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.
Neither the University of Johannesburg nor the metro police is willing to accept responsibility for the fatal stampede at the Bunting Road campus.
A woman has been crushed to death in a stampede at the University of Johannesburg, after applicants desperate for a berth rushed the varsity's gates.
A school is pioneering a new method of teaching multilingual children in early grades.
Is an over-emphasis on the rights of teachers damaging the rights of learners?
South Africa has handed an offshore petroleum exploration right to a company reportedly tied to the military junta of Burma.
South African students have spoken out against what they call "Israeli apartheid agents" who plan to visit South African universities.
Author, Ivan Vladislavic, has won his second UJ prize with a three-part novel that covers familiar ground.
Debate about the boycott of Israeli academic institutions has been marked by misunderstandings about the University of Johannesburg's position.