Professor Puleng LenkaBula lauds the distance learning institution, despite a damning report and battle over it being placed under administration
Kamwendo’s murder is an incident that is simply at the extreme end of a spectrum of problematic dynamics in the South African academy
Universities that faced the risk of losing their accreditation for the bachelor of laws qualification are off the hook
#FeesMustFall is a real opportunity to rethink the university sector’s future and priorities
The CHE’s damning report provides ample evidence of the need for urgently reforming the undergraduate curriculum — but are its proposals workable?
The Council on Higher Education launches new focus on quality of university teaching and learning
The time has come to debate the assumption of academic freedom that universities hold dear .
Too many elite groups would have us stifle debate about academic freedom in the country.
Women lecturers and researchers at Limpopo University have joined forces to address gender unfairness at universities.
Illogical hurdles have been placed in the way of experienced providers of occupational training.
Unethical revelations undermine the legitimacy of the
peer-review process, writes <b>Renuka Vithal</b>.
Leaked letter written by UKZN audit chair Martin Hall ‘substantially compromised audit’, writes <b>Ahmed Essop</b>.
The Council on Higher Education’s supression of its audit report on UKZN has set a terrible precedent, writes <b>Shirley Brooks</b>.
The battle for the heart of the South African university goes as far back as the National Commission on Higher Education (NCHE) in 1996.
University law deans have approached the Council on Higher Education to probe the relevance and adequacy of the LLB degree.
New report on academic freedom calls for a greater transparency around funding allocations, writes Primarashni Gower.
Finally, the contribution that private higher-education institutions can make is being recognised, writes Felicity Coughlan.
Report reveals Wits University’s graduation rates for 2004 were well below the national benchmark for higher education.
A wide range of private education companies are outraged at limitations the government is imposing on their businesses.