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Dr Nyangiwe's doctoral studies shed light on distribution and ecology of ticks

Dr Nyangiwe has been studying the ecology of ticks that are of economic importance to cattle farmers. In his latest paper, he sets out how the alien pantropical blue tick has slowly but surely expanded its range across South Africa...

3 days ago

UCT GSB unveils 10 new case studies to boost business learning in Africa
UCT GSB unveils 10 new case studies to boost business learning in Africa

UCT GSB has published a collection of quality teaching case studies that are set to help business school students get to grips with the social and economic realities of doing business in Africa...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 6 Dec 2017

Schwarzman scholarship awarded to UCT law student
Schwarzman scholarship awarded to UCT law student

UCT postgraduate law student, Lindokuhle Ntuli, has been chosen among the 142 Schwartzman Scholars from all over the world...

6 Dec 2017

Red & Yellow becomes South Africa's first Creative School of Business
Red & Yellow becomes South Africa's first Creative School of Business

Red & Yellow repositions as SA's first Creative School of Business, to equip school-leavers and working professionals with the essential knowledge and skills for career success in the 21st century...

Issued by Red & Yellow 5 Dec 2017

Wits School of Governance welcomes Pravin Gordhan
Wits School of Governance welcomes Pravin Gordhan

Pravin Gordhan, the former Minister of Finance, has been appointed as a Visiting Professor in the Wits School of Governance as from 1 December 2017...

30 Nov 2017

'Forgotten' local colleges in dire straits - union
'Forgotten' local colleges in dire straits - union

The South African Adult Basic Education and Training Educators Union has detailed the dire working conditions of its members at community colleges, which are threatening the sustainability of the sector...

By Bekezela Phakathi 30 Nov 2017

Adding missing middle 'could hobble NSFAS'
Adding missing middle 'could hobble NSFAS'

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has told MPs that it could encounter difficulties if President Jacob Zuma decided it should also cater for the so-called "missing middle" in the 2018 academic year...

By Bianca Capazorio 30 Nov 2017

Skills & Futures Zone @ Rand Show: Informing future leaders
Skills & Futures Zone @ Rand Show: Informing future leaders

The organisers of Rand Show 2018 are pleased to announce the launch of the Skills & Futures Zone, a brand new interactive, dynamic and informative new exhibition zone at Rand Show 2018...

Issued by Rand Show 30 Nov 2017

Howard Blight
#AgriIndaba: Modernised, scalable agri-education is key in training and feeding the masses

How important is modernising agricultural education to the transformation of the industry?

By Cari Coetzee 30 Nov 2017

Academic research eroded
Academic research eroded

Universities SA, the body that represents the country's 26 public universities, has decried state funding cuts for research enterprises at universities...

By Bekezela Phakathi 28 Nov 2017

New Energy Leadership Centre to address energy shortages in Africa
New Energy Leadership Centre to address energy shortages in Africa

A first for South Africa and the continent, the African Energy Leadership Centre will be a hub of teaching and research aimed at addressing the issues of energy shortages in Africa...

27 Nov 2017

Professor Adam Habib and Nick Holland, CEO of Gold Fields
Gold Fields funds mechanised mining studies at Wits

Gold Fields has provided a R6m, three-year sponsorship to improve knowledge in the fields of mechanised mining and rock engineering at Wits University's mining school...

27 Nov 2017

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Motsoaledi to provinces: 'Fund junior doctor internships, or I might sue you.'

The health minister warns finding the money for junior doctor placements is not voluntary, it's what the law prescribes...

By Laura Lopez Gonzalez 27 Nov 2017

Winners of the Mine.D: Zero Harm hackathon
Winners of the Mine.D: Zero Harm hackathon

The Tshimologong Precinct and the Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability has announced the three overall winners of the digitally-inspired Mine.D: Zero Harm hackathon...

24 Nov 2017

UCT launches new MOOC to empower people to change the world
UCT launches new MOOC to empower people to change the world

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a specialised centre at the UCT Graduate School of Business, is offering a first-of-its-kind MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Innovative Finance...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 24 Nov 2017

Villa and Monash SA join hands for instructional reform
Villa and Monash SA join hands for instructional reform

A partnership between agricultural company, Villa, and academic institution, Monash South Africa promises to lend a new face to agricultural higher education in South Africa...

By Lynette Louw 24 Nov 2017

Department concerned about fraud and mismanagement at varsities
Department concerned about fraud and mismanagement at varsities

The Department of Higher Education and Training says it is concerned by the state of four universities, some of which have been rocked by allegations of rampant corruption and maladministration...

By Bekezela Phakathi 24 Nov 2017

Design Time student wins 2017 Caesarstone Student Designer Competition
Design Time student wins 2017 Caesarstone Student Designer Competition

Marli de Wet, a student from Design Time School of Interior Design, was named winner of the 10th annual Caesarstone Student Designer Competition, at The Youngblood Gallery in Cape Town recently...

23 Nov 2017

MBAWC now accepting bursary applications
MBAWC now accepting bursary applications

Applications for bursaries for the upcoming 2018 academic year from the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape (MBAWC) are currently open...

23 Nov 2017

Flagship training programme to provide women in logistics and transport with internationally recognised qualification
Flagship training programme to provide women in logistics and transport with internationally recognised qualification

Thirty women in the transport and logistics industries have been enrolled as student members of CILTSA which will see the women trained in the international Certificate in Logistics and Transport CILT qualification...

23 Nov 2017

Applications for FirstRand FNB Fund Oxford Education scholarship open soon
Applications for FirstRand FNB Fund Oxford Education scholarship open soon

The FNB Fund, in partnership with Oxford University's Department of Education, is offering one South African student a scholarship to undertake postgraduate study at one of the world's foremost universities...

22 Nov 2017

Council lays law down for varsity departments
Council lays law down for varsity departments

Some of SA's leading universities are in danger of losing their accreditation for undergraduate law degrees...

By Bekezela Phakathi 21 Nov 2017

Careers24 encourages 2017 graduates to get moving with their job applications
Careers24 encourages 2017 graduates to get moving with their job applications

With the job market as competitive as it is, Mark Kritzinger, Head of Careers24, is encouraging South African graduates to start their job search for 2018 as early as possible...

Issued by Careers24 20 Nov 2017

SAE Institute launches film production scholarship
SAE Institute launches film production scholarship

Internationally accredited SAE Institute in Cape Town has announced its latest scholarship opportunity for South Africans interested in learning film production...

20 Nov 2017

Exams in a tent for UCT
Exams in a tent for UCT

In an attempt to ensure peaceful exams, the protest-hit University of Cape Town has erected an enormous tent on its rugby field where students will write their final exams under police guard...

By Petru Saal 16 Nov 2017

SA students' job-seeking app wins international award
SA students' job-seeking app wins international award

Umvozu, a mobile application developed by a team of South African students that links job-seekers with employers, has won the 2017 Geneva Challenge...

16 Nov 2017

John Sanei
#Newsmaker: Singularity University invites John Sanei to panel

John Sanei, business innovation strategist, trend specialist, futurist and author of South African bestseller What's your moonshot?, has been invited to join Singularity University's panel of global speakers...

By Jessica Tennant 15 Nov 2017

Hybrid system for fees proposed
Hybrid system for fees proposed

Free university education for all is neither affordable nor desirable, but the government could raise the money to help academically capable students who need financial assistance, says the Davis tax committee...

By Tamar Kahn, Genevieve Quintal and Bekezela Phakath 14 Nov 2017

Heher commission says public technical and vocational education should be free
Heher commission says public technical and vocational education should be free

The Heher Commission's report on funding tertiary education has recommended that public technical and vocational education and training (TVET) education be fee-free...

By Genevieve Quintal 14 Nov 2017

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