South African designer to the stars Gert-Johan Coetzee has announced that he will give away two fashion-industry bursaries for students starting their studies in the 2018 academic year. This is the seventh year that Coetzee is investing in young talent, to build on his legacy of helping to grow the SA fashion industry. The bursaries, worth R345 000 in total, cover tuition fees and study materials at the Northwest School of Design (NWSD), and includes personal mentorship by Coetzee and internships at his studio.Read More
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"With their hands on approach and care,
the NWSD is the best place to go if you want to make
it as a designer in this cut-throat industry. They don't waste time when teaching you the best techniques and business skill. With a principal that never stops bettering her knowledge and experience and
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