Fintech students on par with world’s best
A study tour to the US confirmed two things for six Fintech master’s candidates: a burgeoning of disruptive fintech technologies, driven by artificial intelligence, blockchain and big data – and that UCT’s course and students can hold their own globally. “Unforgettable”, “Once in a lifetime experience”, “A series of... Read more
UniZulu top Media Studies student making Mum proud
Coming from a family of school dropouts could have easily deterred Duduzile Joyful Zuma from pursuing her dream of becoming a media professional, instead, this is the major reason why she invests most of her time in her studies. She reaped the fruits of her hard work at the... 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
NSFAS completes review of rejected applications and prepares for appeals
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has completed all assessments of the 2019 applications of first-time entering students. Of the 417 000 applications received, more than 300 000 students have been declared approved, pending registration at public institutions for NSFAS funded qualifications. In December 2018, the NSFAS Administrator,... Read more
UFS position on walk-in applicants in 2019
The University of the Free State (UFS) has an enrolment capacity of 8 900 for first-time entering undergraduate students in 2019, approved by the university’s Senate and the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). To date, the institution has received over 52 000 applications for these limited spaces. Impact of... Read more
Rhodes University will open for the 2019 academic year as planned
Following rumours on social media that Rhodes University will not be opening for the 2019 academic year due to water shortages, the University would like to put it on record that this is not the case. The University’s plans to open for first year registrations on 02 February 2019... Read more
UWC celebrates 5 alumni selected to Banyana Banyana
The University of the Western Cape (UWC) has proudly produced five players in the recent 26-member Banyana Banyana squad. Recently awarded African Women’s Player of the Year and 2018 African Goal Scorer of the Year, Thembi Kgatlana, who is with Houston Dash in Texas in the United States, tops... Read more
Durban University of Technology student invited attend 2019 mining indaba
Durban University of Technology (DUT) BTech: Human Resources Management student Ntuthuko Mchunu has made DUT proud by being invited to the 2019 Mining Indaba Young Leaders Day to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) on 7 February 2019. The 2019 Mining Indaba is an event... Read more
Rhodes Scholarship recipient Nkahiseng flies UFS flag high
Aspiring lawyer and political prodigy, Nkahiseng Ralepeli, will soon join a cohort of Rhodes Scholarship recipients at the University of Oxford in the UK later this year. He completed his LLB at the University of the Free State (UFS) in 2018, and it comes as no surprise that this young achiever has his eyes... Read more