National Student Financial Aid Scheme

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.

Tech colleges need better support

Heher says technical and vocational training colleges must become first-choice institutions

How you will pay for Zuma’s free education plan

Slashing spending and upping taxes may help plug the budget shortfall and pay for higher education

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WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world