Latest News and Announcements

Van Schaik Opens Four New Stores

30-01-2020 10:06:24 am

Cape Town, 18 December 2019: In response to the growing demand for education, and the related need for textbooks and learning materials, Van Schaik Bookstore has expanded to four new locations, growing its footprint to 74 stores across Southern Africa plus an online store.

Christmas Shopping On A Budget

17-12-2019 11:57:58 am

Exam Stress Management

17-10-2019 04:18:34 pm

WHAT IS EXAM STRESS? Exam stress can be defined as a type of heightened anxiety affecting a student before, during and after an exam. It is a common issue dealt with by students throughout their academic life. Stress is a normal human feeling that is part of life and can often serve as a good form of adrenaline

International Literacy Day

27-09-2019 02:29:03 pm

8th September was declared International Literacy Day by UNESCO on 26 October 1966 at 14th session of UNESCO's General conference. Its aim is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies.

Mandela day was celebrated by encouraging all Van Schaik Bookstore Managers to reach out to schools and Institutes. To encourage their stakeholders to create 3-5minute video clips showcasing various learners, principals, teachers, students, lecturers, VC etc. reading to a group of learners and students respectively.

Want to win cash while shopping for exam stationery? It can be that easy for 15 lucky Van Schaik Rewards members. Van Schaik Bookstore, in partnership with ten stationery companies, are now offering Rewards members the chance to win a weekly cash prize of R2 500 by simply buying any item from one of the partnered brands. One lucky Rewards member will also stand the chance to win a grand prize of R15 000 at the end of the promotion which runs between 13 May and 17 August 2019.

The Van Schaik Rewards App, now available for iOS and Android, offers students the choice to spend their loyalty points in any way that suits them. Van Schaik Bookstore launched a second version of the original Van Schaik Rewards app in February this year, this time around seeking to offer loyal customers more than just an extension of our popular rewards program. By downloading version 2 from the Google Play or Apple App Store and registering on the app, users can now spend their rewards at any Van Schaik store or participating retail partners.

The South African Book Development Council along with various organisations who are championing reading promotion in South Africa, will be taking to social media to engage citizens on why reading for leisure is so important. Be a part of the conversation as we celebrate World Book Day with the launch of #readbecause. At 12pm on Tuesday, 23 April 2019.

The Value of Books

05-04-2019 01:50:17 pm

The value of books When typing in the phrase "the value of books" into the Google search bar, it is with dismay that the first couple of pages are only concerned with the economic worth of books.