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​Integrate science, don’t segregate it

Incorporating the best of   Western and indigenous knowledge is a better approach for universities.

Vice-chancellors want free tuition for poor students in 2017

Varsity heads want student aid to be extended to families earning less than R200  000 a year.

State ‘advised varsity shutdown’

Academics are putting in place plans to help students write exams should universities shut.

Equal Education: Students are aiming at the wrong target and inadvertently protecting the government

Equal Education general secretary Tshepo Motsepe: "The only institution that can deliver free education is the government".

​Varsity fee hikes could go above 8%

Besides looking into finances the institutions are making plans should a shutdown affect exams.

‘Cost disease’ plagues varsities and efficiency at institutions is closely examined

Cost efficiency at universities is under scrutiny as employee salaries make up their biggest expense.

Varsities brace for fee increase as Sasco warns of ‘worse’ protests than last year

A university umbrella body is trying to mitigate the damage ahead of Blade Nzimande’s expected unveiling of a 6% rise in tuition fees for 2017.

Barbarism, burnings and Beckett

If public art, symbols and monuments are to play a role in building “social cohesion”, we need to adopt different approaches.

#ColourBlind campaign refuses to open its eyes to injustice

The campaign is laced with good intentions but ultimately has the potential to cause more harm than good.

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