Graduating with a higher education qualification is an experience many in South Africa do not get to have. According to the Department of Higher Education, in 2016, only 46.2% of students in public universities graduated with undergraduate degrees. For many of those who do get their degree, it is a show...
UKZN received 91,000 on-time undergraduate applications for approximately 8,770 first year places. With the 2019 school year underway today, 9 January, universities around the country (South Africa) are bracing for the influx of students. The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has received approximately 91,000 on-time undergraduate applications via the Central Applications Office...
The women’s football team of the University for Development Studies (UDS) put up a thrilling performance in the ongoing eighth edition of Ghana University Sports Association (GUSA) mini games, to beat the host institution, University of Cape Coast (UCC), by a lone goal. The match, which was played at the...
The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) is set to commission a N1billion hostel it built for the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Kaduna State. According to the Sun News Online, the authorities of the University described the Dangote hostel project as a big relief as accommodation is one of the nightmares...
Earlier this week, students voiced their frustration by protesting on university campuses around the country (South Africa), starting off in KwaZulu-Natal with four different institutions, and then followed in Gauteng by Wits University. The protests have resulted in the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) suspending academic activity indefinitely until further notice,...
The Eduroam Wi-Fi service has been turned on in 57 of Cape Town’s public libraries, allowing University of Cape Town (UCT) staff and students to access free internet as if they were on campus. The initiative also means students and staff from any university which uses eduroam, including all four...
It is the only nonprofit initiative in SA that pays historical debt for students. Statistics from the United Nations Educational Scientific Cultural Organisation (Unesco) have revealed that only 23% of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Stem) talent is female, which is something a South African crowdfunding startup is working toward changing. The...
The University of Cape Town (UCT) Graduate School of Business’s (GSB) Executive Management MBA (EMBA) program has become the first in Africa to be ranked in the top 50 worldwide by the Financial Times. This unique degree exposes students to different ways of viewing and being in the world to...
A UKZN student is now the ambassador of an international organisation that brings together and empowers global leaders. Kwazini Zulu is a student in the College of Law and Management Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. One Young World (OYW) is a UK-based charity that gathers together some of the brightest...
The Epic Job Expo, taking place in August, is the perfect opportunity for students to speak to potential employers, fine-tune their curriculum vitae (CV) and listen to inspiring TED-style talks. The expo, hosted and organised by the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Careers Service, is the largest careers festival for...