Archive for April, 2013

Concerned Parents

19 Apr 13 | Uncategorized

Being a parent, your child’s education is always a constant concern. I am sure that almost all parents out there feel the same way, especially when it gets closer to the point where you need to assist your children in making large life decisions

These days there are so many options – maybe even too many! The more research you do online, the more it feels like an information overload.

I heard about the ‘Student Expo’ from a friend of mine and decided that I would go and see what exciting options it had to offer.

The Student expo was a great experience, we got to talk to different Universities as well as Colleges from around the Country. Great alternative options were on offer like Flying Schools and Maritime Colleges.

The question is whether or not to take a gap year? Skilled exhibitors at the expo are experts in their field that can give you their opinions. You can then decide to way up the pros and cons

Not only were there education institutions, but also estate agents and other organizations that focus on Student accommodation, they can help you to find accommodation for your children near the campuses. As well as different zones where you can find the perfect student car, Gadgets such as laptops and other necessary items for studying away from home. All the banks are there to sign you up for a student loan, just make sure you bring along your ID. 

The next expos are happening soon

Cape Town – 17th and 18th May @ CTICC (Fri 9am – 7pm & Sat 9am – 4pm)

Johannesburg – 31st May and 1st June @ Gallagher Convention centre (Fri 9am – 7pm & Sat 9am – 4pm)

Durban – 21st and 22nd June @ Gateway Wave House (Fri 9am – 7pm & Sat 9am – 4pm)

Port Elizabeth – 19th and 20th July @ Feather market centre (Fri 9am – 7pm & Sat 9am – 4pm)

There are other school expos out there, but often they happen during school hours which exclude the parents and every day your child comes home with a different flyer from another college or institution which can be quiet confusing as they often offer all the same things and you don’t know which one to choose. Student expo is a unique concept as you find all the different aspects of student life in one place & you as a parent experience this together with your child!

We have a ‘Power Hour’ which focuses on one particular field & experts in that field talk to the attendees about why they love what they do and where the specific careers can take you, and how to get to where they are

Student Expo –  Professional Power Hour for High Flyers Program
Friday  

09:00

Commerce – Accountancy, Law & Economics

10:00

Tertiary Institutions & Education

11:00

Engineering – mechanical, Industrial & Chemical

12:00

Agricultural & Sciences,  FMCG

13:00

Commerce – Logistics Maritime, Pilots & Marketing

14:00

Tertiary Institutions

15:00

Medical & Health Science & Culinary

16:00

Information Technology

17:00

Engineering – Civil & Electrical

18:00

Other such as Art, fashion, Media, Hospitality
   
Sat  

09:00

Science & Engineering, Maritime & Pilots

10:00

Tertiary Institutions

11:00

Health Science & Medical , FMCG  Culinary

12:00

Media, Journalism & Business Science, Eco & Law

13:00

Commerce – IT , Accounting, Logistics

14:00

Tertiary Institutions & Education

15:00

Other Fashion & Arts; Music, Hospitality

Whether you are a Scholar, University student, parent or even corporate company – there is something for you at the Student Expo! Please call 0861 22 2241 www.student-expo.com or info@student-expo.com