higher education

 
Embrace the ecological university
Embrace the ecological university
For more than two centuries, the distinctiveness of the university has been its emphasis on inquiry, or what leading higher education analyst Ron...
The case against free higher education: Why it is neither just nor ethical
The case against free higher education: Why it is neither just nor ethical
South Africa’s just-ousted Minister of Finance committed another R57-billion to higher education and training...
VAT hike is not a done deal – Carrim
VAT hike is not a done deal – Carrim
A proposed hike in the value-added tax (VAT) rate will be closely interrogated by Parliament before it is accepted, said the chairperson of the ANC...
State relies on VAT to plug holes
State relies on VAT to plug holes
With a tax revenue shortfall of almost R50-billion, and more money needed for, among other things, higher education, the inevitable finally...
The poor don’t get to study for free
The poor don’t get to study for free
A desperate need to fund the budget has led to desperate measures. Although a hike in VAT and other taxes have stolen the show, a plan to slash...
Finally: How government plans to fund free education
Finally: How government plans to fund free education
A month after university registrations opened, Treasury has finally answered the big question regarding how government will fund free higher...
Poor school education undercuts free varsity
Poor school education undercuts free varsity
As we seek to provide free tertiary education for students of households whose income is lower than R350 000 a year, an important starting point is...
Free higher education in South Africa: Cutting through the lies and statistics
Free higher education in South Africa: Cutting through the lies and statistics
Public discussion about higher education funding in South Africa has been beset by numerous fictions and misunderstandings since the Fees Must Fall...
[Video]Stranded, with nowhere to go
[Video]Stranded, with nowhere to go
We went to Tshwane University of Technology to speak to students queuing to register for the 2018 academic year. Accommodation is one of the concerns.
EFF rejects 'class segregation' proposed by fees commission report
EFF rejects 'class segregation' proposed by fees commission report
The EFF on Monday rejected the Heher Commission's report on the feasibility of free higher education on the basis that it will create "class...
Letters to the editor: October 27 to November 2 2017
Letters to the editor: October 27 to November 2 2017
Let me congratulate Ra’eesa Pather on the article “Justice for Timol leaves us with...
Universities must adapt to the future
Universities must adapt to the future
Technology will fundamentally affect the next era of higher education, and most institutions are aware that they must incorporate technology into...

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