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 studyâ€™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 â€¨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 Africaâ€™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.
The London School of Economics' relationship with Libya has given rise to controversy.
Students and academics question move to 'close' Centre for African Studies, writes David Macfarlane.
it is often not realised that respect for the truth, ethics and integrity essentially guide vice-chancellors in their positions.
Student representatives at the strife-torn University of Zululand are hopeful that academic activity will resume at the institution on Wednesday.
From home renovations to book sales: A week in the life of a relocated academic.
Unethical revelations undermine the legitimacy of the peer-review process, writes Renuka Vithal.
The seeds of UKZN's corporate authoritarianism were planted at least a decade ago, writes Caroline White/