It is with profound sadness that the National University of Lesotho announces the passing away of Dr. Bothephana Makhakhane, the Director of the Institute of Extra Mural Studies (IEMS).

Unisa’s highly successful rollout of laptops to qualifying students funded by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) students has passed the 90% completion mark.Unisa’s highly successful rollout of laptops to qualifying students funded by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) students has passed the 90% completion mark.

The Establishment of a Research Chair in Intelligent Manufacturing, as well as a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to expand Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) opportunities signed between TUT and the MerSETA (Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services SETA) are set to bring about significant opportunities for students and the industry. The MoA valued at R30 M will span a three-year period ad will provide much-needed funding for 45 WIL students.

From alien ferns and street art, to serial killer Ted Bundy and nanoscience targeting breast cancer cells, Mandela University’s top performing students had a vast array of research topics for their award-winning studies.From alien ferns and street art, to serial killer Ted Bundy and nanoscience targeting breast cancer cells, Mandela University’s top performing students had a vast array of research topics for their award-winning studies.

The Letsemeng Community members ready to kick-start the project with Enactus-CUT and other stakeholders to revive the medicinal plant project.The Letsemeng Community members ready to kick-start the project with Enactus-CUT and other stakeholders to revive the medicinal plant project.

The Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education (EDHE) Programme presents the third annual national EDHE Lekgotla – a four – day gathering of hundreds of leaders in entrepreneurship at universities and TVET colleges.The Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education (EDHE) Programme presents the third annual national EDHE Lekgotla – a four – day gathering of hundreds of leaders in entrepreneurship at universities and TVET colleges.

“The Role of Facilities Management in the 4th Industrial Revolution”“The Role of Facilities Management in the 4th Industrial Revolution”

The Scoping Workshop, held on 22 November 2018, was the first of four workshops that will be used to design a sustainability framework for universities. This will be the second of the four workshops.  The Scoping Workshop, held on 22 November 2018, was the first of four workshops that will be used to design a sustainability framework for universities. This will be the second of the four workshops.  

Life is full of firsts – your first day on Earth, first day of school, first kiss, first job, first child - but we’re getting ahead of ourselves. Universities have firsts as well – particularly a university that grew from a “Bush college” into one of the continent’s best and most celebrated research institutions.Life is full of firsts – your first day on Earth, first day of school, first kiss, first job, first child - but we’re getting ahead of ourselves.

On 29 November 2018, the Institute for Dispute Resolution in Africa (IDRA) and the Department of Police Practice, both in Unisa’s College of Law (CLAW), hosted a road safety awareness event in the community of Makapanstad, the seat of the Moretele Local Municipality in the North West province.

Only a final sign-off is needed for the Eastern Cape to get its second medical school.

On 10 November 2018, CUT and the Department of Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA) signed the declaration of intent to exchange pieces of land between the two parties.

Nelson Mandela University’s Sustainability Manager, Andre Hefer, stands at the South Campus site where a solar power plant will be installed this month (July).

The three universities that have campuses in East London have clubbed together to build a R200-million library for students to be located at the University of Fort Hare’s East London campus.

While the university moves forward in its campaign to achieve water sustainability into the future, UCT students and staff continue with water-saving efforts of their own. 

An interactive workshop to develop the content for an occupation qualification for water process management was hosted by the Stellenbosch University Water Institute from 19 to 21 July at the Faure Water Works in the Western Cape.

Three chemistry students at Stellenbosch University (SU) have reduced their laboratory’s water consumption by at least 3 000 litres per week by coming up with innovative and relatively inexpensive ways of saving water.

Student Wellness and Kovsie ACT, together with the Gift of the Givers Foundation, have joined forces in order to create a food bank for students who were previously disadvantaged.

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