Article of the Day: Obstacles to Practicing Professional Ethics in Real Life

Just when you thought it was safe to leave the classroom… Research shows that professionals often make bad or at least non-optimal ethical judgments even when they know the right thing to do. Why might well-educated professionals take ethical missteps? In a recent article, Eugene Soltes, an associate professor at Harvard Business School, discusses three 

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Better Note-Taking can Help Students who Struggle with English

Starting a university degree can be something of a culture shock. Students enter university after spending years in a closely structured school learning environment. They discover that there’s a different expectation in higher education: the onus of learning falls mostly on them. In South Africa, another complication arises for those students who speak English as 

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Two out of 10 matrics will get into university

Cape Town – Only two out of 10 matriculants can expect to be accepted into universities in the 2017 academic calendar, a leading tax body estimates. Stiaan Klue, executive dean and chief executive of The Tax Faculty, believes low acceptance rates into universities “are becoming more of a reality today”. However, he urged prospective students 

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Happy Holidays

The Cornerstone Institute wishes to thank all staff and students for contributing to a fabulous year! If you are travelling in this festive season, please be safe. We will continue to publish articles throughout this period for your reading pleasure. Have fun and we will see each other next year!

Backlog of University Applications

MATRIC pupils planning to study at university next year are losing hope as institutions, grappling with #FeesMustFall protests, have not responded to all applicants yet. While some high school pupils have made alternative arrangements because they have not heard back from universities, others fear they may end up spending a year at home. Alison Sickle, a 

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Letter of Appreciation

Cornerstone’s focus on community service and development includes accommodating Gr12s to do job-shadowing at our Campus. We learn from these learners as much as they learn from us! Below see the letter of appreciation by a parent: September 22, 2016 Rudy /Johanna Cornerstone Institute 127 Cecil Road Salt River, Cape Town Dear Rudy & Johanna 

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Obituary: Robson Kwamando

Robson Kwamando came from Malawi to Cornerstone Institute, then Cornerstone Christian College. He completed his Licentiate in Intercultural Studies in 2002. Robson wrote this in the story of his experience at Cornerstone, “Cornerstone Christian College was a place where I was exposed to multicultural community. It has been a good experience that I will carry 

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Cornerstone Students Shine

Places for Masters studies at universities are notoriously few, as many a post-graduate student has discovered, and the selection process is particularly tough. Yet, we are inordinately proud to announce that Cornerstone students have been snatching away these places at a jaw-dropping rate since 2011, when our first Psychology Honours students graduated. So far we 

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