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...

17 students march 300 km to ask Ramaphosa to pardon Fees...

Alex MitchleyA small group of students from North West University have marched more than 300km to the Union Buildings in Tshwane to hand over...

Thousands pay tribute to slain Tshwane University of Technology student

Sesona NgqakambaTshwane University of Technology (TUT) student, Andries Monareng's  death has robbed the world of the vast talent and potential he offered, the university's...

Competition Commission to investigate price-fixing of school and university textbooks

Nico GousThe Competition Commission is set to investigate whether the Publishers’ Association of South Africa (PASA) and its 91 members have been fixing book...

South Africa’s university students face a crisis: nearly a third go...

Stephen DevereuxThere is a common perception that students represent the elite, and so cannot possibly suffer from hunger. But this is a myth. In...

Money will be paid by NSFAS to students from today

Tamar KahnThe National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is due to begin disbursing outstanding funds to tens of thousands of students on Thursday‚ says...

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...
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