The majority of last year's matriculants are now settling in at universities and colleges, have embarked on a gap year abroad, or have started looking for work. But there are still a large number of school leavers left in limbo: matriculants whose marks were not good enough to secure a place at a higher education institution, who have no idea as to how to tackle the year.
12 Mar 2014 11:00
41 Fellows recently graduated from the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation after completing their university degrees and the Foundation's Fellowship Programme. The Fellows now join the Association of Allan Gray Fellows, entering into a lifelong relationship with the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation.
11 Mar 2014 14:19
Damelin Bloemfontein took over the airwaves on Friday, 28 February, when they announced the lucky winner of their R75,000 bursary, live on Motheo FM.
Issued by Damelin 11 Mar 2014 11:56
Following an exhilarating 2013, the Student Expo is the only exhibition aimed at students, school-leavers as well as graduates and even parents, offering potential students and decision-makers a 360-degree view of student life.
Issued by Student Expo 10 Mar 2014 12:48
Regenesys and the Microsoft 4Afrika Youth Programme have announced the launch of 1,000 bursaries to be awarded to young African candidates as a part of the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative.
10 Mar 2014 06:56
Raise Your Hand is an ongoing initiative designed to inform, motivate and encourage the public to get involved in improving our country's outlook, one future leader at a time.
7 Mar 2014 15:17
Cabinet has welcomed the Department of Science and Technology's continued support for the National Science Festival, known as Scifest Africa.
7 Mar 2014 06:59
The AFDA Durban Campus has recently spent more than R1.2 million to add to its technical equipment and campus facilities. This is an investment in the quality of its educational programme and students' creative output.
6 Mar 2014 11:48
Toxic heavy metals polluting the air, the need for improved diagnosis of depression, rooibos preventing skin cancer, low-cost MRI scans in the fruit industry, the fight against fungal infections in grapevines, and churches alleviating poverty. These are just some of the topics that 12 doctoral students from seven faculties at Stellenbosch University (SU) will present at the third annual New Voices in Science colloquium to be held on Friday, 7 March, 2014.
6 Mar 2014 10:26
The launch of the National Integrated Human Resource Development Plan is an important step forward in driving and increasing the human resource and skills development base of the country, says Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande.
4 Mar 2014 06:14
Blade Nzimande and Cyril Ramaphosa are going head to head on university fees.
By Prega Govender 3 Mar 2014 08:18
Food companies may not like the news, but a new survey by youth marketing research company Student Village has found that students view their smartphones as more important than laptops, TV or food.
By Evan Pickworth 3 Mar 2014 06:58
The Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship Fund (SMSF) with initial capital of R10m will be launched on 14 March, says President Jacob Zuma.
3 Mar 2014 06:35
Remuneration in foreign countries, that the government cannot match, is frustrating efforts to retain doctors and nurses in SA, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said.
28 Feb 2014 11:40
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