Higher Education

Higher Education, a near-essential part of life. Referring to any studying done after Matric, higher education provides students with additional qualifications necessary to obtain specific jobs and advance themselves in life. Options for higher education include universities and colleges, offering qualifications on degree, diploma and certificate levels. Which of these levels of higher education you qualify to go into depends upon your Matric pass - it takes a Bachelor's pass to qualify to study for a degree, a Diploma pass for a diploma and a Higher Certificate pass for a certificate. Read on to see what your options are in terms of higher education and see how the field of higher education is changing in South Africa.

Humanities cannot remain retrospective, but need to get ahead of emerging technologies, if higher education students are to be prepared to face the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Subjects like coding and data analytics will be introduced at primary school level in order to prepare South Africans for the new world of work, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.

What changes can South Africans expect within the higher education sector with President Ramaphosa at the helm?

Pearson Institute of Higher Education will host a variety of youth skills development initiatives to commemorate Youth Month.

The decision to return to college is not one that should be taken lightly.

Millions of South Africans have been inspired by the PhD awarded to Minister in Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor, for her academic efforts in the field of education.

The National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Amendment Bill aims to protect the integrity of the South African education and training system by giving the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) the legal responsibility to verify qualifications and part-qualifications. 

About 51% of South Africa’s youth - between ages 18 - 24 do not have the financial means to pay for their tertiary tuition, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) announced.

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) has welcomed the announcement by Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor to allocate nearly a billion rands for scrapping historical debts for National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) funded students.

The British Council, through a partnership with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), is pleased to announce funding for 20 higher education partnerships

 

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