South African Universities

Study unpacks the ‘hidden racism’ at Stellenbosch

Students say they feel unseen and unheard at the university because of their skin colour

‘White fragility’ is damaging SA universities

Academics at a recent meeting called for white liberals to acknowledge they ‘are the problem’

My G-cup breasts just had to go

People must be ready because I am going to embrace my body with all the scars that come with it

The model of PhD study at South African universities needs to change

My argument is that the doctorate hasn’t changed nearly enough because universities are essentially conservative spaces.

How our urine and faeces can be used to fuel growth and create a cleaner environment

Recycling human waste not only cuts down on landfill use but can also give birth to economically viable products such as fertilisers and fuel

Nsfas employees defraud students of their funds

One staff member was arrested last month for fraud amounting to just over R30 0000

Build bond between science and society

New ideas and technologies can provide solutions but in unethical hands they can be dangerous

VUT should aim to become an entrepreneurial university

Helping students develop critical thinking skills and complex problem-solving abilities is crucial if universities are to remain relevant

An uncertain future means graduates need new skills

As universities grapple with the demands of the fourth industrial revolution, it is clear that a radical shift from business as usual is required

MPs want inquiry into academics’ pay

The portfolio committee on higher education says that vice-chancellors salaries are not justifiable due to university performance

Universities to be made more affordable

Cheaper - but not free. New regulations to tackle expensive tertiary education

Advancing gender equality in academia

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

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.