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South Africa wins Newton prize for ocean science and food security

The award recognises the essential contribution to research made by a team studying the Western Indian Ocean which faces an ecosystems and livelihoods disaster

New education policy on gender violence released

Universities and other higher education institutions have to develop ways of preventing or dealing with rape and other damaging behaviour

A small number of students can return to university, but some choose not to

They stayed away because they feared getting Covid-19, had comorbidities, were in quarantine, had become infected and the safety measures such as curfews were too limiting

Our Covid-19 world: how to reintegrate students into universities

Communication about the behavioural shifts and adaptations needed to respond to the coronavirus pandemic at institutions of higher education must be student-led

Eastern Cape university goes all in to assist provincial health-care efforts

A special steering committee seeks to fill urgent gaps in the system in order to fight the coronavirus

What universities are doing in the fight against Covid-19

While teaching students during lockdown, institutions of higher learning are also using their expertise to make masks, develop vaccines and research labour abuses

Some varsities are out of touch with students’ reality

On Tuesday Nzimande announced the closure of all higher education institutions as of Wednesday until April 15

Government’s plan for universities and schools – the story so far

Ministers outline initiatives and the plans for all education institutions

Partners aim to build a new society

Nelson Mandela University and the Nelson Mandela Foundation are collaborating to realise Madiba’s dream of building a new society

Why Vhembe is producing top matrics

The main reason is everyone in the region supports a culture of education, with a focus on maths and science

New medical school to open in 2021

Mandela University’s medical degree will contain some of the best elements from the Cuban model

Advancing gender equality in academia

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

Programme multiplies pupils’ success

A maths and science incubator run by Nelson Mandela University is producing promising results

One Ocean Hub

Integrating research across disciplines and sectors, and at different scales

Era of marine spatial planning

It brings together everyone who has an interest in South Africa's oceans

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