Education

DUT SRC To Challenge Suspension Of President In Court

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) has suspended the SRC president for an alleged misconduct which the university believes was in breach...

Johannesburg Teachers Tired Of “Cash For Post” Corruption

Teachers from a school in the far north of Johannesburg say they are tired of the corruption in the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE)....

Mandla Shikwambana: Department of Higher Education Is The Problem

The Daily Vox speaks to Mandla Shikhwambana, the new president of the Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC), on his campus activism...

Reinforcing privilege – The tale of social capital

Graduation ceremonies are meant to mark the start of a new chapter where degrees equal opportunities. But entrenched structures of privilege mean that graduates...

UKZN students protest medical school corruption and training policies

On Monday, nearly one hundred students embarked on a peaceful picket at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, shutting down...

#DecoloniseSchooling: we need to talk about the violence “elite” schools perpetuate

#StopRacismAtPretoriaGirlsHigh has reopened a can of worms for many of us who attended private and ex-model C schools. If I'm honest, this...

The Real Price Of A Degree: The Untold Story Of Financially...

AS TOLD TO Author and masters candidate at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Thuthukani Nkosi will be publishing his book...

Registration at UNISA shut down by EFFSC

On Friday, representatives from the EFF Student Command protested outside the Sunnyside campus of the University of South Africa (UNISA) in Pretoria, calling for...

A luta continua at the University Currently Known As Rhodes

On 6 December, the Council of the University Currently Known As Rhodes (UCKAR) publicly announced that it would not be changing the institution's name,...

#FeesMustFall Enters Parliament

The top three political parties competing in the 2019 national elections have all released parliamentary lists, and all three have made important nods to...

Eight things you didn’t know about the University of Fort Hare

The University of Fort Hare (UFH) is known for its notable alumni - with many political figures who all hailed from this institution. The...

Trade, Tourism and Education: China’s impact on South Africa is growing

Over the past decade, South Africa has continued to strengthen its ties with the People's Republic of China. The country could stand...

Graduate student unions have a role to play in the battle...

As shrinking higher education budgets leave staff and precarious workers in a bitter battle to hold ground, we must make space for graduate student...

COVID-19 And Pregnancy: Here’s What You Need To Know

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many health issues not directly related to the virus. From access to basic healthcare to sexual health...

#FeesCommission report: How TVETs win

Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions are the biggest winners according to the recommendations of the Fees Commission report. Universities will not...

Nozizwe Cynthia Jele On Fixing South Africa’s Weak Reading Culture

"The writing happened much later in life but the reading has always been part of who I am," South African writer Nozizwe Cynthia Jele...

English Pronunciation Does It Really Matter That Much?

COMMENT South Africa is a diverse linguistic community that’s not only influenced by its eleven official languages, but...

Premier Of Gauteng Demands Results Within “The Next 100 Days”

Gauteng premier David Makhura delivered the State of the Province Address (SOPA) at the University of Johannesburg Soweto campus on Monday morning....

Student Hunger At South African Universities Needs More Attention

Food insecurity at tertiary institutions is aptly described as “the skeleton in universities’ cupboards” because it receives so little attention. Those in...

Joburg private school accused of racism after allegedly kicking out black...

MEC for education Panyaza Lesufi visited a Johannesburg school to investigate allegations of racism after a group of black girls was ordered to leave...
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