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ASOCSA Repeats Calls For Moratorium
Despite ASOCSA having been unanimously mandated by its members and other institutions attending its last Heads Forum calling for a moratorium on all future accreditation visits by the South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP) this call has gone unheeded. ASOCSA has repeated its call and threatened to meet with the Ministers of Public Works and Higher Education and Training if it is again ignored.
Most of the institutions offering quantity surveying degrees are either busy recurriculating or have already re-curriculated their offerings in response to the new unitary higher education landscape in South Africa. With effect from 2016/17 the previously offered degrees by mainly Universities of Technology will be replaced with new qualifications from which there have as yet not been a cohort of graduates...
Professor and postgraduates do UKZN and South Africa proud at world building congress
Professor Haupt and three of his cohort of postgraduate students recently attended World Building Congress 2016 (CIB16) under the auspices of the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) held in Tampere, Finland. Apart from Prof Haupt being involved with CIB Board activities in his capacity as Regional Director: CIB Sub-Saharan Africa during the CIB16, the students presented four rigorously reviewed papers, titled...
University of Johannesburg’s Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
The first in South Africa to roll out Accredited BEngTech Qualifications
In 2017, in line with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), Council of Higher Education’s (CHE) new Higher Education Quality Sub-Framework (HEQSF), and Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) guidance, the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (FEBE) at University of Johannesburg will roll out its approved three year BEngTech and Built Environment Bachelors qualifications.
Universities SA condemns incidents of arson at public universities
Universities South Africa (USAf), the representative association of the 26 public universities in South Africa, condemns with the utmost contempt the rampant arson attacks being perpetrated at our universities in the past week. The attempted burning of the Council Chamber at Rhodes University; the actual burning of a residential building at the Vaal University of Technology and the burning of the main auditorium at the University of Johannesburg are the latest cases in point...