phd graduates

 
Transformation taking place in the higher education system
Transformation taking place in the higher education system
The National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) has recently celebrated its first 100 PhD graduates, demonstrating collaborative efforts between historically disadvantaged and advantaged universities, and how funding PhDs within the borders of South Africa brings...
NIHSS awards scholarships to more than 600 doctoral students
NIHSS awards scholarships to more than 600 doctoral students
The National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) was founded in 2013 against a backdrop of a decline in teaching and research...
Five reasons why it’s still a good idea to study an MBA
Five reasons why it’s still a good idea to study an MBA
While interest in the MBA (Master of Business Administration) has declined slightly in the United States (US) in recent years, programmes outside...
‘Grace Mugabe’s thesis does not meet minimum academic requirements’
‘Grace Mugabe’s thesis does not meet minimum academic requirements’
In 2014, Grace Mugabe, then First Lady of Zimbabwe, was awarded a Doctorate in Sociology by the University of Zimbabwe. She had only been...
Black graduate numbers are up
Black graduate numbers are up
As someone who has written extensively about the failings of our education system, I was surprised by the quotes emerging in the media coverage of...
More PhDs are not the answer
More PhDs are not the answer
It has become common in recent years to refer to "the PhD crisis" in the tertiary education sector. Typically, this refers to two issues:...
93-year-old gets her PhD
93-year-old gets her PhD
Dr Anna de Jager received her doctoral degree in religious studies last week during the spring graduation ceremony of the University of the Free...
Plant research graduates head home
Plant research graduates head home
An advanced studies programme in plant breeding at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's (UKZN) Pietermaritzburg campus produced seven PhD graduates...

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