School leavers warned against bogus college operators

Department of Higher Education has warned school leavers who will be looking for space in colleges to be vigilant against bogus colleges.

Dr Shahida Issack, Director for Private and Higher Institutions Higher Education says the bogus operators have gotten smarter at their game.

The department is warning school leavers about fake institutions, urging them to verify with the accreditation before enrolling at colleges.

We experience all kinds of irregular behaviour, the sooner we close one gap they open the other.

Dr Shahida Issack, Director for Private and Higher Institutions Higher Education

Listen to how you can spot bogus college operators below:

Read More
Tshwane residents to ‘buy back’ electricity in solar programme

Tshwane residents to ‘buy back’ electricity in solar programme

Countries like Germany have been doing this for over a decade.

Taxi ranks a risk for female commuters - Sonke Gender Justice

Taxi ranks a risk for female commuters - Sonke Gender Justice

At least two women have spoken to EWN about being sexually attacked in a white and grey taxi.

Mystery man implicated in Chief Justice burglary 'well connected' - Times journo

Mystery man implicated in Chief Justice burglary 'well connected' - Times journo

Times journalist Stephan Hofstatter gives the lowdown on Nkosinathi Msimango, the man allegedly linked to the investigation.

Students warned against bogus colleges

Students warned against bogus colleges

Department of Higher Education and training (DHET) warns students to verify accreditation of private colleges before registering.

Desperate consumers targets for bogus credit advertisers

Desperate consumers targets for bogus credit advertisers

Consumers who don't qualify for formal bank credit fall prey to illegal credit providers charging exorbitant repayment terms.

Higher Education department looking into Theology degree scam

Higher Education department looking into Theology degree scam

The Department of Higher Education is looking into legal avenues to take against 21 institutions issuing bogus Theology degress across the country.

Popular articles
Meet Zibusiso Mkhwanazi; CEO of “Digital at the core marketing agency” AVATAR

Meet Zibusiso Mkhwanazi; CEO of “Digital at the core marketing agency” AVATAR

Mkhwanazi – son of an entrepreneur – founded a web design firm (Csonke.com) with R2000 when he was 17 and still in school.

Earn peanuts? How to best invest very small amounts...

Earn peanuts? How to best invest very small amounts...

Got a spare R200 or R300 a month? Here’s how to make that money work hard and grow…

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

"Recognise that it’s not the end, it’s the beginning." Expert advise for school-leavers who want to improve their results.

NSFAS to reopen 2017 applications

NSFAS to reopen 2017 applications

National Student Financial Aid Scheme says it will reopen 2017 loan applications after receiving requests for deadline extension.

Right now, these are the best shares to buy on the JSE (according to Adviceworx)

Right now, these are the best shares to buy on the JSE (according to Adviceworx)

Bruce Whitfield interviews a Portfolio Manager about what she believes are the hottest stocks right now.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?