5 interesting things about Lizel van Biene

By Clotilde Angelucci TSiBA on 05 Sep 2018 TSIBA is thrilled to welcome the new Faculty Manager Lizel van Biene, who started her position at TSiBA on Monday, the 3rd September 2018. Although very busy at work, Lizel kindly managed to find some time to chat with us about herself and her passions. Can you tell us a bit about your background? …

TSIBA Grad Interns in Hamburg

  I recently completed a four-month work internship at Vartan Aviation in Hamburg, Germany, after I finished my last year at TSiBA in 2017. The opportunity came about when TSiBA negotiated a work internship abroad for one student to work at Vartan Aviation. This had not been in my original career plan as I had no passport, nor funds for …

My Experience of TSIBA Rites of Passage

  “I am a life-changer who adds value to the lives of everyone whose path I cross through means of inspiration” Ashura Arendse, BBA3 TSIBA Rites of Passage (ROP) wilderness leadership programme marks the biggest milestone in a student’s life which in essence is one of the last steps before graduation. It’s more than just a coming of age, consolidating …

60 seconds with Lundi Mkosi

  60 seconds with… is the opportunity to discover the bright alumni who make #OurTSiBA valuable! Find out about Lundi Mkosi! When did you study at TSiBA? I started at TSIBA in 2013 with HCBA and started the degree the following year in 2014. What is your favourite TSiBA memory? Constantly going for Hero Speaker session where we would get motivation …

5 things to know about the National Benchmark Test

What is an National Benchmark Test (NBT) and do I need it? As we hit the mid-year landmark, there is a lot of talk about the National Benchmark Test, which is often confused with National Senior Certificate (Matric Certificate). Their name similarity might in fact wrongly prompt you in believing that they are the same thing; however, they are different and, …

Seen at TSIBA, where Business meets Fashion

By Clotilde Angelucci TSiBA on 08 May 2018 Nomandla Magube is the Assistant Librarian at TSiBA and all round fashionista. In her new monthly column, Seen at TSIBA, she shares her tips on how young entrepreneurs can turn their fashion styles and items into a business statement. In Chapter I, Nomandla recommends to focus on the role a blazer can play into your Dress to success! …

Dear Future Entrepreneurs…

  On Adding value. It takes a village to raise a child. While this proverb’s origin is not very clear, its relevance shines not only through constant retweets and its appearance of a wide range of Inspiration collateral. TSiBA’s commitment to change lives through access to education and leadership is possible through a multi-disciplinary approach; this is amplified by holistic relationships …

Enkosi Lewis Group

  TSiBA’s mission is to provide opportunities to the new generation of entrepreneurial trailblazers, equipping them to bring positive change to the world in which they live by offering access to education. This would not be possible without sound collaborations and relationships with industry partners, who believe in our vision and purpose. Lewis Group is one of TSiBA’s longest supporters, with 10 TSiBA students …

Building African-Based Enterprise Systems Education Platforms with ESEFA Centre

By Clotilde Angelucci TSiBA on 12 Apr 2018 The latest ESEFA programme was held at TSiBA with academic participants from various Educational Institutions across Africa. We chatted to the UCT Course Convenor Gwamaka Mwalemba about the course, its objective and the value of these programmes and collaborations for African Educators. ESEFA Centre is an Academic Competence Centre for enterprise systems education …

TSIBA at Open Streets

  On Sunday, 25 March 2018, thousands of people witnessed a contagious transformation of Eisleben Road as a shared public space. In fact, this busy road in Mitchells Plain was home to Open Streets between 12 and 5 pm; with the magic touch of street-minded people coming together, the roads were brightened by sidewalk hopscotch, bright chalk writing,  an array of activities …

Cape Town Water Saving Design Sprint Workshop

By Clotilde Angelucci TSiBA on 28 Mar 2018 In the last two years, water has become a topical issue for small talks and focused conversations alike. #CapeDrought will unfold the many stories told on social media on the Mother City, the first metropolis to potentially run out of this valuable resource. Day Zero doom and gloom notwithstanding,there is a strong …