Journal of Student Affairs in Africa

The Journal of Student Affairs in Africa (JSAA) is an independent, peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary, open-access academic journal that publishes scholarly research and reflective discussions about the theory and practice of student affairs in Africa.

JSAA aims to contribute to the professionalization of student affairs in African higher education. It strives to be the foremost academic journal dealing with the theory and practice of the student affairs domain in universities on the African continent, and an indispensable resource for the executive leadership of universities and colleges dealing with student affairs, deans of students and other senior student affairs professionals, as well as institutional researchers and academics and students focused on the field of higher education studies and student affairs.

JSAA is published twice a year by the Editorial Executive in collaboration with African Sun Media and the University of Stellenbosch. The editorial and peer review policy adheres to the Code of Best Practice in Editorial Discretion and Peer Review for South African Scholarly Journals (Academy of Sciences of SA Council/ASSAf 2008).

JSAA is published online and in print. Authors publish free of charge; there are no processing or page fees. Please register for alerts about new issues and opportunities.



Just Published! JSAA Vol. 6 (1) First-Year Experience in Perspective

We are happy to announce the publication of the first issue of JSAA in 2018. This guest-edited issue, compiled in collaboration with the SANRC's Dr Annsilla Nyar, puts the focus broadly on students' first-year experience in higher education. It further includes a range of other contributions as well as three book reviews.  
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Vol 6, No 1 (2018): First-year experience in perspective

Vol 6, No 1 (2018): First-year experience in perspective