In announcing free higher education, South African President Jacob Zuma, lobbed a populist hot potato at the ANC elective conference but it's ordinary people whose fingers will be burnt.
Southeast Asian countires have a goal to integrate their higher education network to give young generations a truly regional experience. Is it possible?
A closer look at the resolution of South Africa's ruling party, the ANC, show that it won't undertake a radical economic transformation agenda as suggested by media reports.
Artificial intelligence and automation are bringing changes to higher education that will challenge, and may even threaten, traditional universities.
Starting university is a common cause of heightened stress, with many new challenges for students to overcome.
Learning another language is more than just a boost to your CV. It makes you smarter, more decisive and even better at English.
New analysis reveals surprising insights into five key myths and misconceptions about Australian university student graduate outcomes.
It might feel like rocket science, but scientists need to get better at explaining things to people outside academia.
The imposition of the fee free higher education proposal on South Africa's National Treasury without due consideration represents an escalation of the state capture led by President Jacob Zuma.
The poorest students are leaving university with the most debt.
Framing freedom of speech and cultural sensitivity as competing goals makes us miss opportunities to develop cross-cultural competency.
Society needs more research that is both excellent and useful. We can achieve this by shifting the academic culture toward research that is Highly Integrative Basic and Responsive (HIBAR).
Work placements are leaving many students with high debts.
Students are encouraged to participate, not just to learn.
The globalisation of higher education and what it means for students.
One in ten students drop out of uni in their first year.
It's estimated that 20 percent of first year students are put on academic probation. That's not a small number. Universities are beginning to tackle the problem head on.
Studies suggest that, even when we go to bed alone, the company we keep by day may determine how well we sleep at night.
The reality of life as an academic – not quite as comfortable as you might think.
We need to revisit tuition fees. The health of Britain’s youth and the country’s future place in the world may well depend on it.