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It is now prime application season for colleges and Universities. If you're planning on studying further in 2023, here are the Universities who open University applications in June.

A recently released survey indicates that university students are losing confidence in the quality of education at these institutions. The Professional Provident Society has issued a warning to the government to either step up or there could be severe consequences.


Students interested in studying at a South African university may begin applying. A number of tertiary institutions have opened their applications process. Here are the Universities open for 2023 application.

The Center for World University Rankings has listed the top universities in the world including the top universities in South Africa. Here are the top universities in South Africa. 

South Africa may soon have two new universities, according to the Higher Education Department. The Department's recent 2022 performance plan report gives more details on how the project will be carried out.

Audiology is a profession that mainly deals with hearing and sound. A professional in this science field treats patients with hearing loss and if needs be, proactively prevents the diagnosed damage in its patient.


A national organisation that was recently established to represent students and staff in public universities is preparing to take the legal route against a number of public universities that are continuing to implement mandatory vaccine policies. 


If you wanting to study further in 2023, it's important for you to know when applications at Universities will be opening. Here's a list of all the Universities which will open 2023 University applications in April.

With a new year now fully in swing, a new season of searching where to study begins. Some Universities in South Africa have already opened their 2023 applications while others will soon do the same.

In the past few weeks, students have been in protest in various universities across the country. New developments have been taking place, as some students are still facing registration issues.


This years’ registrations at institutions of higher learning has been challenging as a number of students had financial blocks which held them back from registering. Higher Education Minister has shared the progress his department has been making to solve student issues. 


been financially blocked, student formations along with fellow students were in protest in various institutions. Higher Education Minister shared on the progress that has been made by his department in terms of tackling these student issues.


Before the 2022 academic year commenced, various university councils had given the green light for their institutions to kick off the academic year with the approved mandatory vaccines. However, some student leaders and organisations are against being forced to take the jab.


Are you interested in furthering your studies at Sol Plaatje University? Well, the good news is that their postgraduate applications have been extended. Find out which postgraduate opportunities are available and how to apply.

The new academic year has started with challenges in the Higher Education sector. Some of these issues are in relation to mandatory vaccines in these institutions. 


South Africa is due to add two universities to its list of 26 public universities, according to the Department of Higher Education. However, the two higher learning institutions are meant to address the country's ongoing skills shortage problem.

There have been mixed public reactions to the case of a former Walter Sisulu University student who mistakenly received millions instead of her scheduled NSFAS allowance. The suspect recently made an appearance in court and was recently convicted. 

The Higher Education Department has more than 1.1 million enrolments in the public tertiary sector for the 2022 academic year. In preparation for the new academic year, the department has been visiting institutions of higher learning and identifying possible challenges the sector could face this year. 

South Africa has a high demand for scarce skills, and 33.16% of first-time entering enrollments for this year are for these types of careers.

Tertiary students were provided with data as means to accommodate online learning, not leaving even one student behind. Higher Education Minister has announced that engagements between him and the Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies will take place for plans that will benefit post-school education and training.

The annual increase in fees is impacted by many factors that people should take note of. In the past, tertiary institutions increased fees as they pleased however, there are processes in place to control fee increases.