Rhodes University redefines its student orientation programme
Rhodes University has developed an integrated approach to academic orientation by setting up panel discussions that are more in line with its general formative degree structure. “This year, we have grouped subjects together in thematic areas and representatives from each subject will appear on a panel to answer questions... Read more
Rhodes University welcomes new students this weekend
Rhodes University is well on track for welcoming its new students as orientation kicks off from 2-9 February. “Student helpers have been trained and already in the residence system. The Orientation Week (O-Week, as it is known at Rhodes) programme begins with the opening of the University on Saturday... Read more
University of Pretoria tips for making the most of your time as a student
Welcome to  Tuks, the University of Pretoria, and congratulations on choosing UP! Everything can seem a bit overwhelming right now, so take a moment to familiarise yourself with the programme for all the different faculties on the Orientation Week webpage. You can find more tips on how to make a success... Read more
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