South African universities

 
Are SA’s university professors a bunch of socialists?
Are SA’s university professors a bunch of socialists?
No political philosophy, ideology or theory is beyond the scrutiny of intellectual critique. However, one expects such scrutiny to be fair, honest,...
Universities to be made more affordable
Universities to be made more affordable
The department of higher education, science and technology is working on a regulatory framework for setting fees at universities to ensure they are...
Advancing gender equality in academia
Advancing gender equality in academia
Although attaining gender equality in wider society is a slow journey, it is more shocking that the same is true for the higher education sector....
Rethinking democracy in SRC elections
Rethinking democracy in SRC elections
The purpose of a student representative council (SRC) is to provide the university student body with a platform from which to engage with the...
Survivors of gender-based violence fight to be heard
Survivors of gender-based violence fight to be heard
Gang raped by eight men who used a plastic bag as a makeshift condom, Phindi Nkrumah’s plea to President Cyril Ramaphosa for reconstructive...
The fallist movement and the changes it has made
The fallist movement and the changes it has made
The rise of Fees Must Fall and Rhodes Must Fall has truly made a radical change in the moral fibre of South Africa and has even had a global...
How to survive postgrad: Survival tips from postgraduate students
How to survive postgrad: Survival tips from postgraduate students
Choose a research topic that really fascinates you
Postgraduate opportunities
Postgraduate opportunities
The Ernst & Ethel Eriksen Trust awards study grants to students studying towards an MA or PhD. Bursaries are awarded to the value of maximum R20...
Mixed messages deepen inequality
Mixed messages deepen inequality
Has higher education become the poisoned gift of national liberation? Robert Aman, a lecturer in inclusive education, argues that the multicultural...
Blade looks to university campuses to house community-based colleges
Blade looks to university campuses to house community-based colleges
The department is looking at placing the colleges, which would target an estimated 18-million unskilled and without matric adults, at existing...
'Bush college' produced many far-sighted leaders
'Bush college' produced many far-sighted leaders
During the 1970s, while I was in late primary and then secondary school, our Rassool family often drove along Rhodes Drive and Modderdam Road, past...
Policy set to curb salaries of VCs
Policy set to curb salaries of VCs
The Education Department has released a draft policy that university councils should use to determine the salary packages of vice-chancellors and...

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