‘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...

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...

Plans to build a University in Ekurhuleni underway

By Charles MolelePlans to establish the state-of-the-art University of Ekurhuleni are underway, according to the City’s executive mayor Mzwandile Masina.In his state of the...

Higher education committee welcomes move to settle historic student debt

Parliament's portfolio committee on higher education and training on Monday welcomed the announcement by the country's minister of higher education and training, Naledi Pandor,...

Sifiso Skenjana: An SA education strategy for the fourth industrial revolution

The fourth industrial revolution is a reminder that "traditional" models of doing business will soon cease to exist, and business and policymakers must respond...

UPs transformation agenda to enhance quality education

As the University of Pretoria (UP) moves ahead in its transformation agenda, it will focus on providing access to its high-quality education to as...

Higher Education Minister allocates almost R1billion to write off NSFAS debt

Minister of Higher Education Naledi Pandor has allocated almost R1 billion to tertiary institutions to settle outstanding debt owed by National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS)...

DigitLab Academy partners with Damelin Online to further digital education in...

Mike Saunders, DigitLab Academy founder, has a passion for education, particularly teaching people how to make the most of technology to improve their life...

Student’s 3D-printer plan to change education

Experts have spoken of the need for a new kind of learning, of future-proofing children and of the benefits of design thinking. You’ve probably heard about...

UJ’s Marwala jets for innovation through decolonisation in higher education

By Charles Molele Professor Tshilidzi Marwala is a man on a mission. He wants to make the University of Johannesburg number one on the African...

Student strike called off after Unisa reaches agreement with SRC

Staff ReporterThe University of South Africa (Unisa) and its student representative council (SRC) reached an agreement on Saturday that will see the student strike called...

The University of Venda’s gets a new vice-chancellor and principal

Staff ReporterThe University of Venda has appointed Dr Ndanduleni Bernard Nthambeleni as the new vice-chancellor and principal.Nthambeleni is an accomplished executive with more than...

Chaos at Unisa registration as students demand answers

Goitsemang  TlhabyeUniversity of South Africa (Unisa) management have urged patience and understanding, saying work towards resolving course accreditation woes and learner material issues were...

Kenya: Worrying trend of university students committing suicide

Ouma WanzalaAt least 12 university students have committed suicide since January in a worrying trend for education stakeholders, who are now seeking ways to...

Art exhibition re-imagining the future of higher education

Noloyiso MtembuAt least 60 artists have displayed their work reimagining the future of higher education at the Stellenbosch University Museum as part of the...

South Africa: University of Zululand SRC disbanded

Kailene PillayThe Students’ Representative Council (SRC) at the University of Zululand was disbanded after members looted hotel rooms at the upmarket Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens...

Science journalism in South Africa is lacking

Lali van ZuydamIt is common cause that science news reporting in the South African media does not enjoy the same status as other beats...

South Africa lowers university admission requirements

Francesca VilletteUniversities in the province have shown mixed reaction to the amended minimum admission requirements for entry into bachelor's degree programmes, which includes a...

South Africa: Wits University inaugurates first black female chancellor

Roland MpofuA first in its 96-year-old history, Wits University on Saturday inaugurated its first black female chancellor - Dr Judy Dlamini - in a...

PICS: UKZN engineers turn Waste to Art

Staff Reporter One does not normally associate engineers with high fashion, but such was the case as sassy young UKZN engineering students sashayed down the...
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