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Kobus van der Walt, Regional Manager, SANRAL WR and Prof de Villiers, SU Rector and Vice-Chancellor
SANRAL invests R30-million in SU for continued education in pavement engineering

SANRAL announced a R30-million endowment to Stellenbosch University which will continue to fund the SANRAL Chair in Pavement Engineering at the University...

17 hours ago

Nzimande to be quizzed on fees
Nzimande to be quizzed on fees

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande faces tough questions regarding university fees in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) amid reports that President Jacob Zuma has declared a zero rate increase...

By Khulekani Magubane and Penelope Mashego 18 hours ago

Advtech makes two specialist acquisitions
Advtech makes two specialist acquisitions

Private education conglomerate Advtech has announced it has acquired Capsicum Culinary School and a stake in distance-learning specialist Oxbridge Academy with effect from 1 July...

18 hours ago

Private sector pivotal in meeting SSA student housing demand
Private sector pivotal in meeting SSA student housing demand

According to research from JLL, the demand for new purpose-built student accommodation in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is set to exceed 500,000 beds over the next five years...

21 hours ago

(fltr) Liezel van Jaarsveld (CLX), Eoné Marnewick (Sasol), Chené Scholtz (University of Johannesburg student), Colette Wessels (Imperial Logistics) were recognised for excellence in supply chain skills development at the recent SCMEEA celebration.
Excellence in supply chain skills development

SCMEEA recognised Sasol, Imperial Logistics, the CLX, and Chené Scholtz from the University of Johannesburg for excellence in supply chain skills development...

22 hours ago

Gumede, Schoon, Khuzwayo, Faku.
2016 Loeries KZN Creative Future Scholarship recipients revealed

The annual Loeries Creative Future Scholarships for 2017 were announced at the Loeries Saturday awards ceremony, held on 20 August 2016 with four scholarships awarded...

3 days ago

SU faculties join forces for new MSc programme focused on food security
SU faculties join forces for new MSc programme focused on food security

SU's two-year MSc programme in Food and Nutrition Security will begin 2017 and will help policy makers and people in non-government organisations make educated decisions...

18 Aug 2016

Stalled varsity lectures resume
Stalled varsity lectures resume

Lectures at tertiary educational institutions in KwaZulu-Natal will resume today, 17 August 2016, after being suspended since Monday...

17 Aug 2016

Winners of CUT Hotel career competition
Winners of CUT Hotel career competition

The Free State's Central University of Technology Hotel School held its first-ever high school career competition on 11 August 2016...

17 Aug 2016

Hold fees for now: ANC
Hold fees for now: ANC

The ANC has called on the government to hold off on increasing student fees for the 2017 academic year until all parties have found an economically viable solution...

16 Aug 2016

Harvard tops Chinese ranking of best universities
Harvard tops Chinese ranking of best universities

SHANGHAI, CHINA: Universities from mainland China broke into the global top 100 in an annual ranking for the first time Monday, 15 August 2016, but Harvard remained number one for the 14th consecutive year...

16 Aug 2016

Free fee system 'will not help poor'
Free fee system 'will not help poor'

Advocates of free tertiary education must think again if they believe this will benefit the poor...

By Sipho Mabena and Ernest Mabuza 15 Aug 2016

Kaspersky launches Talent Lab global cybersecurity competition
Kaspersky launches Talent Lab global cybersecurity competition

Kaspersky has launched Talent Lab, an international competition for university students and young professionals aged 18-30...

12 Aug 2016

Spotlight on latest cutting-edge innovations in learning
Spotlight on latest cutting-edge innovations in learning

There is now a trend toward learning that is social, interactive, dynamic and fun with fewer limitations and better opportunities for engagement and active participation...

Issued by USB-ED 12 Aug 2016

Wits starts ball rolling on fees
Wits starts ball rolling on fees

The first round of public hearings of the commission of inquiry into university fees starts today with Wits University's submission...

By Poppy Louw 10 Aug 2016

New postgrad diploma for agronomists launched at SU
New postgrad diploma for agronomists launched at SU

For those wishing to expand their knowledge of crops and fertilizer management...

10 Aug 2016

Varsities lead way in state research
Varsities lead way in state research

Universities might appear to be on the back foot after a tumultuous year, but their scientific research work is booming...

By Tanya Farber 5 Aug 2016

Accounting students: Win a chance to network with SA's top business leaders
Accounting students: Win a chance to network with SA's top business leaders

SAICA's annual Student Leadership Summit is now open for entry. Run in partnership with Standard Bank, the aim of the summit is to emphasise the role chartered accountants play as responsible leaders in the South African business landscape...

5 Aug 2016

UCT's latest massive open online course catalysing social change
UCT's latest massive open online course catalysing social change

The University of Cape Town through UCT's Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching has launched its sixth free massive open online course, Becoming a changemaker: Introduction to Social Innovation...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 4 Aug 2016

Channeling SA's money into better social and environmental outcomes
Channeling SA's money into better social and environmental outcomes

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a specialised unit at the UCT Graduate School of Business, and South Africa's National School of Government have joined forces to create two new short courses...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 4 Aug 2016

Strong leadership key ingredient for a more competitive South Africa
Strong leadership key ingredient for a more competitive South Africa

With the country battling in a low-growth trap, the need to develop strong managers and leaders who are prepared to deal with complexities in this uncertain terrain has become more urgent...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 4 Aug 2016

UJ takes SA to Enactus World Cup 2016 in Canada
UJ takes SA to Enactus World Cup 2016 in Canada

A student team, comprising of 884-members, from the University of Johannesburg have been crowned the winners of the Enactus South Africa National Competition...

2 Aug 2016

School shoes for students of Injonga Primary
School shoes for students of Injonga Primary

Inspired by the Mandela legacy, the SRC of False Bay TVET College for the Khayelitsha campus, as part of their SRC Project, is committing to keeping the legacy alive by campaigning for school shoes...

Issued by False Bay College 1 Aug 2016

Why education's silver lining could be in the cloud
Why education's silver lining could be in the cloud

As South African schools and universities struggle with the high costs of textbooks and other educational materials, technology continues to offer some compelling answers to these challenges...

By Ernst Wittmann 1 Aug 2016

Successful collaboration
Successful collaboration

Access Trust and False Bay TVET College celebrated a successful collaboration at the TVET GAP graduation ceremony hosted on 27 July at the Khayelitsha campus...

Issued by False Bay College 29 Jul 2016

Language war hots up
Language war hots up

The fight to keep Afrikaans as a language of instruction at universities is hotting up, with the Higher Education Network vowing to join court cases over the issue as friends of the court...

By Henaaz Jamal 29 Jul 2016

NMMU could offer pre-medical training courses next year
NMMU could offer pre-medical training courses next year

Students could be able to enrol for pre-medical training courses as early as next year at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, as it forges ahead with plans to open the doors to its medical school in 2020.

28 Jul 2016

Genetic counselling: Helping patients assess the risk of familial disease
Genetic counselling: Helping patients assess the risk of familial disease

With rapidly advancing science, many hereditary conditions can be pre-empted, and if not averted at least managed appropriately, and that's where genetic counselling comes in...

By Nicci Botha 28 Jul 2016

Midrand Graduate Institute rebrands to Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Midrand Graduate Institute rebrands to Pearson Institute of Higher Education

Pearson South Africa today reveal the renamed and rebranded Midrand Graduate Institute (MGI) to students, parents, employees and business. MGI will now be known as the Pearson Institute of Higher Education (PI).

27 Jul 2016

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