Weeding out student essays from paper mills will require work by established academia and a renewed commitment to integrity from varsity communities.
We ask Minister Blade Nzimande, all 26 vice-chancellors and every faculty dean to please declare publicly their views and policies on plagiarism.
The education department believes that if the country’s skills base is to expand, college graduates should be given credit for their diplomas.
What futures do varsities globally have? Peter Vale interviewed Craig Calhoun, director of the London School of Economics and Political Science.
It is not surprising that four students faced disciplinary charges for speaking out about their university's problems, says the SA Students' Congress.
Expose young minds to thinking that questions society's vast and enduring inequalities.
The first Mpumalanga university has teething problems, but it intends to be on track in time.
And we must also ask how well the National Development Plan articulates higher education's role.
Quacquarelli Symonds has published its top 100 universities in the five Brics countries, of which eight are South African.
New study’s criteria for rating university transformation are far too narrow.
Novelist and academic JM Coetzee's foreword to University of Cape Town fellow Professor John Higgins's new book.
Despite causing the crash, the high priests of economics have never faced retribution and the same flawed theories are still taught in universities.
Hussein Badat responds to Fred de Vries's article "Grahamstown: Love and sex in the city of saints."
The government has a duty to ensure that universities are publicly accountable, says Blade Nzimande.
Universities are concerned that poor drafting ?of amendments gives the minister too much power.
Less than 5% of black African and coloured youth succeed at university, and more than half of all first-year entrants never graduate at all.
Refusing to forget the violent conflicts of South Africa’s past is the surest way of ending them.
Every year thousands of people around the world die on the road when their vehicles crash into a traffic light or lamp pole.