Community tourism offers unique experiences

Community tourism is popular as it gives the traveller a more realistic insight into local lives

TIA360 CEO unpacks her vision for tourism

TIA360 CEO, Sindile Xulu, looks at what must come in the tourism sector during pandemic recovery

Namibia: Plug-in campus promotes cross-cultural learning

The Future Tech Lab, a plug-in campus set up within the main campus of the University of Namibia (UNAM) in Windhoek by Finnish higher education institution the University of Turku (UTU) is not only helping to produce local software engineers but is at the forefront of student-led cross-cultural innovation through its remote linking of student collaborators in Namibia and Finland.

New network to focus on supporting higher education reform


SATN-UIF learnership offers skills – and hope – to youth


Drug programme showcases benefits of multidisciplinarity

When the sciences and humanities collaborate, exceptional work is possible. This is the belief of the academics working in the Urban Futures Centre (UFC) at South Africa’s Durban University of Technology (DUT), particularly the street-level drug programme.

Partnership to turn graduates into job creators

As South Africa faces catastrophic unemployment rates, the South African Technology Network (SATN) and various stakeholders are partnering to ensure that graduates “are no longer job seekers but job creators”.

Lesson on education and societal change

Postgraduate education students from New York University (NYU) and Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey in the United States are learning invaluable lessons in the teaching sector through a one-month programme based in South Africa.

SATN helps boost PhD capacity in South Africa

The South African Technology Network (SATN) has partnered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) to launch a Staff PhD Capacity Enhancement Programme designed to raise the number and quality of PhDs coming out of universities of technology and previously disadvantaged universities in South Africa.

#ReadingRoom: Friday Black

“Fresh, exciting, vital and contemporary”. These are just some of the words used to describe this collection of short stories. Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah’s Friday Black has debuted with a bang.


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