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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...

Tanzania: Students loan scheme earns accolades

Alvar Mwakyusa Tanzania is among a few African countries which have excelled in putting in place an exemplary loan scheme for students in institutions of...

Sizwe Nxasana resigns as NSFAS chair amid calls to disband board

Staff ReporterSizwe Nxasana, chairperson of the National Students’ Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), has resigned in the wake of mounting calls for him to step...

TVET Colleges outstanding certificates affect job seekers

Staff ReporterThe Select Committee on Education and Recreation is concerned by a 10-year backlog in certification of students from technical and vocational education and...

South Africa: Rhodes students march for Khensani Maseko

Mxolisi MngadiRhodes University students are expected to march to the Settlers Monument in Grahamstown on Tuesday following the tragic death of 23-year-old Khensani Maseko.Maseko...

Violence plagues South Africa’s places of higher learning

Msindisi Fengu Campuses of higher education are increasingly becoming violent places where students and staff are sexually assaulted.The lack of clear policies makes it difficult...
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