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Spring is here at TSiBA

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 31 Aug 2011 in

Have you noticed as you enter TSiBA the Cape Weaver birds?

Weavers are loud, extroverted, lively, gregarious, hard working enthusiastic birds.
The accepted manner to get your female securley tucked into your nest is to build a perfect nest (to the female real estate is everything!) Once…

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Knysna Woman’s Day Event – 9 August 2011

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 31 Aug 2011 in

TSiBA – Eden Campus was invited to have a stall at a Woman’s Day function hosted by the Knysna Municipality for the community.  Various stalls were advertising their wares along the sides of a beautiful hall at the KnysnaSecondary School in Hornlee. Examples of the stalls were: South Cape College,…

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Harvesting at TSiBA Eden

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 31 Aug 2011 in

1.Harvesting has always been an event that brings everyone joy and happiness.  Second year TSiBA Eden students harvested sweet potatoes
from their organic Garden last week.  Just guess what, it was a whole day’s worth of work.


Written by Righteous Mfor

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TSiBA-BMFsc, SIFE-TSiBA and TSiBA partner for a great cause

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 26 Aug 2011 in

This Saturday the 27th of August these two student societies in conjunction with TSiBA are proudly paying it forwards at the Langa Cheshire Home for the disabled.
The establishment located in Langa was formed in 1990 and houses 26 disabled and bedridden elderly individuals; they are one of 10 Cheshire homes in the country.…

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Allan Gray Fellowship

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 26 Aug 2011 in

Many TSiBA students are applying for the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship. Students must currently be in their 1st Year of University to apply.
The 5 Pillars that students’ must meet are Intellectual Imagination, Personal Initiative, Spirit of Selflessness, Courageous Commitment and Achievement Excellence
Once the stringent form is completed applicants go…

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D-Day for Eden Educo

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 25 Aug 2011 in

Today the students and staff got ready to go on the first Educo camp.  After torrential rains last night and with the Karatara river overflowing, students spent hours packing their backpacks, eventually setting off just after lunchtime.  The picture shows Aneline (kitchen staff) ready to go.  Beanies, scarves, warm jackets…

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Monique Interns at City Hall

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 25 Aug 2011 in

Monique Williams’ mentor, Freddie Prince, organized for her to do her internship at the Sports & Recreation Department of Community Service of Cape Town. The internship was from the 4th - 8th June, at City Hall! Rolinda Allie (Financial Administrator Officer of Area 1.3) was Monique’s supervisor.

Monique worked…

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Clicks to Keke

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 25 Aug 2011 in

Reekelitsoe A. Mohasi or Keke as she is better known went on her internship at Clicks 2 Customers, arranged and supervised by her mentor, Tom Van der Bercht.

Clicks 2 Customers is an online marketing company, and Tom Van der Bercht is Head of Paid Search. In this era…

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Lebo Finds Hope for The Future

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 25 Aug 2011 in

Operation Hope took on Relebohile Bolite, better known as Lebo,  aBBA1 student for an exciting internship.
Operation hope teaches financial literacy, under its campaign named ‘Banking on Our Future’. Relebohile’s mentor, Kevin Flemming organised the internship for him. Stanley Henkemen was his supervisor throughout the internship; he manages the…

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A Moral Imperative To Speak

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 24 Aug 2011 in

Rayne Moses (TSiBA SRC President) is invited to speak at a Public Conversation featuring Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Professor Barnard Lategan, Ferial Haffajee and Sipho Pityana. SRC presidents; Amanda Ngwenya (UCT), Jan Greyling (Stellenbosch), Ayabulela Mahlathi (UWC) and Noncedo Bulani ( Khayelitsha Community Organiser) will also be in conversation.  The question to be explored is…

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CEFA and TSiBA relationship

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 24 Aug 2011 in

CEFA (Continuing Education for Africa) use TSiBA premises as their Western Cape Headquarters. They are running a course in auxilliary social work and the course has proved to be of huge demand. There are classes held every Saturday and CEFA has also provided 4 scholarships to TSiBA beneficiaries.
We hope this to be a…

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Our Men Grow through The Mankind Project

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 24 Aug 2011 in

Recently 20 our our BBA2 men went to the mountains in Groot Winterhoek Mountains with 2 of our graduates and 19 men from the Mankind Project, many of whom are husbands and fathers and generously take a full weekend our of their busy lives to give our students a very special experience.
One of…

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TSiBA Eden students prepare to go on EDUCO Camps

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 22 Aug 2011 in

Next week is a big one for new events at TSiBA Eden.  24 First year students and 2 staff members are preparing themselves for a 6-day Wilderness experience in the Outeniqua Mountains.  It is interesting to walk into Suzi’s office (LSD-F lecturer and student affairs manager) and see a backpack sitting on her chair (instead…

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High Security on Internship

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 22 Aug 2011 in

5 Final Year students started an internship today at JP Morgan. It was a high security affair with fingerprinting, credit clearance and other checks.
We wish Inez Cloete, Unathi Mazamisa, Nodumo Kuse, Gaynor Lamoor and Melissa Issels all the best in completion of a successful project.
Pictured below is Pedro, Head of security…

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This is how I define Success

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 22 Aug 2011 in

Alexis Van Harte is a manager at JP Morgan WSS. She recently emailed Leigh Meinert about the three TSiBA graduates in her team. In her words she said ” I am absolutely astounded by the good values and commitment that I see in them daily.”
Alexis has also interviewed more TSiBA students in the…

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Asanda in Parliament - Womens’ Month

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 19 Aug 2011 in

Asanda Dodi, a TSiBA graduate who is working at Old Mutual will be sitting in parliament in Womens’ month.

She is attending a debate in Parliament on the afternoon of Tuesday 23/08 on the topic of “Working together to enhance Women’s economic empowerment through skills development and sustainable…

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Nedbank Opens Accounts

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 18 Aug 2011 in

Ntombi Aleki, alumni of TSiBA and Siraj Suleiman, Branch Manager at Nedbank Kuilsriver have been opening free bank accounts for TSiBA students!

TSiBA has always had a good relationship with Nedbank, and to give the students this opportunity is just phenomenal.
A personal bank account is not only a…

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Anele Joins the Ranks at Sci-Bono Discovery Centre

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 18 Aug 2011 in

Anele Ngcambaza, (BBA 1 student) got to fly to Johannesburg for his internship! From the 27th June to Sat the 23rd July, Anele interned at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre.
The Sci-Bono Discovery Centre is the largest science centre in Southern Africa. It encourages interest in the ‘wide world of…

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Stodels Nurseries Tends To Vuyolwethu

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 18 Aug 2011 in

Vuyolwethu Mekana carried out her internship from the 27th June to the 11th July at Stodel Nurseries.

Stodel Nurseries is a company that sells plants and all of your outdoor garden necessities and is one of the largest Nurseries in the Western Cape and according to Vuyolwethu it is also one of the friendliest.

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DVD Friday

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 18 Aug 2011 in

Calling all TSiBA students!

DVD Fridays are upon us for this semester.
The first one is This Friday August 19th:
“ALL CHANGE”
Richard Mulvey
CHANGE is one of the most fundamental influences on modern business. You either adapt or die! Mulvey explores the pitfalls and provides some solutions to keep…

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New Modules at TSiBA

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 18 Aug 2011 in

AS TSiBA grows from strength to strength so does its curriculum. TSiBA has introduced new modules to the 1st year degree students in e-marketing and Logic and also Investment Management Administration for the 2nd year degree students.
All these new modules are pertinent to the new era of thinking, social media and what is…

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The Graduation

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 11 Aug 2011 in

TSIBA’s THIRD ANNUAL GRADUATION – Fri 29 July

The hall is abuzz with laughter, cheers and hugs. There is no doubt that the eighteen students who are graduating with a degree of Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurial Leadership are as happy as the joyful beat of the loud music that fills the room.

TSiBA…

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Busi Tukwayo

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 11 Aug 2011 in


Busi has recently completed a Pastel Accounting & Book keeping course and received over 80% as a final mark.
Busi has now fitted well into her new role at TSiBA Education as Finance Assistant and is now on an endeavour of an initial 14 week course in Financial…

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TSiBA Graduation 2011

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 04 Aug 2011 in

Once again this year we assembled the entire TSiBA community in one place to witness one of the most looked forward to events on the TSiBA calendar. If one were to choose one word to describe this particular event it would most certainly prove to be a challenging exercise in…

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Things Are Not Always What They Seem…

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 02 Aug 2011 in

I recently blogged about the Brains X Change competition which pitted some very creative students against some of the challenges of the Cape Town townships. The event took place in the Creative Factory, a organization in Rotterdam worthy of its own blogpost.

The Creative Factory building in the…

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Pitch Event Pictures

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 01 Aug 2011 in

I promised you some pictures of the Brains X Change Pitch Event. Here they are…

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