Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
South Africa's 26 universities are allocated government funds through a complex series of calculations. Here is how those worked out for each institution in 2019.
Regardless of the destination, students should exercise caution as they travel and study. Here are seven useful tips to make sure time spent abroad is happy, productive and safe.
In a recently published collection of articles titled 'Teaching in Extended Programmes in South Africa', it is revealed that lecturers at tertiary institutions really do make students the centre of their teaching practice.
In 2018, out of a total of 270 516 mathematics writers, 37% passed with 40% and above. And those who start university and come in with a National Senior Certificate mathematics mark of 90% and above are more likely to pass a university course, usually with an average mean of 64%, if they're lucky. So although strengthening the pool of students will require efforts at primary and secondary level, the onus for growing the pool of qualified graduates lies with higher education.
Each year the release of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings generates a great deal of interest. But is it always fair, considering that the rankings heavily favour research-intensive, well-resourced universities, and say nothing about the actual quality of teaching as experienced by students or academics?
How To Win a Beauty Pageant, Wasting Time on the Internet, and more courses you can actually take at university.
Education group Advtech will pay around R340 million to buy Monash South Africa – and the registered qualifications it can now roll out elsewhere in the country.
Think higher education is expensive in SA? Try budgeting a cool R9m if you want your child to study in the UK.
Even if President Jacob Zuma’s promise of free higher education is realised, the outcome for most students from disadvantaged backgrounds is likely to be negative.
In addition to engaging with students and stakeholders such as Nsfas, the higher education minister says she keeps reminding the president of the pressing need for the impasse to be resolved.
The nature of the MBA degree is changing and business schools in South Africa need to adapt their offerings to stay relevant, says Kosheek Sewchurran.
From the inside scoop on what universities are looking for down to the application process itself, here's everything you need to know before you book your one-way ticket to study in the States.
Working around your budget and finding ways to pay for your qualification
There is absolutely no correlation between those who are good and conscientious servants of the people who elected them, and university degrees, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
The Times Higher Education university rankings are out, and both UCT and Wits have new bragging rights.
University calls for a ton of referencing. In fact, in our online world, learning proper referencing is wasted on no-one! Here's a guide to some of the most common referencing styles to help you along the way.
If you have a bright four-year old, you will have to start setting aside R17,000 a month immediately.
Proper guidance, support and advice can help university students enormously.
The storm clouds above South Africa’s universities could be dissipated with careful fiscal planning.
By cancelling classes and pushing deadlines because of ongoing protests, we might be doing more harm than good.
MosselbaaiCalandria Labour Consultants
Somerset WestAfrica Experience Collection (PTY) LTDR40 000.00 - R70 000.00 Per Month
Cape Town Northern SuburbsPeoplefinder Career Placements
R 2 995 000
R 2 350 000
Apartments / Flats
R 6 250 000
We subscribe to the Press Code.
You choose what you want
News24 on Android
Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.
Terms and Conditions
24.com Terms and Conditions - Updated April 2012
Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.
This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.