Putting education first
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.