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Ngcukaitobi, the new sheriff at Walter Sisulu University

The new chairperson of the council reveals his plans to shake up his alma mater and some of the problems he found when he started getting involved in the university’s affairs

WSU suspends classes and exams to avoid the spread of Covid-19

The university says it has to take the precautionary measures because 26 students have tested positive on its East London campus

Eastern Cape universities concerned by rising Covid cases

Fort Hare says 26 more students have tested positive while Walter Sisulu University says some of its students have been admitted to hospital.

Five universities extend academic year to March 2021

Minister Blade Nzimande says a staggered ending of the academic year is intended to support students

Walter Sisulu University is playing catch-up with online learning

Some affluent institutions have already finished the first semester online, but historically disadvantaged universities like Walter Sisulu University are having to start from scratch

Engineering slips out of gear at varsity

Walter Sisulu University wants to reprioritise R178-million that it stands to give back to treasury after failing to spend it

Universities rally to fight pandemic

These institutions are a crucial part of the research and development process that underpins South Africa’s life-and-death fight against the Covid-19 outbreak

Students need unity from leadership, not Twitter wars

Universities South Africa is an important voice that we should look to in the higher education sector. Unfortunately it is often inaudible

Students at two Eastern Cape universities back on campus after water cuts

The Universities of Walter Sisulu and Fort Hare had to send staff and students home as a municipal protest had affected water supply

The best paying degrees to study

Although youth unemployment remains a problem for the country, more and more graduates are finding jobs

NSFAS big spender to have her day in court

Sibongile Mani was asked to hand herself over to the Hawks office where she was then arrested

Open varsity gates to the commons

These institutions needn’t be discrete spaces and can be used to change the urban environment

Council defends law school accreditation decision

The Council for Higher Education head has defended the council’s bombshell decision to withdraw the undergraduate LLB degree accreditation for WSU

Student fund gets a human face

Steven Zwane is the scheme’s new boss and wants buy-in to support the business of helping students

Service provider to take ‘legal action’ against R14m student

It was confirmed today that a NSFAS recipient was mistakenly paid R14-million instead of the allocated R1 400 for food allowance.

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