Northlink scholarship programme

■ Nine Northlink College students will be jetting off to China as part of a scholarship programme​​ that will equip ​200 South African​ students with the necessary skills and experience to better their chance of being employed in the future.​ They will be doing six months of university and theoretical training at Beijing Union University while the other six months will see them gain practical experience in the related ​m​echanic​a​* ​e​ngineering field. “The ​c​ollege is excited to be able to have such great international partnerships that will not only benefit the ​c​ollege but the students themselves. With this support, these nine students will be able to grow their skills-set and become more employable within the trades and industries they are part of​,​”​ said ​ Trish van der Merwe​, Northlink College ​d​eputy ​* ​rincipal: Innovation and Development​. Pictured are ​Shane Appollis​​, Damon van der Spuy, Vvuyokazi Thukani,​ all from the Wingfield campus​, Zizipho Nkoni​ from the Bellville campus, Leon Beech​,​ Northlink College ​chief executive officer and ​* ​rincipal, Alana James, Nor​thlink College ​c​ouncil ​c​hair, Yolokazi Xinselele​ from the Bellville campus​, Shanise ​​Jacobs​, ​Kevin Hamman​ and Keanu van Rooi​, all ​from the Wingfield campus​.​