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Discovery Foundation: Leadership, innovation and transformation of healthcare
Discovery Foundation: Leadership, innovation and transformation of healthcare
Discovery Foundation recipients, alumni and leaders in clinical medicine and education came together for the annual Discovery Foundation conference...
#FeesMustFall activist elated after his house arrest conditions have been relaxed
#FeesMustFall activist elated after his house arrest conditions have been relaxed
#FeesMustFall activist, Bonginkosi Khanyile, who is currently serving a three-year house arrest sentence, recorded a small victory this week after...
Students, universities on a collision course
Students, universities on a collision course
In 2015, University of the Witwatersrand vice-chancellor Adam Habib had to leave a higher education transformation summit hosted by the department...
​Biorefinery facility launched to address biomass waste challenges
​Biorefinery facility launched to address biomass waste challenges
The South African government has launched a R37.5-million biorefinery facility in Durban, which is set to extract maximum value from biomass waste....
Classes suspended as students, university security clash at UKZN
Classes suspended as students, university security clash at UKZN
The academic programme at the University of KwaZulu-Natal has been suspended following violent clashes between campus security and students on...
How barcoding is helping South Africa track its precious pollinators
How barcoding is helping South Africa track its precious pollinators
Pollinators are the unsung heroes of food production. Almost one third of the food eaten comes from animal
​UKZN students on edge as varsities wait with bated breath for Blade's big fee reveal
​UKZN students on edge as varsities wait with bated breath for Blade's big fee reveal
Following two weeks of protest action, University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) students have made an extraordinary demand – they want the president...
SA dominates in Times Higher Education rankings
SA dominates in Times Higher Education rankings
"The 'snapshot' table, based on just one of Times Higher Education (THE)'s five respected World University Rankings criteria - research influence,...
A tale of life between two varsities
A tale of life between two varsities
I now know what it’s like to have a split personality. Working at the University of Johannesburg but spending time at the University of KwaZulu-Natal splits me between dryness and humidity,  high and low elevations, a single cold concrete building versus architectural diversity,...
UKZN: Another statue, same revolution?
UKZN: Another statue, same revolution?
Defacing colonial-era statues in the name of transformation is not the revolution – it’s just a symbol of it. But don’t let critics of the...
'Outsider' Albert van Jaarsveld is new UKZN vice-chancellor
'Outsider' Albert van Jaarsveld is new UKZN vice-chancellor
The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s (UKZN) new vice-chancellor will be scientist Albert van Jaarsveld. He was the only outsider on a shortlist of...
University culture silences outspoken students, says Sasco
University culture silences outspoken students, says Sasco
The reaction to four University of KwaZulu-Natal students who faced disciplinary charges after they spoke out about the problems at the institution...

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