UCT says race will still be considered in a proposed student admissions policy but only as one of many other factors to determine disadvantage.
A study of efforts to assist disadvantaged students points to the need for changes.
Colleges are vital in the attempt to unscramble the confusion at the doors of higher learning that leave thousands in limbo.
School leavers still see universities as their first choice, above FET colleges, despite attempts by government to try to persuade them otherwise.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has unveiled his plan to better manage the admission of thousands of prospective students to universities.
A US Supreme Court fight over an affirmative action plan at the University of Texas could change the face of admissions in higher education in the US.
Even elite, research-intensive universities may find themselves touting for candidates, but this won't help applicants whose grades fell short.
The disappointment of matric results is not the end of the world -- kick-start your future by using this time wisely.
In the second of his two-part article, Max price explains why UCT uses race in deciding who to admit.
The dramatic rise in the pass rate over the past two years raises unrealistic expectations about entry into higher education.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande's new policy document offers an unflinchingly thorough analysis of SA's training needs, but is it enough?
Experts question the proposal of a new application system for universities and the touting of FET colleges as a viable alternative to universities.
At the centre of the University of Johannesburg crisis is its vice-chancellor, Professor Ihron Rensburg. He spoke to Bongani Nkosi.
In the first of a two-part article Max Price argues that universities have to consider students' socioeconomic status.
New admissions criteria for entry to undergraduate programmes at the University of the Free State (UFS) will take effect immediately.
Primarashni Gower says there is great concern about the date grade 12 results will be made known.