Nigeria has 12th highest number of foreign students in U.S., says...

Vincent ObiaUnited States Consul General F. John Bray disclosed yesterday in Lagos that Nigeria had the highest number of students from sub-Saharan Africa studying...

40-minute video to be used as evidence in EFF student activist’s...

Kaveel SinghA 40-minute video that purportedly captured violence during the Fees Must Fall protest in 2016, will be used as evidence against Economic Freedom...

A big moment for Africa: Why the MeerKAT – and astronomy...

Vanessa McBride 'Students must learn science in a way that allows them to build their repertoire of transferable skills.'  Astronomy in Africa will take a giant...

KZN Fees Must Fall leader’s trial starts almost 3 years after...

Kaveel SinghThe trial of Bonginkosi Khanyile, the controversial leading figure in KwaZulu-Natal's Fees Must Fall movement, has officially commenced, nearly three years after his...

University of Liberia threatens expulsion, suspension against student protestors

Staff Reporter The University of Liberia has threatened expulsion or suspension of students responsible for the recent protest that vandalized properties at the institution Capitol...

Education and technology will benefit youth for generations to come, says...

Graig-Lee  SmithPreparing young people for the fourth industrial revolution is one of the main themes at the sixth Brics Education Ministers Meeting.This year’s meeting...

BRICS education ministers sign deal to tackle challenges

Francesca Villette BRICS Ministers of Education yesterday signed a declaration to address 21st century challenges and opportunities regarding the Fourth Industrial Revolution.Hosted by the Department...

Zimbabwe: A shortage of engineers alarming

Leonard NcubeZimbabwe has only 1 500 civil, mechanical, architectural and scientific engineers out of about 6 000 accredited professionals in the field.This emerged during...

Students tell of “deplorable” accommodation at Nelson Mandela University

Joseph Chirume Student leaders at Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth have spoken out against what they call "deplorable" living conditions. They were among nearly 600...

Sindisiwe Buthelezi: From rural poverty to PhD graduate

Pertunia MafokaneDespite starting her education at a rural school in eMondlo, 30km south of Vryheid northern KZN, Dr Sindisiwe Buthelezi was so determined to...

Nigeria: Only 1% of Nigerian population in universities

Azeezat Adedigba The National Universities Commission (NUC) on Tuesday said only one percent of Nigerian population form the total enrollment of students in the 164...

Student who received R14m Nsfas payout case postponed

Jenni EvansSibongile Mani, a student who was arrested after about R14m worth of National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) money was accidentally paid into...

Namibia university appoints youngest Vice-Chancellor ever

Albertina Nakale The University of Namibia (Unam) council has appointed Associate Professor Kenneth Matengu as the university's new Vice-Chancellor, who in history also becomes the...

Report into medical degree corruption may warrant placing Limpopo University under...

Belinda BozzoliThe University of Limpopo has been shamed by the Public Protector's report into medical degree corruption.In a report issued last week the Public...

Wits to have its first black female Chancellor

Nonkululeko NjiloWits University has confirmed that its next chancellor will be a black female for the first time in its history.The announcement was made...

Bitter court battle looms over top UCT post

Msindisi FenguUniversity of Cape Town (UCT) 's black academic community is challenging the appointment of associate Professor Lis Lange to the position of deputy...

Nigeria: OAU sacks sex-for-marks professor

Joshua Dada The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has dismissed Professor Richard I. Akindele of the Department of Accounting, Faculty of Administration from...

Naledi Pandor probes varsity graft

Yoliswa Sobuwa Two KwaZulu-Natal universities and an Eastern Cape university have received a stern warning from Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor to clean...

South Africa: #FeesMustFall Student Activists Reflect On Their Own Legacy

Nkateko Mabasa On June 16, #FeesMustFall student activists gathered at the Apartheid Museum to hold a debate reflecting on the contested legacy of the Fallist...

Uganda: Makerere summons 332 former students over exam malpractice

Urn The central adhoc regularities and malpractices (alteration of marks) committee of Makerere University has summoned a total of 332 former students to defend themselves...
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