Mr Moses Kebalepile, a PhD student in the School of Health Systems and Public Health of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria (UP), has walked away with top prizes in both the prestigious Gauteng Accelerator Programme (GAP) Innovation Competitions for 2016 and the International Pitchfest held in Zurich, Switzerland, early in January 2017.
Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) Statistician-General Pali Lehohla says the number of students that have enrolled at institutions of higher learning have been on the increase over a ten year period.
The University of Pretoria (UP) says it will resume its academic programme today by implementing arrangements alternative to on-campus lectures.
The University of Witwatersrand has opened its doors, despite the disruption of classes and the chaotic scenes that were seen on Monday.
A meeting of career counsellors in Pretoria is expected to improve the support given to youth to help them get ready for the world of work.
Extension and development of medical schools at two universities is expected to alleviate the shortage of doctors in the country.
The Gauteng Provincial Government has signed a declaration of intent with the Department of Higher Education and Training to help address the dearth of student accommodation.
The University of Pretoria says it will remain closed although online registrations continue.
Government’s calls for South African youth to start up their own businesses, especially against the backdrop of a sluggish economy and the high unemployment rate, have started bearing fruit.