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Not Sure What to Study?

Posted by SACOB on Thu, Mar 23 2017
At times it can be a bit daunting and scary knowing that you should be furthering your studies but being undecided about what it is you should be studying – we get it!
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No Matric or University Entrance?

Posted by SACOB on Thu, Mar 16 2017
Over the past few months we’ve tried to look at the different reasons as to why many people do not further their studies, with the aim being to help come up with solutions for you. A few popular reasons that we have come up with…No Matric or didn’t meet University entrance or there were just not enough spots available or it could even be that funding might be abit of a problem….
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Real Results, Real Rewards

Posted by SACOB on Tue, Sep 06 2016
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Ethics Module - Now Available to All Students

Posted by SACOB on Thu, Sep 01 2016
Brand new and only at SACOB! For a while now we’ve been chatting about offering our students something extra, so you know that when studying at SACOB you leave with more than the average student.
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ICB 2016 Changes

Posted by SACOB on Mon, Oct 12 2015
ICB has made a few changes for 2016. Want to know what these are? Take a read through this post were we compare 2015 to 2016.
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How to Excel with Distance Learning

Posted by SACOB on Wed, Apr 29 2015
As SACOB is an online learning institution, students are capable of studying from anywhere in South Africa. That being said, it does require a large amount of diligence and dedication to learn from home without the guidance of a physical classroom.
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Use Winter to your Advantage
Use Winter to your Advantage

Posted by SACOB on Wed, Apr 29 2015
Take a look at our blog post on a few tips the most out of winter to boost your performance while studying.
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Matric's over, Now what?
Matric's over, Now what?

Posted by SACOB on Wed, Dec 10 2014
What I had failed to see is that at the end of such a wonderful learning journey... was that even though I might want to be something and study towards that goal/dream job… didn't necessarily mean that I would get that job… or even a job at all.
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ACCA Exam Technique Webinar Schedule for November 2014

Posted by SACOB on Fri, Oct 31 2014
The Schedule for ACCA's webinar series detailing exam techniques for November 2014. Use the link to go to the appropriate registration pages.
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Interviews: Beyond the Checklist
Interviews: Beyond the Checklist

Posted by SACOB on Thu, Oct 23 2014
First things first, this blog post is not about giving you a step by step instruction to acing an interview. There are a million and one textbook questions and answers out there that you can look over, this blog looks at the how you answer and not at the answer itself. You have gotten the interview because the company likes you on paper, now the company needs to ascertain if you are the right fit for the company as a person.
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Face to Face Learning vs Online Distance Learning
Face to Face Learning vs Online Distance Learning

Posted by SACOB on Thu, Oct 16 2014
Face to Face and Distance learning both have their own pros and cons, the differentiation between the two of them comes in when asking what is actually distance and face to face learning? There are so many aspects to both of these but simply put, Face to Face learning is where you attend on campus classes on a daily basis and have your lectures at specific times and days and distance learning is where you complete your studies at your own pace and time.
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Choosing the right path of study - the SACOB way
Choosing the right path of study - the SACOB way

Posted by SACOB on Fri, Oct 10 2014
So you’ve just decided to start studying and you are searching for the ideal institution to attend that will provide you with a study route into your dream career, or maybe you are already employed and you’re looking to attain qualifications to back up your work experience - well, look no further.
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Why do people NOT complete their online courses?
Why do people NOT complete their online courses?

Posted by Justine on Wed, Oct 01 2014
As with any course, completion rates play a big factor. If you are doing research into taking an online course this could be very important to you. Wouldn’t you feel more comfortable with your studies if you knew why people drop-out so that you can avoid falling into the same trap? So why do people drop-out? What are the factors?
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How not to feel alone in an online classroom environment
How not to feel alone in an online classroom environment

Posted by Justine on Thu, Aug 07 2014
There is a new trend in education developing around the world, Online Learning. Maybe you have heard of this before or maybe you have already enrolled for a online course. Maybe you have tried Distance Learning but you feel all alone within your fort of textbooks. So how does Online Learning differ from distance?
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What Different Institutions Offer
What Different Institutions Offer

Posted by on Thu, Jul 31 2014
You probably know that after high school there are many institutions that offer you the chance to further your studies, but you might not really know what all the types of institutions that are out there and what types of qualifications they offer and what those qualifications mean in the work environment.
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Discussing The Gap Year
Discussing The Gap Year

Posted by Portia on Thu, Jul 24 2014
A gap year is a break taken typically between high school and college or university, it might include travelling, working or volunteering. It’s much more than a relaxed break, it’s time for students to explore the world and gain valuable life skills and experience while trying to figure out which career suits you best or you fit into.
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SACOB Online Study Tips
SACOB Online Study Tips

Posted by Tanja on Wed, Jul 16 2014
Online studying, as with completing any other kind of studies, opens a world of opportunities. In my blog I am going to highlight some areas that may help you with studying online and focusing on time management for your studies.
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The Correlation between Sleep, Exercise, Diet and Exam Results
The Correlation between Sleep, Exercise, Diet and Exam Results

Posted by Robin on Wed, Jul 02 2014
Have you ever felt extremely tired during exam periods, outside the fact that you could be working 8-5 or raising a family? Other lifestyle factors could affect you which could be due to a lack of sleep, bad diet and lack of exercise, so here are some tips on how to counter this...
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Comments on National Scarce Skills List Top 100 Occupations in Demand
Comments on National Scarce Skills List Top 100 Occupations in Demand

Posted by SACOB on Tue, Jun 24 2014
This document provides a list of the top 100 occupations in the country that are considered to be in short supply, accompanied by an explanation of the methods and processes followed in compiling the list. The purpose of the list is to inform, inter alia: human resource planning and development; resource allocation and prioritisation; the development of relevant qualifications, programmes and curricula; and international recruitment strategies.
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What is Project Isizwe?
What is Project Isizwe?

Posted by Olwethu on Wed, Jun 18 2014
Project Isizwe is a non-profit organisation created to bring the internet to South Africans, by smoothing the growth of the process of Free Wi-Fi for communal spaces in low income communities.
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Tips for tackling an online course
Tips for tackling an online course

Posted by SACOB on Wed, May 28 2014
So you have heard about this “thing” called an “online course” or maybe you have even enrolled in one but you have no idea the best way to tackle it. You don’t know what steps you should take before starting your course or what techniques you should use during your course. We have put together an outline of how to tackle an online course in this blog post.
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10 Ways to Increase Productivity in the Workplace
10 Ways to Increase Productivity in the Workplace

Posted by SACOB on Thu, May 15 2014
Productivity in the workplace can be affected by a myriad of things. It is imperative that top management endeavour to identify and implement all sorts of ways to maintain and keep improving the level of productivity of its workforce.
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Debt Management for students
Debt Management for students

Posted by SACOB on Thu, May 08 2014
Studying can be a costly activity. As a student you can expect paying between R25 000 and R35 000 a year studying as an undergraduate at any of South Africa’s universities. Studying through private institutions you can look at paying almost R50 000 for select courses.
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Effectiveness of cramming
Effectiveness of cramming

Posted by Ruschdah on Wed, Apr 23 2014
It’s the night before your economics final and you are counting the hours of study before your exam. While trying to work out the best way to attack your textbook, you think to yourself how did I get here?
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Tips on how to study
Tips on how to study

Posted by SACOB on Wed, Apr 09 2014
Whether in high school, college or university, we all have our preferred way to study. What we’ve aimed to do in this blog post is to collate as many methods for studying for you to have a look at when you are needing study inspiration. The best practice would be to read over the different study methods and see if you can’t incorporate one or two into your specific study regime.
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Choosing the right subjects for matric
Choosing the right subjects for matric

Posted by SACOB on Tue, Sep 10 2013
As young kids, our choice of a profession to follow one day must have changed on a weekly basis. Do you remember when you were ten years old? Dreams of becoming an astronaut, a farmer, a dolphin trainer, or even a cowboy, pirate, or ballerina, all seemed like plausible ideas.
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Ten steps to help you ace an interview
Ten steps to help you ace an interview

Posted by SACOB on Wed, Jul 10 2013
While a sound education can help open doors for graduates, this is only half the battle in obtaining employment. The South African College of Business (SACOB) recognises the importance of interview skills in landing a job...
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SACOB enjoys positive response at Career Indaba
SACOB enjoys positive response at Career Indaba

Posted by SACOB on Fri, Jul 05 2013
Aimed at bridging the gap between studying and entering the business world, Career Indaba offers grade 9-12 learners, college and university students the opportunity to meet with educational institutions and members of the corporate sector to gain career guidance as well as to learn about available study options, bursaries and graduate employment opportunities...
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New infographic explores online learning
New infographic explores online learning

Posted by SACOB on Wed, Jun 12 2013
Tertiary level education seems to be an unattainable luxury for many school leavers due to rising university fees and the pressing need to earn an income.
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Reflections on eLearning Africa
Reflections on eLearning Africa

Posted by SACOB on Tue, Jun 11 2013
Overall, our experience at eLearning Africa was an exceptionally positive one. An air of hope infused the entire conference, with eLearning extolled as Africa's liberator. In his keynote address, Ghanaian, Mac-Jordan Degadjor best highlighted this message when he said, “It is time for Africa's story to be written by Africans, its history and its future.”

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eLearning Africa Conference: Day 2
eLearning Africa Conference: Day 2

Posted by SACOB on Tue, Jun 04 2013
This raised an interesting question around the role of the teacher in the 21st Century classroom. Is the teacher the tour guide or the tourist attraction itself? ...
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10 ways to ruin a course
10 ways to ruin a course

Posted by SACOB on Mon, Jun 03 2013
Here are highlights from the seminar.
  • 1. Wrong participants
    No matter how good a course might be, if the students are not interested it is essentially worthless to them.
  • 2. Wrong course choice
    If the students do not recognise the relevance of the course or how it can benefit them, it will reflect in poor attendance, a lack of interest and possibly even below average grades...
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eLearning Africa: Day 1
eLearning Africa: Day 1

Posted by SACOB on Thu, May 30 2013
We are also creating these fantastic tools that undoubtedly have the potential to enhance the learning experience, but do our potential technology-hungry learners actually have the digital competency to consume all this learning media that we are creating?...
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Multimedia Exposure

Posted by SACOB on Tue, Jan 22 2013
Multimedia exposure works...this is how...
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Online Learning

Posted by SACOB on Thu, Jan 17 2013
Online learning and support works! Here's the proof... Watch our video and tell us what you think...
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ACCA pre-exam checklist

Posted by SACOB on Fri, Nov 30 2012
We provide guidance on preparing for your exams, including what to bring with you on the day, regulations, how to maximise opportunities for earning marks and how to organise your exam answers
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4 Must-have job skills in 2013

Posted by SACOB on Tue, Nov 27 2012
Even as employers remain cautious next year about every Rand spent on employees, they’ll also want workers to show greater skills and results.
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Imizamo Yethu youth with big dreams

Posted by SACOB on Sat, Oct 06 2012
Edson dreams of becoming a financial accountant. This is partly in memory of his dad, who died while the family was living in Zimbabwe with his accountancy studies partially complete. More importantly though, Edson was one of those kids who has always loved figures and doing well at maths came naturally.
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Tertiary education is no longer just for the favoured few

Posted by SACOB on Fri, Mar 16 2012
While South Africa’s youth is displaying a growing appetite for tertiary education, the sad reality is that universities simply aren't able to accommodate the large number of students currently looking to further their education.
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SA College of Business encourages alternative education facilities

Posted by SACOB on Mon, Feb 27 2012
While South Africa's youth are desperate for learning and for career opportunities, employers are bemoaning the shortage of skilled labour. The reality is that about three million people between the ages of 18 and 24 are not accommodated in the education and training system or in the labour market. This is an appalling waste of human potential...
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