Prof Jonathan Jansen to retire from ADvTECH board

2020-02-17 16:55

Academic Professor Jonathan Jansen will step down from the ADvTECH board at the private education provider's next annual general meeting in May 2020.

Jonathan Jansen: SA school system based on dumbing down with 'stupid' subjects

2019-06-20 11:26

At government level there seems to be a lack of understanding about the extent of the education crisis the country faces, says prof. Jonathan Jansen of the Faculty of Education at Stellenbosch University.

#News24 ICYMI: Tax shock for locals overseas, that Zuma tender, Jansen takes on academics

2017-07-20 18:59

South Africans who live overseas may face a massive tax shock, more tender irregularities uncovered, and Jonathan Jansen takes on academics. Here are soome stories you may have missed today.

Book Review: Jansen’s mind is made up

2017-07-16 06:35

Although he offers a glimpse of hope in the last pages, Jonathan Jansen has clearly given up on government and for him, civil society involvement is the only answer to return sanity to universities, writes Msindisi Fengu.

Jonathan Jansen stirs the matric pot from afar

2017-01-06 21:43

Former University of the Free State vice chancellor Jonathan Jansen has posed a series of tough questions about South Africa's matric results and the country's education system.

3 candidates shortlisted for UFS rector post

2016-09-13 23:10

The University of the Free State has shortlisted three people for the rector and vice chancellor position, it says.

Another 0% fee increase will destroy SA universities - Jansen

2016-08-26 07:22

The country’s universities cannot handle another 0% fee increase and it will break down decades of hard work, outgoing UFS vice chancellor Jonathan Jansen has said.

Trevor Manuel, Max du Preez honoured with doctorates by UFS

2016-06-30 16:30

Former Minister of Finance Trevor Manuel and world renowned author and columnist Max du Preez have been awarded honorary doctorates by the University of Free State.

Violence in SA education a crisis - academics

2016-05-21 14:24

Two of South Africa’s most outspoken and prolific academics have called for better leadership and more participation from communities in improving education.

Costs of student protests a concern - Jansen

2016-05-21 07:13

UFS vice-chancellor and rector, Jonathan Jansen, on Friday expressed concern about the increasing costs of the damage students caused during protests.


Honoured after being laughed at by UCT staff - Jonathan Jansen warns of threat facing ideal of the university

2019-12-13 20:54

Former Vice Chancellor of the University of the Free State Professor Jonathan Jansen has warned graduating UCT students that the "ideal of the university is under threat".

Former UFS vice-chancellor Jonathan Jansen heads for Stellies

2017-10-20 10:25

Former University of the Free State vice-chancellor, Professor Jonathan Jansen, has accepted a position as a professor at Stellenbosch University.

IN FOCUS | Jonathan Jansen: Hold academics accountable

2017-07-20 15:11

When somebody puts on the table a term like radical economic transformation, I expect social scientists to say, wait, let’s unpack this. What does this mean? We just swallow the stuff, says Jonathan Jansen.

IN FOCUS | Francis Petersen: UFS can be excellent

2017-02-17 11:49

Prof. Francis Petersen, the incoming vice-chancellor of the University of the Free State, talks racism at Shimla Park, funding for higher education and his 'integrated transformation plan'.

New UFS vice chancellor announced

2016-12-02 12:27

Professor Francis Petersen has been appointed as University of the Free State vice chancellor and rector.

UFS' Jansen steps down: 'I have always been ambitious'

2016-09-01 13:08

Anyone who believes transformation is easy has never tried to change an old university, former University of Free State vice-chancellor Jonathan Jansen has said.

Govt should never have intervened in fees crisis - Jansen

2016-08-25 17:00

Outgoing UFS Vice Chancellor Jonathan Jansen says the government's decision to institute a 0% fee increase at South African universities last year has created the current funding crisis.

Search for new UFS rector underway

2016-06-29 19:51

The process of appointing a new vice-chancellor and rector at the University of Free State has started.

Jansen's lecture met with acrimony in KZN

2016-05-21 13:42

Professor Jonathan Jansen has delivered the keynote address at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s 10th Annual Strini Moodley Memorial Lecture at the university’s Westville Campus.

WATCH 'I'm happy you're going' - Ex-EFF member to Jansen

2016-05-20 22:12

Former EFF member Andile Mngxitama told UFS vice-chancellor Jonathan Jansen in front of a packed gathering on Friday that he had failed to transform higher education in South Africa.

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