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Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Dr Mathew Moyo’s journey to academic victory

The NWU's chief director for library and information services was appointed as a board member of the National Council for Library and Information Services.

UKZN pays tribute to Joseph Shabalala, Doctor of Music (honoris causa)

The university joins the global community in mourning the passing of legendary musician and founding member of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Dr Bhekizizwe Joseph Shabalala.

UKZN vice-chancellor calls for perspective and creative engagement on the way forward

In addition to overcoming the deadlock between UKZN and students, a way must be found to reconcile the university's financial obligations and students' long-term needs.

Survey shows South Africans’ approval of president but not of political parties

According to the survey, 62% of South Africans think Cyril Ramaphosa is doing his job well, while 39% say no political party represents their views.

Is your company prepared for the coronavirus?

Companies should consider the direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic when evaluating whether they are prepared for the coronavirus, says ContinuitySA.

Explaining the distribution of pension funds

Section 37C of the Pension Funds Act puts the ultimate decision-making responsibility in trustees' hands, says Fedgroup.

Snupit plays crucial role for local SMEs

The company shows its support for local businesses as study finds 90% of SMEs are buckling in a weak economy.

Top matriculant comes to UKZN

Aaron Naidu has registered at UKZN for a BSc degree majoring in data science.

MTN drives inclusivity of deaf community

The company produced DefBars, a bespoke music track using SASL for the hard-of-hearing and/or deaf community.

Clinical virologist appointed head of department at UKZN

Dr Nokukhanya Msomi was named head of Virology in the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences.

Teenager excels despite challenges

Thandazile Ngubane matriculated with three distinctions, which earned her acceptance into the dental therapy programme at UKZN.

SMS takes fleet management to the next level

Using BulkSMS, Nicholas Auto Enterprises has SMS-enabled its system to automate its maintenance alerts, which ensures each machine is functioning at optimal capacity.

Top KZN matriculant joins UKZN

Shweta Harilal attributed her exceptional results to "long hours dedicated to studying and practising maths over and over again".

UKZN scientists make the grade

Dr Veron Ramsuran and Dr Lenine Liebenberg have been named in the African Academy of Science's top 40 list.

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

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