50 South Africans achieve international digital certification
Up to 50 South African business and ICT professionals were presented with certificates of competency at an award ceremony in Sandton. The ceremony substantiated the skills and competencies obtained through an industry-leading Professional Certificate programme certified by the Global Leadership Institute at Boston College and delivered in collaboration with... Read more
SA student scoops top international green award
The 25 international awardees of this year’s Green Talents Competition have travelled to Germany to attend the Science Forum for talented junior researchers from the field of sustainability science. 2019 marks the ten-year anniversary of the programme under the motto „Smart Green Planet – Solutions for a Sustainable Future.... Read more
NMU student wins regional architecture award
Architecture has the profound ability to capture a particular moment in history, reflecting the various interests, beliefs and unique character of a place in time through form and material. The design of such legacy-defining structures is perfectly represented at this year’s Corobrik regional architecture award. This year it was... Read more
SU joins global university consortium
Stellenbosch University’s purposeful intention to join networks of world-leading research-focused universities, has just received a significant boost. The Assembly of Venice International University – a consortium of 19 universities from 15 countries on four continents with a common campus on the Island of San Servolo in Venice – recently... Read more
SU ranks among world’s best in subject trio
In the 2020 Times Higher Education World Rankings by subject released on 6 November, Stellenbosch University (SU) did particularly well in Education, Business & Economics, and Social Sciences. The institution’s rankings in these subjects were as follows: Education (measuring performance in education, teacher training and academic studies in education subjects)... Read more
WSU hosts R40m marine pollution rescue facility
Walter Sisulu University is the host of the National Pollution Laboratory, a venture that should see a significant reduction in marine pollution and unemployment in the province, according to Acting Project Manager Pollution Lab, Dr Motebang Vincent Nakin. He added that the lab monitors pollution in South African oceans... Read more
WSU re-accredited for law degree and more
Walter Sisulu University is pleased to officially announce that the Council On Higher Education (CHE) has re-accredited the University for its Bachelor of Laws degree on Friday, 8 November.  A thrilled WSU Vice-Chancellor & Principal professor Rob Midgley following the announcement of the LLB re-accreditation said that he is... Read more
SPU chancellor appointed as Concourt judge
The Chancellor of Sol Plaatje University, Judge Stevan Majiedt, was appointed on 11 September 2019, by President Cyril Ramaphosa to serve on the Constitutional Court, as one of two new appointments made to replace the vacancies left by the retirement of Justices Dikgang Moseneke and Bess Nkabinde.  The other... Read more
Ministers meet with protesting students
Cabinet today released several Ministers from an ordinary sitting of Cabinet in Tuynhuys, Cape Town, to meet with hundreds of students who have gathered at Parliament in protest against gender-based violence. The Ministers of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu; International Relations and Cooperative Governance, Naledi Pandor; Small Business, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni;... Read more
“South Africa belongs to all – not some – who live in it,” says Chief Justice
“The government of the day should be based on the will of the people and must be led by people who deserve to lead us.” These were the words of Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, the Chief Justice of the Republic of South Africa, during a prestige lecture delivered in the... Read more