Tertiary Education

The gap year

Taking a gap after school can be the best possible way for students to prepare for their future and find their feet

Develop responsible students through engaged research and community partnerships

Community engagement and social responsibility is not an “add on”; it is a core role and responsibility of higher education.

“Excuses” hinder varsity transformation, academics say

Academics say that while a lot of ground has been covered when it comes to higher education, a lot more still needs to be done

Transformative leadership is about building relationships

Universities across the globe are adapting to a changing world. It’s crucial that leaders set a good example

Universities offer HIV treatment

On-campus clinics roll out ARTs to students to improve access and decrease stigma

Higher education institutions need to face up to the future

The emerging new world order demands reflexive schools whose graduates address society’s needs

What is the real value of a doctoral degree?

The qualification must evolve beyond the niche to better the society in which academics live

How to complete your doctorate while serving in the Cabinet

Naledi Pandor, the minister of international relations and co-operation reflects on her journey of getting her PhD

Private sector wants to play a bigger role in higher education

With government squeezed for funds, the private sector says it has to play a much bigger role in higher education

Chip, but don’t break walls of patriarchy

When feminist harassment work becomes too successful, universities ensure that it is undone

US students find new way to pay for education – their future earnings

With student debt currently weighing down the US economy students have had to find new ways to finance their studies

UniZulu students’ accommodation conditions are ‘inhumane’

A chronic housing shortage at the University of Zululand means many students are living in squalid conditions, whether on or off campus

Latest

Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs