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MPs want inquiry into academics’ pay
MPs want inquiry into academics’ pay
The portfolio committee on higher education, science and technology wants an inquiry into the salaries of vice-chancellors and senior managers at...
“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...
Universities to be made more affordable
Universities to be made more affordable
The department of higher education, science and technology is working on a regulatory framework for setting fees at universities to ensure they are...
Nzimande warns vice-chancellors against going behind his back
Nzimande warns vice-chancellors against going behind his back
Blade Nzimande, the minister of higher education, science and technology, has warned university vice-chancellors against undermining his authority...
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...
No blanket amnesty decision on #FeesMustFall students — USaf
No blanket amnesty decision on #FeesMustFall students — USaf
Universities South Africa (USaf) says there will be no blanket decisions on amnesties for #FeesMustFall expulsions.
Would-be students scramble to enrol
Would-be students scramble to enrol
For most of this week Nqobile Ndlovu has roamed the streets of Soshanguve, Pretoria, late at night and then started walking them again at the crack...
Thousands seek last-minute places at universities and colleges
Thousands seek last-minute places at universities and colleges
The education department's Central Applications Clearing House (CACH) online system was running full steam on Monday with thousands of prospective...
Universities' body discourages walk-ins
Universities' body discourages walk-ins
With a few weeks to go before the start of the academic calendar at universities tempers are already flaring in the sector.
University South Africa is concerned about new funding proposal
University South Africa is concerned about new funding proposal
Universities South Africa (USAf) has expressed concern over an income-contingent loan (ICL) funding model proposed in the recently-released Fees...

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