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TSiBA Cape Town Students Appreciates And Recognises Entrepreneurial Leaders And Inspirational Lectur

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 31 Oct 2011 in

For the first time in TSiBA History the students have spoken and identified those who have truly taken the TSiBA Spirit and done great things with it. The outgoing SRC 2010/2011 has created he awards for “The Best New Society”, “The Best On Campus Entrepreneur” and “The Best On Campus Lecturer” in hope that those…

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SIFE TSiBA Making TSiBA Cape Town History With Its First Female President!!!

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 31 Oct 2011 in

Yes it is true! SIFE TSiBA is setting the trend and raising the bar with its first female President Nomasonto Hlongwane !This is not Nomasonto’s first leadership position in SIFE but it’s the first that is creating waves across the campus and even in the newspapers! Nomasonto was quoted in a article in the Cape…

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IAEVG Conference

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 31 Oct 2011 in

I recently (19th to 21st October) attended an International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance conference at the International Convention Centre.
The theme for the conference was Career Guidance and Development Practices around the World and the programme was full of interesting workshops, talks and exhibitions.
I networked with many people around the…

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The Students Have Spoken!!!! The Big Reveal!! SRC 2011/2012

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 31 Oct 2011 in

The weeks of waiting proved to be worth it at the TSiBA Academic Ceremony 2011 last week Wednesday . The reveal of the SRC 2011/2012 Executive Team was truly a momentous occasion.this is because of the absolutely tremendous response by the students present on the announcement of our new SRC President in particular.
As…

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AN APPRECIATION LUNCH - Through The Eyes Of A Mentor

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 28 Oct 2011 in

Michael Jacobs

I need to digress here slightly and briefly explain the sub-title above. Earlier this year I was approached to consider becoming a mentor at TSIBA Eden. At this point I knew very little about TSIBA and almost zero about being a mentor, but having agreed to the…

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Prizes, Appreciations And Laughs At The TSiBA Cape Town Academic Ceremony.

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 28 Oct 2011 in

WOW! What great leaders we have within TSiBA Cape Town! On Wednesday 26 October TSiBA Cape Town held its Annual Academic Ceremony in which students were rewarded for their academic achievements within the first semester of the year. Some of the top achievers were almost predicted within the different year groups but others were unexpected…

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Book Give Away

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 27 Oct 2011 in

TSiBA Library is giving away books and magazines to its students as its Pay It Forward Ethos.
Ilana Barling, TSiBA Librarian wrote:-
MANY HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS ALL YEAR
MONDAY 31st 10h00 - 15h30
WHAT’S HAPPENING? 
LIBRARY BOOK CLUB
WHERE?  IN THE LIBRARY

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TSiBA Eden Is So Proud Today

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 27 Oct 2011 in

Today we were notified that two of our students who went on to study the BBA at TSiBA Cape Town have been elected onto the SRC in Cape Town. Ekome Same is SRC president and Rodney Bouwer is treasurer. This is such a proud moment for us. These students are really living the TSiBA values…

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The Art of Business Plans

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 26 Oct 2011 in

One of the questions entrepreneurs often ask us in the Ignition Centre is: “We need a business plan. Can you write it for us?”. The short answer to that is a simple: “Absolutely not!”. The longer answer is a bit more complex and I’ll try to answer that in this…

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Dorothea Does It Again….

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 24 Oct 2011 in

We are now officially an intern site for SACAP (South African College of Applied Psychology). Zerina van Royen, a Director at SACAP is delighted with the outcome.
Prof Magwaza and (SMA Assessment and Development Consultants of the HPCSA - Health Professions Council of South AFrica) visited TSiBA to verify TSiBA as a centre.

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Students Shine The Light On A Breakout Entrepreneur

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 21 Oct 2011 in

They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend, when the truth is BLING is a girl’s best friend!! Four BBA-1 students from TSiBA’s Cape Town Campus have taken on the project to give a local jewellery maker her mark on the fashion accessories industry.  There was a jewellery Expo on…

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The Burning Question…Who Is The 2011/2012 SRC?

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 21 Oct 2011 in

After weeks of waiting the time is FINALY upon us all, the announcement of the 2011/2012 SRC Executive. We all know who has run for the positions and we have voted for our future leaders. Well done to all of those who took the initiative of nominating themselves and well done to TSiBA Cape Town…

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TSiBA Eden Appreciation Lunch

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 20 Oct 2011 in

On Friday 14th October Karatara’s Protea Hall was a busy hive of activity as TSiBA Eden hosted its third annual Appreciation Lunch. Co-hosted by TSiBA Eden Management and the 2011 SRC, the event brought droves of mentors, sponsors, partners and allies together for an afternoon of celebration and sharing.

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TSiBA Eden Pilots The Community Computer Course

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 20 Oct 2011 in


Last week the corridors of TSiBA Eden were filled with new faces when 19 community members entered our doors and filed through to the computer lab to begin their computer training as a pilot group.  The course will run for 6 weeks every Thursday from 4pm until 6pm, enthusiastically…

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Changing Of The Guard

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 18 Oct 2011 in


Monday was a hectic day at TSiBA Library!
TSiBA Library has received its first batch of 2012 textbooks generously donated by Juta. All our students receive textbooks for individual use and the majority of these books are from Juta. Thanks Juta
At the same time Ilana, our…

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Frank Chikane Speaks At Tutu Peace Lecture

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 16 Oct 2011 in

On Friday 14th October 2011, Frank Chikane spoke at the Desmond Tutu Peace Lecture. TSiBA of course was invited to this very moving lecture. Pastor Chikane spoke about many things relating to Ethical Leadership. He called on all South Africans to build this nation. Many leaders attended this very prestigious…

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TSiBA Eden Students Visit The Harkerville Market

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 12 Oct 2011 in

Derrick Ikin, a long-time Eden volunteer, coordinated a market research project for the first year group at TSiBA Eden. His wife Barbara supported the group in preparing and facilitating the event. This is the story that Derrick wrote about the day.

Getting up at 5.30am, so as to be at…

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TSiBA Eden Students Take Vegetables To Market

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 11 Oct 2011 in

The recent Naturally Knysna Market held at the beginning of October saw six of TSiBA Eden’s Students showcasing Eden Campus, selling fresh produce, and preparing a selection of deliciously filled wraps for the weekend.
The Knysna event was held over two days and gave the students a wonderful opportunity…

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TSiBA Students At Niall Mellon House Building

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 10 Oct 2011 in

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Many of our TSiBA family volunteer on The Niall Mellon Township Trust housebuilding day.

The picture shows all the TSiBA students involved in the recent build at Wallacedene - See who you recognise!

The Support Team

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Kurt Geiger Donates Clothes to SIFE TSiBA

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 10 Oct 2011 in

Look at these handsome young men…

SIFE (Student In Free Enterprise) TSiBA received a clothing Donation from Kurt Geiger.  We received a consignment of male clothing;  caps, golf shirts, formal shirts, jeans and formal pants.
SIFE will be managing this donation that will benefit TSiBA students particularly for…

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INN-3 Students Throw The Party Of The Year

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 10 Oct 2011 in

It took place on Friday 7 October at the Ex-Servicemen’s, Petunia Rd, Slivertown, and it truly was a night of partying, promise and a special raffle! People of all ages both TSiBA students and their guests had a tremendous time, between the five incredible DJ’s, the raffle and karaoke that was on offer there was…

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SRC Election Process In Full Swing!

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 10 Oct 2011 in

They say spring is a time of changes; this is defiantly true for TSiBA Cape Town Campus students.

Elections for the new SRC Executive 2011/2012 has come and gone! Fridays elections was the day of reckoning for the candidates running for the top positions in TSiBA’s SRC. Students turned out in hordes to cast their…

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The Race For President Has Begun!!!

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 10 Oct 2011 in


The Presidential Race is in full swing! The contenders are Ekome Same, Reekelitsoe (Keke) Mohasi and Vuyisile Tyes. Which one will become our new President? Who have YOU, the TSiBA Students Voted for to be one of our biggest leaders and change agents in TSiBAland.
This will only…

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Inspired To Speak Out

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 10 Oct 2011 in

The Igniter Team will be meeting tomorrow afternoon to discuss progress on the next EXCITING issue! If there are any comments or sugetsions of what you, our readers would like to see in future issues please drop the team an email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Poetry In Motion 2

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 07 Oct 2011 in

By special request of the students who attended the last Poetry Book Club, a second poetry book club has been held.
Pricilla Kruger, a TSiBA mentor and poetess, will be our guest. Pricilla has many contacts in the Poetry world in Cape Town and is keen to discuss writing poetry, to share your and…

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Thobela Accepted As Mandela Rhodes Scholar!!

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 07 Oct 2011 in

Thobela Mfeti who has just completed a postgraduate qualification in Tourism has been accepted as a Mandela Rhodes Scholar.
She is going to be studying Masters in Tourism in 2012. TSiBA has many many congratulations from various people. Here are some of them…
Some news just cannot wait for our quarterly newsletter….. Today…

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Sibulele - A Poet in the Making

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 07 Oct 2011 in

Footprints


When these feet started this journey they were so clean
Feet that were to lead you to where you are today
When these feet started this journey
I’m sure many doubted that they would last till the very end
But they did! These feet took a…

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Pay It Forward Heroes

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 07 Oct 2011 in

TSiBA has a tradition of instilling Paying It Forward as one of its ethos.
Many people nomininate a Pay It Forward Hero for various reasons and for September there were many nominees….
Zolile Bolotina
Zolile was nominated by Chwayita Mbuka for helping her with Maths. Chwayita wrote, “my marks have improved as…

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Eva - An Inspirational Story

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 07 Oct 2011 in

Eva Gebhard

In The Spirit of TSiBA values

Rush decisions will delay your journey and make you do mistakes. For example my decision to drop out full time, was quiet challenging and I ended up with a baby boy.
With this I thought it was the end of my life and…

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Entrepreneurship Centre Newsletter

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 06 Oct 2011 in

Guess what! The Entrepreneurship Centre has launched its first newsletter. Check it out and see what you think.
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The Support Team

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The New BMf Executive

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 06 Oct 2011 in

Ladies and Gentlemen we announce the new BMf executive team at TSiBA
Olwethu Vela                   Chairperson                   T10110
Lunga Schoeman             Dep Chairperson      …

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Lunga’s Story

By Frans TSiBA Admin on 06 Oct 2011 in

Lunga Schoeman

Many of you will remember Lunga’s story,
You all know Lunga as the witty, articulate, energized student who is always in an enthused mood. He got the amazing opportunity to fly overseas to London on two internships, one at Street Car and one at RPM ltd. So here’s a slice on all…

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