R28m Thyssenkrupp technical academy opens its doors for training

Yoliswa SobuwaMutshinya Phindulo is one of the beneficiaries of the new state-of-the-art R28m Thyssenkrupp technical training academy.The academy in Edenvale, east of Johannesburg, was...

Universities should address demand for blockchain skills

Wagdy SawahelCalls are mounting for African universities to keep pace with the world’s top 50 higher education institutions in offering more courses to harness...

Naledi Pandor convenes a colloquium on transformation in Higher Education

Staff ReporterHigher Education and Training Minister, Naledi Pandor, will on Monday convene a one-day colloquium on advancing transformation in higher education.The conversation is set...

South Africa must not lag behind in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Edwin NaiduMinister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor said she would soon ask the National Treasury for more funding - and set up...

TVET colleges key ‘to building skills’

Virgilatte Gwangwa Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor regards Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges as the new hope in South Africa, she said...

No articles for law students at college

Sharika RegchandVarsity College has found itself in a quagmire because the KZN Law Society refuses to allow its LLB students to register to serve...

Zimbabwe has too many State universities, most add no value to...

Staff ReporterCaptains of industry have urged the government to cut on the number of state universities, saying some of them are adding no value to the...

17 students march 300 km to ask Ramaphosa to pardon Fees...

Alex MitchleyA small group of students from North West University have marched more than 300km to the Union Buildings in Tshwane to hand over...

Thousands pay tribute to slain Tshwane University of Technology student

Sesona NgqakambaTshwane University of Technology (TUT) student, Andries Monareng's  death has robbed the world of the vast talent and potential he offered, the university's...

Competition Commission to investigate price-fixing of school and university textbooks

Nico GousThe Competition Commission is set to investigate whether the Publishers’ Association of South Africa (PASA) and its 91 members have been fixing book...

South Africa’s university students face a crisis: nearly a third go...

Stephen DevereuxThere is a common perception that students represent the elite, and so cannot possibly suffer from hunger. But this is a myth. In...

TUT Soshanguve students march to the offices of police minister

Gemma RitchieFollowing the death of Tshwane University of Technology law student Katlego Andries Monareng last week, students on the north and south campuses at...

Money will be paid by NSFAS to students from today

Tamar KahnThe National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is due to begin disbursing outstanding funds to tens of thousands of students on Thursday‚ says...

NSFAS CEO Steven Zwane suspended

Staff ReporterThe National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) suspended its executive officer Steven Zwane with immediate effect on Monday evening."The suspension follows allegations of...

Replace legal processes with TRC equivalent‚ Fees Must Fall activists tell...

Naledi ShangeMinister of Justice Michael Masutha has received a memorandum from Fees Must Fall activists who are demanding they receive presidential pardon from criminal...

Dr Randall Carollissen appointed NSFAS administrator

Yoliswa SobuwaMinister of Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor has appointed an administrator for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme.Dr Randall Carollissen has been...

NSFAS’ two centres of power

Zamayirha PeterNational Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) chief executive officer (CEO) Steven Zwane’s job is on the line following the appointment of Randall Carollissen...

TVET colleges to be built in 67 rural villages

Aneesa Adams A group of volunteers from all over the world has come together to do something amazing - build TVET (Technical and Vocational Education...

National protest looming over NSFAS non-payments, student leader warns

Jan GerberThere is a "looming national protest" by students due to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme's (NSFAS) non-payment of allowances, says South African...

Troubled multi-billion NSFAS to be run by administrator

Staff ReporterThe board of the troubled National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will soon be dissolved‚ the department of higher education & training confirmed...
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