DUT INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE LOOKS AT STUDENT SUCCESS THROUGH DATA LENS

The second Institutional Research Conference, under the auspices of the Siyaphumelela Project and Institutional Research, was hosted by the Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Institutional Planning Unit, at the Coastlands on the Ridge from 29 to 30 August 2017. The Siyaphumelela (We Succeed) project looked at student success through the data lens, and ways to 

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How important it is to have a degree in South Africa’s current economy

Staff Writer at BusinessTech 27 August 2017 Only four in ten people of working age have a job, with the situation only expected to worsen within the coming years, according to a new report by Statistics South Africa and the Institute for Race Relations. These figures are especially low when compared to many similar economies, while the figure is lowest 

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KZN MEC Shocked at University Medical School Scam

KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo registered his shock after a syndicate selling spots at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Nelson Mandela School of Medicine was busted last week. Three people‚ who appeared in the Pinetown Magistrate’s court on Monday‚ are alleged to have negotiated bribes and liaised with university staff to enrol prospective students in the 

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