Novelist and academic JM Coetzee's foreword to University of Cape Town fellow Professor John Higgins's new book.
A new UKZN study says it will take up to 43 years to fully transform staff profiles at South African universities to represent national demographics.
Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has set out to eliminate post-school education's dead-ends and roadblocks.
SA's only top-200 ranked university on the 2013 World University Rankings, UCT, has slipped down 13 places - leaving it at number 126 on the list.
The Higher Education Transformation Network wants AfriForum Youth's bid to stop universities asking students to declare their race rejected.
Gunmen have killed at least 40 people, mostly students, at the College of Agriculture in Yobe state, Nigeria.
Angry students say the higher education department's failure to issue qualification certificates is blighting their futures.