Latest articles on Department Of Higher Education And

Strike called off as Unisa, SRC reach an agreement

University operations are expected to return to normal on Monday

The business of fake science

Publishers that flout sound peer review practices encourage bogus reports with widespread ramifications

Committee to monitor UniZulu ‘until it is fully functional’

Last Thursday, 32 students were arrested during a violent protest over meal allowances

Thousands seek last-minute places at universities and colleges

The online system can assist with the placement of students, who did not apply to any university because of funding, but who now qualify.

Universities’ body discourages walk-ins

Zuma announced in December that free education would be provided for poor and working class first-year students starting this year.

Adult education fails its teachers

Colleges are closing down in the transition from one government department to another.

Funding woes hobble higher education department

Now the department is running at an inadequate capacity and is unable to perform all its functions.

Blade launches white paper to meet needs of ‘neets’

Blade Nzimande hopes his white paper on post-school education and training will help millions of young people "out of the doldrums of poverty".

Will Blade’s Mr Fixit rescue varsity?

Questions are being asked over the experience of the newly-appointed Walter Sisulu administrators.

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.


Soup for the Sick: A bowl of warmth in a time of need

Soup for the Sick is nourishing hundreds of people too ill to cook for themselves

Q&A Sessions: George Euvrard, the brains behind our cryptic crossword

George Euvrard spoke to Athandiwe Saba about his passion for education, clues on how to solve his crosswords and the importance of celebrating South Africa.

Why prisoners are a priority in vaccine rollout

Inmates comprise a vulnerable group in society and they are meant to receive Covid-19 vaccines earlier than the general population. This has sparked debate locally and globally

Press Releases