Council On Higher Education

LETTER: The murder of Prof Kamwendo at UniZulu

Kamwendo’s murder is an incident that is simply at the extreme end of a spectrum of problematic dynamics in the South African academy

Eight universities get full LLB accreditation; five more in the balance

Universities that faced the risk of losing their accreditation for the bachelor of laws qualification are off the hook

Varsities must meet labour needs

#FeesMustFall is a real opportunity to rethink the university sector’s future and priorities

Real barrier is academic inertia

The CHE's damning report provides ample evidence of the need for urgently reforming the undergraduate curriculum — but are its proposals workable?

US guru on student success in higher education to visit SA

The Council on Higher Education launches new focus on quality of university teaching and learning

Is institutional autonomy a myth?

The time has come to debate the assumption of academic freedom that universities hold dear .

Recolonising the humanities?

Too many elite groups would have us stifle debate about academic freedom in the country.

Sisters in the academic struggle

Women lecturers and researchers at Limpopo University have joined forces to address gender unfairness at universities.

State ‘freezes out’ private skills providers

Illogical hurdles have been placed in the way of experienced providers of occupational training.

CHE audits ‘might never be the same’

Unethical revelations undermine the legitimacy of the peer-review process, writes <b>Renuka Vithal</b>.

CHE panel ‘acted with integrity’

Leaked letter written by UKZN audit chair Martin Hall 'substantially compromised audit', writes <b>Ahmed Essop</b>.

University dispute causes a crisis of credibility

The Council on Higher Education's supression of its audit report on UKZN has set a terrible precedent, writes <b>Shirley Brooks</b>.


Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

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.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it