Friday Mental Health Edition

My mother raised a brick house

"Like the space between bricks, cement fills the connections between my hips and feet".

A mind map of the soul

A problematic yet evocative term, madness has been commandeered by legions of artists who are searching for meaning and, often, for God.

A family’s unspoken curse

The inherited shame of schizophrenia leaves the writer wondering whether he will be next

On the days when I’d rather stay in bed

The ‘nagging little monsters’ of anxiety taunt us as we journey on the pursuit of endless #goals

Staying sane in a trying industry

Diliza Moabi is passionate about TV and has spent the greater part of his life making his dreams come true

Us in the house of mirrors

An illness plagues the women here — drawing them together, then apart, then together again

Words can banish our ghosts

"I wanted to show it all to her, so she could fix me. I needed her to fix me".

We cannot continue to suffer in silence

"Who knew that I might share a similar condition with the person I was taught to shame?"

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.