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Project Madiba: a vehicle to upskill young people and turn Africa’s fortunes around

In 2024, Nelson Mandela would have turned 106. And his vision is needed now, more than ever. What we...

How the Insurance Institute of Gauteng is intentional about assisting young graduates

This partnership with the IIG has meant that we’ve come up with a programme that bridges the gap bet...

Who teaches us about morality or do we just expect leaders to know what to do?

Part of our commitment as an industry thought leader is to provoke critical debate on matters import...

A visionary leader focused on prosperity over profit

“A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in makin...

Living a life of service: how two people are helping feed thousand others

South Africa has many challenges but if there’s one thing that defines our spirit as a nation, it’s...

IIG Academic Programme is a gift to companies and unemployed learners

We realised we were onto something potentially magical early on when we began the process of invitin...

GIFS leads sector appeal for everyday heroes to rise up in the fight against corruption

“GIFS is a patron of hope.” CEO Dr Kershen Pillay echoed the sentiment of many in the room as he add...

GIFSters recognised for going above and beyond

Being a GIFSter is a calling. When we recruit, as much as we look for people who are the most skille...

The Rise and Rise of Bullying in Corporate South Africa

Financial Services’ HR experts are sounding alarm bells over a rise in corporate bullying in post-pa...

GIFS appeal to encourage financial literacy gathers momentum at industry showcase

One of the main goals of our thought leadership initiatives this year is to improve literacy. We’re...

Financial Services: resilient, reliable and still proudly South African

GIFS CEO Dr Kershen Pillay moderated another eye-opening conversation under the banner of the Insura...

GIFS launches academic programme to boost career opportunities for young people

GIFS’ latest employment innovation has seen young people getting an opportunity to improve their ski...

From the Boardroom to the Bedroom: Find out what genre turns you on

GIFS has again taken a proactive position as a thought leader in financial services education, bring...

Congrats to Absa’s Top Six Learners

Something magical happens at graduation time. Perhaps there’s no specific word for it. Maybe it is m...

GIFS paused 2023 at The Future of Education: Breakfast with Leaders event

GIFS rolled out the first of its Future of Education: Breakfast with Leaders events for 2023 in Febr...

Meet GIFS’ stars who work quietly and shine brightly behind-the-scenes

Working at GIFS is a calling. And each team member goes above and beyond the call of duty every day...

Clarion call to professional bodies: Time is the first investment towards the African Dream

The CEO of GIFS is on a mission to get professional bodies to consider the skills that will equip So...

The ABC on Tax

Seasoned tax professional Mr Johan Heydenrych was the keynote speaker in the last IIG thought leader...

GIFS PROVIDES A MASTERCLASS IN FINDING YOUR HAPPY

GIFS’ noble call to action for the night: Use the power of Education to change the World.

YOU are the panacea to the corruption pandemic

Staggering unemployment, and the group most impacted is young South Africans. Who’s to blame? Most w...

Congratulations to four insurance stars

Nolene Govender, Karabo Mtshali, Razia Van Reenen and Ivy Munonyara were honoured at the African Ins...

Old Mutual Insure and GIFS partner to create jobs

Old Mutual Insure is proud to announce its partnership with the Graduate Institute of Financial Scie...

Hustling and hard work: how to unlock your entrepreneurship potential

No silver bullet but hard work instead. It seems the key to sparking economic growth and boosting jo...

Congrats, 2020 IIG Academic Programme graduates!

Say hello to the future STI rockstars! Congratulations to the talented young men and women who gradu...

Wanted: 20 Board Members to help transform Africa

We are looking for 20 individuals with a strong Ubuntu mind-set who are passionate about building br...

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