For some Friday fun — here are 15 things we think you'll be able to relate to as a distance learning student:
Students who want to study journalism and media know that this field of study requires creativity and good writing abilities. However, what many students don’t realise is that it takes far more than strong writing skills and a dash of creativity to succeed as a journalist.
David Ogilvy was one of the most successful advertising agents during the Golden Age of American advertising in the 1950s and 1960s. He was one of the true geniuses of his time (those of you who watch the show Mad Men should be familiar with the character of ‘Don Draper’ who is, in fact, largely based on David Ogilvy).
As a project manager, you sometimes have to create and perform miracles in the shortest timeframe. You have to juggle tasks and responsibilities on a daily basis, trying to make sure that management, your team members, and your clients are all kept happy.
You will often find that, behind every great manager, MD, CEO, or even world leader, there is an equally great personal assistant (PA) managing things behind the scenes. A PA’s main duties include organising and keeping track of their manager’s daily schedules, booking venues, answering the telephone, preparing reports, and taking responsibility for office administration in general.
Recently, there has been a lot of back and forth in the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) regarding the name change of FET colleges to TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) colleges.
College can be hard. To some people, passing their college course can seem like the hardest thing they’ve ever had to do. This is especially true for those studying part-time, or from home via distance learning.