Unlock your career’s limitless potential with Red & Yellow


Red & Yellow is Africa’s leading Creative School of Business for your career in marketing, design, or creative leadership. With decades of experience, industry-ready graduates, and a stellar reputation, welcome to your gateway to a brighter future.

In the midst of SA’s high unemployment rate and job competition, choosing the right tertiary institution where you can gain future-proof practical skills is critical. If you’re a school leaver or a working professional, you may be looking for the right place to launch your career or future-proof your existing skills. The Red & Yellow Creative School of Business offers the ideal solution with a host of options for your career as well as modes of study to suit your lifestyle. 

Started 28 years ago by the founders of Ogilvy in South Africa, Red & Yellow continues to focus on preparing students for the workforce, ensuring they meet market demands. Accredited by the CHE and SAQA, the institution provides top-notch education in design, marketing, and creative leadership, leading to extraordinary careers worldwide. 

Beyond certification, Red & Yellow offers a host of benefits you won’t find at other institutions, with 9 out of 10 students finding gainful employment upon graduation. And a Red & Yellow qualification speaks for itself – the school's reputation for imparting notable and future-proof skills to students is recognised across industries both here and abroad. 

A good education starts with brilliant teachers and our award-winning Lecturers with decades of experience are recognised in the creative and marketing industries. They are passionate to educate with impact and share their unique knowledge and guide students towards realising their full potential. 

For working professionals, time is money. Online qualifications, as well as short courses, offer a convenient and structured way to upskill without interrupting your career. Red & Yellow’s newly launched micro courses focus on harnessing and mastering AI tools. These are further testament to the school providing the latest skill sets in convenient and accessible ways for you to upskill in. 

100% Online qualifications include the flagship Advanced Diploma in Digital Marketing, and National Certificates in 2D Animation, Creating Digital Content, Business Analysis, and User-Centered Design. Each one-year programme ensures a thorough and fulfilling education in your chosen field and the guidance you receive from dedicated tutors will ensure you are supported throughout the process making your online experience personable. Looking to get the best of both worlds? Then our Part-Time Advanced Diplomas in Marketing and Advertising Communications, User-centered Design or Copywriting are your best options and bridge the gap between online and in-person learning providing you with in-classroom experience and hands-on training with your peers and lecturers. 

For school leavers, full-time degrees such as BA in Visual Communication and BCom in Marketing (in association with Unilever) provide hands-on experience through real-world projects, preparing you for successful careers in the creative and marketing industries or setting you up for a path as an entrepreneur! 

The work produced by Red & Yellow students speaks for itself. Alumni have earned numerous awards including Loeries, Pendorings, and D&ADs – recently Camilla Clerke, Red & Yellow Copywriting graduate and Executive Creative Director at Ogivy SA, won Gold at the Cannes Lions International Festival for Creativity. Notable business leaders, including Jason Harrison, Faheem Chaudry of M&C Saatchi Abel, Sibusiso Sitole at The Odd Number, Veli Ngubane at Avatar, Dorcas Onyango at Coca-Cola, and Steph van Niekerk at Grey JHB (ranked South Africa’s No. 1 Creative Director and No. 1 Copywriter in 2019), are part of this esteemed alumni network. 

With its reputation for producing employable graduates, industry-centric lecturers, and a track record of launching award-winning creatives, Red & Yellow is the perfect choice for advancing your education and career.

Apply now for your choice of online qualification in marketing, design, or creative leadership. Don't miss this opportunity to level up your career and join the ranks of successful Red & Yellow Graduates.