No registration fee for students who cannot afford it

Ido LekotaStudents from poor and working class families with combined income of up to R350 000 per annum are not expected to pay any...

The resilience of South Africa’s universities is being tested to the...

Professor Ahmed BawaUniversities are resilient institutions. Even so, in the face of ongoing instability and deepening underfunding, South Africa’s institutions of higher learning are...

Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile found guilty of public violence

Jeff Wicks#FeesMustFall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile has been convicted on charges of public violence‚ failing to comply with a police instruction and possession of a...

Student who received R14 million Nsfas payout in error appears in...

Jan Bornman Sibongile Mani, the Walter Sisulu University (WSU) student who accidentally received more than R14m from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) and...

Parental involvement key to academic excellence

Parental involvement key to academic excellence by KELETSO THOBEGAEvery parent expects nothing less than academic excellence from their school-going child. A child who excels in...

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...

Michael Komape’s family needs psychological help to help them deal with...

Chester Makana At least eight additional psychological sessions are needed to help Michael Komape’s family cope and find closure to their son’s death, the Limpopo...

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...

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...
Student leaders not informed next year’s tertiary fee increase negotiations

SA universities announce 8% fee increase

Thabo MohlalaFee increases will not fall in 2018. All 26 universities in South Africa have, through their vice-chancellors, agreed to the inflationary income adjustment...

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...

‘I am a product of a black tax,’ says Ronald Lamola

Ngoako MalatjiFormer ANC Youth League deputy president Ronald Lamola says the journey of getting education has been a difficult one.Lamola, who is one of...

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...

The country’s tertiary education system is “constipated” and “wasteful”, says Statistician-General

Thabo MohlalaStatistician-General, Pali Lehohla yesterday gave his final financial statistics presentation for 20 public universities and six universities of technology in Pretoria.Lehohla’s 17-year...

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...

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...

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...

Do not scrap the existing university curriculum argues a lecturer

Bernard Sanga and Willis OketchThe new education curriculum set to be implemented in January to replace the 8-4-4 system could be suspended if...

These SA universities have banned Apple watches during exam time —...

Timothy Rangongo , Business Insider SAAs technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, so has the ease of cheating in exams. With the exam season approaching, several South African...

Football and education, Salome Kekana receives Banyana call-up

Sihle NdebeleBanyana Banyana newcomer Salome Kekana is looking forward to becoming one of the leading and most consistent defenders in the senior women's national...
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