Tokyo medical school slammed for tampering with women’s marks in yet another case of gender discrimination

2018-08-08 12:29

The University of Tokyo has apologised after it emerged that they deliberately altered the marks of female applicants in order to limit the number of women accepted into the medical school.

You can change your world with a university degree

2017-04-18 12:53

Changing your world is a very good reason for working towards a university degree. It provides the knowledge and skills to better understand the problems we want to solve, and to seek solutions, writes Karen van Heerden.

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How much will you pay for fees in 2017

Last year saw nationwide demonstrations across Universities in South Africa for the demand of free education.

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#WhatIfFeesDon'tFall?

2016-11-11 09:58

We don’t know if or when tertiary education fees will be scrapped. For now, the best we can do is plan as well as we can for our children's future.

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WATCH: Fury as police fire rubber bullets at Rhodes students

The Oppidan Press footage shows a tense stand-off between police and students.

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WATCH: Making sense of the #Fees2017 protests

Protest action at university campuses is running into a fourth consecutive day.

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WATCH: Wits students, security in turbulent hail of stones

Watch as clashes between Wits students and private security guards escalate on the main campus.

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WATCH: Hundreds join mass meeting over fees at UCT

Hundreds of students met at Jamieson (or, Marikana) Hall on Monday afternoon.

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Gender and education: Bad boys, bad boys, what you gonna do?

2018-02-16 15:29

A new trend shows that females are outperforming males at school and university. In the long term, this could have a huge impact on the job market and negative ramifications for society as a whole.

South Africa’s universities can do more to make disabled students feel included

2017-01-19 08:44

It’s not enough just to enrol disabled students at universities. They need particular support.

Decolonisation: Academics must change what they teach, and how

2016-11-28 13:11

How do we even begin to decolonise our institutions?

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WATCH: Talking missing middle students with NSFAS

In light of student protests over fees, News24 hears from NSFAS spokesperson Tshepiso Mamabolo.

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PICTURES: A week of green haze, blood and stone

Student protests over a fee hike in 2017 are in their fifth day running.

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WATCH: Stick-wielding protester whips at UCT student

A stick-wielding protester knocked a phone out of the hand of a UCT student.

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WATCH: Students rally support in NMMU residence hall

Watch as students toyi-toyi through the corridors of a residence at NMMU.

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What’s in a name?

2016-08-01 06:45

The #RhodesMustFall movement reignited the post-apartheid calls of ‘name-changing’ which saw the names of various buildings changed from their previous colonial and apartheid era names.

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