‘Please Don’t Remind Us About Apartheid’ – Lesufi Blasts Plans For...

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has slammed plans for an Pretoria-based Afrikaans-only university that is set to open in 2020. 

Legislative Amendments Seek To Strengthen National Qualifications Framework

The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) says there is more to the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Amendment Act than just criminalising qualifications...

2020 NSFAS Online Applications Now Open

Higher Education, Science and Technology Minister Blade Nzimande has urged students who qualify to be funded by the National Student Financial Aid...

University VCs To Engage Ramaphosa On Gender Violence

All 26 vice-chancellors (VCs) of South Africa's universities will engage President Cyril Ramaphosa over the scourge of gender violence playing out on campuses across...

Pretoria & Delhi Cement Higher Education Ties During Deputy Minister Manamela’s...

South Africa's Deputy Minister for Higher Education, Buti Manamela, has secured agreement on high-level research cooperation, including mutual recognition of various academic...

UNISA Hopes To Instill Dignity In Students With Renaming Process

 Unisa hopes that renaming its buildings after struggle icons and black academics would instill a sense of belonging and dignity in previously...

UNISA To Name & Rename New And Existing Buildings As Part...

Riyaz Patel The University of South Africa (UNISA) has announced that is to rename one of its three...

Coding In South African Schools: What Needs To Happen To Make...

Ulrike Rivett, University of Cape Town South Africa is training a group of teachers to learn how to code...

18-Month Jail Term For Ugandan Academic Who Insulted President On Facebook

A prominent Ugandan academic has been jailed for 18 months on charges stemming from a Facebook post that included sexually explicit criticism...

African ‘Education Systems Not Aligned To Needs Of Economies’ – Ramaphosa

President Ramaphosa has warned that the mismatch of skills and the needs of the market in Africa will grow with the onset...

New Colleges, 4IR High On Higher Education Department’s Agenda

The Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology plans to have a post school training institution in every district municipality over...

Ditch The Double Standards

Concrete steps need to be taken to create awareness and monitor the implementation of a new international code aimed at stamping out...

UJ Student handed 15 Year Sentence for Murdering Flatmate

A University of Johannesburg student who killed his flatmate by bludgeoning him with a hammer before stabbing him multiple times was sentenced...

Man who completed degree after 17 years hopes to motivate others

A Limpopo man is the toast of the town after attaining his degree after 17 years of study. He says he hopes...

Education ‘not the key’ for unemployed youth – graduates

When Lerato Moleleki completed her public relations diploma two years ago, she thought she was going to walk into a job and realise her...

Everything Must Fall: Anatomy of South Africa’s Student Movement

The #FeesMustFall student movement burst onto South Africa's political landscape in 2015 as a protest over the cost of higher education. In October 2015, incensed by announcements of...

Pandor disbands Fort Hare University Council

Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor has dissolved the council at the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape. This follows after a range of...

‘New tertiary education institution to benefit youth in Mitchells Plain and...

Mitchells Plain will soon be home to Cape Town’s latest tertiary institution following the sale of land by the City of Cape Town to...
Inside Education, NYDA sets aside R40 million to assist poor students

NYDA sets aside R40-million to assist poor students

Staff Reporter The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) has set aside R40-million for the Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship Fund, according to the agency’s chairperson Sifiso Mtsweni. The...
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Top 10 strategic technologies impacting higher education in 2019

Gartner, Inc. has identified the top 10 strategic technologies impacting higher education in 2019. Gartner highlighted the technologies that higher education CIOs should have on...