Alan Hammond

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has welcomed the continuing probe by law enforcement agencies of claims of people attempting to sell places to study medicine at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. “This is a matter which we take very seriously and we commend both our law enforcement agencies and […]

Probe into attempted sale of med school places underway

US online education specialist 2U has announced that they have bought Cape Town-based firm Getsmarter for $103 million in an all cash deal. In a press release, 2U’s CEO Chip Paucek explained the rationale behind the purchase. “GetSmarter’s pursuit of quality in online education, demonstrated by a uniquely high student […]

Getsmarter sold to US firm for $103 million