In an effort to beat the spread of HIV and AIDS, on the 17th March 2014, the college launched the First Things First Get Tested Campaign at the Tosa Campus. This campaign was done in partnership with the Higher Education and Training Programme (HEAIDS) and other stakeholders such as Lesedi Le Chabile and New Start. The programme was initially launched by the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training on the 1st December 2013, Mr Mduduzi Manana within the FET Colleges sector in South Africa. In 2011, in support of
In an effort to foster a partnership to create a reservoir of skills, work opportunities and grow the local economy, on 4th March 2014, the Welkom Campus of the Goldfields College and PUM Netherlands Senior Experts, signed certificates of completion since the project commenced three years ago.
It was mind over body on the 7th February 2014 when college athletics trials took place at HTS High School (Welkom) tracking fields and 36 students were selected to participate in the Provincial athletics; later held in Harrismith at the Platberg stadium on the 28th February. The students participated in a myriad of activities such as running different distances, javelin, high jump, long jump, discus and shot put.
It is with great pleasure, gratitude and respect that I am given this opportunity to convey this message as the outgoing SRC President. I am thankful that I was given an opportunity to serve on the 2013 SRC Committee. I would like to acknowledge and admit that 2013 had its challenge, and I learnt a lot about leadership, negotiation, and working together with different people. It gave me insight on integrity, honesty and human dignity and made me realise that being an SRC member comes with a lot of responsibility. I salute my fellow colleagues who served in 2013 who made positive contributions in the various roles they played.
Thank you for choosing Goldfields FET College to further your studies. At Goldfields FET College, armed with passion and determined to become the quintessential model of learning, we Lead, Educate and Develop our students. Each grain of wheat in our Logo symbolises the Students that we enrol at the College. We believe that the Quality education that you will receive at our institution will unleash your potential and that you will grow to produce a Golden Harvest.
On the 1st March 2014, the hair care students participated in the 11th national CANSA Shavathon in conjunction with the CANSA staff members and volunteers at various points in the Matjhabeng municipality, namely: Goldfields Casino, The Strip, Checkers in Virginia and Welkom, Pick ‘n Pay Odendaalsrus and Welkom. A total of 16 students took part in this social solidarity exercise, as part of the colleges’ display of empathy, compassion and the generosity of spirit as expressed in ubuntu.
On the 6th February 2014, the college invited its current and potential host employers to attend a briefing session of the placement of students, how it works and how it is going to benefit all the relevant parties, namely, the N6 students, employers and the College. The categories of N6 students who were invited to the roadshow were those who are currently doing their N6 and will be completing in June, those who have completed their N6 and are on an internship programme and those who are not on an internship programme.
The newly elected SRC 2014 members attended a training workshop that was held at the Tosa Campus on the 12-13th February. The training was based on how the Student Support Services functions and how it is inter linked with the SRC. The purpose of this training was to capacitate the SRC by ensuring that they are given all the necessary information that will assist them in handling student issues and how to follow the necessary processes. This training done in preparation for the Provincial SRC Conference that will be held between March and April 2014.
Goldfields FET College, under the authority of the Minister of Higher Education and Training, was established in terms of Section 2 of the Further Education and Training Amendment Act No 3 of 2012, hereby invites members of public to serve as members of Goldfields FET College council for a period of 5 years.
Interested persons must have a knowledge and experience relevant to the objects and governance of the public FET College, be able to participate in the deliberations of the council in the best interest of the college and must have competencies in the following areas: Business/Finances, Human Resource and/or Leg
Article by: Tabitha Kgosimore
Sipho Tshabalala is a 28 year old student and athlete at Goldfields College for Further Education and Training in Welkom (Free State) who will be representing the college internationally in the United Arab Emirates on 6 May 2013.
Receiving an academic award is not only a distinguishing factor from your counterparts but a symbolic evidence of separating oneself from mediocrity to superiority. It is about diligence, adhering to a commitment of being a social dwarf, contrasting oneself on being a social giant.
This year’s GOLDFIELDS FET COLLEGE student awards ceremony was celebrated in a superlative way on the 3rd of May 2013. The event was graced by the Lejweleputswa District Executive Mayor honorable Me. Mathabo Leeto, Motivational Speaker Ms. Nontobeko Ncinitwa, College Senior Management, Academic Staff, Nated N4 students, NCV Level 2 students, parents and partners of awards recipients.