Stellenbosch University

Balancing act: Fewer undergrads, more postgrads

Tebogo Tshwane

Universities seem to be shifting their focus to research-based tertiary education and accommodating more postgraduate students


University rankings: Boon or bane?

Bongekile Macupe

Most industry players believe the criteria used in university rankings leave out critical considerations such as the social context of South Africa.


Wits University announces 8% fee increase for 2017

Ra'eesa Pather

The university says it had consulted the institution's student representative council before making the decision.


Thuli Madonsela takes up social justice chair at Stellenbosch University

Prega Govender

The former public protector will take up her position in 2018 after a sabbatical.


#FeesMustFall: History of South African student protests reflects inequality’s grip

Nuran Davids, Yusef Waghid

When several South African universities merged, it was hoped this would improve access and equality. It had the opposite effect.