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THE South African Cultural Observatory (SACO) has awarded seven scholarships and bursaries for the 2017 academic year allocating over half a million Rand to supporting young academics conducting research across the creative and cultural industries (CCIs). 

For many young South Africans, getting a tertiary education is only a wish. For 24 first year Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) students who were awarded the prestigious Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship on Friday night, this wish has become a reality.

THE South African Cultural Observatory (SACO) has appointed Jan-Carel Van Der Linde as the SACO Database Coordinator, to head up the SACO’s database management. 

His participation in the Eastern Cape leg of the FameLab international science communication competition – dubbed the ‘Pop Idols of Science’ – gave provincial winner and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) student hope for the future of science in South Africa.


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