News and Announcements

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...

Meet the stars of the Annual GIFS Awards!

Congratulations to all our winners! Each of you has earned your green stripes for the year, setting...

Congratulations to the IST Graduate Programme Class of 2021!

Caps off to you, Graduates! Here’s to blazing trails and charting new journeys! 

Santam and GIFS partner to upskill unemployed youth

Starting today, the group, including six young people with disabilities, will undergo an intensive 1...

SA insurance education shake-up on the cards for the new year

Powered by The Graduate Institute of Financial Sciences (GIFS) in partnership with the Insurance Ins...

WATCH: GIFS #StudentsNightOff hits the right notes!

Talk about a vibe! LOLs, head-bobbing, ROFLs, singing along, and plenty of foot-tapping made our #St...

WATCH: Make kebab and roti like a pro!

In the run-up to Diwali, certified foodie and our Business Development Manager, Reuben Ingram, gave...

Here’s to you, Mzansi!

Today, we celebrate all things that make us proudly South African! All the lekker quirks and special...

WATCH: Corporate Athletes dazzle IST Graduate Programme participants

The Corporate Athletes have helped shape the minds of STI’s future leaders, with wisdom and advice t...

Jitters and questions: It’s a (virtual) date!

In true speed dating style, but with a delicious twist, the five groups of young tech experts – The...

Stressing about our Online Exams? Here’s everything you need to know.

As long as you stick to these rules, and have been diligent with your studies, you’re sure to nail t...

Hello Spring!

We spent a power hour realigning to our Vision and exploring ways to be better versions of ourselves...

The Imbokodo Women in Leadership Training Programme

In honour of Women’s Month and in keeping with our vision to mobilise the power of education to crea...

Industry experts weigh in on STI’s digital revolution

The IST Graduate Programme 2021 is the first of its kind education initiative in Africa. It aims to...

Fearless In Focus: GIFSters celebrate Women’s Month

Five extraordinary trailblazers join us this week to share their inspiring, uplifting, and real-life...

Women’s Day: Message from our CEO

Today, we pay tribute to all the extraordinary women of South Africa who are reshaping our nation.

WATCH: GIFS CEO shares details of the new Insurance Framework of Occupations

Our CEO, Dr Kershen Pillay, sat down with Thokozile Mahlangu, CEO of the Insurance Institute of Sout...

WATCH: You need these skills for the future insurance workplace

We are already seeing changes within SA’s insurance sector. But how will workspaces look in a few ye...

New education framework reinvents education in SA’s insurance space

The Graduate Institute of Financial Sciences (GIFS) in partnership with the Insurance Institute of S...

MEDIA RELEASE: Fast-tracking digital change in the STI sector

A ground-breaking education initiative is underway to accelerate digital transformation within South...

WATCH: Fast-track your business insurance claims

GIFS partnered with the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry NPC today to host a session that bro...