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Develop responsible students through engaged research and community partnerships
Develop responsible students through engaged research and community partnerships
The University of Pretoria (UP) designated October as the month of social responsibility. The aim was to raise awareness about the positive work...
VUT’s troubles further exposed
VUT’s troubles further exposed
The Vaal University of Technology (VUT) is in a dire-situation and requires an emergency response, before it crashes financially and academically....
“Excuses” hinder varsity transformation, academics say
“Excuses” hinder varsity transformation, academics say
Academics believe that excuses and being comfortable with the current status quo are some of the reasons that have led to the higher education...
Academics gather to discuss South Africa’s university of the future
Academics gather to discuss South Africa’s university of the future
Professor Wim de Villiers, Stellenbosch University’s vice-chancellor, told delegates attending the inaugural higher education conference in...
UniZulu res needs inkosi’s signature
UniZulu res needs inkosi’s signature
Extra student residences should have been built eight years ago at the University of Zululand (UniZulu).
UniZulu’s plans to build residences hampered because it does not own land
UniZulu’s plans to build residences hampered because it does not own land
Nomarashiya Caluza, council chairperson of the University of Zululand (UniZulu), says the institution has been unable to build...
Academics bemoan ‘toxic’ politics
Academics bemoan ‘toxic’ politics
Political parties should be banned from university campuses in South Africa, according to a number of academics and senior administrators. These...
Transformative leadership is about building relationships
Transformative leadership is about building relationships
The word “transformation” can inspire us or terrify us. A butterfly transforms inside a cocoon and we love the result. But transformation on a...
Higher education institutions need to face up to the future
Higher education institutions need to face up to the future
In a knowledge society, 85% of all assets are intangible; about 70% of these assets are resident in people. People have moved to centre stage because...
Universities offer HIV treatment
Universities offer HIV treatment
A number of universities are rolling out critical antiretroviral therapy (ART) medication to their students living with HIV. This means students...
What is the real value of a doctoral degree?
What is the real value of a doctoral degree?
Minister Naledi Pandor should be commended for undertaking and completing her doctoral studies (How to complete your...
How to complete your doctorate while serving in the Cabinet
How to complete your doctorate while serving in the Cabinet
Naledi Pandor, the minister of international relations and co-operation and previously the minister of higher education, reflects on her...

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