After receiving thousands of entries from across the country and putting the entrants through a rigorous four-phase judging process, South Africa's Top 100 university students have been chosen in the 2016 GradStar Awards.
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The flames of discontent currently engulfing our universities and mindless rhetoric from student leadership are causes for grave concern. Our universities have long been a source of pride and hope in an environment where poor political leadership has resulted in minimal economic growth and mass unemployment.
Ryan Ravens 5 hours ago
Hortgro invested R2.5m in bursaries and the development of students for 2016. Over the past 10 years, Hortgro has spent R20m on bursaries as an investment in budding agriculturalists.
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The Zenex Foundation, in partnership with the Eastern Cape Department of Education, launched an innovative Maths and Science project on Tuesday, 18 October 2016, which will focus on improving desperately needed skills and preparing high school learners for the 21st century.
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The state was not a "free for all", said MPs arguing against free higher education. They said it was not practical, too costly and would eat up at least a quarter of the country's gross domestic product if it were implemented.
Babalo Ndenze, Aron Hyman and Neo Goba 1 day ago
CAMBRIDGE, UK: Professor Stephen Hawking on Wednesday opened a new artificial intelligence research centre at Britain's Cambridge University.
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Higher Education and Training Minister, Blade Nzimande, announced on 19 September 2016 that free tertiary education would not be possible. Following this announcement various student bodies around the country have been up in arms, protesting for the right to free education enshrined in the Freedom Charter. The South African Bill of Rights states, "Everyone has the right to a basic education, including adult basic education; and to further education, which the state, through reasonable measures, must make progressively available and accessible."
Mauritz Venter 3 days ago
The UK Financial Times has again placed University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) in pole position. The only African business school in the paper's annual Executive MBA Ranking, GIBS has moved to 74th position for the modular and part-time executive MBA, a climb of 13 places.
Gordon Institute of Business Science 3 days ago
Fees must Fall leader Mcebo Dlamini will spend another night in police custody.
Julia Madibogo 17 Oct 2016
The 39% increase in the severity of insurance claims is directly attributable to increases in service delivery and student unrest.
Sharon Snell 17 Oct 2016