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Crisis opens up crucial transformation debate
Crisis opens up crucial transformation debate
At the heart of the student protests across South Africa is the immediate question of the right to learn.
Budget: Increase in bursary funds may avert more student protests
Budget: Increase in bursary funds may avert more student protests
With some universities across the country currently besieged by student protests over exorbitant fees and a shortage of bursary funds, national...
Varsities and colleges must join forces
Varsities and colleges must join forces
The formidably dull and frequently opaque language in which government conducts much of its business sometimes situates very important developments...
Walter Sisulu University: Highest paid staff, lowest performing students
Walter Sisulu University: Highest paid staff, lowest performing students
Walter Sisulu University (WSU) is the worst performing among comprehensive universities in the country, according to the department of higher...
Editorial: Government must answer on education
Editorial: Government must answer on education
Two chilling developments in education this week might appear at first sight to be distinct from each other but, when you link them, they pose some...
Khaya Dlanga: Poor non-white students still marginalised
Khaya Dlanga: Poor non-white students still marginalised
Robert McNamara, former president of the World Bank, said after a visit to South Africa: "I have seen very few countries in the world...
Editorial: Blade Nzimande fails again
Editorial: Blade Nzimande fails again
There can be no doubt that transformation is as important at universities as it is elsewhere in national life, perhaps more so, given the roles...
University rankings a flawed tool
University rankings a flawed tool
How should we assess the quality and development of higher education ­institutions in South Africa? What is it that these institutions do that...
Climate lessons from Africa
Climate lessons from Africa
Africa has a unique opportunity to provide solutions for the global problem of climate change, says Professor Sir David King, former science...

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