UKZN Students Set Fire To Another Building

Rampaging students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal have set alight the HIV support centre at the Howard College campus.

Ekurhuleni Mayor Masina Honours City’s Graduates

Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina has honoured university graduates for their hard work and dedication to their studies. The graduates...
UKZN

‘Wanton Criminal Behaviour’: UKZN Building Torched, Registration Suspended As Students Go...

Protesting students have torched a building at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), with university management describing the act as "wanton criminal behaviour."...
blade nzimande

DHE Says Calls For National Shutdown Of Universities Is ‘Unfortunate’ After...

The Department of Higher Education says the call for a national shutdown of universities by the South African Union of Students (SAUS) is...

How To Fix The Gap Between School And Work In South...

Kobus Maree, University of Pretoria The world of work is changing constantly, profoundly, and faster. This is clear from...

Defining New Education Models In The New Economic & Social Context...

Quality, relevant and targeted education is one of the most pressing issues of our times. In this fast and ever changing world,...
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Blade Nzimande Worried About SA’s Declining Maths Results Amid Cheers For...

South Africa's Higher Education Minister says he's concerned with the numbers which show that fewer matriculants achieved more than 40% for mathematics...
Cyril Ramaphosa with Basic education minister and her deputy

Reading For Meaning An ‘Apex Priority’ For Government – Ramaphosa Tells...

President Cyril Ramaphosa told key stakeholders in the basic education sector immediate task as government is to improve the foundational skills of...

Why South Africa’s Declining Maths Performance Is A Worry

Suellen Shay, University of Cape Town South Africa’s Department of Basic Education recently released the country’s National Senior Certificate...

‘Humbling & Heartening’ DBE Minister Motshekga On Landmark 81.3% 2019 Matric...

South Africa has "for the first time in the history of our democratic country," achieved a national matric pass rate of 81.3...

Learners Overcome Great Odds To Be South Africa’s Top 30 Matric...

Lucas LedwabaThe sight of the graves of his family members dotted around the homestead prompted Eastern Cape learner Lomso Dumezweni to enquire...

Moment Of Truth For Class Of 2019 As Matric Results ...

It's the moment of truth for the Class of 2019 as the countdown to the annual matric result release has begun with...

How WhatsApp Groups Support Nigeria’s Nursing Graduates

Ademola Johnson Ajuwon, University of the Witwatersrand and Christoph Pimmer, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland Around 12,000 students...
UCT

Academic Freedom Is Under Threat Around The World – Here’s How...

Eva Pils, King's College London and Marina Svensson, Lund University Academic freedom is at the heart of successful universities....
NSFAS

NSFAS 2020 Application Deadline Approaches

Students who do not have access to funding and who intend to study at a public university or TVET college in 2020,...
Kanya Cekeshe

Fees Must Fall Activist Kanya Cekeshe’s Mental Health Getting Worse –...

The mental health of Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe is getting worse, his lawyer said Tuesday. Cekeshe was released from...
NSFAS Administrator Randall Carolissen

NSFAS Needs A Complete ‘Re-imagination’ Administrator Tells Parliament

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) requires nothing less than a “complete re-imagination" of its operating model and governance structure, the...
South Africa doctorates

South Africa Takes Steps To Assure The Quality Of Its Doctorates

Sioux McKenna, Rhodes University Around the world there has been a massive increase in demand for doctoral education. This...
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Gender Inequality In Education Is Still An Issue In Kenya And...

Beatrice Akala, University of Johannesburg Women still aren’t fully represented in higher education in Kenya and South Africa, despite...

Bickering Over Bursaries Between Arts & Culture And Wits Leaves Students...

Wits University Masters students who were promised bursaries by the Department of Arts and Culture, say payment delays have had a serious...