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It’s time to talk about black tax
It’s time to talk about black tax
The countdown to December has begun. In six weeks a large chunk of South Africa’s black working and middle class will be putting in their leave...
Broken promises ruin chances for Eastern Cape students
Broken promises ruin chances for Eastern Cape students
The Department of Higher Education and Training plans to spend R20.4 billion on South Africa’s 50 technical and vocational education and training...
Universities to be made more affordable
Universities to be made more affordable
The department of higher education, science and technology is working on a regulatory framework for setting fees at universities to ensure they are...
The ANC’s lowest mark is for education
The ANC’s lowest mark is for education
In his February budget speech, finance minister Tito Mboweni said education would get R386.4-billion of the R1.83-trillion that government is...
TUT shut as standoff goes on
TUT shut as standoff goes on
Student leaders at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) are accusing the university of shunning its responsibilities by wanting students who...
Students, universities on a collision course
Students, universities on a collision course
In 2015, University of the Witwatersrand vice-chancellor Adam Habib had to leave a higher education transformation summit hosted by the department...
Strike called off as Unisa, SRC reach an agreement
Strike called off as Unisa, SRC reach an agreement
The University of South Africa (Unisa) management and its student representative council (SRC) signed an agreement on Saturday that will see the
Unisa campus shutdown enters fourth day, talks unsuccessful
Unisa campus shutdown enters fourth day, talks unsuccessful
Talks between National Student Representative Council (NSRC) members and the University of South Africa (Unisa) ended unsatisfactorily on Wednesday...
Return of the irrepressible Bra X
Return of the irrepressible Bra X
Xolani Gwala is alive and live. The red “mic on” light glows behind his lair in the 702 studio, and his velvety baritone patter adds extra...
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...
Thousands seek last-minute places at universities and colleges
Thousands seek last-minute places at universities and colleges
The education department's Central Applications Clearing House (CACH) online system was running full steam on Monday with thousands of prospective...
Universities' body discourages walk-ins
Universities' body discourages walk-ins
With a few weeks to go before the start of the academic calendar at universities tempers are already flaring in the sector.

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