Students weigh in on real-world problems
Seeking solutions to gender-based violence is a complex challenge, but University of Cape Town (UCT) students were up for the task during a recent d-school Foundation Programme in Design Thinking. The d-school, or Hasso Plattner School of Design Thinking at UCT, runs the Foundation Programme every semester, gathering students from... 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
UniZulu: Admission & registration notice to all prospective students
Kindly be informed that the University’s Admission Office at Unizulu can only assist prospective students with the following application enquiry/ies: Prospective students who have received a FIRM OFFER Such prospective students will be provided with their firm offer letters that has a student number at the Kwa-Dlangezwa Campus, Admission Office, Room 32... Read more
Limpopo University Prospective students to know application status on Wednesday
The University of Limpopo (UL) has on Monday, 7 January 2019 began processing thousands of first -entering students’ applications for admission to study in the 2019 academic year. This is meant to finalise application status  according to the learners’ matric results. Acting University Registrar, Prof Kwena Masha, says that... Read more
UP’s Zanele Mahlangu chosen for prestigious Schwarzman Scholarship
Zanele Mahlangu (23), a Chemical Engineering graduate from the University of Pretoria, is the only South African chosen as a Schwarzman Scholar to pursue a one-year master’s degree in China in 2020. Launched in 2016, the scholarship is designed to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st century.... 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
ISEM research article wins prestigious sports medicine award
Dr Pierre Viviers and colleagues from the Institute of Sport and Exercise Medicine (ISEM) won the prestigious David Sisk Award for Best International Paper for the official journal of the American Orthopaedic Association. Their paper, entitled: “The Diagnostic Utility of Computer-Assisted Auscultation for the Early Detection of Cardiac Murmurs... 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
UKZN hosts SAFSAS Summit
In an effort to strengthen collaboration and identify best practices in student affairs and services in Higher Education Institutions, UKZN Student Support Services in the College of Health Sciences, led by Dr Saloschini Pillay, hosted and co-ordinated this year’s Southern African Federation for Student Affairs and Services (SAFSAS) Summit... Read more
SU engineering couple graduate together
“We finished strong and we finished together. For me that’s a great accomplishment and I’m really proud of it.” This is how Saajidah Williams feels about graduating alongside her husband Pascal Nteziyaremye.  Saajidah obtained her Masters degree in Civil Engineering, and Pascal was awarded a PhD in the same... Read more