SAMS award to young mathematician
Prof Stephan Wagner from Stellenbosch University is the recipient of the South African Mathematical Society’s (SAMS) Award for Research Distinction in 2018. The SAMS award is only made to an individual in South Africa who has made an important research contribution to Mathematics or the application thereof. It is in... Read more
University of Cape Town GSB earns international seal of approval
The University of Cape Town (UCT) Graduate School of Business (GSB) has joined 14 other business schools from around the world to enjoy re-accreditation by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), with the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) stamp of approval. Kicking off 2019 on a high note with this international... 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
DUT to host PEESA project on engineering education
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) is hosting the Project On Energy Efficiency in Southern Africa (PEESA) III Meeting at the Steve Biko Campus, S Block, from 22 to 25 January 2019. The event will be attended by internal DUT academics as well as external academia. Dr Lavern Samuels,... Read more
Stellenbosch University graduate inspired by Oprah
Years ago, when she was still a child – and queuing in the early hours outside a Soweto clinic for medical attention for her grandmother’s hypertension – Stellenbosch University graduate Boitumelo Theepe made a silent promise to herself that she would be a doctor one day.​  “One of my earliest... Read more
University of Pretoria Law professor awarded prestigious Fulbright Research Grant
The University of Pretoria’s Professor Dire Tladi, a lecturer in the Department of Public Law and a fellow at the Institute for Comparative and International Law in Africa, has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright Research Grant, and is currently a Global Visiting Professor in Law at the University of California, Irvine.... Read more
Registration Continuing Smoothly at UKZN
The process of registrations – which is continuing smoothly on all UKZN campuses -has begun as the University gears up for the start of lectures. Student Academic Administration Director, Mr Bruce Banda, said even though there were system challenges in the beginning of registrations, it is now continuing without... Read more
UCT: Collaboration and inclusivity important to new dean of law
Enhancing the African focus of the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) LLB degree and altering the way students and staff view law are just two of a few long-term goals that the new Dean of the Faculty of Law, Professor Danwood Chirwa, aspires to achieve during his tenure. Last week,... 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