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October 16, 2017

Preparing Yourself for the Working World

By Nana Zuke 

When entering the working world, there are many things that need to be taken into account. One factor which is very crucial is character. Longevity in workplace is not only...

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September 13, 2017

Damelin Raises Awareness on Literacy

By Nana Zuke

As part of a community engagement programme, Damelin Menlyn donated books to a non-profit organisation, Care Net-Development in Boekenhout recently.

The donation formed part of a...

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September 12, 2017

Damelin Benoni Students Enjoy a Fun Filled Sports Day

Nana Zuke 

Damelin Benoni campus hosted its annual Sports Day for students at the Wattville Stadium in Johannesburg and students came in their numbers fired up to compete.

Despite the cold weather,...

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September 01, 2017

Damelin Menlyn Encourages Overall Well-Being of Employees

Nana Zuke 

Damelin Menlyn campus hosted a wellness day for its staff to encourage the spirit of taking care of themselves and to raise awareness on the importance of being health conscious. The...

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September 01, 2017

Damelin Benoni Promotes Workplace Learning

Nana Zuke 

Whoever thought that a trip to a local beer monument could help plan your career path? A trip to the South African Brewery monument organised by Damelin Benoni did just that. 

As part of...

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August 10, 2017

Damelin Offers Work Integrated Learning to its Students

By Nana Zuke

What do you do when you are presented with a rare opportunity to be part of a big, fast paced company that is growing at an accelerated pace? You grab the opportunity with both hands...

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August 04, 2017

Damelin Bloemfontein Welcomes Matric Students

By Nana Zuke

Damelin Bloemfontein was abuzz recently when the campus held an Open Day for Grade 12 pupils on the importance of applying for tertiary education in advance due to high demand.

Most...

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June 12, 2017

Damelin Joins Pretoria FM in the ‘Help Clean Our City’ Campaign

By Ashmika Chottu 

Damelin Menlyn joined hands with Pretoria FM in their ‘Help Clean Our City’ Campaign on Saturday, 10 June at Lois Avenue in Menlyn. The campaign, which commemorates National...

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June 07, 2017

Damelin Hosts Successful Parents Day Nationwide

By Ashmika Chottu 

Leading private education institution Damelin hosted parent’s events recently throughout its seventeen campuses nationally in a bid to secure an open line of communication between...

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June 06, 2017

Damelin’s Ubuntu Spirit Shines at the 2017 Comrades Marathon

By Ashmika Chottu

Six years on, Damelin continues to echo the spirit of Ubuntu through its constant support at the 2017 Comrades Marathon that took place on Sunday, 4 June 2017 from Durban to...

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June 06, 2017

Damelin voted among the Top 5 ‘Coolest Colleges’ in the Sunday Times Generation Next Awards

By Ashmika Chottu

Damelin, a leader in private education in South Africa, walked away as one of the ‘Coolest Colleges’ in the country at the Sunday Times Generation Next Awards held on Thursday, 11...

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June 06, 2017

Rise of the Computers

By Hasan Variawa

In today’s world, it is becoming a necessity to be well versed with communication technologies such as computers. Computers are playing a crucial role in everything from research to...

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June 06, 2017

Damelin Pietermaritzburg Announces Fearless, New SRC President

​By Nana Zuke

To ensure that the collective voice of the students is heard, Damelin Pietermaritzburg recently held the Student Representative Council (SRC) elections at the campus and Electric...

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June 01, 2017

Damelin takes part in Cancer Relay

By Nana Zuke

Damelin took part in a cancer relay at Jan Smuts stadium in East London to demonstrate a message of hope. The event honoured cancer survivors as well as those who are living with this...

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June 01, 2017

Health and Safety 101

By Nana Zuke

In order to ensure the health, safety and security of students and staff, Damelin Bloemfontein held a workshop that specifically focused on training and equipping individuals in these...

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May 31, 2017

Damelin Engineering Students go on a Field Trip

Damelin Pietermaritzburg’s Civil Engineering students were taken on a field trip to visit a construction site for the practical learning experience.

Damelin’s Engineering lecturer Pranesh Somar,...

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May 30, 2017

Damelin Pietermaritzburg Students Destress before Exams

By Nana Zuke 

Damelin Pietermaritzburg students got the chance to relax and get to know each other before the exam season kicked off in a relaxed environment over a picnic at Kershaw Park.

The...

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May 15, 2017

Damelin Graduation Ceremonies Honour High Performers in KZN

Damelin, a leading private education provider in South Africa held its graduation ceremonies in April for the class of 2016.  The ceremonies took place consecutively in different venues across...

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May 10, 2017

Damelin Caps Thousands of Students across the Country

By Ashmika Chottu

Over two-thousand Damelin students from across the country tossed their caps in the air, symbolising the end of their college career and the start of a new beginning at the Damelin...

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April 28, 2017

Damelin’s WIL programme in partnership with Emotion Studios

What is WIL?

Work-integrated learning in a work-based environment forms an integral part of the curriculum at Damelin.  All Damelin students are required to complete a structured, practical...

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March 31, 2017

Damelin Travel and Tourism Students Visit Historical Sites

The Damelin Benoni campus recently took their students on a field trip to the Benoni Museum and the Benoni Publicity House. The aim of the trip was to educate students on the local history, artefacts...

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March 22, 2017

Damelin Benoni City Students attend Africa’s Mega Infrastructure Show

By Ashmika Chottu 

Damelin Benoni City students and lecturers recently attended the annual African Construction Totally Concrete Expo at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand.

In its fifth year,...

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February 27, 2017

Damelin students excited about the year ahead

Damelin’s Overport campus was filled to capacity during campus orientation recently. High spirited students were seen lined up and ready in anticipation of the year ahead.

After a short address...

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February 24, 2017

Damelin Braamfontein makes history with over 1000 first years

Damelin Braamfontein celebrated a significant milestone with a record number of first year students at its orientation day, as students kick off the 2017 academic year. The significant number can be...

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February 22, 2017

Damelin Hosts Popular Fresher’s Bash

Students of Damelin Benoni enjoyed an authentic college welcome through a party hosted by their campus at Club Africa recently. The order of the day was to kick back and simply have a good time. It...

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January 30, 2017

Funding for Higher Education.  Is there hope after 2016?

By Hasan Variawa

Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande is confident that the problems of funding higher education for students that plagued 2015 and 2016 can be remedied.

 

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January 30, 2017

Damelin’s Work Integrated Learning Programme awards R67 000 to needy student

In collaboration with a private corporation, Damelin College Randburg handed over a bursary to the value of R67 000 to ecstatic 19-year-old KZN local, Sphindile Khethiwe Cele who has been struggling...

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January 24, 2017

Online learning quickly connecting Africa to education

Africa is the most dynamic e-learning market in the world, with South Africa, Zambia and Senegal presenting an average of 15 percent year-on-year growth.  This is according to an article by...

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January 16, 2017

The Future of the NQF 5 Qualification

By Annatjie Erasmus - Group Head of Quality Assurance 

It is for some time now that I follow the developments in and around the South African National Qualifications Framework (NQF), together with...

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January 16, 2017

A second chance for students turned away by Universities

Matriculants across the country are in high spirits as they celebrate the achievement of passing matric and crossing the threshold from secondary to tertiary education.  For students who have worked...

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January 03, 2017

Damelin Sound Engineering alumni hits the right note in his career

Damelin Braamfontein alumni and former Sound Engineering student has released his first hit single ‘Squad’, which can be seen airing on Channel O and Trace.  Masana Mblalati, born in Tzaneen, Limpopo...

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October 25, 2016

Damelin student to represent SA in Baseball World Cup 2016

First-year, Electrical Engineering student from Damelin Randburg, Cameron Mitch Ellis will leave his home-town in Randburg, Johannesburg on 25 October to represent South Africa in the inaugural 23U...

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October 14, 2016

Damelin sponsors new show to feature on Soweto TV

Damelin in collaboration with Stumbo Pops are the proud sponsors of the all new Babize Bonke community shout-out show that will be screened on Soweto TV, channel 251.

Babize Bonke, which means ‘to...

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October 06, 2016

Damelin student shine at the annual sports day 2016

Educor Holdings, home to some of South Africa’s most popular education brands such as Damelin, CityVarsity and Central Technical College (CTC) hosted its annual Intercampus Sports Day on 14 September...

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September 27, 2016

Damelin Alumni Profile: Masana Mbhalati aka Cardo

Masana Mbhalati, aka Cardo, an up and coming music maestro moved from Tzaneen to Johannesburg to make a name for himself in the SA Music Scene.

To equip himself with the skills needed to pursue a...

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September 27, 2016

Damelin Vaal hosts part-time breakfast with a difference

The GM of Damelin Vaal, Simon Ngubane and staff, hosted its part-time students to a morning breakfast, aimed at engaging and interacting with this specialised market. This initiative was to show that...

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September 09, 2016

Damelin sponsors over R50 000 to Msunduzi Hospice.

Damelin, known for its rich history of providing quality private education for over 70 years sponsored over R50 000 to the Msunduzi Hospice for their Annual Jazz fundraising evening on Saturday, 27...

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July 05, 2016

Damelin Part Time Makes Dreams Come True

With the help of Damelin Part Time, two disadvantaged individuals will now be able to study for a degree and change their lives.  Sikhumbuzo Mdunge and Engelo Bantom received the good news over the...

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June 14, 2016

Damelin Proudly Supports the World’s Ultimate Human Race

On 29 May 2016, Damelin once again hosted a watering station for the Comrades Marathon in support of the world’s greatest ultramarathon.  For the past five years, Damelin students and staff woke up...

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April 26, 2016

Damelin Sponsors All Girls’ Schools’ Festival 2016 in Durban!

Twenty three top girls’ high schools from around the country will descend upon Durban Girl’s High School for South Africa’s largest annual ‘All Girls’ Schools Festival’.  This year its Durban’s time...

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March 16, 2016

Damelin Centurion Moves to New Premises

Damelin Centurion has moved to a bigger and better home.  Only 3.3km away from the previous site; students, staff and parents can now enjoy the comfort and convenience of a larger, newer and more...

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November 25, 2015

Damelin’s Goodwill Project Gives Back R250 000 to 5000 children

Damelin KZN held their annual Goodwill Project giving back to over 5000 pupil’s across various schools in KwaZulu-Natal with a fun-filled day of good food, music and entertainment on Tuesday, 10...

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October 14, 2015

Educor addresses SA’s skills shortages and launches two new degrees

In order to answer the call by government to address critical and scarce skills in the country, Educor Holdings, the largest private education provider in Southern Africa, has launched two unique...

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September 14, 2015

Educor Invests In Local School

Educor, the leading provider of private education in Southern Africa, embarked on an exciting hamper and painting project as part of the national Nelson Mandela initiative, spreading goodwill at...

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September 14, 2015

Damelin and CBI Electric Invest Over R180 000 in Female Engineering Students

Eight female engineering students were the ecstatic recipients of a whopping R181 000 worth in life changing bursaries courtesy of Damelin Vaal in association with CBI Electric and the Sedibeng...

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July 20, 2015

Damelin Cape Town supports Mandela Day

In the spirit of Mandela Day, the Community Engagement committee and the Schools Marketing Team engaged with communities in Manenberg and Khayelitsha on 17 – 18 July, respectively. Manenberg is known...

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June 08, 2015

Damelin Receives Diamond Arrow Award for ‘Best College in South Peninsula and the City of Cape Town’

The PMR Africa Awards announced their annual ranking of the tertiary institutes category at an event held in Cape Town, and Damelin came out tops. 

Cape Town, Lynn Naidoo, Regional General Manager...

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April 20, 2015

Damelin made my dream come true

“Damelin made my dream come true” - Winner of Damelin’s MINI Cooper Competition

Cape Town resident, Mercia Abramch receives the key to her brand new MINI Cooper at Damelin Mowbray recently

Winner...

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March 20, 2015

Damelin Awards One Lucky Person a R300 000 MINI Cooper Car and Over R70 000 in Bursaries

Damelin Awards One Lucky Person a R300 000 MINI Cooper Car and Over R70 000 in Bursaries

Fifteen inflated balloons and only one held the key to changing someone’s life.  Mercia Abramch was that...

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February 13, 2015

Damelin to Award Brand New Mini Cooper to One Lucky Winner

Fourteen (14) semi-finalists were chosen during live draws at Damelin campuses nationwide on Saturday, 31 January 2014 to win a hot volcanic orange MINI Cooper valued at a whopping R300 000.

Each...

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February 13, 2015

Randburg Principals Awarded Over R250 000 Worth of Bursaries at Damelin Roadshow Breakfast

Over 30 schools vied for their share in R250 000 worth of bursaries at the launch of Damelin’s 2015 Principals’ Breakfast, held on Tuesday, 10 February 2015 at the Benvenuto Conference Centre in...

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November 12, 2014

Damelin excels in the City of Tshwane

Once again Damelin has been awarded for its outstanding success in economic growth and development after receiving the Silver Arrow Award, in the category colleges and training institutions in the...

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October 30, 2014

Damelin gives back to 4000 KwaMashu and Inanda pupils

In the spirit if Diwali, Damelin KZN joined in to give back to 4000 pupils from four schools in the Inanda and KwaMashu area with a fun morning of entertainment and lunch on Thursday, 23 October...

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October 14, 2014

Damelin KZN receives Golden Arrow Award for excellence in the education sector

Damelin KwaZulu-Natal was voted ‘top’ college and training institution in the province after receiving the prestigious Golden Arrow Award at the Leaders and Achievers Breakfast on Wednesday, 8...

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October 03, 2014

Damelin students in gear for Sasol Solar Car Challenge

Sasol Solar Car Challenge

Above: Damelin lecturers, Yvonne Ndoro and Williem Guza together with some of the students, Tshepang Molefe, Lenderani Mashudu, Precious Muvangu, Precious Motusi, Vasti Boaxte and lecturer, Julius...

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September 29, 2014

Damelin Bloemfontein wins prestigious PMR Award

Damelin Bloemfontein was recently awarded the prestigious Silver Arrow PMR award for holding the position as a leading private college and training institution in the Free State. The PMR awards...

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September 22, 2014

Damelin sponsors R20 000 worth of bursaries to professional secretaries

Damelin Randburg sponsored a whopping R20 000 in bursaries at this year’s International Year of the Secretary and Admin Assistant PA Summit on Wednesday, 3 September at the Emperors Palace. Six lucky...

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September 08, 2014

Damelin takes on education with a twist in the Western Cape

Damelin Mowbray hosted  well-known and esteemed Vice Chancellor of the University of Free State, Professor Jonathan Jansen, Telkom Executive, Troy Hector, and other distinguished guests at a High Tea...

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August 26, 2014

The importance of PR internships

You are the product

Find out what Janine Lloyd Owner, PR Expert has to say in this question and answer session about public relations internships in the South African landscape.

What is an...

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August 18, 2014

Damelin Randburg makes student’s (73) dream come true

73 year old student made her mark

Above: Programme Coordinator, Lucas Mohale and Ms Nombuyiselo Edith Malumo, together with the Part-Time Manager, Kavitha Govender, and Academic Assistant, Makhosandile Boyce. 

A 73 year old...

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August 18, 2014

Damelin PMB reinforce their relationship with schools

Damelin Pietermaritzburg Campus held its annual principals’ breakfast at the Victoria Country Club recently. Over twenty-two secondary school representatives from in and around Pietermaritzburg...

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July 28, 2014

Educor spreads goodwill on Mandela Day

Goodwill on Mandela Day

Goodwill on Mandela Day

Goodwill on Mandela Day

Goodwill on Mandela Day

Goodwill on Mandela Day

Goodwill on Mandela Day

Goodwill on Mandela Day

Goodwill on Mandela Day

Goodwill on Mandela Day

 

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July 02, 2014

Government publishes the Top 100 jobs in demand

Is your skill on it? If not, then you may need to consider a career facelift.

Top 100 jobs in demand

In an eye-opening statement published by the Government Gazette last month, 100 top skills were revealed as the most...

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May 20, 2014

Damelin and CityVarsity sponsored teams scoop Top Gear awards

Teams scoop Top Gear awards

Two of the three schools sponsored by the Educor Group emerged victorious at Top Gear’s F1 in Schools Challenge held on Saturday, 17 May, at The Sunzone, Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World

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May 13, 2014

Damelin and Top Gear partner in Schools Challenge

Top Gear partner in Schools Challenge

South Africa’s leader in private education, Damelin, and the well-known international Top Gear brand have partnered in a schools initiative with a difference. 

‘The F1 in Schools Challenge,’ which...

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May 09, 2014

Damelin invests over R50 000 towards sport development

 Sports Development

Damelin (Pty) Ltd proudly sponsored the 2014 Kanazawa Karate Cup, firmly pledging its commitment to youth and sports development both nationally and internationally.

With more than five-hundred...

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December 11, 2013

Damelin South Africa Gets The Thumbs Up For Quality

Thumbs Up For Quality

From left, Jagruti Nathoo (Group Quality Manager), Tania Smith (GM, Menlyn), Berendien Van Aswegen (GM, Braamfontein), Louise Nair (Group CEO), David Naidoo (GM, Randburg), Samantha Choudhree (GM,...

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November 23, 2013

Damelin Voted Top Higher Education Institution

Dr Berendien van Aswegen receives the Diamond Arrow AwardIn a recent survey, spearheaded by the City of Johannesburg, Damelin was voted as the top Higher Education Institution in the Johannesburg area. Damelin was presented with the prestigious Diamond...

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October 14, 2013

Damelin Receives 2013 Silver Arrow Award

2013 Silver Arrow AwardCongratulations to Damelin KZN for receiving the 2013 Silver Arrow Award in the category: Colleges/Training Institutions in the PMR.africa survey.

Pictured: Sanjay Harryparshad and Sbongiseni...

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September 10, 2013

Domestic Worker to Junior Bookkeeper - Damelin creates a brighter future

Damelin was recently given the heart warming opportunity to join Talk Radio 702 in giving hope to 26 year old domestic worker Nyathi Bekithemba (Florence) as part of Talk Radio’s Birthday Wish...

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October 15, 2012

Matric Exam Timetable

We want all matrics to be on top of their matric exams, which is why we have included a link to the matric exam timetable.
Check out the link below!...

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August 17, 2012

Life After Studies

Choosing a career path is one of the most important and difficult tasks that you will encounter. Making the choice easier is possible and requires a lot of hard work as well as dedication, which will...

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