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French Embassy Master and PhD Scholarship Program – South Africans Only

South African graduates are invited by the Embassy of France to apply to their competitive Masters and Doctorate scholarship program. Applications from all academic disciplines, especially science and technology, will be considered for the academic year starting in September 2018. Continue reading “French Embassy Master and PhD Scholarship Program – South Africans Only”


Nikon Small World Contest – Recognizing Excellence in Photography through the Microscope

The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1975 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then, Small World has become a leading showcase for photomicrographers from the widest array of scientific disciplines. Continue reading “Nikon Small World Contest – Recognizing Excellence in Photography through the Microscope”

Why networking helps you get a job faster


A long time ago, when I was applying for jobs as an entry level candidate, I would look through every single good jobs listing site (see, or I would open almost every single job ad and go straight to the requirements section, hoping to find jobs that required little to no experience. Continue reading “Why networking helps you get a job faster”

United Nations Free and Open Courses 

UNITAR offers courses that run throughout the year or several times a year that are free-of-charge and open to the public. For more information about courses offered, please see below.  Continue reading “United Nations Free and Open Courses “




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2018 SEED Low Carbon Awards


What are the SEED Awards?

The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development is an annual awards scheme designed to find the most promising, innovative and locally led start-up eco-inclusive enterprises in countries with developing and emerging economies. The independent SEED International Jury of experts selects enterprises which have the potential to make real improvements in poverty eradication and environmental sustainability while contributing to a greener economy. Continue reading “2018 SEED Low Carbon Awards”