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Mobility will sweep away the digital divide, says Wits professor
Mobility will sweep away the digital divide, says Wits professor

Professor Barry Dwolatzky, Director of the Wits University's Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE), has said that the last 10 years has seen mobility effectively sweep away the digital divide, ensuring that previously unreachable rural areas now have digital access and connectivity...

5 May 2015 12:50

DA's Fort Hare coup riles ANC
DA's Fort Hare coup riles ANC

The ANC is calling its student leadership to account after it was trounced by the Democratic Alliance Student Organisation (Daso) at the University of Fort Hare...

By Siphe Macanda 4 May 2015 12:20

Tuks FM receives coveted Campus Station of the Year Award for fourth consecutive year - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
Tuks FM receives coveted Campus Station of the Year Award for fourth consecutive year

Tuks FM walked away with five awards including the prestigious Campus Station of the Year Award for the fourth year running, which brings Tuks FM's MTN Radio Awards tally to 26 over the last four years...

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 30 Apr 2015 16:39

SACAP launches postgraduate psychology honours programme
SACAP launches postgraduate psychology honours programme

The South African College of Applied Psychology (SACAP) recently launched a new postgraduate psychology honours programme on both its Cape Town and Johannesburg campuses...

30 Apr 2015 14:35

Entries still open for Budget Speech Competition
Entries still open for Budget Speech Competition

Students from South Africa's public universities have a month left to enter the 2015 Budget Speech Competition...

30 Apr 2015 13:29

Education MEC to be appointed soon in Limpopo
Education MEC to be appointed soon in Limpopo

PRETORIA: Limpopo Premier Chupu Mathabatha has announced that he will soon be appointing a new MEC for Education...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 30 Apr 2015 08:30

Learners encouraged to consider TVET colleges
Learners encouraged to consider TVET colleges

PRETORIA: Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mduduzi Manana, has encouraged learners to consider Technical Vocational Education and Training Colleges (TVET) as their alternative to university education...

30 Apr 2015 08:15

The future of the post office hinges on successful negotiations
The future of the post office hinges on successful negotiations

The South African Post System narrowly escaped coming to a standstill in March yet again, as the Labour Court in Johannesburg granted the parastatal an interim interdict against the Communication Workers Union (CWU)...

29 Apr 2015 14:30

Study verifies climate change impact on coffee production
Study verifies climate change impact on coffee production

According to a recently published paper in Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, scientists have provided the first on-the-ground evidence that climate change has already had a substantial impact on coffee production in the East African Highlands region...

29 Apr 2015 14:05

I love Adolf Hitler, says Wits' SRC president
I love Adolf Hitler, says Wits' SRC president

Wits University's SRC president Mcebo Dlamini prompted outrage yesterday when he wrote "I love Adolf Hitler" in a Facebook post...

29 Apr 2015 08:50

5000 students expected to attend SABC Education Career Indaba
5000 students expected to attend SABC Education Career Indaba

The fourth SABC Education Career Indaba, being held at Sandton Convention Centre from 18-19 May 2015, is expected to draw 5000 students...

28 Apr 2015 14:57

Wits students use @RISK software to manage mining risk
Wits students use @RISK software to manage mining risk

Students at the Wits School of Mining Engineering are employing a high-tech program to manage mining risk...

28 Apr 2015 12:00

Shortlisted teams for CIMA Global Business Challenge 2015 announced
Shortlisted teams for CIMA Global Business Challenge 2015 announced

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants has announced the shortlisted teams for the CIMA Global Business Challenge 2015, an international business competition for university undergraduates...

28 Apr 2015 09:35

SAEON launches Agulhas System Climate Array project
SAEON launches Agulhas System Climate Array project

The South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON) has launched the Agulhas System Climate Array (ASCA) project to coincide with the closure of the first ASCA deployment cruise...

28 Apr 2015 08:18

eLearning Africa 2015 calls leaders to "leapfrog the shackles of convention"
eLearning Africa 2015 calls leaders to "leapfrog the shackles of convention"

eLearning Africa will celebrate its tenth anniversary next month in Addis Ababa with a typically diverse and challenging agenda focusing on how technology and learning are changing the African continent...

24 Apr 2015 13:40

UCT offers first mid-year intake of students through GetSmarter
UCT offers first mid-year intake of students through GetSmarter

The University of Cape Town, through its "Across Africa" partnership with GetSmarter, today announced the launch of a mid-year intake of students for its Advanced Diploma in Business Project Management, starting June 2015...

23 Apr 2015 14:00

Computer students hit right keys to kindness
Computer students hit right keys to kindness

A video showing a group of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University students performing acts of kindness to make other students' days has taken social media by storm, with people challenged to do the same in their areas...

By Deneesha Pillay 22 Apr 2015 14:25

Black studies for UCT
Black studies for UCT

Curricular change could prove the most contentious element of UCT's transformation in the wake of recent protests on the campus...

22 Apr 2015 09:30

Student wellness programme launched in Ulundi
Student wellness programme launched in Ulundi

PRETORIA: Over 4,000 students at Mthashana Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College in Ulundi are set to benefit from a general health and wellness programme...

21 Apr 2015 12:40

Zero Heroes drives awareness about sustainable commuting among varsity students
Zero Heroes drives awareness about sustainable commuting among varsity students

Electric transport company EWIZZ has introduced its new Zero Heroes programme, aimed at promoting awareness about sustainable commuting among university students, to three universities in the Cape Town region...

20 Apr 2015 09:33

Minister to host meeting about colonial statues
Minister to host meeting about colonial statues

Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa will on Friday host a special consultative meeting on transformation of the heritage landscape in South Africa...

15 Apr 2015 10:55

New university aims to be ranked best in the world
New university aims to be ranked best in the world

PRETORIA: President Jacob Zuma has launched a new health science university envisaged to be ranked amongst the best in the world...

By More Matshediso 15 Apr 2015 10:00

Uni-based pitching den open to all entrepreneurs
Uni-based pitching den open to all entrepreneurs

The LaunchLab Idea's Pitching Den, an innocuous platform for aspiring and emerging entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas and stand a chance of winning their share of R50,000, is held bi-annually at participating campuses in the Western Cape, namely SU, UWC and UCT...

14 Apr 2015 15:30

77-year-old pensioner graduates
77-year-old pensioner graduates

A retired Port Alfred chartered accountant has finally realised a lifelong dream by getting a university degree - at the age of 77...

14 Apr 2015 09:20

Hope-Mandeville Disability Careers Expo 2015
Hope-Mandeville Disability Careers Expo 2015

The fourth annual Hope-Mandeville Disability Careers Expo will take place at Hope School, Westcliff, Johannesburg from 22-24 April 2015...

14 Apr 2015 08:52

SARS ethics boss revealed as CV cheat
SARS ethics boss revealed as CV cheat

A top tax official faked his academic qualifications to hold onto senior positions that earned him a salary that amounted to millions over the years...

By Sunday Times team... 13 Apr 2015 09:49

Shortage of universities tops Public Enterprises Imbizo
Shortage of universities tops Public Enterprises Imbizo

PRETORIA: Shortage of institutions of higher learning took centre stage when Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown interacted with the youth of Springbok in the Northern Cape as part of government's Imbizo Focus Week on Friday...

13 Apr 2015 07:45

SA's ruling elite 'rotten'
SA's ruling elite 'rotten'

Rhodes University vice chancellor Sizwe Mabizela laid into the political elite yesterday, saying people "of questionable moral and ethical character" are in charge of the country...

10 Apr 2015 10:36

Two from NMMU among Top 10 in national accountancy exam
Two from NMMU among Top 10 in national accountancy exam

Consistent hard work and a strong will to succeed paid off for two Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University accounting graduates who were placed in the national Top 10 in the first of two exams qualifying them for chartered accountancy...

10 Apr 2015 10:00

Rhodes removal like 'fall of white power'
Rhodes removal like 'fall of white power'

At 5.37pm yesterday, Cecil John Rhodes "fell"...

10 Apr 2015 09:15

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