SPU academic researcher appointed to CHE Accreditation Committee
Director for Teaching, Learning and Programme Development, Dr Nhlanhla Mpofu was appointed as a member of the Council of Higher Education (CHE) Accreditation Committee from February 2019 to February 2022.  The Council on Higher Education is responsible for the accreditation of public and private higher education institutions’ learning programmes... Read more
UKZN graduate: Print will live on
University of KwaZulu-Natal Bachelor of Arts Honours graduate, Germaine Cecil conducted a study on print media’s effect on in-store Point of Sale Materials. As someone who works in print media, she is of the view that “there will always be a space for print media even though a lot... Read more
Groundbreaking radio telescope research for UKZN
Research by Instrumentation Expert Contributes to Ground-Breaking Radio Telescope Kabelo Kesebonye of Botswana graduated with an MSc in Applied Mathematics from UKZN’s School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science for work done on the HIRAX radio astronomy project. ‘Kabelo was the first student on the HIRAX experiment to receive... Read more
SU’s SRC to host capella concert
The Culture Committee (KuKo) of the Stellenbosch University SRC will be hosting an a capella concert in association with the a capella ensemble Shades of Yale University on Friday, 15 March. Shades of Yale, an ensemble that specialises in “music of the African diaspora & African-American tradition”, will be... Read more
Madibaz will stay grounded says Prinsloo
The FNB Madibaz rugby team are riding the crest of a wave in the FNB Varsity Shield this season, but star loose forward Bevan Prinsloo says they will stay humble and remain focused on their goals. Prinsloo was named the Player that Rocks after scoring four tries in the... Read more
Record number attend Madibaz netball tournament
The annual SPAR Madibaz netball tournament held at the south campus in Port Elizabeth over the weekend showed the event has continued to grow in popularity with a record 80 teams attending this year. The two-day tournament at Nelson Mandela University accommodates women’s and men’s teams, providing a perfect... Read more
Team effort behind UJ’s first win says skipper
Team effort behind UJ’s first win, says skipper University of Johannesburg rugby captain Adriaan Bester said a concerted team effort was behind their first win in the Varsity Cup tournament this year after they defeated Wits at the UJ Stadium on Monday. In a typically full-blooded Johannesburg derby, the... Read more
UCT in top 10 for development studies
The University of Cape Town (UCT) says it has moved up two places to reclaim its top 10 position in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject, placing the institution among the top 100 universities in a total nine disciplines. The 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject... Read more
Matie students highlight environmental issues
This week, students at Stellenbosch University run a huge recycling programme as part of EcoWeek – a week-long campaign aimed at promoting awareness of sustainable practices. EcoWeek, that kicked off on Monday and runs until Friday 9 March, is a collaborative initiative between Golden Key Stellenbosch, the United Nations... Read more
Rhodes University weekly water updates: Week 1
Welcome to the first in a series of weekly water updates from Rhodes University. The aim of these regular news briefs is to inform, support and connect with the Rhodes University community in all water-related issues. Each week, we will give updates on what the University is doing, provide... Read more