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Vega is a brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE). The IIE is South Africa's largest private higher education institution which operates across 20 campuses. The IIE is international accredited by The British Accreditation Council.
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IIE launches first ever brand leadership Doctorate in South AfricaThe Independent Institute of Education, SA's largest and most accredited private higher education provider, has launched the first of its kind Doctor of Philosophy in Brand Leadership qualification, which will provide brand leadership professionals with the opportunity to make groundbreaking contributions to the development of the profession on the continent and globally. 30 Oct 2020 Read more

Those who do, can - Veganites of the futureAs SA's leading private provider, The Independent Institute of Education's (The IIE) Vega School invests heavily in action learning, most notably during its annual Vega Brand Challenge for final-year students. We do so by roping in the country's top industry professionals along with our Vega navigators; subjecting the results of real-life briefs and business challenges to exhaustive and demanding review panels across the country. 24 Aug 2020 Read more

Comic Con Africa partners with Vega for second consecutive yearFor the second year in a row, Vega (a brand of The Independent Institute of Education - The IIE), will be the official tertiary education partner for Comic Con Africa, giving students at Vega the opportunity to show off their creative talents from 21 to 24 September 2019. 18 Sep 2019 Read more

5 skills brand managers need to survive the 4th industrial revolutionThere have been plenty of predictions surrounding the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) and how it will impact various industries and the future of work. There's no question that the digital era has caused major disruption in many industries - from Airbnb's impact on the hospitality sector to the way Uber and Bolt changed the face of transport. According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), over one-third of skills (35%) that are considered important in today's workforce will have changed by 2020 - and brand management is no exception. 13 Sep 2019 Read more

Postgraduate studies with the future in mindConsidering postgraduate studies? To invest time, energy, finances, perhaps putting a promising career on hold, and asking for sacrifices from your close relations - all this must surely add up to considerable reward, or why bother? Small wonder we involve our full circle, our family, friends, lecturers, industry professionals and mentors. These conversations can be invaluable - apart from the support you may get, the questions about your reasons for wanting to further yourself will challenge you. But the clarity and insights that you gain can be of great help to distinguish between productive and potentially counterproductive reasons for pursuing a specific programme. Consider two of the most compelling reasons to pursue postgraduate studies, as well as red-flagging the merits or demerits of their counter-arguments: 3 Sep 2019 Read more

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