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Prega Govender

Prega Govender

Prega Govender is the education editor at the Mail & Guardian. 
    Printing money: Blade Nzimande’s relative is at the heart of a new UniZulu scandal
    Printing money: Blade Nzimande’s relative is at the heart of a new UniZulu scandal
    The University of Zululand has become mired in yet another controversy after staff questioned whether a multimillion-rand printing contract awarded...
    ​Varsity fee hikes could go above 8%
    ​Varsity fee hikes could go above 8%
    There’s no guarantee that university fee increases for 2017 would be capped at 8%, as recommended by the higher education minister, said the...
    SA universities' professoriate needs more women but fares adequately by global standards
    SA universities' professoriate needs more women but fares adequately by global standards
    Arguably, there are too few women professors at local universities – but the picture looks even bleaker at some overseas institutions.
    University of Zululand equipment storage building gutted
    University of Zululand equipment storage building gutted
    A building on the University of Zululand campus that was used by the cleaning staff to store equipment was completely gutted by fire earlier...
    Wits outshines Oxford in UN study on gender parity
    Wits outshines Oxford in UN study on gender parity
    The University of the Witwatersrand has more female professors than Oxford University in the United Kingdom. This is one of the startling facts to...
    'Effectively a 0% increase in fees': What Nzimande's announcement means
    'Effectively a 0% increase in fees': What Nzimande's announcement means
    For the first time, students from so-called "missing middle" families, whose annual household income is up to R600 000 a year, will not be...
    UCT suspends lectures again following continued student protests
    UCT suspends lectures again following continued student protests
    Lectures at the University of Cape Town were temporarily suspended today following student protest action.
    UCT suspends classes following student protests
    UCT suspends classes following student protests
    The University of Cape Town has suspended this afternoon's classes and lectures following protest action.
    University of Cape Town's bus service diverted to alternative route following protest
    University of Cape Town's bus service diverted to alternative route following protest
    THE University of Cape Town (UCT) is monitoring a small protest that disrupted the operation of its Jammie bus service on its lower campus.
    Top school's controversial HIV sports policy raises discrimination concerns
    Top school's controversial HIV sports policy raises discrimination concerns
    A top school that discourages learners who disclose that they are HIV positive from participating in contact sports has been warned that its...
    University of Zululand vice-chancellor splurges millions while students suffer
    University of Zululand vice-chancellor splurges millions while students suffer
    The vice-chancellor of the embattled University of Zululand, Professor Xoliswa Mtose, received a hefty R478 000 performance bonus in December...
    Free education would now have to take place under trees, says UKZN after arson
    Free education would now have to take place under trees, says UKZN after arson
    Amid mounting tensions over the announcement of next year’s fee hike, 51 students from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) were arrested...