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South Africa's higher education funding system can be more realistic without betraying ideals
South Africa's higher education funding system can be more realistic without betraying idealsArticle

Ongoing student protests in South Africa have once again highlighted various problems with higher education funding. They boil down to challenges of affordability and sustainability...

Gerald Wangenge-Ouma 7 Apr 2021

Deadline looms for 2020 NSFAS applications
Deadline looms for 2020 NSFAS applicationsArticle

Students have just over three weeks left to apply for assistance from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) for the 2020 academic year...

8 Nov 2019

How to bridge the financial gap for a good education
How to bridge the financial gap for a good educationArticle

91% of 1845 recently polled South Africans considered education key to their future success. 77% believed a qualification made people more employable. 92% believed their children would need more than one qualification to ensure gainful employment. These findings emerged from a recent survey commissioned by Goal Manager _Education.pdf Sanlam and executed by Ova to You...

16 Oct 2019

Research reveals R1.7bn in donations to universities, but distribution severely skewed
Research reveals R1.7bn in donations to universities, but distribution severely skewedArticle

Many South Africans and SA organisations are giving significantly more philanthropic funding to local universities. However, the vast majority of funding goes to more traditional, research-intensive, historically advantaged universities (HAIs)...

3 Jul 2019

African universities need structures to assess and measure the impact of grants
African universities need structures to assess and measure the impact of grantsArticle

Since Africa's earliest modern public universities were established on the continent in the 1940s, these institutions have struggled to generate adequate and sustainable funding...

Harris Andoh 7 Jun 2019

NSFAS beneficiaries urged to sign SOPs
NSFAS beneficiaries urged to sign SOPsArticle

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor has appealed to confirmed National Student Financial Aid Scheme beneficiaries to come forward and sign their Schedule of Particulars...

11 Sep 2018

Higher Education clarifies NSFAS funding reconfiguration
Higher Education clarifies NSFAS funding reconfigurationArticle

The Department of Higher Education and Training says while the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is reconfiguring its funding processing for 2019, planning for the year hasn't stopped...

31 Jul 2018

UniZulu gets R70m infrastructure upgrades
UniZulu gets R70m infrastructure upgradesArticle

A 288-unit residential facility and the complete rebuild of an electricity substation at the University of Zululand's main KwaDlangezwa Campus have been completed...

14 Aug 2017

UJ raises millions for missing middle
UJ raises millions for missing middleArticle

The University of Johannesburg has raised R147m to fund students in the missing middle...

Michelle Gumede 29 May 2017

Wits ceasefire: Classes suspended as sides enter negotiations
Wits ceasefire: Classes suspended as sides enter negotiationsArticle

Classes at Wits University have been suspended until Monday while a general assembly will be held on Friday, said student leader and former SRC president Mcebo Dlamini after a meeting with university management on Tuesday night.

Jan Bornman, Neo Goba, Sipho Mabena and Azizzar Mo 6 Oct 2016

Accounting students: Win a chance to network with SA's top business leaders
Accounting students: Win a chance to network with SA's top business leadersArticle

SAICA's annual Student Leadership Summit is now open for entry. Run in partnership with Standard Bank, the aim of the summit is to emphasise the role chartered accountants play as responsible leaders in the South African business landscape...

5 Aug 2016

by Samuella99. Licensed under Copyrighted free use via Commons
Varsities warn of difficult yearArticle

Vice-chancellors of South Africa's universities have warned that next year may be difficult and have called on the country to prioritise the funding of higher education with urgency...

22 Dec 2015

Malcolm McDonald
Expert view on Key Account ManagementArticle

In 1996 Professor McDonald started a research club in Cranfield University School of Management because it was obvious even then that the power had been transferred from suppliers to customers...

Malcolm McDonald, Issued by STRATEGIC BUSINESS SERVICES 16 Feb 2015

Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship applications open 19 Jan
Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship applications open 19 JanArticle

Fellowship applications for Grade 12 learners and first-year university students open next Monday, 19 January...

13 Jan 2015

Last call for Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship
Last call for Allan Gray Orbis Foundation FellowshipArticle

The deadline for the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship is fast-approaching as applications for first-year university students close on Friday, 29 August 2014.

20 Aug 2014

Allan Gray Fellowship applications now open
Allan Gray Fellowship applications now openArticle

Allan Gray Orbis Foundation is offering candidates who show potential in entrepreneurial talent an opportunity to develop as responsible entrepreneurs by applying for the Allan Gray Fellowship opportunity.

11 Feb 2014

Promoting medical technology at schools
Promoting medical technology at schoolsArticle

A recent series of road shows, undertaken by The National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) and Isilumko Media, sought to educate students on career opportunities at the NHLS, as one of the largest diagnostic pathology services in South Africa, servicing 80% of the population through government hospitals and clinics.

6 Dec 2010

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