Higher Education

Thousands of students still fail to take up Nsfas funding

The financial scheme assisting those in higher learning institutions says it is ready for the year ahead, but many don’t know that they qualify

Management live it up as Fort Hare University struggles

In a broken university, with “shocking conditions” for students, senior management are provided with luxury cars, with unlimited petrol

Dream of studying comes true

When outsourcing ended at Mandela University it gave contract workers more than just a job

Develop responsible students through engaged research and community partnerships

Community engagement and social responsibility is not an “add on”; it is a core role and responsibility of higher education.

VUT’s troubles further exposed

Administrator warns that if the university is not fixed urgently it will collapse

“Excuses” hinder varsity transformation, academics say

Academics say that while a lot of ground has been covered when it comes to higher education, a lot more still needs to be done

Advancing gender equality in academia

Even in institutions of higher education, women continue to face discrimination. Here’s how we can fix that

Yale expels student implicated in admissions scam

Yale University becomes the first American institution to expel a student implicated in the admissions scandal which emerged earlier this month

US higher ed: A system of meritocracy that never was

The recent college bribing scandal in the US revealed nothing we already didn't know

Exploring FETs and TVETs as viable alternatives

Your chances of finding or creating work are increased

University is not right for everyone

Young people see technical colleges as dumping sites instead of places to acquire sought-after skills

​Shaping creative business minds for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Vega's Brand Challenge and Brand Activation allow students to see what it’s like to work with a real-life brief from a real-life client

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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