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Awards and Achievements

14 Jun 2018  

Innovation Brew: How might we reinvent coffee?

28 Jul 2018
09:00 - 13:30
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

Use gdcTHiNK to reinvent coffee and create a better all-round caffeinated experience. Business thrives on coffee and coffee is big business. But the whole experience of buying, brewing, drinking and finishing up after your coffee can leave a bitter taste in your mouth. Identify the pain points in yo [...]

21 Feb 2018  

Fresh Innovation: Reinvent the lemonade stand!

17 Mar 2018
09:00 - 13:30
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

When life throws you a lemon, make lemonade: Identify the lemons that life throws at you every day and create lemonade. Use the design thinking process to create a fresh and innovative entrepreneurial idea (an invention, intervention, product or service) that people will pay for because it solves [...]

16 Mar 2018  

CREATIVE CAREER CONVERSATIONS

27 Jun 2018
09:00 - 15:00
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

DO SOMETHING WORTHWHILE DURING YOUR HOLIDAYS Experience two days of innovative design thinking - BLOW YOUR

22 Feb 2018  

Open Day in March

17 Mar 2018
09:00 - 15:00
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

Come and join us at our open day. View our facilities. Get a chance to see our students International award-winning work. Chat with our lecturing staff and students about your future career in design.

11 Oct 2017  

Exhibition – Starts 21 November

21 Nov 2017 - 23 Nov 2017
18:00 - 16:00
Design Center

Come and join us to celebrate our students amazing award-winning work at our end of year exhibition.

11 Oct 2017  

Date Night 2018

25 Oct 2017
17:30 - 19:00
Design Center

The Greenside Design Center holds your creativity in very high regard. Thus, we have chosen to beg of you (from a rather extensive shortlist), a couple of hours of your time.

01 Aug 2017   admin

Adobe Design Achievers 2017

Adobe Design Achievers 2017 will be getting a taste of GDC! Of the 6496 entries submitted worldwide,11 GDC students have made it through to the semi-finals.

20 Oct 2016   admin

GDC ranked in the 2016 Loeries Official Rankings

Its official, GDC is ranked amongst the top 10 Educational Institutions in the official Loerie rankings for 2016. Official rankings provide an authoritative and independent indication of who’s who in the brand communications industry.

19 Oct 2016   admin

ISTD AWARD 2016

Congratulations to Bianca Stuart and Taurai Mtake (Honours in Visual Communication) and Siane Powers (Honours Multimedia Design) who were successfully admitted to the membership of the International Society for Type Designers (ISTD). Bianca was awarded a merit - well done Bianca!

27 Sep 2016   admin

THE IDEA COLLECTIVE

The IDEA Collective team believes that the role of design and other creative activities and tools are vital to develop core life skills in all children and promote creative intelligence for South Africa and Africa at large. This will not only increase academic performance and personal development, but is the backbone of developing human capital en masse and a workforce that is better equipped to d [...]

27 Sep 2016   admin

See how GDC students shine

Check out GDC’s awesome record of placements in local and internal design competitions. Placements in just the last three years…

15 Sep 2016   admin

International Verification

International mobility has become increasingly important, and a key concern for many scholars is assurance that their qualifications will be recognised in other countries. Since 1993, GDC has sought and maintained connections with international players to ensure that our graduates ban be assured that their portfolios will meet international expectations. In the 1990’s GDC achieved this through a [...]

15 Sep 2016   admin

The proof is in the pudding

So what happens to GDC graduates once they finish their studies? You can check out more on our alumni page, but here we acknowledge the impressive feat of students who have gone on to study their Masters at world-renowned design universities abroad. When we say world-renowned, we mean top ranked art and design institutions that are literally known as the best of the best. Google them and you’ll [...]

06 Sep 2016  

Annual End-of-Year Exhibition

15 Nov 2016 - 17 Nov 2016
06:00 - 21:00
118 Greenway, Greenside, Johannesburg, South Africa.

It's nearly that time of year again!!! Come and join us for a glass of wine and some snacks to celebrate our annual end of year exhibition. Oh... There will be lots of student work to look at too... their work is great.

22 Aug 2016   admin

Loeries 2016 Winners

We have us some winners! Well done to Stefan and Tyler from our 3rd year graphics and to Mikela from honours Interior Design!!!

09 Mar 2017  

Innovation Brew: How might we reinvent coffee?

28 Jul 2018
09:00 - 13:30
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

Use gdcTHiNK to reinvent coffee and create a better all-round caffeinated experience. Business thrives on coffee and coffee is big business. But the whole experience of buying, brewing, drinking and finishing up after your coffee can leave a bitter taste in your mouth. Identify the pain points in yo [...]

09 Mar 2017  

CREATIVE CAREER CONVERSATIONS

27 Jun 2018
09:00 - 15:00
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

DO SOMETHING WORTHWHILE DURING YOUR HOLIDAYS Experience two days of innovative design thinking - BLOW YOUR

09 Mar 2017  

Open Day in March

17 Mar 2018
09:00 - 15:00
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

Come and join us at our open day. View our facilities. Get a chance to see our students International award-winning work. Chat with our lecturing staff and students about your future career in design.

09 Mar 2017  

Fresh Innovation: Reinvent the lemonade stand!

17 Mar 2018
09:00 - 13:30
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

When life throws you a lemon, make lemonade: Identify the lemons that life throws at you every day and create lemonade. Use the design thinking process to create a fresh and innovative entrepreneurial idea (an invention, intervention, product or service) that people will pay for because it solves [...]

09 Mar 2017  

Exhibition - Starts 21 November

21 Nov 2017 - 23 Nov 2017
18:00 - 16:00
Design Center

Come and join us to celebrate our students amazing award-winning work at our end of year exhibition.

09 Mar 2017  

Date Night 2018

25 Oct 2017
17:30 - 19:00
Design Center

The Greenside Design Center holds your creativity in very high regard. Thus, we have chosen to beg of you (from a rather extensive shortlist), a couple of hours of your time.

09 Mar 2017   admin

Adobe Design Achievers 2017

Adobe Design Achievers 2017 will be getting a taste of GDC! Of the 6496 entries submitted worldwide,11 GDC students have made it through to the semi-finals.

09 Mar 2017   admin

GDC ranked in the 2016 Loeries Official Rankings

Its official, GDC is ranked amongst the top 10 Educational Institutions in the official Loerie rankings for 2016. Official rankings provide an authoritative and independent indication of who’s who in the brand communications industry.

09 Mar 2017   admin

ISTD AWARD 2016

Congratulations to Bianca Stuart and Taurai Mtake (Honours in Visual Communication) and Siane Powers (Honours Multimedia Design) who were successfully admitted to the membership of the International Society for Type Designers (ISTD). Bianca was awarded a merit - well done Bianca!

09 Mar 2017   admin

THE IDEA COLLECTIVE

The IDEA Collective team believes that the role of design and other creative activities and tools are vital to develop core life skills in all children and promote creative intelligence for South Africa and Africa at large. This will not only increase academic performance and personal development, but is the backbone of developing human capital en masse and a workforce that is better equipped to d [...]

09 Mar 2017   admin

See how GDC students shine

Check out GDC’s awesome record of placements in local and internal design competitions. Placements in just the last three years…

09 Mar 2017   admin

International Verification

International mobility has become increasingly important, and a key concern for many scholars is assurance that their qualifications will be recognised in other countries. Since 1993, GDC has sought and maintained connections with international players to ensure that our graduates ban be assured that their portfolios will meet international expectations. In the 1990’s GDC achieved this through a [...]

09 Mar 2017   admin

The proof is in the pudding

So what happens to GDC graduates once they finish their studies? You can check out more on our alumni page, but here we acknowledge the impressive feat of students who have gone on to study their Masters at world-renowned design universities abroad. When we say world-renowned, we mean top ranked art and design institutions that are literally known as the best of the best. Google them and you’ll [...]

09 Mar 2017  

Annual End-of-Year Exhibition

15 Nov 2016 - 17 Nov 2016
06:00 - 21:00
118 Greenway, Greenside, Johannesburg, South Africa.

It's nearly that time of year again!!! Come and join us for a glass of wine and some snacks to celebrate our annual end of year exhibition. Oh... There will be lots of student work to look at too... their work is great.

09 Mar 2017   admin

Loeries 2016 Winners

We have us some winners! Well done to Stefan and Tyler from our 3rd year graphics and to Mikela from honours Interior Design!!!

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