Put­ting ed­u­ca­tion first

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its first dis­as­ter man­age­ment grad­u­a­tion con­fer­ring 11 BBA de­grees in dis­as­ter relief man­age­ment.

“We have started a col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Ac­cor Ho­tel Group pro­vid­ing our stu­dents ac­cess to over 5000 ho­tels world­wide while our alumni sur­vey re­vealed a 97% em­ploy­ment rate of our grad­u­ates who rate their stud­ies at Sten­den with an 8.4 out of 10,” said ex­ec­u­tive dean Wouter Hensens. “We launched new spe­cial­i­sa­tions in food se­cu­rity, con­flict res­o­lu­tion, tourism cri­sis man­age­ment, and ho­tel open­ing man­age­ment as well as ap­prov­ing a 20% dis­count on aca­demic fees for all Nd­lambe res­i­dents.”

Ap­pli­ca­tions for 2019 are open un­til Jan­uary 28 2019. Tig­ger Tots School grew con­sid­er­ably over the past year and we would like to thank ev­ery­one who sup­ported us,” said Sharon Lem­mer, owner of Tig­ger Tots.

Their orig­i­nal class was con­verted to a baby class and they can now take ba­bies from four-months. Their in­ter­me­di­ate phase class was com­pleted in Fe­bru­ary 2018 af­ter ren­o­va­tions were done. A whole new class for Big­ger Tots was com­pleted af­ter ren­o­va­tions were com­pleted in June.

On Septem­ber 1 they cel­e­brated their first birth­day with a big party. Dioce­san School for Girls (DSG) be­gan 2018 bask­ing in the re­flected glory of last year’s aca­demic re­sults. Last year’s ma­tric re­sults led to the school be­ing dubbed by the press, “the top IEB School in the Eastern Cape”, and saw Alice God­lon­ton at­tain eight dis­tinc­tions, six of which were above 90%. Claire Squires also at­tained eight dis­tinc­tions, five of the girls achieved seven dis­tinc­tions and nine girls achieved six dis­tinc­tions. Thir­teen girls were placed in the top 1% na­tion­ally in in­di­vid­ual sub­jects.

The year has con­tin­ued in spec­tac­u­lar form with high­lights in­clud­ing an out­stand­ing drama pro­duc­tion, Meta­mor­pho­sis, su­perb suc­cesses for its sports teams against top teams in the coun­try across a num­ber of dis­ci­plines – hockey, net­ball, wa­ter polo, squash, bas­ket­ball, ath­let­ics, ten­nis and swim­ming. The school also pro­duced a beau­ti­ful dance pro­duc­tion, Odyssey, a life-chang­ing trip with Global Chal­lenge to Nepal for twenty girls, the Cham­ber Choir made it through to the fi­nals of the Kyknet Kom­petisie and the com­bined en­sem­bles per­form­ing the

from The Mes­siah at the prize giv­ing cer­e­mony.

The DSG/St An­drew’s Col­lege team won three in­ter­na­tional awards for their project at the Wa­ter is Life Con­fer­ence in Ja­pan and a Ma­tric pupil de­signed a wa­ter-sav­ing App, Re­vive, which has been de­vel­oped by MIP Hold­ings.

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