Tricky pronunciations

Some words are just tricky to pronounce correctly. Different people say them differently: some are convinced their way is the right way; and others are never sure if they are saying them correctly. Here’s a cheat sheet for some of the more common ones.

Tips on studying in South Africa

If you are contemplating tertiary education, make sure you have covered all your bases in terms of research and preparation. Whether you’re getting ready to leave school, or are on a gap year – it’s time to start considering all the in’s and out’s. These are some of...

Students, succeed in the classroom

In a digitally-orientated world, many students wonder why they still need to attend lectures. After all, aren’t they only really needed in person so that the lecturer can tick their names off on the attendance register so they gain entrance to the exam?  Some students...

Ten useful words for academic writing

Academic writing can get very cerebral very quickly. It’s always important to be eloquent in writing – to say the most with the least. Lecturers don’t want literary firework displays just plain simple truth that sparkles. Here are some useful words that may help you...