Stellenbosch University

 
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...
Wits University announces 8% fee increase for 2017
Wits University announces 8% fee increase for 2017
The University of the Witwatersrand announced on Monday that there would be an 8% increase next year for tuition and residence fees for local...
Thuli Madonsela takes up social justice chair at Stellenbosch University
Thuli Madonsela takes up social justice chair at Stellenbosch University
Former public protector Thuli Madonsela has accepted an offer to take up a chair in social justice at the University of Stellenbosch.
#FeesMustFall: History of South African student protests reflects inequality’s grip
#FeesMustFall: History of South African student protests reflects inequality’s grip
Protests at South Africa’s universities didn’t suddenly start in 2015 with the "
Read between the lines, kids
Read between the lines, kids
Three out of every five children in public schools don’t understand what they read in class.And the “undue influence” exerted by the...
Poor children ‘doomed’ in early grades
Poor children ‘doomed’ in early grades
By the time most learners in poor schools reach the end of grade 3, the chances of them achieving a good matric pass is unlikely. It’s the...
Afrikaans varsities perpetuate racial divisions
Afrikaans varsities perpetuate racial divisions
In the past two weeks, we have seen protests erupt at former Afrikaans-only universities, specifically at the University of Pretoria and the...
Schools' bias stymies black pupils
Schools' bias stymies black pupils
Progress in changing language policy at Stellenbosch University also points to the need for transformation of the discriminatory institutional...
Meet tyranny with rage, not violence
Meet tyranny with rage, not violence
Last week, during a radio talk show about the rising tide of student protests in higher education institutions, a caller named Bongani dared me to...
'Stellenbosch is not racist but we do have racists'
'Stellenbosch is not racist but we do have racists'
The path to a transformed Stellenbosch University was far from finished, nor was it without its problems, Rector and Vice-Chancellor Professor Wim...

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