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UCT to rename building after Chris Hani

Iavan Pijoos The University of Cape Town (UCT) is expected to honour struggle icon Chris Hani by naming one of its buildings after him. The New...

Website developed to buy and sell second-hand textbooks

Chulumanco Mahamba and Zamayirha Peter  A University of Pretoria student created a website that allows fellow students from all South African universities to buy and sell second-hand...

Agriculture training in South Africa badly needs an overhaul

Frans Swanepoel Agriculture delivers more jobs per rand invested than any other productive sector. If the entire agriculture value chain is considered in South Africa, its...

Hard work pays off: Twitter celebrate township graduates

Kgaugelo Masweneng Seven women from a small mining town in Welkom celebrated their graduation. Their photographs became an internet sensation. Photographs of their celebration were shared...

Durban university shut down…again

Suthentira Govender The embattled Durban University of Technology - fresh from a protracted staff strike - suspended lectures on Wednesday‚ this time because of a...

Financial stress distracts university students from academic success

Subethra Pather The #feesmustfall student movement in South Africa has garnered a great deal of popular support. It has its critics, too. They have suggested that...

No need for a camera: Nyanga artist uses a ballpoint pen just as well

Mary-Anne Gontsana     Looking at a portrait by Themba Mkhangeli‚ you would probably not guess it was done with little more than a ballpoint pen...

Ghost students created to defraud university bursary system

Alex Mitchley Six suspects appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria on Monday after allegedly manipulating a bursary system at the University of...

Universities are turning into corporations

Sioux McKenna Universities in many parts of the world are buckling under multiple financial, societal and political demands. This has led to increasingly loud calls...

Everything you need to know about fake degrees and the ‘universities’ awarding them

Thomas Lancaster Would you be fooled into thinking that the University of Devonshire existed? How would you like to own a qualification from the University...
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