Shir'a, Na'eem Jeenah's son was among 27 students arrested during protests at the University of Johannesburg. This is the letter Jeenah wrote to him.
Leaders say they will take the Tshwane University of Technology's management to court after students were evicted from residences for protests.
Students at several universities are protesting over the shortage of National Student Financial Aid Scheme funds.
Quacquarelli Symonds has published its top 100 universities in the five Brics countries, of which eight are South African.
To mark novelist Nadine Gordimer's 90th birthday, Craig MacKenzie celebrates how her work has astutely interpreted the tenor of our times.
Getting a PhD in the same subject at the same time is just the latest double act by the Graham sisters.
Watch the live feed of US President Barack Obama as he visits the University of Johannesburg for a Young African Leaders Initiative meeting.
Colleges are vital in the attempt to unscramble the confusion at the doors of higher learning that leave thousands in limbo.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has unveiled his plan to better manage the admission of thousands of prospective students to universities.
The state's research-funding model does not serve all of academia equally well.
The University of Pretoria have finished the Varsity Cup at the top of the log with a four-try bonus point victory over the University of Cape Town.
The Mail & Guardian invites you to the next Teachers Upfront dialogue.
Those in the stampede succumbed to the ideology of rampant individualism.
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.
The University of Johannesburg says it will pay the tuition fees of the man whose mother was killed in a stampede at its Bunting Road campus.
After a fatal stampede in Johannesburg, questions are being raised about why late applicants in Gauteng target UJ and not other universities.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande's "wonderful problem" came back to haunt him when a stampede at UJ left one woman dead and 17 injured.