higher education

 
Bursaries and university to upskill youth
Bursaries and university to upskill youth
Plans are at an advanced stage to build the Ekurhuleni Applied Sciences and Technology University, according to Caiphus Chauke, head of the...
Trans toilet access still a struggle
Trans toilet access still a struggle
Much like any of the young women at her college, Anouchka Smit entered one of the college’s toilet stalls. A few seconds later, two young men...
Market affects students’ lives
Market affects students’ lives
The property relations of South African cities, established during the colonial and apartheid periods, today affect the political economy of higher...
Famelab South Africa 2018 finalists
Famelab South Africa 2018 finalists
The multiskilled Nyasha Chimhandamba began her studies in Genetics and Biochemistry, earning an Honours Degree in Molecular and Cell Biology, and...
Tshwane University of Technology offers progressive curriculum up to doctoral degrees
Tshwane University of Technology offers progressive curriculum up to doctoral degrees
The past few years have seen the rise of the student. #FeesMustFall raised awareness of the issues students were facing with regards to educational...
Embrace the ecological university
Embrace the ecological university
For more than two centuries, the distinctiveness of the university has been its emphasis on inquiry, or what leading higher education analyst Ron...
The case against free higher education: Why it is neither just nor ethical
The case against free higher education: Why it is neither just nor ethical
South Africa’s just-ousted Minister of Finance committed another R57-billion to higher education and training...
VAT hike is not a done deal – Carrim
VAT hike is not a done deal – Carrim
A proposed hike in the value-added tax (VAT) rate will be closely interrogated by Parliament before it is accepted, said the chairperson of the ANC...
State relies on VAT to plug holes
State relies on VAT to plug holes
With a tax revenue shortfall of almost R50-billion, and more money needed for, among other things, higher education, the inevitable finally...
The poor don’t get to study for free
The poor don’t get to study for free
A desperate need to fund the budget has led to desperate measures. Although a hike in VAT and other taxes have stolen the show, a plan to slash...
Finally: How government plans to fund free education
Finally: How government plans to fund free education
A month after university registrations opened, Treasury has finally answered the big question regarding how government will fund free higher...
Poor school education undercuts free varsity
Poor school education undercuts free varsity
As we seek to provide free tertiary education for students of households whose income is lower than R350 000 a year, an important starting point is...

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