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What we've learned from institutions of higher learning
What we've learned from institutions of higher learning

According to figures released by the Department of Basic Education, 403,874 students passed their National Senior Certificate (NSC) this year. Amid the excitement of negotiating this hurdle, for many it brings the question: "Where to now?" into sharp focus. For higher education institution (HEI) brands, this is peak season, with brands playing an important role in informing decisions.

By Christopher Human 26 Jan 2015 10:45

TUT partners with TVET colleges
TUT partners with TVET colleges

Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande has commended the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) for heeding government's call for higher learning institutions to partner with Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges.

23 Jan 2015 09:25

Strategic Disability Policy Framework needed urgently says minister
Strategic Disability Policy Framework needed urgently says minister

Higher Education and Training Minister, Blade Nzimande, has reiterated the importance and urgency of developing the Strategic Disability Policy Framework in the post-school education and training (PSET) system.

22 Jan 2015 11:30

Exciting study chance for nursing students
Exciting study chance for nursing students

Four Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) nursing students are in the US for a four-week learning expedition in Minnesota.

22 Jan 2015 07:40

Drop first-year fee demands, SRC tells Wits
Drop first-year fee demands, SRC tells Wits

The Wits Student Representative Council has demanded that Wits University revoke its decision to charge first-year students awaiting financial aid half of the R9,340 registration fee.

22 Jan 2015 07:25

R1.5m allocated to academic medical research
R1.5m allocated to academic medical research

The AstraZeneca Research Trust, a non-profit for the disbursement of academic medical research funding is calling for 2015 research proposals, and awarding R1.5 million to local, high-level, non-interventional studies including doctoral and post-doctoral work.

21 Jan 2015 14:30

Sasco: Wits is anti-poor
Sasco: Wits is anti-poor

Wits University has quashed allegations by the SA Students Congress that it was not registering students whose fees were paid by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme.

21 Jan 2015 11:20

Registration process going well at higher learning institutions
Registration process going well at higher learning institutions

Admissions and the registration process at higher learning institutions are going well, the Department of Higher Education and Training said today.

19 Jan 2015 14:25

UCT PhD graduate evaluates safer rugby through BokSmart
UCT PhD graduate evaluates safer rugby through BokSmart

Wanting to complete a PhD that not only provided novel information to the world but also had a direct application and improved rugby player safety led University of Cape Town PhD graduate, James Craig Brown to the thesis, Safer rugby through BokSmart? Evaluation of a nationwide injury prevention programme for rugby union in South Africa.

19 Jan 2015 10:05