Alumni of the School have won 11 of the 14 Loeries Young Creative Awards handed out in previous years. No wonder the AAA School claims that it is the birthplace of brilliant.
The school is owned by the industry through the Association for Communication and Advertising South Africa and is the only internationally accredited advertising school in South Africa. The benefit to the students at the school derives from the fact that there is active industry involvement in terms of lecturers, course work and most importantly, the school provides instruction based on what the industry requires from students with an advertising related qualification. Ludi Koekemoer, CEO of the AAA School of Advertising says: “The Young Creative award goes to the two top professionals in the industry, aged 27 or younger and is based entirely on merit. We are immensely proud of this achievement by our alumni and look forward to continuing this legacy as we head into Loeries 2014 this weekend.”
More about AAA School of Advertising
The School is rated the fifth best advertising college worldwide by Lürcher’s Archive on their ‘past 10 year table’. It has been owned by the ACA (Association for Communication and Advertising), the professional body of the industry since 1990. This means that we have access to advertising industry experts, our students interact with them, they lecture to us and we work on real life projects and campaigns with them.
The AAA School of Advertising is accredited by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), International Advertising Association (IAA – New York, USA), Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) and AMASA (Advertising Media Association of South Africa). The school is also registered by the CHE (Council on Higher Education) of the Department of Education as a PHEI (private higher education institution) under the Higher Education Act, 1997.