South Africa’s top agriculture college shuts its doors following protests

Russel MolefeOne of the top agricultural colleges in the country, situated in Limpopo, has been shut down following a series of protests which disrupted...

South Africa: Naledi Pandor opens R200m library in East London

Aretha LindenA R200m university library that will serve 18,000 students from three universities was officially opened in East London on Saturday by higher education...

Wits to increase counselling services capacity after third student suicide this...

Nonkululeko NjiloThe University of Witwatersrand has responded to the outcry over recent student suicides‚ vowing to increase the institution’s counselling services capacity.“All signs point...

Zimbabwe: Varsity students exposed to sex predators as they squat into...

Robert TapfumaneyiThousands of young female students enrolled at the Bindura University of Science Education (BUSE) live with the constant threat of abuse by community...

South Africa: History made as Fort Hare awards first PhD written...

Staff ReporterA high school teacher from East London has made history by being the first Fort Hare PhD student to write her thesis in...

Nigeria: Sex-for-Marks

Agency Report Peter Okebukola, former Executive Secretary, National University Commission (NUC), on Tuesday said the admission of academically weak students by Nigerian higher institutions was...

47 rapes on South Africa’s campuses last year

Edwin NaiduSouth African universities are taking steps to make campuses safer for female students, after Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor named the...

South Africa: Tshwane University of Technology campuses reopen

Virgilatte GwangwaStudents at both Tshwane University of Technology campuses in Soshanguve were scheduled to return to classes on Monday after six weeks of unrest.The...

Zambia: Police torch UNZA hostel after throwing teargas

Staff ReporterZambia Police officers on Thursday night burnt a hostel at October block which houses female UNZA students during a student protest.The protest which...

Nigeria: ASUU, NANS warn against hiking tuition fee to N350,000

Muyiwa Adeyemi and Kanayo Umeh  The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has warned the Federal Government against increasing tuition fees in public universities to N350,000...

Botswana: Tertiary Education ministry fights corruption

Bakang TiroIn an effort to combat what seems to be a continuous increasing level of corruption across almost all government departments and entities, the...

EFF student movement claims SRC victories across SA

Okuhle HlatiThe Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC) have claimed victory over the DA Student Organisation (Daso) after securing eight out of 15 seats...

Sweden cuts funding to universities

Stephen OtageThe Swedish government yesterday announced that it is discontinuing funding research at public universities and re-directing its resources to promote democracy, human rights...

No articles for law students at college

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...

Rhodes University appoints first ever harassment and discrimination officer

Canny MaphangaRhodes University has appointed Dr Zethu Mkhize as its harassment and discrimination officer as of September 10, 2018.This follows recommendations made by the sexual...

University of Zimbabwe forced to postpone graduation as cholera outbreak wreaks...

Staff ReporterTHE University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Thursday abruptly suspended its graduation ceremony which was set for this Friday citing the deadly cholera outbreak that...

Pandor moves to confront violent campus incidents

Yoliswa SobuwaHigher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor plans to urgently meet with Council on Higher Education and Universities South Africa to confront the...

Zimbabwe: University of Zimbabwe vice-chancellor to stand trial

Tendai Rupapa  Suspended University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Vice-Chancellor Levi Nyagura, accused of illegally awarding former First Lady Grace Mugabe a PhD, will stand trial on...

TUT suspends classes as protests continue

Staff ReporterThe academic programme at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) in Soshanguve has been suspended indefinitely by management after overnight protests.TUT management made...
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