University Admissions

Tokyo med school admits it altered tests to keep women out

The scandal was uncovered by investigators looking into claims the university padded the scores of an education ministry bureaucrat's son

Bid to end varsity chaos drags

Blade Nzimande's plan to introduce a centralised system for tertiary registrations is behind schedule.

UCT admissions: Race will still be considered

UCT says race will still be considered in a proposed student admissions policy but only as one of many other factors to determine disadvantage.

Mixed signals in post-school system

Colleges are vital in the attempt to unscramble the confusion at the doors of higher learning that leave thousands in limbo.

Nzimande cleaning house to avoid another UJ stampede

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has unveiled his plan to better manage the admission of thousands of prospective students to universities.

US Supreme Court divided on affirmative action

A US Supreme Court fight over an affirmative action plan at the University of Texas could change the face of admissions in higher education in the US.

Free market for the best students

Even elite, research-intensive universities may find themselves touting for candidates, but this won't help applicants whose grades fell short.

Moving towards plan B: Use the gap to get ahead

The disappointment of matric results is not the end of the world -- kick-start your future by using this time wisely.

Past sins revisited and corrected

In the second of his two-part article, Max price explains why UCT uses race in deciding who to admit.

Sub-par matric is a ticket to desperation

The dramatic rise in the pass rate over the past two years raises unrealistic expectations about entry into higher education.

Blade’s green paper cuts to the education core

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande's new policy document offers an unflinchingly thorough analysis of SA's training needs, but is it enough?

Mixed reaction to minister’s proposals to improve training

Experts question the proposal of a new application system for universities and the touting of FET colleges as a viable alternative to universities.

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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