Welcome to HESA

The Voice of Higher Education Leadership in South Africa

Higher Education South Africa (HESA) was formed on 9 May 2005, as the successor to the two statutory representative organisations for universities and technikons (now universities of technology), the South African Universities Vice-Chancellors Association (SAUVCA) and the Committee of Technikon Principals.

What's New

At a meeting held on 30 September, between University Councils Chairpersons Forum – SA (UCCF-SA); Higher Education South Africa (HESA); South African Students Union  (SAUS) and  Department of  Higher Education and Training (DHET) on Violent Student Protests at Universities, the...
On Wednesday, 10 September 2014, HESA released a media statement condemning violent student protests at three of its member universities.
On Wednesday, 3 September 2014, a HESA delegation consisting of Prof Adam Habib (Chairperson), Dr Max Price (Vice-Chairperson) and Dr Jeffrey Mabelebele (CEO) was invited to make a presentation to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, in Cape Town. The presentation...
The position of CEO of the HSRC will become vacant in August 2015, when the present incumbent's second five-year contract comes to an end.  The Council seeks to appoint a person who will lead the strategic thrusts of the organisation and, building on past achievements, strengthen research and...
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