National Student Financial Aid Scheme implements new system to streamline financial support and root out fraudulent payments while thousands are awaiting for allowances
Student debt is growing quickly and, if something doesn’t change, it could jeopardise the country’s already struggling economy
Thousands of students, who owe billions of rands in outstanding fees to universities, can’t get their qualification certificates and so can’t get jobs
Neither the minister nor deputy minister stayed for the duration of an urgent committee meeting to discuss funding challenges for university students
The vice-chancellor of the University of the Free State has spoken about academic measures for students for the academic year following the national shutdown
The university says it has to take the precautionary measures because 26 students have tested positive on its East London campus
Patriarchal culture still dominates university leadership in SA, despite an abundance of qualified women
Universities and other higher education institutions have to develop ways of preventing or dealing with rape and other damaging behaviour
A Universities South Africa survey shows that 20 people — 19 staff members and one student — at local universities have died after contracting the coronavirus
The university is implementing plans to ensure that no student is left behind during the pandemic
Universities South Africa is an important voice that we should look to in the higher education sector. Unfortunately it is often inaudible
UP has temporarily disabled its biometric access systems, and several other institutions have established task teams ready to leap into action when Covid-19 hits their campuses
The financial scheme assisting those in higher learning institutions says it is ready for the year ahead, but many don’t know that they qualify
Universities South Africa takes exception to André Myburgh’s characterisation of its submission on the Copyright Amendment Bill
The portfolio committee on higher education says that vice-chancellors salaries are not justifiable due to university performance
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
Minister tells academics he is responsible for higher education and they cannot undermine him by going to the presidency without talking to him first
USAf is hosting its first ever national higher education conference to discuss challenges and successes in the higher education sector
Graduates need to learn critical, transdisciplinary skills if they are to thrive in the modern workplace
While university students have been calling for historical fees debt to be scrapped, Parliament has heard that the amount owed is R9-billion
Young people see technical colleges as dumping sites instead of places to acquire sought-after skills
Usaf says varsities have no jurisdiction over cases where students were charged and guilty of criminal activities by a court of law
Teens from outlying provinces brave the big city’s cruelties in the hope of bagging a prized university spot, knowing that nothing is certain
Zuma announced in December that free education would be provided for poor and working class first-year students starting this year.
USAf CEO Ahmed Bawa warned that the government’s implementation of the fees commission’s recommendations was more important than the report’s release.
Student protests have erupted on some campuses, with students calling for the president to release the report.
By accepting more modest remuneration packages, varsity vice-chancellors can send a powerful message to bosses in the corporate and parastatal sectors
The children of working class and poorer families will get middling to mediocre quality education, academics warn.
Student debt has become an "excruciating" experience for SA’s poor families and must be "treated like the crisis it is".