The new vice-chancellor has experience and insight, but his appointment has raised eyebrow.
Scientist Albert van Jaarsveld has been appointed the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s new vice-chancellor, ahead of two internal candidates.
A presentation at the South African Education Research Association 2014 conference finds that history textbooks misrepresent Nelson Mandela.
A drying up of financial aid and a hike in fees has left Fort Hare students desperate – and hungry.
Universities must shift their focus and explore better ways of fostering a more democratic society.
Good mentoring and networking forums can be used to help newly qualified teachers to adjust, writes Barbara Dale-Jones.
Only a small percentage of SA's professors are black women. The cards are stacked in men’s favour, says Professor Esther Ramani. That has to change.
The experience of women in academics is often a journey of construction and a negotiation of identities, writes Dr Machika.
Two white students photographed in domestic worker outfits and smeared with black paint have been temporarily suspended from their residences.