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Madibaz relish ‘golden opportunity’ to impress at USSA regatta
The Madibaz are primed to take on the top student rowing teams in the country at the University Sports South Africa sprints regatta in the Western Cape this weekend. Maties will host the competition on Friday and Saturday at the Misverstand Dam on the Berg River near Porterville. Much... Read more
First-time for world’s largest astronomy meeting in Cape Town
The National Organising Committee of the 32nd International Astronomical Union (IAU) General Assembly (GA) is excited to announce that registrations are now officially open for the IAU GA 2024. This pivotal event marks a groundbreaking moment as the triennial IAU GA will, for the first time ever, adopt an... Read more
UWC helps to pioneer paediatric dentistry
The landscape of paediatric dental care in South Africa is poised for a significant transformation, marked by the launch of the nation’s first specialised Paediatric and Special Needs Dental Care Unit. This pioneering initiative, a result of the dedicated efforts of the Department of Paediatric Dentistry of the University... Read more
Leading researchers & students join the dialogue to unpack wind power’s role
Africa’s premier academic exchange platform, WindAc Africa 2023, has opened its entries, inviting leading renewable energy researchers and high-potential young people from universities across the country to get involved in the dialogue that will unpack the role of wind power in the energy crisis. An initiative by the South... Read more
Regent Business School relocates to new, larger premises in Cape Town
 Regent Business School is proud to announce its move to a new and expansive campus located within The Boulevard Office Park on Searle Street in Woodstock, Cape Town.  The school’s state-of-the-art facilities will provide students with access to cutting-edge technology in a forward-thinking, 4IR-focused environment with a fresh approach to... Read more
New energy; new careers: Skills opens doors
A technical training programme seeking to assist the South African renewable energy industry in developing local skills has given 15 young people from Ceres access to a variety of career opportunities. Having successfully completed phase 1 of this globally compliant training programme, the group will commence the second phase... Read more
SU shines on 2022 TIME 100 list
In a historic achievement, not one, but two scientists associated with Stellenbosch University (SU) – Prof Tulio de Oliveira and Dr Sikhulile Moyo – have been selected for this year’s TIME 100 Most Influential People list. This annual list features individuals who have made the most significant contributions to our world,... Read more
SMART Skills Centres can bridge the digital skills divide
Yershen Pillay, CEO, CHIETA writes … Last year, Qatar launched its first ‘Education City’ in an ambitious attempt to revolutionise education infrastructure development. The city houses 50 local and international education-related institutions offering education from basic kindergarten-level to doctoral programmes, all in one, centralised space. Qatar’s Education City is... Read more
CPUT, Snake Nation secure British Council funding
Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), Snake Nation and Manchester Metropolitan University Awarded Inaugural British Council IAU (Innovation for African Universities) Project Funding. CPUT (Cape Peninsula University of Technology), along with Snake Nation have teamed up with Manchester Metropolitan University (UK) as partners to roll out a pilot program... Read more
MA graduate promotes support for deaf, SASL
With films such as 2020s, The Sound of Metal and CODA – the latter winning Best Picture at this year’s Oscars – stories about the Deaf community have recently become more prominent in popular culture and media. This is a very good thing, says Modiegi (Susan) Njeyiyana, a Deaf... Read more

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