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Science and technology: The key to addressing youth unemployment
Science and technology: The key to addressing youth unemployment
“There is nothing wrong with our young people,” Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa told the audience of the Science Forum South Africa. “There is...
​Varsities are chronically underfunded say more than 1 200 SA academics
​Varsities are chronically underfunded say more than 1 200 SA academics
We, academics of South African universities, call on our government to address the funding crisis in higher education.
Students outraged at drying-up NSFAS funds
Students outraged at drying-up NSFAS funds
Pinky Phosa, the chairperson of the parliamentary portfolio committee on higher education and training, has appealed to thousands of unfunded...
Sorry tale of a post-merger university mess
Sorry tale of a post-merger university mess
THE STRUGGLE FOR THE SOUL OF A SOUTH AFRICAN UNIVERSITY: THE UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL – ACADEMIC FREEDOM, CORPORATISATION AND...
Government sets aside R169m for academic staff shortages
Government sets aside R169m for academic staff shortages
The higher education department is to set aside R169-million to address staffing shortages at South Africa's universities, Higher Education Minister...
In favour of free minds
In favour of free minds
I am often asked, "Why is academic freedom important for me -- as a physicist?"
New rating system for academics
New rating system for academics
The National Research Foundation (NRF) is reverting to its previous system of funding academics on the basis of the peer-review rating they hold....

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