Don’t cancel your event! Make It virtual

We definitely didn’t foresee life as we know it taking a pause, the entire world in a pandemic, people losing their jobs, all events and weddings postponed or cancelled and the events industry in turmoil. This is a challenging time, but rather than backing down, The Aleit Academy decided that we are going to commit to stepping up. Due to the very uncertain circumstances and [...]


  When facing uncertainty or crisis, identifying reliable and timely sources of information is critical to making responsible decisions. The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has raised global concerns that will have both short-term and long-term impacts. On 11 February 2020, the coronavirus was given an official name by the World Health Organization (WHO) – COVID-19. This virus was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, [...]

six weeks in:

In the middle of the hustle and bustle of the new year, our third-year students had an early start to the new year too! They immediately jumped into their finance subject with guest Lecturer, Erica Heunis on the 14th of January already. And the pressure was on. These 32 students were ready to complete this challenging subject and to start planning their next round of [...]

from the classroom…

Our first year Student Forum representatives have given us some insight on what took place in and around the classroom in the month of February! “With a very busy first few weeks at the Academy, we definitely had very little time for sitting still. I absolutely loved the a|CREATE workshop we did a with Alex-Deene and the a|CREATE team. This workshop was full of drama [...]

Wedding trends 2020

The modern wedding has become less about the ‘going-to-the-chapel’ tradition, and more about choosing your own adventure. Break a couple of age-old customs, because why should anyone have to follow the rules when it comes to celebrating their personal love story? Here are a few trends we anticipate will be seen throughout 2020 in the wedding industry. Green Vibes Sustainable weddings are on the rise. [...]

Furniture hiring for your event or wedding

When you are busy planning your wedding or an event the word on everyone’s lips is the budget. Where can you cut costs; what items are really essential to include? You have to start the planning process somewhere and that usually is the venue. You can’t book a supplier if you are unsure where the event will be taking place. Once you have secured the [...]

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