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Graduation ceremonies a success
Graduation ceremonies a success
The Tshwane University of Technology’s graduation numbers have been on a steady incline, with a total of 10 904 successful graduates receiving...
Graduation Day at Mbombela Campus – a special day for family and friends
Graduation Day at Mbombela Campus – a special day for family and friends
It was that time of the year again at Mbombela Campus — Graduation Day. Years of examinations were finally over; elegant outfits...
Ratty rituals turn students off rugby
Ratty rituals turn students off rugby
Bizarre university rituals — including having to fish dead rats out of buckets — are contributing to a dramatic drop-off in the number...
Crisis at TVET – 20 colleges shut down as students wait years for diplomas
Crisis at TVET – 20 colleges shut down as students wait years for diplomas
Tens of thousands of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) college graduates are still waiting for their certificates — some...
A student who failed badly has graduated after his marks were changed
A student who failed badly has graduated after his marks were changed
The University of Zululand is embroiled in a fresh fraud scandal after it emerged that a student occupying a top position in the student representative council was awarded a pass mark in five modules despite failing all of them....
Bloemfontein blues: Retracing my student days in my old university town
Bloemfontein blues: Retracing my student days in my old university town
A decade can fall between the cracks as effortlessly as an autumn leaf floating to its unremarkable end in the backyard. Those are the years between...
​Universities must make a strategic language compromise to suit the student profile
​Universities must make a strategic language compromise to suit the student profile
Nearly 30 years ago, Njabulo Ndebele delivered a rather farsighted paper titled Good Morning South Africa: Whose Universities, Whose Standards? In it...
Letters to the editor: March 18 to 24 2016
Letters to the editor: March 18 to 24 2016
To those ministers of education and other members of Parliament who served from 1994 to 2014 and who failed to heed the wishes of the people for free...
Beware the chilling of public debate
Beware the chilling of public debate
In a country where public debate is robust, South Africans still have a long way to go towards defining who is leading it and address the mechanisms...
Student protest signals a sea change for SA
Student protest signals a sea change for SA
Make no mistake: it was a big political moment. For the first time in modern, democratic South Africa, citizen protest compelled the government to...

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