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Eight arrested in NMMU fees protest
Eight arrested in NMMU fees protest

Eight Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) students were arrested in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday, 21 September 2016...

By Amir Chetty 2 days ago

GIBS forum on leadership and strategy - lessons from the military with US General George W. Casey
GIBS forum on leadership and strategy - lessons from the military with US General George W. Casey

General George W. Casey, who served as Chief of Staff of the US Army efforts in Iraq, told a recent Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) forum that the current unpredictable global political and economic climate requires leaders of vision, courage and character...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 3 days ago

Education needs a sustainable funding model
Education needs a sustainable funding model

SA should prioritise education right now and give it all the commitment, input, expertise and finances it needs. It includes all education - early childhood development, primary, secondary school and higher education...

By Professor Owen Skae 3 days ago

UCT blends art and commerce with new Humanities major
UCT blends art and commerce with new Humanities major

The University of Cape Town is taking another step in bridging the traditional divide between arts and commerce by introducing Information Systems (IS) as a major subject in the Humanities faculty.

3 days ago

Industry-specific learning: the future of education?
Industry-specific learning: the future of education?

The #feesmustfall movement has gained high exposure and news interest in the last year. Looking beyond the politics of the situation, I am a firm believer that access to universities should be free for deserving students. Keyword: deserving...

By Jared Louw 3 days ago

Fees mayhem spreads
Fees mayhem spreads

Students are adamant that free education is feasible as university protests enter their third day, despite the Treasury saying those who can afford to should pay fees...

By Sipho Mabena, Nathi Olifant and Poppy Louw 3 days ago

GIBS forum - Global political risk and impact: The future of politics
GIBS forum - Global political risk and impact: The future of politics

The global political structure is undergoing "a period of considerable challenge and uncertainty, but also stimulus and opportunity," Dame Judith Macgregor, British High Commissioner to South Africa, told a Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) forum...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 21 Sep 2016

Fees 'cop-out' rage
Fees 'cop-out' rage

"A cop-out" and a "short-term reaction to a crisis" is how analysts have described the government's decision to shield poor and middle-income students from university fee increases...

20 Sep 2016

City Varsity Alumni takes SA to Toronto International Film Festival with smashing box office movie
City Varsity Alumni takes SA to Toronto International Film Festival with smashing box office movie

A former student from City Varsity Cape Town, Thabang Muleya, made history for South African cinemas with his box office film, Happiness is a Four-Letter Word, which earned a whopping R5m within a month of its release...

Issued by CityVarsity 20 Sep 2016

UFS tackles AfriForum on right to retain language policy
UFS tackles AfriForum on right to retain language policy

The University of the Free State laid into Afrikaans lobby group AfriForum in the Constitutional Court, saying the group did not represent the views of the majority of Afrikaans-speaking people...

20 Sep 2016

Annual teaching conference kicks off
Annual teaching conference kicks off

The 10th Annual Teaching & Learning in Higher Education Conference opens at the Southern Sun Elangeni Conference Centre in Durban tomorrow, 20 September 2016.

19 Sep 2016

Universities to decide on 2017 fees
Universities to decide on 2017 fees

Universities will individually decide on the fee increases for 2017 academic year, Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande announced on Monday, 19 September 2016...

19 Sep 2016

GIBS faculty recognised for teaching business practices that help corporations confront society's 'grand challenges'
GIBS faculty recognised for teaching business practices that help corporations confront society's 'grand challenges'

Faculty members who lecture on a core module of the Gordon Institute of Business Science PGDip programme entitled Human Behaviour and Performance have recently been awarded the prestigious Aspen Institute Business and Society 2016 Faculty Pioneer Award...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 16 Sep 2016

Student debt: gloves are off
Student debt: gloves are off

In a bid to recover billions in outstanding student loans the National Student Financial Aid Scheme has threatened to name and shame uncooperative companies that employ its debtors...

By Poppy Louw 15 Sep 2016

ICT cadets: Join Digital Geekaship's Campus Battle
ICT cadets: Join Digital Geekaship's Campus Battle

Infoware Systems' annual 'Digital Geekaship' internship programme is offering students the chance to experience what the internship is all about by signing up to participate in the upcoming "Campus Battle"...

14 Sep 2016

R55k kick-start
R55k kick-start

The Centre for Entrepreneurship (CfE) Poster and Pitch Competition winners have been awarded a collective cash prize of R55,000...

Issued by False Bay College 14 Sep 2016

NSFAS receives R373.3m claims
NSFAS receives R373.3m claims

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received claims amounting to R373.3 million for 17,580 students, says Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande...

13 Sep 2016

LEARNING LABORATORY:  Students from Stenden South Africa visited Kwantu Private Game Reserve as part of their Hospitality Management training programme. Stenden lecturer Erna Velthof (centre) from Holland accompanied students Yannick Groendijk (seated left) from Schiermonnikoog an island in Holland and Siyathokoza Zuma from Durban and back left, Jessica Pfotenhauer from Botswana and Sarah Chirombe from Zimbabwe.
Partnership to advance education in international hospitality management

Kwantu Private Game Reserve announced a strategic partnership with Stenden University. The arrangement will see Kwantu become an experiential learning site...

9 Sep 2016

SA varsities drop in rankings
SA varsities drop in rankings

South Africa's top universities dropped several places in the QS World University Rankings as a result of "fee freezes" and "funding shortfalls".

By Aphiwe Deklerk and Aron Hyman 7 Sep 2016

GIBS MBA team heading to finals of 2016 Zurich Enterprise Challenge
GIBS MBA team heading to finals of 2016 Zurich Enterprise Challenge

GIBS 2015/2016 MBA students Elicia Demont, Thomas Kgokolo, Jamal Sahib and Ewald Beukes of Team Brand SA in the 2016 Zurich Enterprise Challenge have made it to the final round of the global challenge...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 6 Sep 2016

Damelin sponsors over R50,000 to Msunduzi Hospice
Damelin sponsors over R50,000 to Msunduzi Hospice

Damelin, known for its rich history of providing quality private education for over 70 years, sponsored over R50,000 to the Msunduzi Hospice for their Annual Jazz fundraising evening...

Issued by Damelin 6 Sep 2016

Inscape Education Group scholarship programme is now open
Inscape Education Group scholarship programme is now open

A collaboration between Inscape and SABC Education was established in 2015 to uplift and provide a platform to disadvantaged learners who showed academic excellence, yet did not have the resources financially to pursue their studies...

Issued by Inscape Education Group 5 Sep 2016

Unisa teaching qualifications don't count in Qatar
Unisa teaching qualifications don't count in Qatar

South African teachers with qualifications from distance-learning institutions such as Unisa and web universities are no longer allowed to work in Qatar...

2 Sep 2016

Official partnership launches between CUT, Nebraska-Lincoln University
Official partnership launches between CUT, Nebraska-Lincoln University

The Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) and University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) officially launched a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 29 August 2016...

1 Sep 2016

Source: JCSE/Wits University
Tshimologong: Wits' new digital innovation hub

The University of the Witwatersrand and its partners in government, business and industry have officially launched the Wits Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct...

1 Sep 2016

Announcement on 2017 varsity fees expected mid-Sept
Announcement on 2017 varsity fees expected mid-Sept

Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande says he is hopeful that the current consultations with all stakeholders on the 2017 university fees will conclude successfully, with a formal announcement expected to be made in mid-September...

1 Sep 2016

SA students shortlisted for Adobe Design Achievement Awards
SA students shortlisted for Adobe Design Achievement Awards

21 South African students have been selected as semi-finalists for the prestigious international Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2016...

1 Sep 2016

Inscape Education Group Online Teachers Conference, pre-registrations are now open
Inscape Education Group Online Teachers Conference, pre-registrations are now open

Inscape Education Group has partnered with Thinking Schools SA to present an online conference that boasts an impressive host of international and local speakers and specialists...

Issued by Inscape Education Group 31 Aug 2016

Private universities on the cards
Private universities on the cards

Private educational institutions that offer degrees might soon be able to call themselves universities...

31 Aug 2016

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