University of Johannesburg student scales handcycling heights
Four years ago,University of Johannesburg student Palesa Manaleng thought any chance of a career in sport was over when she suffered a cycling accident that left her paralysed from the waist down. Today the University of Johannesburg public relations student is the South African handcycling champion in the H3... Read more
SACDA appoints UKZN SAEF Dean as Vice-Chairperson
The Dean and Head of the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance in the College of Law and Management Studies, Professor Mabutho Sibanda, has been appointed as Vice-Chairperson of the South African Commerce Dean’s Association (SACDA). SACDA is a networking body that brings together deans of commerce from all... Read more
Top Free State matric achievers celebrated at Star of Stars Awards
The Star of Stars Awards is a spectacular annual event that recognises and celebrates excellence among Grade 12 learners from Quintile 1-3 schools in the Xhariep, Motheo and Lejweleputswa regions of the Free State province. The office of Student Recruitment Services held the award ceremony on 2 February 2019, at the... Read more
UKZN Clinical taining for Seychellois Dentistry students
Nineteen final-year Dental Therapy students from the Seychelles received clinical training during a two-week sojourn at UKZN hosted by the Dentistry Discipline. The students were qualified dental therapists who are part of a special collaboration between UKZN and the National Institute of Social Studies in the Seychelles to upgrade... Read more
UP VC encourages students & wider community to donate to student drive
University of Pretoria Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Tawana Kupe visited Pretoria’s Menlyn Park mall on Thursday 14 February to make a personal donation to Tuks FM and Menlyn Mall’s #Back2Varsity campaign. The initiative, which kicked off on 11 February and ends on 3 March, is aimed at providing students from... Read more
Future economists set to impress at Budget Speech
Winners of the Nedbank and Old Mutual Budget Speech student competition will be announced next Wednesday after the Minister of Finance delivers the 2019 Budget. Five Wits students are among 10 finalists in the postgraduate category of the competition, which attracts entries from visionary economics students across the country.... Read more
Successful treatment of MDR-TB in DRC
​​Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is a form of TB that is resistant to at least two of the most potent antibiotics used to treat TB (isoniazid and rifampicin). Compared to drug-susceptible TB, MDR-TB treatment takes longer (2 years versus 6 months), is less effective (only about 50% of patients are... Read more
University of the Western Cape Registration Celebration
“It sounds like a cliché – but there are actually two types of people in the world: those who make things happen, and those who hope that someone will make it happen for them. At the University of the Western Cape, we believe in supporting the former – and... Read more
Varsity Shield Madibaz rugby coach seeks a winning habit
Madibaz rugby coach Jarryd Buys wants his team to create a winning habit when they begin their Varsity Shield campaign at the Madibaz Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Monday. The Nelson Mandela University team’s opening game is against Cape Peninsula University of Technology, heralding an intense start to the... Read more
University of Pretoria student architectural thesis revitalises industrial heritage
For the winners of the University of Pretoria leg of the 32nd Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award and their peers, this would be the era of 3D-printed houses, digi cities, self-drive cars and an urban environment that could not have been imagined as little as 10 years... Read more