On the face of it, our democratic values are in trouble. But we should be hopeful about the power of protest.
What does tuition-free college mean in other parts of the world? And what would it mean for international students?
The teaching of Islam is often limited to its religious practice. How Christians, Jews and Muslims borrowed freely from each other in the realm of art, music, and literature is seldom discussed.
We take a closer look at some of the common claims made this year to see if there is any truth to them.
Gonski funding was scrapped and the vocational education sector got a new student loan system. Here's what else happened in education this year...
2017 promises to be another tough year as South African universities head into the uncertain terrain of further addressing and healing the divisions that have been exposed.
Working-class students are put off by a perceived future of low pay and high debt.
College is a time for friendships. But how can students best leverage the power of those friendships? First, by learning how those networks work.
Language learning can make people more open to seeing a new way of doing things and develop a greater level of comfort with unfamiliar situations.
A flat-rate fee on all student loans is a fairer economic proposal.
Cyber threats are universal. But the appropriate response may be quite different in academia from what works in the corporate world.
New guidelines from Scotland's universities association are a major step in the right direction.
Twenty states not only accept undocumented students in higher education institutions, but also provide them with financial support.
If researchers pose the right questions about transformation, this can lead to better answers, stronger policies and, ultimately, real change.
Massive expansion of the education system has created new problems, and left old ones unresolved.
A lot was expected from the South African finance minister's 2016 medium term budget which came amid an unfolding economic crisis including the higher education funding gap.
Some students argue wrongly that the ANC has betrayed the promise of free higher education made in the Freedom Charter. The governing party's populism is also to blame for the confusion.
Finance minister Pravin Gordhan announced that government expenditure on higher education and specifically universities will be the fastest growing expenditure items on the budget.
Research looking at evidence-based teaching in higher education tends to be based more on anecdotes than on large, robust and peer-reviewed data.
Speculation has fallen on whether Labor will maintain its planned policy of enforcing a binding vote on marriage equality.