Article of the Day: 5 Exercises That Train Your Brain for Success

Get your brain in shape with a little mental strength training.  You have an estimated 70,000 thoughts per day. That’s 70,000 chances to build yourself up or tear yourself down. If you call yourself names, doubt your abilities, and second-guess your decisions, you’ll harm your performance (and most likely you’ll also be risking your physical 

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SA’s Biggest Failure is Education, Says Jonas

Broken system must be fixed, deputy minister tells PE event. If there is anything South Africa has failed at, it is education, Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas said at a gala dinner held at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) at the weekend. “Most of our problems, whether it’s unemployment, unemployability or the struggle of 

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Student Disruptions Put an End to Education Fees Convention

The Higher Education National Convention was postponed indefinitely by the National Education Crisis Forum after students disrupted proceedings and would not allow the Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande to address the crowd. The National Education Crisis Forum is a civil society platform aiming at finding long-term solutions in the education sector. The convention was 

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Article of the Day: Monster or Human?

IS THERE A DIFFERENCE? NO, SAYS MARY SHELLEY’S FRANKENSTEIN. Despite being published nearly 200 years ago, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein continues to dominate popular culture. The story charts the tragic happenings of Victor Frankenstein, devoted student of natural philosophy, as he becomes a creator, gives life to a pseudo-human monster and suffers the consequences. Even those 

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Son of CPUT Acting Head Dies in Accident

Cape Town – The son of Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) acting vice-chancellor John Volmink, also named John Volmink, died after being hit by a car while on his way home in Rosebank, Joburg. According to his father, the 33-year-old – fondly known as JJ – was crossing the road when a car knocked 

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