Stellenbosch University

 
Big data a game-changer for universities
Big data a game-changer for universities
At the dawn of the fourth industrial revolution, fears are often expressed that computers will replace human beings. The reality is, in many...
Author of research linking slavery and intelligence resigns
Author of research linking slavery and intelligence resigns
A University of Cape Town adjunct professor, who co-authored a study which concluded that fewer slaves were taken from African countries with a...
The workers’ struggle for dignity that’s almost won
The workers’ struggle for dignity that’s almost won
While the country was fixated on the #FeesMustFall protests that changed the face of higher learning in South Africa, workers were fighting for...
African universities move up the ranks
African universities move up the ranks
Higher education institutions in Africa have moved up university rankings. This is according to the 2019 Emerging Economies University Rankings....
Withdrawal of academics from conference shines spotlight on boycott of Israel
Withdrawal of academics from conference shines spotlight on boycott of Israel
The withdrawal of the invitation to Israeli academics from the upcoming Recognition, Reparation, Reconciliation Conference at Stellenbosch...
Sasco must introspect to succeed
Sasco must introspect to succeed
The evolvement of higher education in South Africa’s democratic dispensation cannot be separated from the influence of the South African Students...
Africa’s debt to China is complicated
Africa’s debt to China is complicated
President Cyril Ramaphosa assured South Africans this week that the government was not in the habit of “handing over the assets of our country to...
​The African Review of Economics and Finance Conference 2018
​The African Review of Economics and Finance Conference 2018
For two days in August, Wits Business School (WBS) was a hive of activity and robust debate on the status of Africa’s economic development. Under...
How women can power the future
How women can power the future
The key to resolving South Africa’s critical skills shortages and ensuring the country is geared up for a digital future lies in increasing the...
SMME changes the global landscape of superconducting and quantum circuit design
SMME changes the global landscape of superconducting and quantum circuit design
Professor Coenrad Fourie is proof that necessity is the mother of invention. What began as a stumbling block during the research phase of his PhD...
Balancing act: Fewer undergrads, more postgrads
Balancing act: Fewer undergrads, more postgrads
Every year matriculants clamour to get into the country’s universities — but the institutions want to restrict the number of undergraduate...
University rankings: Boon or bane?
University rankings: Boon or bane?
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (Arwu) announced last week that five South African universities were among the top 500 universities in...

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