News & Announcements

The Council on Higher Education (CHE) appreciates the opportunity to make a submission to the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training (the Commission) on the onerous task of assessing the feasibility of fee-free higher education in South Africa. Submission & presentation below:  Presentation to the…
THE 8TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON QUALITY ASSURANCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION IN AFRICA (ICQAHEA) IN NAMIBIA.   SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT. SEPTEMBER 20-24, 2016.  Dear Colleagues and Friends in Higher Education, We are pleased to make the second announcement of the 8th International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Africa (…
The Southern African Quality Assurance Network (SAQAN) is pleased to announce that the 3rd Southern African Regional Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education will be organised by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and will take place from 19 to 21 October 2016 in Pretoria, South Africa. The theme of the conference is: Quality…
The Council on Higher Education (CHE), in partnership with the Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa (HELTASA) is pleased to call on universities to nominate candidates for the annual National Excellence in Teaching and Learning Awards for 2016.  The aims of the National Excellence in Teaching and Learning…
    Who are those who participate in Higher Education? The participation profile in the South African higher education system has changed drastically over the last 20 years, in terms of race, gender and size of the system. This section will show those who entered and exited the public higher education institutions up to 2012.…
The Council on Higher Education (CHE) has observed with deepening concern, the descent of student protests at some of our universities into wanton acts of violence, student intimidation and the destruction of university property.........   CHE Statement on Disruptions at Universities