university mergers

 
Progress despite hurdles
Progress despite hurdles
The North-West University officially came into being on January 1 2004, as a merger between the former University of the North West in Mafikeng and...
The rationale for reviewing mergers
The rationale for reviewing mergers
The reconfiguration of the country's higher education landscape, which commenced with mergers and incorporations five years ago, has resulted in...
Rethinking educational transformation
Rethinking educational transformation
Next year marks the fifth anniversary of the formation of the University of Johannesburg (UJ).
Asmal's objectives accomplished by UKZN with distinction
Asmal's objectives accomplished by UKZN with distinction
On December 9 2002, then-minister of education Professor Kader Asmal hailed Cabinet's decision to approve the final proposals for restructuring the...
Why mergers matter
Why mergers matter
The restructuring of the higher education system through mergers and incorporations is one of the measures used by the department of higher...
Merger funding dries up
Merger funding dries up
The education department will not provide merged universities with additional special funds to assist them with their progress.
Mergers: where are we now?
Mergers: where are we now?
In 2002 the government announced the merger of the University of Port Elizabeth with the local campus of Vista University and with the Port...
Merger headaches
Merger headaches
Four years into university mergers, students and staff are still grappling with problems such as transportation between campuses, mistrust,...
Growing pains at UKZN
Growing pains at UKZN
When I began studying, the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) had just opened its doors under this new name. The politically correct called this a...
As if it never happened
As if it never happened
In December 2002 the higher education landscape consisted of 36 institutions spread across the country. Some were in under-resourced rural areas,...

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