Institutional autonomy under threat as government seeks to increase number of black professors
Institutional autonomy under threat as government seeks to increase number of black professors

While it is essential to diversify the make-up of staff and students at tertiary institutions, the government's current fixation with increasing the number of black professors further threatens institutional autonomy.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 2 days ago

Students must sign loan deals or lose out on funding
Students must sign loan deals or lose out on funding

More than 200,000 students on the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) have not received their funding and are in danger of losing it entirely if they fail to sign loan agreements.

By Michelle Gumede 3 days ago

Vega expands its portfolio, adds five new IIE degrees
Vega expands its portfolio, adds five new IIE degrees

Vega has broadened its range of world-class IIE qualifications following its assimilation with its sister brand, The Design School of South Africa (DSSA). Vega's expanded portfolio of IIE qualifications which now includes a new post-graduate degree and a range of exciting undergraduate degrees in the Bachelor of Arts design disciplines.

19 Jul 2017

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#Newsmaker: Reimagining an education brand in Red & Yellow

Heléne Lindsay recently joined the “disparate, quirky bunch” at Red & Yellow, where she's taking on the customer side of things.

By Jessica Tennant 19 Jul 2017

To advance youth in tourism, we need to advance new skills
To advance youth in tourism, we need to advance new skills

We applaud the efforts of Youth in Tourism month and the initiatives of the national Department of Tourism and the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) to prioritise the advancement of youth in tourism, writes Tim Smith, but South Africa needs to make sure they have the right skills to forge a career in the sector.

By Tim Smith 18 Jul 2017