Students in Soshanguve and Ga-Rankuwe are angry about the state of the Tshwane University of Technology - but plans are afoot for big changes.
Only with consensus will current threats, like low success rates, to higher education become opportunities for economic and social development.
All post-1994 ministers have had to deploy administrators to shore up troubled universities.
Higher education can make a lasting contribution to the Africa's education challenges
They claim drastic legal changes will give him more power to interfere.
Walter Sisulu University (WSU) vice-chancellor Marcus Balintulo on Friday urged staff and students to return to the Mthatha campus on Monday.
Primarashni Gower says there is great concern about the date grade 12 results will be made known.
The education department has released a draft policy but have failed to follow guidelines recommended by a study conducted in 2005.
The University of Johannesburg is spending R25-million on scholarships for master's and PhD students, some of whom will be guaranteed employment
Belinda Huntley, a lecturer in the school of mathematics at Wits University has made significant contributions to mathematics and science education.
The principle of competition is one of the key reasons that America's system of higher education is the best in the world.
The ANC's Polokwane conference resolved that the government should progressively introduce free education for the poor up to undergraduate level.