Student accommodation resilient despite pressure on property market

2020-02-02 21:14

The purpose-built student accommodation segment has been resilient due to its hedge benefits as well as a general under supply in the market, says the CEO of Respublica Student Living.

A challenge to the youth to be dauntless in the face of SA's problems

2019-06-16 07:00

We have the opportunity to serve one another, learn from those around us, keep our government accountable and work not for our own gain but for a better future for those who will come after us, writes Carli van Wyk.

The sad state of activism and student leadership on campus

2019-05-06 11:51

Living in our small, strange bubble of a town that has a multitude of issues that have yet been solved. Whilst it should not just be the responsibility of students to initiate conversations and change, students do have a role to play.

We visited the SA campus soon to lose the Monash name, and found students talking revolt, but going to class

2018-09-14 07:30

Listed education group Advtech plans to pay some R340 million for what is now Monash South Africa. The students that come with the deal aren't impressed, but aren't burning down buildings either.

Higher education – a vast and changing future landscape

2018-03-01 07:33

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.

Another day. Another university student expelled for racism

2017-11-02 15:00

A white student is expelled after proudly sharing details on social media about how she contaminated her black roommate's belongings.

Vodacom zero-rates data charges for student websites

2017-09-27 15:35

Vodacom has zero-rated its internet data costs to certain key university websites for student and staff subscribers, amid growing demand for data prices to fall.

Our top 5 best starter and student cars

2017-02-09 06:01

School is over and it’s time for a new breed of students to begin their fresher’s week in universities and colleges around the country.

University of Capitulation: SA paying the price as thugs trample ordinary rights

2016-09-23 12:33

The rights of ordinary students and staff are being trampled by marauding thugs and if common ground is not found soon, all of SA will pay the price, says an academic.


Stellenbosch University residence to remain closed for rest of the semester after fire damage

2019-08-21 16:53

Stellenbosch University residence Huis ten Bosch, which was damaged in a blaze, will close for the rest of the semester for repairs, the university has announced.

A high school teacher came up with a brilliant way to talk to her students about mental health, and it's going viral

2019-04-03 12:41

High school teacher Erin Castillo designed a mental health check-in chart where students can anonymously share if they're struggling.

Here's exactly how students can get 10% off anything at Shoprite and Checkers for four days every month, starting next week

2018-04-17 14:50

The student discount applies once a month until the end of October. And yes, they check whether you are really a student.

Different ways of keeping in touch with your kids at college

2018-02-22 11:00

You don't have to wait for a call from your grown offspring anymore. Nowadays you have a variety of ways to keep in touch.

NMU no different when it comes to rape culture

2017-10-09 13:17

Anything and everything associated with terminating the success and existence of black female students, such as rape, should immediately compel stakeholders to take action, writes Pedro Mzileni.

Ford SA wants to make it easier for students to buy cars

2017-04-05 08:52

Ford SA is offering local graduates who obtained qualifications within the last five years a 5% discount on a new car.

How much food do you need to concentrate?

2016-10-28 09:16

We have been taught that we need three meals a day in order to make it through the day and while most of us indulge in more than our fair share there is a large portion of South Africans who are living off barely enough to sustain them.

Telkom, Cell C to offer students free data amid protests

2016-10-19 15:47

Telkom and Cell C are now offering students affected by current protests free data to access academic material after missing lecturers.

Students stand defiant

2016-09-21 10:08

Students on the Pietermaritzburg campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal say they are unlikely to return to class until at least October 14, when the UKZN Council meets to deliberate on fees for 2017.

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