Institutions of higher education, universities offer both undergraduate and postgraduate education for students. Many students who pass Matric go on to study at one of the universities in South Africa or around the world, continuing their education. Some stop after their Bachelor's degree, while others go on to be awarded their Honours, Masters and Doctorates. Universities are an essential part of society, providing tertiary education to each new group of students and preparing them for demanding, skill-intensive jobs. Without universities, we would be without doctors, engineers and mathematicians, to name a few. Look below for news relating to universities, fees and registration, as well as the challenges facing tertiary education in South Africa.

Graduations are celebrations, but few realise the struggles that many students face in getting across the finish line.

The Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences including Climate Change (PAUWES) in Algeria contributes to promoting higher education and applied research

As a young black woman the new Vice Chancellor of UCT, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, recently made headlines for being chosen to lead one of the most prestigious universities in the country.

There’s a great deal of comfort to be had in the idea that success at university is primarily or exclusively the result of a student’s hard work. All that’s needed is for students to do their best and fairness will prevail. Students who don’t apply themselves will fail. End of story.

Leaving home to study for the first time is an exciting event filled with anticipation. This transitional period in one’s life is filled with new experiences, as well as a lot more freedom and financial responsibility.

Thousands of university students are getting ready to tackle the 2018 academic year as public universities open their doors for learning.

The University Museum in Stellenbosch (Sasol Art Museum) invites schools to participate in the Access to Visual Arts programme, which is funded by the National Arts Council.

The University of South Africa (UNISA) will re-open its applications for the 2018 academic year for first-time entering undergraduate students.

The new policy on free education will allow first year students to receive a fully paid grant from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

There are many career paths and even more emerging professions to choose from today.



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