Stellenbosch University

SMME changes the global landscape of superconducting and quantum circuit design

Innovation Award: SMME for innovations and their research and/or development by a team or individual

Balancing act: Fewer undergrads, more postgrads

Universities seem to be shifting their focus to research-based tertiary education and accommodating more postgraduate students

University rankings: Boon or bane?

Most industry players believe the criteria used in university rankings leave out critical considerations such as the social context of South Africa.

Wits University announces 8% fee increase for 2017

The university says it had consulted the institution's student representative council before making the decision.

Thuli Madonsela takes up social justice chair at Stellenbosch University

The former public protector will take up her position in 2018 after a sabbatical.

#FeesMustFall: History of South African student protests reflects inequality’s grip

When several South African universities merged, it was hoped this would improve access and equality. It had the opposite effect.

Read between the lines, kids

A new report highlights the need for children to be able to 'read for meaning' by grade three so that they do not struggle in matric.

Poor children ‘doomed’ in early grades

The gap between haves and have-nots is already set in stone for life in primary school, a study says.

Afrikaans varsities perpetuate racial divisions

The use of a language that bars the majority of black African students - who do not understand Afrikaans - is indefensible.

Schools’ bias stymies black pupils

Discriminatory cultural and language practices at schools deny black pupils the chance to do as well at university as their white counterparts.

Broken minds need community care

The high cost of treatment makes mental healthcare inaccessible to those using public health services.

Meet tyranny with rage, not violence

We should resist the seduction of violence when calling out the brutality of structural racism at our universities, writes Tinyiko Maluleke.

Latest

High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories