Registration at the University of South Africa (Unisa) was going smoothly on Monday, the institution's spokesperson, Martin Ramotshela, told News24. This follows protests by disgruntled South African Students Congress members last week that led to a shutdown of the institution's Sunnyside campus in Tshwane over demands ranging from academic programmes...
Earlier this week the world’s second largest mobile brand Huawei received some rather concerning news, as Google decided to restrict the company’s access to the Android operating system. That seemingly hasn’t stopped any of their 5G plans though, as Huawei South Africa launched a free 5G training course for ICT...
The Minister of Higher Education Science and Technology, DR. Blade Nzimande has announce that the 2020 National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) applications for new applicants has been opened on Sunday, 1st September 2019. In a document we intercepted, the announcement follows a meeting the Minister had with the (NSFAS)...
Stellenbosch University (SU) will again award a record number of degrees at its December 2018 graduation ceremonies – 5769 compared to 5720 in December 2017 and 5300 in 2016. There is also an increase in the number of doctorates 149 and master’s degrees 546. Eight ceremonies are to be held...
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...
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 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,...
Boeing selects two South African students to join its International Business Internship Programme (IBIP) in Seattle. Despite being in their 20s, Robert Clark and Makhosazana Ncube, have already managed to oversee a project to improve nature conservation using quadcopter drones, co-direct the conversion of an aircraft to paratrooper transport, and...
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 Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have won the 11th edition of the Pan African Universities Debate Championship (PAUDC) held in Dars es Salaam in Tanzania making, it the first time the tournament has been won by an institution outside the Southern African region. The Pan African...