Tertiary Education

Malema calls on former matrics to report to academic institutions in 2018

'We must make sure that in 2018 all academically deserving students are admitted freely in SA universities and FET colleges'

Postgrads urgently need funding

The financing of undergraduate degrees but not postgraduate is short-sighted and counterproductive

Hybrid study model is effective

Traditional lectures and the online interface prepare students for the real working world

English only at varsity is not a remedy

And its use doesn’t mean that education will be more inclusive and equitable

Case study: Brazil’s free education

It’s important that we explore how no-fee institutions work in other developing areas.

Varsity 2033: Save now or pay later

To pay for my son’s studies in 16 years’ time, I have to start investing in an inflation-beating fund now

Private tertiary education is here to stay

The sector has a pivotal role to play in meeting the work demands of a rapidly changing world.

​Civil society steps in to build an equal university education

Practical steps will help the National Education Crisis Forum resolve the fees issue and other problems.

​The global case for free education

We look at the funding of tertiary institutions in four developing countries.

​Students, protest in a way that doesn’t endanger your or your university’s future

Faced with failing economies and climate change, free education fights need better solutions than shutdowns and technocratic responses.

What’s so crazy about free tertiary education?

The state misspends and decolonised education is delayed until we have a different economic system, writes Adam Haupt.

​Equal Education says high earners, taxed correctly, could fund fee-free education

The organisation said parastatal bailouts could also have been used more profitably.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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