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The Business of Being Empathetic

Oct
15

We’re missing a trick; while we search for ways to boost profits, generate different sources of revenue and reach new audiences, we underestimate the significance of empathy. The ability to understa...

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My user (experience)  journey

My user (experience) journey

Oct
8

We introduced our Advanced Diploma in User-Centred Design (UCD) at the beginning of this year. One of our grads, Sibusiso (affectionately known as S’bu), became one of our first UCD students. We tas...

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Alumni Feature: Wouter Lombard, co-founder of MyFanpark

Alumni Feature: Wouter Lombard, co-founder of MyFanpark


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Wouter completed his Diploma in Marketing and Advertising Communications in 2003. After graduating, he went on to work at Ogilvy as a Business Director, thereafter M&C Saatchi Abel as Partner in T...

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Digital Transformation in the digital media industry

Oct
1

Just 8 years ago there were 150 ad tech companies in the market, today there are over 7000! It can be pretty intimidating for people trying to navigate through this rapidly evolving ecosystem of compl...

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Alumni Feature: Matt Riley, Head of Brand, Over

Alumni Feature: Matt Riley, Head of Brand, Over


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We love following the career success of our Alumni! Matt completed his Diploma in Marketing and Advertising Communications in 2003. And then went on to fulfill senior roles at companies/agencies such ...

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Thought of the Week: International Podcast Day

Thought of the Week: International Podcast Day

Sep
30

Podcasts are the tonic for our busy modern lives. They can fit into literally any schedule, whether you’ve got 10 minutes to spare or two hours. Stuck in traffic? Listen to a podcast. Need something...

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Alumni Feature: David Torr, co-founder of UCook

Alumni Feature: David Torr, co-founder of UCook

Sep
23

UCOOK came along and transformed many people’s weekday dinner turmoil. No more stressing about fitting in the grocery shopping or which healthy, quick and delicious meal to make for Wednesday night ...

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The Power of Narrative

The Power of Narrative


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For sale: baby shoes, never worn. This story, or narrative, is made all the more poignant because of the story behind it. The story itself, captured in only six words, is powerful enough, but the stor...

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Hacks, leaks and breaches: the critical need for data privacy and regulation

Hacks, leaks and breaches: the critical need for data privacy and regulation

Sep
16

After the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal broke early last year, data privacy and information governance have become ever more pressing global concerns. Whether it’s a new episode of Game ...

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Alumni Feature: Nancy Lockett, Head of Marketing, events and sponsorship at FNB

Alumni Feature: Nancy Lockett, Head of Marketing, events and sponsorship at FNB


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Nancy graduated with her Diploma in Marketing and Advertising Communications in 2004. After qualifying, Nancy spent a few years in London and Dubai and then joined FNB in 2013 as the Executive Assista...

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