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Unisa appoints its first woman vice-chancellor

Professor Puleng Lenkabula will be the first woman vice-chancellor since Unisa’s establishment 148 years ago. She is also the fifth women vice-chancellor in the country

Unisa shortlists two candidates for the vice-chancellor job

The outgoing vice-chancellor’s term has been extended to April to allow for a smooth hand-over

When education is neglected, there can be no progress

Development cannot be achieved unless we achieve universal access to education

The language of Afrikaans is not the problem

English is a valuable resource, but we cannot continue to promote it at the expense of the indigenous languages — including Afrikaans

On language, power and privilege in tertiary education

Advocates of retaining Afrikaans as a language of instruction are blind to their own prejudices

Online learning in lockdown is far from ideal

Varsities are determined to complete the first semester even if it hinders some students

The workers’ struggle for dignity that’s almost won

The #OutsourcingMustFall movement and its outcomes would change lives forever

Strike called off as Unisa, SRC reach an agreement

University operations are expected to return to normal on Monday

Unisa campus shutdown enters fourth day, talks unsuccessful

The university's campuses across the country remain closed on Thursday after negotiations end in stalemate

SA’s social policies must be resurrected

As with economics, the state is rudderless, which requires a return to the ideals of the Constitution and a developmental state

Universities: a mirror of their communities

Working with the community surrounding Univen was the most constructive way to changing mindsets

Inspired by nature

NSTF-GreenMatter Award: towards biodiversity conservation, environmental sustainability and a greener economy by an individual or an organisation

Meet UCT’s new ‘spicy’ FabAcademic

Self-confessed maverick Mamokgethi Phakeng says this job was not exactly part of her career plan

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