Varsities have a role to play in changing the status quo, writes Richard Pithouse.
The figures show that, in real terms, those getting degrees more than doubled in the past 10 years.
Survivors of sexual violence are unhappy with universities' policies and actions, and researchers say under-reporting is part of the problem.
Tefera Tadesse undertook a study to find out the realities, opportunities and impediments of quality assurance at Ethiopian universities.
Readers write in about multilingualism and diversityin general and at UCT and Potch.
The groundwork is being laid for a just and ethical institution that respects the dignity of all
Jonathan Jansen spells out the issues and difficulties in making SA a more equal society in his book, Leading for Change, writes Mark Potterton.
It won’t be business as usual at academic registration around the country next week, as universities anticipate another round of disruptions.
United States Vice-President Joe Biden: “Any time consent is not or cannot be given, it is sexual assault and it is a crime.”
Western hegemony in higher education will not fall as long as state policies perpetuate it.
We should resist the seduction of violence when calling out the brutality of structural racism at our universities, writes Tinyiko Maluleke.
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.