Facing the Robot Revolution

Fourth industrial revolution by Honoris Staff Writer

We are now in an era of accelerated technological progress, with cutting-edge science such as artificial intelligence (AI), set to cause an abrupt change in society. Africa faces an enormous challenge, but this radically unsettling world is also an opportunity for students to develop the skills not only necessary to survive in, but to thrive in this challenging and rapidly evolving world.

Education is transformative, that’s Education for Impact

Student Experience by Honoris Staff Writer

We speak to three students who have studied at South Africa’s outstanding management college, MANCOSA, in Durban. Franz Ernst Gertze, CEO at the Namibia Qualifications Authority and a thought leader in education, explains how his MBA broadened his world view and reinforced his focus on making a difference in people’s lives. Financial Accountant Jerusha Naidoo says her MBA elevated her thinking and boosted her confidence while Steven Nemasango tells his moving tale of a long-awaited dream come true when he studied his BCom.

How Honoris’ 21st Century learning environments help two students feel confident and capable in facing their future

Student Experience / 21st Century Learning Environments by Honoris Staff Writer

Many students find implementing classroom theory in the real world a challenge, which is why Honoris has developed its simulation centres and innovation labs. These labs give you the opportunity to develop deep capabilities in a real-world environment, boosting your confidence and employability. We hear from two students, Houssem Ahmadi practicing Surgical Instrumentation at the Medical Simulation Centre in Tunisia, and Vuyani Dlamini who turns his ideas into reality at the Regent Business School’s iLeadLAB, about how Honoris’ 21st Century learning environments have prepared them for future careers.

Preparing for our artificially intelligent future

Professor Khaled Ghedira, AI Lab Executive Director at Université Centrale, Tunisia, and artificial intelligence expert, is setting up the country’s first specialised AI lab, to be used by Honoris students and faculty across the continent. In this interview, he calls on educators to prepare students for the upcoming AI explosion so they are ready to face a high-tech future.

REGENT hosts a critical conversation

One of South Africa’s top economic minds, Goolam Ballim, kept the audience mentally on their toes in an interactive debate on President Ramaphosa’s turnaround strategy for the country. The evening was a key event in REGENT Business School’s Critical Conversations series.