It's time Ramaphosa takes decisive decisions on his advisors and political appointees, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
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You may end up with new friends, rowdy memories and the realisation that you can survive on three hours’ sleep while eating only rice and beans — but do you really get your money’s worth getting a tertiary qualification?
Hundreds of students at the University of the Witwatersrand have continued protesting through rain over accommodation and fees.
Any attempt to fight for decolonisation of universities without locating it within the broader society will be meaningless and unsustainable, writes Mcebo Dlamini.
Stadio Holdings has increased its income from R34.6m to R301m during the six months to June 2018.
Higher education institutions must adapt if they are to produce graduates who can keep up with the rapidly changing pace of workplaces, technologies and industries.
Professor Ingrid Woolard is the first woman to lead Stellenbosch University's faculty of economic and management sciences and she aims to push harder for access and support for students from poor and marginalised communities.
The cancellation of this weekend's higher education stakeholder convention was a lost opportunity and the chaos that erupted may well be the start of more violence, writes Alet Janse van Rensburg.
University of Pretoria Afriforum campus coordinator Jaco Grobbelaar said he felt like his humanity was disregarded when the higher education national convention in Midrand was disrupted with calls for white people to leave.
The opening sessions of the national education crisis forum had to be temporarily suspended after angry students disrupted the session by throwing chairs and water bottles at each other.
An additional R5bn has been earmarked for post-school education and training over and above the extra R32bn previously allocated.
If we were to pick between a candidate with a university degree and a candidate with a higher intelligence score, we could expect the latter to outperform the former in most jobs.
When Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni tables his first budget speech in Parliament in February, much attention will be paid to any provisions he makes for higher education and the gradual provision of fee-free education.
The World Bank has flagged the Treasury’s funding of a phased-in approach to fee-free higher education as unsustainable, saying it should move to a contingent loan income system instead.
The Department of Higher Education is confident that students will receive their funding for the next year of study, despite a hold being placed on NSFAS applications for 2019.
The operating licence of private college Oval International Computer Education has been reinstated by the higher education and training minister, some 11 months after it was cancelled.
Members of the EFF’s student command say they will not talk to Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande until he explains when free higher education will be implemented.
Extreme disappointment was expressed by all parties involved in the Higher Education National Convention after the event was cancelled when chaos erupted and organisers decided it was unsafe to go ahead with the scheduled programme.
Chaos erupted at the Higher Education National Convention in Midrand on Saturday after students dressed in EFF memorabilia refused the Minister of Higher education Blade Nzimande an opportunity to speak.
The recent announcement by Curro Holdings that it would be listing a yet-to-be-named higher education-focused business later in the year has redirected focus to the ailing state of public tertiary education.
Higher education will be allocated R16.1bn of the R30bn reprioritised expenditure.
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