UCT remains top university in Africa
The University of Cape Town (UCT) remains the top university in Africa, holding its position at ninth in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings. For the Emerging Economies Rankings, THE uses the same 13 performance indicators as for their World University Rankings to judge a university’s... Read more
Professor Nokhanyo Mayaba: The case for isiXhosa
In grappling with the decolonisation of teacher education, Professor Nokhanyo Nomakhwezi Mayaba’s concern is whether or not curriculum developers invest issues of language – which she believes to be at the heart of the curriculum – with thought and ingenuity. She says, “What I think we continue to get wrong is to... Read more
The complex reasons for South Africa’s organ dononation shortage
At any given time, there are around 4300 people waiting for organ donations in South Africa. These patients usually need new livers, kidneys, lungs or hearts. But organ donors are in very short supply. This isn’t unique to South Africa. Many countries around the world are unable to meet... Read more
Minister Pandor welcomes the signing of an agreement by UNISA stakeholders
The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor has welcomed the successful conclusion of an agreement between the Student Representative Council (SRC) and the Management of the University of South Africa (UNISA). Both parties have agreed that both the registration and academic programme for 2019 should proceed, as... Read more
UFS: Important registration information for first-year and senior students
The UFS seeks to distinguish itself as an institution that pursues the delivery of outstanding quality graduates and knowledge through academic excellence, diversity, inclusivity, and innovative and transformative thought. We welcome all our first-year and senior students at the start of 2019. First-year students: Admission process 2019 What can... Read more
From student to employee
Owen Langdown is a Retail Management Diploma graduate who is currently employed by GWK.  He shares his experience from being a student to becoming an employee I would like to start by saying that the student environment is a safe environment. The working environment is a more complex but... Read more
Online application system for 2019 at Tshwane University of Technology
The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) would like to congratulate the class of 2018 on their matric results. The University is looking forward to welcoming all first year students who have already applied and who have been accepted for study with us this year. Although the University understands the... Read more
Opportunities for the Class of 2018 in the Post-School Education & Training System
Technical and Vocational Education and Training The mandate of the Department is to develop a skilled and capable workforce that can contribute to inclusive growth path. Central to achieving this mandate is also ensuring that students get access to and succeed in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)... Read more
Matric maths pass rate poses significant challenge for universities
South Africa’s Minister of Basic Education announced a 2018 matric pass rate of 78.2% in the first week of January as well as a number of other significant achievements. These are academic results of students in their final year of high school. The results are used to gauge the state of... Read more
Hundreds of hopefuls seek study spaces at DUT
Despite posted notices at the University entrances and on the various communication platforms, hundreds of hopefuls lined up outside the gates of the Durban University of Technology (DUT) on Monday (7 January 2018), trying to gain access to study at the institution in 2019. Following the release of the... Read more