=”0″ style=”0″] Get Inspired “Success is 1% Inspiration and 99% Perspiration.” Thomas Edison [/su_column] [su_column size=”2-3″ last=”1″ style=”0″][/su_column] This quote inspired me because it is based on the principal that success is possible and achievable for all of us, as long as we are inspired and willing to work hard. The story of […]

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Ask your employer to invest in you and your education

Academy of York College understands this and we offer students a unique bursary program which offers you a bursary of 40% on your study costs. We also have a great Spring Special which offers you 50% off your student registration costs. So our easy to afford monthly repayment plan means you can study for as […]

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