Rhodes University

[From our archives] ‘Smart drugs’ rife at universities

Students are abusing schedule six pills ahead of exams – with the help of their doctors.

Cut off from the real world

Academics need to re-enter the public sphere to influence national debates.

Open up and say ‘access for everyone’

The increasing availability of high-quality free content on the internet should be encouraged.

Grahamstown activist arrested for book theft

Activists have accused police of assaulting and laying false charges against UPM's Ayanda Kota in retaliation for his anti-government stance.

Wanted: A new student politics

The work-in-progress of liberation requires students to muster a daily heroism.

Looking in all the wrong places for real learning

Trying to find ways of teaching English better won't solve anything for most in South Africa.

Affirmative action meets white mediocrity

Henry Louis Gates Jr's admission reflects a fundamental problem with affirmative action.

Freeing oppressed minds

Where is the Black Consciousness Movement for our time? We need it, argues <b>N Barney Pityana</b>.

Quo vadis university education?

Graduations took place all over the country last month. Flashbulbs popped on stages as chancellors conferred degrees on the bowed heads of thousands.

Masincokole: Talk to me!

Learning an African language is essential to breaking down barriers, writes <b>Russell H Kaschula</b>.

Grasping difference

The debate around the Centre for African Studies at UCT is really about the perceived need to institutionalise difference.

African languages are cool, ok?

There is a crisis in African languages, particularly at school level, that everyone concerned will have to address.


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