Good Samaritan urgently needed to help an orphaned learner to continue...

By Erick NyayieraAn orphan student admitted to Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) could miss out because he cannot raise tuition fees.Moses...

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...

DUT impasse ends after department intervention

Bonile Khanyi and Thabo MohlalaThe Deputy Minister for Higher Education, Buti Manamela, took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce there had been a breakthrough...

Ghana’s legal education in danger – Prof Kotey

Staff ReporterProfessor Emmanuel Nii Ashie Kotey, Justice of the Supreme nominee, has proposed that all institutions offering legal education in the country are dis-accredited.He...

Diabetes in teenagers: What you must know

Bonile Khanyi When Mpendulo Ngubo was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2005, he felt confused and didn’t really understand why he had been...

Students left hungry, destitute due to non-payment of Nsfas allowances, MPs...

Jan GerberWithout their allowances, many students on tertiary campuses across the country are left destitute and hungry, Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and...

Africa cannot industrialise without a strong focus on education

Thuletho ZwaneThe consensus among world leaders is that for Africa to truly industrialise, African states should heavily invest in education.President of World Bank Dr....

Naledi Pandor asks the public to weigh in on improvements in...

Bonile KhanyiNewly appointed Minister of higher education and training Naledi Pandor posted a Twitter poll on Wednesday, asking South Africans which areas within...

UCT students: We will meet in court, Mr. President

Thabo MohlalaWith calls for the release of the Fees Commission report gaining traction, University of Cape Town (UCT)’s students are contemplating legal action to...

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...

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...

Reopening teacher education colleges – a remedy for education ills?

Professor Sarah GravettThe media frequently reports on calls to re-open teacher education colleges, however, those who make these calls are scant on providing detail....

Ghost students created to defraud university bursary system

Alex MitchleySix suspects appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria on Monday after allegedly manipulating a bursary system at the University of...

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...
Inside Education: Scenes at CPUT protests

All CPUT campuses shut down after protests turned violent

All CPUT campuses shut down after protests turned violent Bonile KhanyiAcademic programmes at all campuses of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) have...

Kenya public universities crack whip on striking secturers

Ouma WanzalaPublic universities have started cracking the whip on striking lecturers and other staff as the industrial action enters its third month on Tuesday. The...

Mugabe brews $1billion university shocker

John KachembereZimbabwe’s cash-strapped government has approved a $1 billion grant to a university to be built in honour of President Robert Mugabe, a Cabinet...

‘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...

Education ‘not the key’ for unemployed youth – graduates

When Lerato Moleleki completed her public relations diploma two years ago, she thought she was going to walk into a job and realise her...

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...
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