NRF-RISA Executive Committee visit DUT to discuss student funding
Members of the National Research Foundation (NRF) – Research and Innovation Support and Advancement (RISA) Executive Committee visited numerous institutions of higher education around the country as part of their national roadshow. The NRF-RISA Executive Committee were at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) at the Ritson Campus, last... Read more
Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng: Time for a new kind of learning
“It’s no longer what you know … it’s about what you do with that knowledge,” Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town (UCT), said during a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on Friday, 25 January. Phakeng was among four speakers examining... Read more
Stellenbosch University welcomes newcomer Maties
More than 5 000 newcomer students, accompanied by their parents, were welcomed by Stellenbosch University (SU) during the official welcoming event held at Danie Craven Stadium on Thursday, 24 January 2019. The important event on the University’s annual calendar consisted of fun, music, a formal welcoming, a human display... Read more
Historic sod-turning marks further SPU development
On 12 December 2018 an historic sod turning event symbolised a major milestone in the ongoing development of SPU. In 2014, the University purchased a property, close to Central Campus, later designated as South Campus; a site which is to be developed primarily for students combining sports activities, student... Read more
CPUT walk-ins now considered
For academic programmes with available spaces at CPUT walk-in applicants will be considered from 23 to 30 January 2019. Before attempting to apply prospective students should do the following: Consult the list of programmes available for walk-ins Check the Admission Requirements displayed on the CPUT website. Be sure to... Read more
Mangosuthu University welcomes returning students
On Monday, 22 January 2019 Mandisa Dlamini took a giant step towards completing her studies and securing her future. She registered for her final year in National Diploma in Accounting (Extended Curriculum Propgramme) at Mangosuthu University of Technology.  Mandisa is one of many returning students that make the bulk of... Read more
NMU VC welcomes all to start of academic year
I am truly privileged to welcome you all as we start the 2019 academic year at Mandela University. To those who are returning, thank you for your contributions in 2018 and I sincerely hope that you enjoyed a good break and reconnected with family, friends and communities. To those... Read more
Mandela University readiness for 2019 academic year
Nelson Mandela University operations are in full swing, with academic and support staff gearing up for the official start of the 2019 academic year.   The start of the year is always a busy time and not without some glitches and Mandela University staff and student organisations are working... Read more
Sol Plaatje University  ready for Registration 2019
Sol Plaatje University was honoured to host the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mr Buti Manemela and his personal staff on Wednesday, 23 January 2019. The purpose of Mr Manemela’s visit was to undertake a readiness check on our arrangements for Registration which begins on Monday, 25... Read more
Rhodes University kicks-off orientation for academics
New academics at Rhodes University are spending more than a week engaged in learning of their own. Mostly aimed at those new to teaching in higher education environments, this Centre for Higher Education Teaching & Learning (CHERTL) initiative aims to explore what being an academic means. “All academics new... Read more