Sub-Saharan Africa

Committee of MPs hears that effort to conduct vaccine and treatment trials during outbreak in West Africa was ‘uncoordinated’

Momodou Sallah, De Montfort University

Winner of the 2015 THE Most Innovative Teacher of the Year title emphasises benefits of international learning experiences

Studies of childhood development demonstrate the value of research outside high-income countries, says Martin Hall

Jacob Zuma, president of South Africa

Almost 7 billion rand (£310 million) made available to pay for fee freeze and student support

Youth population change between 2012 and 2025

British Council research forecasts that China will remain the top provider of international students

South Africa flag

Freeze on tuition fee increases does nothing to counter inequality, writes Martin Hall

Girls walk along a street in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Better training will help communities to prevent and deal with consequences of procedure, says vice-chancellor

BRICS & Emerging Economies countries concept illustration

China remains BRICS superpower, while several nations make their debut in extended top 200 table

A group of students shout slogans and hold banners at Stellenbosch University in Cape Town, South Africa

Rector Wim de Villiers faces potential opposition from South African university’s council, despite student campaign

Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe

Assistant registrar of the University of Zimbabwe claims that president’s mortarboard ‘fitted perfectly well’

Jacob Zuma, president of South Africa

President Jacob Zuma says he ‘understands the difficulty faced by students’ as demonstration also held outside South African High Commission in London

University of Cape Town

University of the Witwatersrand suspends proposed increase, as University of Cape Town is among those forced to suspend classes

Jacob Zuma, president of South Africa

President responds to wave of violence at campuses across country

Conveyor belt of books

Fears that 40 per cent levy could leave academics and students unable to access new research

University of Bath

Two cohorts of managers, drawn from universities across the country, will study for doctorates in higher education management

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Times Higher Education BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2016 will include 200 universities for the first time


Student safety and funding are key concerns for Vaal and UKZN undergraduates

People viewing solar eclipse, Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Egypt

Firm’s scheme offers degree funding in exchange for students returning home to work in the country

Stellenbosch University anti-xenophobia demonstration, Cape Town, South Africa, 2015

University of the Witwatersrand vice-chancellor says research excellence can still be pursued while professoriate is reshaped

The library at Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Luister details alleged discrimination against black students at leading institution