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Van Schaik Bookstore, one of South Africa’s leading academic book retailer brands opened its second bookstore in the northern district of Namibia in August this year at Hifikepunye Pohamba campus ...

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09-07-2012 12:00:00 am

Catering for love

01-07-2012 12:00:00 am

Ronnie often thought that a degree in psychology might be a better training for a caterer than all those cookery courses she had done. True, it was a help to be able to make the food without any flap or fuss in the most awkward kitchens every designed by humans.

As more students, educators and institutions adopt digital course materials for study, more booksellers, such as Van Schaik Bookstores, South Africa’s leading supplier of academic, trade and reference textbooks, are adding e-textbook solutions to their offerings, using Ingram’s VitalSource® online platform.

Van Schaik Bookstore, a leading and preferred supplier of academic, trade and reference textbooks, opened a store near the University of Limpopo at Turfloop Plaza in University Street, Mankweng on June 4th, 2012.

Van Schaik has been appointed as an official supplier of prescribed textbooks and resource materials to Life Healthcare. The students of the Life Health College of Learning can buy their books at their closest Van Schaik Bookstore or order their books online on our website through a service especially set up for them. For more information you can contact Chris Fouché on 021 918 8410 or

Spud - Exit, Pursued by a Bear

01-05-2012 12:00:00 am

Amidst mounting pressure in the classroom and on the cricket field, Spud prepares to face down the most feared and dreaded challenge of them all – finding a date for the Matric dance.

Eight Days In September

01-04-2012 12:00:00 am

A riveting, behind-the-scenes account of the removal of Thabo Mbeki as President of South Africa, which examines the build-up to events, describes the details of those eight days in September 2008 and explores Mbeki's legacy.