The University of the Witwatersrand has inaugurated DR Judy Dlamani as its new vice chancellor. The university announced her appointment in August, making her the first black female vice chancellor at Wits university. Dlamini takes the reins from Justice Dikgang Moseneke who has served for two six-year terms in this position,...
Individuals planning to apply for undergraduate studies at the University of Cape Town (UCT) are reminded that they have until 31 July 2019 to submit their applications for the 2020 academic year. With the deadline for applications fast approaching, aspirant UCT undergraduates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon...
The University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill campus has entered into an agreement with the University of Ghana (UG), for students to study medicine in the Caribbean. Vice Chancellor of UWI, Sir Hilary Beckles made the announcement today (June 16) at a breakfast meeting held at UWI’s Regional...
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...
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...
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...
University of Cape Town (UCT) academic Dr Dyllon Randall has become the first African recipient of the prestigious global Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Warner Prize. The prize is awarded biennially to people who show “exceptional promise” in sustainable chemical process technology, nuclear technology or in making chemical engineering more...
Cognity Advisory’s Universities Business Challenge (UBC), sponsored by General Electric (GE), launched in July this year, has seen 500 students from 13 different universities across South Africa participate in a business simulation competition, that’s designed to develop their entrepreneurship skills. The challenge is now down to just 10 teams from...
The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor has announce that the 2019 National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) applications for new applicants has been opened on Monday, 3rd September 2018. The announcement follows a meeting the Minister had with the (NSFAS) administrator, Dr Randall Carolissen, in Cape Town,...
The Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released the list of candidates who attained First Class Degrees. The 69th Graduation Ceremony will be held from Tuesday 15th January, 2019 to Friday 18th January, 2019. In total, 13,333 Graduands will receive their awards with 6,707 (50.3%) being female and 6,626 (49.7%) being...