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Seeking solutions on medical aid requirements for foreign students
Seeking solutions on medical aid requirements for foreign students

Stakeholders met to discuss a solution to the visa restrictions on foreign students, which requires them to be members of a South African medical aid...

13 hours ago

Too few female profs
Too few female profs

The dearth of senior women academics is forcing universities to poach from each other, leading to some of them becoming inadequately resourced...

1 day ago

Inscape scholarship beneficiaries for 2017 announced
Inscape scholarship beneficiaries for 2017 announced

The Inscape Scholarship programme was established in 2014 and to date the institution has awarded scholarships to the value of R4.6 million and currently assists 36 students who are active in the programme...

Issued by Inscape Education Group 1 day ago

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What does it take to become a commercial airline pilot in SA?

Being a commercial airline pilot is considered a top job with pilots earning premium salaries. It is, therefore, surprising that there is a worldwide shortage of pilots...

1 day ago

Mungo Park
Can international certifications stimulate local success?

Developed countries can consider innovative approaches to supply chain efficiency such as drone delivery or logistics driven by Artificial Intelligence. Countries like South Africa however...

By Mungo Park 2 days ago

Is diversity really so scary?
Is diversity really so scary?

I know we have our messy diversity down here. But, whatever the results from the Brexit and US Presidential election might suggest, I believe that diversity presents a real advantage...

By Peter Horszowski, Issued by Pert Industrials 3 days ago

Oxford University, FirstRand Foundation partner in postgrad scholarship opportunity
Oxford University, FirstRand Foundation partner in postgrad scholarship opportunity

The FirstRand Foundation, in partnership with the African Studies Centre at Oxford University, will enable an outstanding South African student to undertake postgraduate study at the prestigious university...

28 Nov 2016

Partnership boosts opportunities for tourism students
Partnership boosts opportunities for tourism students

The University of Johannesburg and Flight Centre Travel Group have launched a partnership to bolster student and teaching support in the travel indusry...

24 Nov 2016

Free varsity - no free ride
Free varsity - no free ride

Even the poorest university students will have to find a way to pay back the money lent to them for their fees or risk getting nailed by the taxman...

24 Nov 2016

UJ raises R100m for missing middle students
UJ raises R100m for missing middle students

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) has raised R100m to support the studies of almost 2,500 missing middle students...

24 Nov 2016

Fuchs Lubricants offers 2017 bursaries
Fuchs Lubricants offers 2017 bursaries

As part of its transformation strategy, Fuchs Lubricants will provide study assistance for external candidates...

23 Nov 2016

Curro to buy half of BA Isago University
Curro to buy half of BA Isago University

Curro is buying half of Botswana's BA Isago University for an undisclosed amount, it announced on Monday, 21 November 2016...

By Robert Laing 21 Nov 2016

Higher education scholarship scheme expands
Higher education scholarship scheme expands

In 2017, Pearson will fund 12 full scholarships for first year students and 47 half-scholarships for second and third years at its higher education campuses across the country...

21 Nov 2016

Design your life: win a #MyFashionCareer bursary
Design your life: win a #MyFashionCareer bursary

Fashion design and retail academy, LISOF is inviting keen fashionistas to jump start their futures in fashion by entering the #MyFashionCareer bursary competition....

21 Nov 2016

Foreign students drop plans to study at UCT
Foreign students drop plans to study at UCT

More than 90 foreign students have cancelled their study plans in South Africa due to the #FeesMustFall protests that have rocked campuses around the country.

By Aphiwe Deklerk 21 Nov 2016

Degree in interior design now available through Vega
Degree in interior design now available through Vega

The Independent Institute of Education's Vega School is, for the first time, offering the IIE degree course in interior design...

18 Nov 2016

University education 'can never be free'
University education 'can never be free'

SA must not deceive itself with the idea of free higher education and should focus on finding a workable model, statistician-general Pali Lehohla says...

17 Nov 2016

2017 Paarl Media Bursary Fund winners
2017 Paarl Media Bursary Fund winners

This year, Novus Holdings' Paarl Media Bursary Fund Trust committed to an investment of over R2-million, which sees six bursaries being awarded to new recipients...

17 Nov 2016

Commission not a solution to fees crisis, says Price
Commission not a solution to fees crisis, says Price

University of Cape Town vice-chancellor Max Price said a judicial commission is not the way to solve the fees crisis, pacify protesting students and stabilise universities...

15 Nov 2016

Digital Talent Bursary worth $10k up for grabs
Digital Talent Bursary worth $10k up for grabs

The international Digital Skills Academy, in partnership with Brainstorm magazine, is offering a $10,000 Digital Talent Bursary in a competition open to working professionals...

15 Nov 2016

Easy access to NSFAS applications in Dihlabeng
Easy access to NSFAS applications in Dihlabeng

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has welcomed the move by Dihlabeng Local Municipality to centralise applications for NSFAS...

15 Nov 2016

Nobel Prize Laureate keynote speaker at universities summit
Nobel Prize Laureate keynote speaker at universities summit

The first African recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Wole Soyinka, will deliver the keynote address at UJ during the Times Higher Education BRICS & Emerging Economies Universities Summit...

14 Nov 2016

How to choose and pay for your student loan
How to choose and pay for your student loan

As much as there is uncertainty about what the outcome of the current Fees Must Fall campaign will be, student loans are still an option for many of our youth...

By Andrew Cross 14 Nov 2016

How travelling can help youth find a career path
How travelling can help youth find a career path

Choosing a career path after matric or entering the workplace after studying can be intimidating, and many people are not necessarily sure of exactly what they want to do...

9 Nov 2016

Practical work in a virtual world
Practical work in a virtual world

Is online learning a real solution to the #Feesmustfall crisis? Certainly, it is a step forward from the old "Open University": public TV with mail assignments...

Issued by Pert Industrials 9 Nov 2016

Home Affairs grants blanket extension for study visas
Home Affairs grants blanket extension for study visas

The Department of Home Affairs has granted a blanket extension until 31 March 2017 on all visas issued for the purpose of studies at tertiary institutions in South Africa...

7 Nov 2016

#FeesMustFall is old news... TSiBA Education NPC has been doing it for over a decade!
#FeesMustFall is old news... TSiBA Education NPC has been doing it for over a decade!

At practically every higher education forum I am asked how the TSiBA model works to provide sponsored education, aka 'free' education, to 500 students a year across two campuses...

By Pearl Pugin, Issued by TSiBA Education 7 Nov 2016

Student funding report due for release
Student funding report due for release

Blade Nzimande's department is due to table a report to Parliament that will reveal how the government will tackle the crises in higher education...

4 Nov 2016

Higher Education Ministerial Task Team makes progress
Higher Education Ministerial Task Team makes progress

Progress has been made by the Ministerial Task Team appointed by Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande to develop a support and funding model for poor and "missing middle" students...

3 Nov 2016

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