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

The HESA Board of Directors at its meeting in March 2014 appointed the Deputy Chairperson, Dr Max Price, as an Interim Chairperson with immediate effect. The Board will make a firm appointment in this regard at the Annual General Meeting in July 2014.
Research that was commissioned by the HESA Board of Directors in 2013, to develop a document which could stimulate debate and inform HESA’s recommendations to the Government on Cooperative Governance, was completed late in 2013. In March 2014, HESA published the findings of this study into a book...
On 05 March, 2014, a HESA delegation consisting of the Chairperson (Dr Saleem Badat), Deputy Chairperson (Dr Max Price) and CEO (Dr Jeffrey Mabelebele)  presented  “South African Higher Education  in the 20th Year of Democracy: Context, Achievements and Key Challenges”  to the...
HESA has released a statement condemning acts of racism and fascism noted recently at the University of the Free State, and the North-West University --Potchefstroom campus, respectively.
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