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NSFAS’s woes do not help its mandate

Nehawu wants the scheme’s administrator, Randall Carolissen, to be removed

The case for alumni funding

Alumni can play a pivotal role in their alma mater’s long-term success and sustainability

A net to catch the NEETs

A decade of reconstruction looms post-Covid. This is our chance to restructure the economy to build a more inclusive one

Universities can decide which students return to campus, even if they are not in their final year

Higher education minister expands the allowance for who can be on campus, but numbers cannot be more than a third of the student population

UWC has resilience by the bucketful

The university is implementing plans to ensure that no student is left behind during the pandemic

Pensioner goes back to class

Fifty years after matriculating, a 67-year-old has become the oldest-ever first-year student to study at Rhodes University

Education system fails undocumented learners

Despite a court order, the education system is failing learners who do not have documents, both those born here and those from other countries

TUT shut as standoff goes on

For the second time in a week, the Tshwane university has suspended its activities

Students, universities on a collision course

We have been here before. This is what happens when you don’t resolve an issue

Strike called off as Unisa, SRC reach an agreement

University operations are expected to return to normal on Monday

Unisa campus shutdown enters fourth day, talks unsuccessful

The university's campuses across the country remain closed on Thursday after negotiations end in stalemate

Return of the irrepressible Bra X

This, an interview with radio personality Xolani Gwala, is the first in a series of profiles that will be a regular feature in the M&G

Finally: How government plans to fund free education

Funding fee-free university education will come at a cost

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.

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