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Students seeking university placement urged to use CACH
Students seeking university placement urged to use CACHArticle

Students who applied on time for a place at public institutions but not offered a place to study should contact CACH for help...

16 Mar 2021

Over 180,000 spaces available for first time students
Over 180,000 spaces available for first time studentsArticle

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says 184,315 spaces are available for first time entering students for 2021 in the public university system, as per the enrolment plan for the system as a whole...

12 Mar 2021

Universities to re-open between March and April
Universities to re-open between March and AprilArticle

Higher education is the latest sector to delay its re-opening dates with 16 universities still finalising their academic year...

18 Jan 2021

Six online study tips for final exams
Six online study tips for final examsArticle

Matrics are set to begin their final exams this week. Students whose classroom and study habits have moved online can leverage technology to help manage their time and workload, access tutors, and achieve the marks needed to secure a place at their chosen university...

3 Nov 2020

Crucial new factors to consider before choosing a tertiary institution
Crucial new factors to consider before choosing a tertiary institutionArticle

Covid-19 and global lockdowns will have an enduring impact on how prospective students will make decisions about higher education options in future, an education expert says...

26 Aug 2020

#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate things
#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate thingsArticle

Rebecca Pretorius, Country Manager at Crimson Education, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Shan Radcliffe 29 May 2020

#BizTrends2020: Encouraging global learning - EdTech predictions for 2020
#BizTrends2020: Encouraging global learning - EdTech predictions for 2020Article

As EdTech enters the next decade, a global learning economy will develop through the creation and exchange of ideas, learning resources, environments and experiences across borders and without boundaries. Younger generations will lead the way in how we learn and teach...

Jamie Beaton 9 Jan 2020

How sports could be the ticket to US university admission
How sports could be the ticket to US university admissionArticle

Competition for spots at globally top-ranked institutions is steep and fees are high, but South African sports stars can leverage their athletic abilities to land a place and funding for the likes of Stanford, Michigan and Duke universities...

17 Apr 2019

Unisa to reopen 2018 applications
Unisa to reopen 2018 applicationsArticle

The University of South Africa (Unisa) will reopen its applications for the 2018 academic year for first-time entering undergraduate students...

15 Jan 2018

EFF to 'assist' with varsity registrations
EFF to 'assist' with varsity registrationsArticle

The EFF has reiterated that it wants every potential student to be registered as party members visit universities and colleges across the Eastern Cape this week, regardless of whether or not the institutions have space...

Tremaine Van Aardt 8 Jan 2018

Candidates sought for PhD in ‘Leadership in Africa's Development'
Candidates sought for PhD in ‘Leadership in Africa's Development'Article

The University of Africa, a private university within JSE-listed ADvTECH, is on track to start producing new authorities on leadership on the continent and is calling for candidates from across Africa to join the programme...

30 Aug 2017

Students shut down colleges to demand better governance
Students shut down colleges to demand better governanceArticle

Over-enrolment has led to a standoff between students, colleges and the government, Higher Education and Training deputy director-general Firoz Patel said on Monday...

Michelle Gumede 24 Jan 2017

Systems in place to ensure smooth 2017 varsity registration
Systems in place to ensure smooth 2017 varsity registrationArticle

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says a lot of ground work has been done to ensure a seamless registration period for the 2017 academic year...

1 Dec 2016

How unequal access to knowledge is affecting South African society
How unequal access to knowledge is affecting South African societyArticle

Inequality has a profound impact on people's ability to accumulate skills and knowledge...

Biniam Bedasso 5 Nov 2015

US Supreme Court to hear Nigerian torture caseArticle

The US Supreme Court began its new session on Monday by re-examining a lawsuit against Royal Dutch Shell in Nigeria alleging that the oil giant was complicit in acts of torture.

10 Oct 2012

Chaotic university admissions need attentionArticle

During a radio interview on education in January last year, the director general of basic education assured listeners that the problems associated with matric results and chaotic university admission were but teething problems that were receiving urgent attention.

Nomboniso Gasa 25 Jan 2012

SA youth positive about future – reportArticle

Research conducted recently by AC Nielsen on behalf of Reader's Digest South Africa shows that young South Africans are positive that they can expect a better quality of life than their parents, and believe that South Africa is the best place in the world to live.

28 Aug 2007

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