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​The changing world of work – where does an MBA fit into the picture?
​The changing world of work – where does an MBA fit into the picture?
An MBA degree has long been regarded as the pre-eminent qualification for business leaders, but in the current environment of rapid technological...
Waste not: South Africa makes world's first human urine brick
Waste not: South Africa makes world's first human urine brick
One day, when nature calls, your urine could be put to better use than to be flushed down the loo.
Five reasons why it’s still a good idea to study an MBA
Five reasons why it’s still a good idea to study an MBA
While interest in the MBA (Master of Business Administration) has declined slightly in the United States (US) in recent years, programmes outside...
Transformation began 50 years ago
Transformation began 50 years ago
Fifty years ago, during the so-called Nairobi revolution of the late 1960s, a move was made to transform the disciplines and curriculums in a...
Rethinking university rankings: We need to talk about quality of teaching
Rethinking university rankings: We need to talk about quality of teaching
Each year the release of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings generates a great deal of interest, excitement – and debate. ...
Editorial: Make SA safe for children
Editorial: Make SA safe for children
In a classroom in one of South Africa’s better schools, children are well fed and neatly dressed. Doing their best to be the picture of a...
He had to drop out, but now he’s a brand
He had to drop out, but now he’s a brand
It’s Sibu o’clock, and Sibu Mpanza is sitting on the edge of his bed, his trusty stuffed panda propped against the pillows, looking on with a...
Let us create truly caring institutions
Let us create truly caring institutions
In my inaugural professorial address at the University of Cape Town (UCT) a few years ago, in which I discussed the problem of transgenerational...
Students demand presidential pardon for #FeesMustFall charges
Students demand presidential pardon for #FeesMustFall charges
A group of student protesters from universities around Cape Town have handed over a memorandum of demands to Justice Minister Michael Masutha,...
Mayosi killed by toxic culture of those who won’t listen
Mayosi killed by toxic culture of those who won’t listen
The death of Professor Bongani Mayosi, the leading cardiologist at the University of Cape Town,lays bare the barbarity and violence inflicted at...
Did UCT kill Bongani Mayosi?
Did UCT kill Bongani Mayosi?
Questions surrounding the role of the University of Cape Town (UCT) in the death of Professor Bongani Mayosi may appear unnecessarily dramatic...
Dear Professor Phakeng, you owe students an apology
Dear Professor Phakeng, you owe students an apology
Like many former students — particularly those who have been intimately involved in the internal politics of the University of Cape Town...

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