Please note that Bursary applications have now closed for the 2021 academic year. Watch this space for 2022 applications!

Red & Yellow’s reputation as a Creative School of Business is strongly underpinned by their commitment to a social promise, which ensures that at least 10% of all students have bursaries for full-time studies at the Cape Town campus. Currently, 2019 boasts a glowing 15% of students who are supported by bursaries. A limited number of bursary opportunities are still available for all 2020 programmes.

These full-time programmes include a 3-year BA Degree in Visual Communication, , a 3-year BCom Degree in Marketing, a 1-year Advanced Diploma in Marketing and Advertising Communications, a 1-year Advanced Diploma in User Centered Design, a 2-year online part-time Advanced Diploma in Digital Marketing and two 1-year Certificate programmes (Creating Digital Content or Graphic Design).

Red & Yellow’s bursary offering is available only to South African citizens and allows a broad range of students to apply regardless of their background or circumstances. “This bursary has given me the opportunity to choose where I’m going – it’s helped me see opportunities I previously would have missed,” said a 2018 bursary student.

Jeandri Robertson, Head of Education commented, “We have an opportunity, as a private tertiary institution, to really make a difference in the education of our country just as we’ve done since we were established in 1994. We’re in such a fortunate position in that we get to connect businesses with school-leavers, to the benefit of both. What we do is about more than just what happens in the classroom and this is our way of showing that.”

“Our students come from all walks of life – different backgrounds, different languages, different goals – and we’re better off as a business school because of that,” comments Wesley Fredericks, MD of Red & Yellow. “We’re here to teach the greats of the future, and those greats are our students. We’ve been teaching business leaders to think creatively since 1994, and we don’t intend to stop.”

Integrating human skills like critical and creative thinking into all programmes, Red & Yellow is preparing students with the commercial logic, uniquely human skills and creative magic that will set them apart. It is part of Red & Yellow’s mandate to make this possible, as it has been for almost 25 years.

Request an application form by emailing Students are urged to apply as soon as possible as limited spots are available. Readers are encouraged to share this article with promising candidates.

Red & Yellow is inviting companies to sponsor a bursary, and make a real difference to transformation. If you are interested and would like to sponsor a bursary student, please send an email to or give us a call on 0872 273 283.

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