Syrian Refugee Crisis

France saw a ‘historic’ 100 000 asylum claims in 2017

"It confirms that France is one of the countries receiving the most asylum claims in Europe."

Syrian refugee regrets Merkel selfie

German Syrian sues Facebook for not removing his image from fake ‘terrorism’ news stories.

As the UN met to discuss the refugee crisis, one Syrian family was desperate to reunite

Kasem Alsabsabi has a German passport, and cancer, but his family is stuck in a camp in Athens.

Vatican City it is a big dream, say Syrians taken in by the Pope

Response in Rome is mixed as locals see other problems go unaddressed.

Pushed by poverty, desperate Lebanese youth flee

Their migration on a "road of death" is fuelled by endemic corruption, political dysfunction, unemployment and poverty.

World Press Photo: ‘Haunting’ image of Syrian refugees wins

Photographer Warren Richardson won the World Press Photo of the Year award for his photograph of a father and his young child crossing the border.

Turkey insists on decisive role in Syrian peace talks

Amount of refugees makes it a domestic issue for Turkey, says prime minister.

NGOs speak: Their most pressing humanitarian priorities for 2016

Following a call from the UN for a record $20.1 billion, 15 of the world's leading aid agencies were polled on their top humanitarian concerns.

Turkish traders profit off Syrian refugees

Transporting Syrian refugees is big business for shipwrights, shoe shops and smugglers alike in Turkey.

Trump would send home Syrian refugees

Republican US presidential front-runner Donald Trump said he would send thousands of Syrian refugees back home if he is elected president in November.

War zone is better than Jordan camps

As aid dwindles, more refugees are risking the trip to Europe – or taking their chances back in Syria.

Fortress Europe is no match for the horrors of war

Rumours and confusion are growing as European leaders show little will to manage the thousands of desperate people fleeing bitter, deadly conflict.

Press Releases

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.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.