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The case for alumni funding

Alumni can play a pivotal role in their alma mater’s long-term success and sustainability

Few women leaders in academia

Patriarchal culture still dominates university leadership in SA, despite an abundance of qualified women

How Covid-19 will affect students

Universities and vocational colleges have the responsibility of protecting graduates’ futures

Transform campuses, transform society

These transit points can move the decolonisation process forward by breaking down barriers

Mandela said I could, so I got my doctorate

My mother was a domestic worker and my father a miner, and I went to school in the townships

To the first-years from rural and township schools: Don’t despair

My colleagues and I were talking about our experiences as first-year students and how things can...

Eusebius McKaiser’s 13 tips for first-year students

Political commentator Eusebius McKaiser gives first-year tertiary students some tips on what to do while there to be successful.

Creation of South African Einstein a thwarted aim

A prestigious institute that aims to produce a South African Einstein is struggling to find local candidates for the role.

A challenge not a burden

Newly appointed University of the Free State (UFS) vice-chancellor Professor Jonathan Jansen shares his vision for the university with Monako Dibetle

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Military health officials are puzzled by the defence department importing a drug that has not been approved for treating coronavirus symptoms from Cuba

Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

Unions cry foul over SABC dismissal costs and retrenchments

Broadcaster bodies say claims that a recent skills audit is unrelated to retrenchments are ‘irrational’

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Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

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