Sasco regains control of Fort Hare SRC

2016-04-22 11:05

The ANC-aligned SA Students Congress has regained control of the University of Fort Hare SRC from the Democratic Alliance’s Student Organisation.

Crowd supports UP students and chants, 'down with Afrikaans'

Watch University of Pretoria (UP) students gathered outside court to support 24 of their peers appearing on charges of public violence. Students marched from the university to court to support those appearing. They sang and danced in the street chanting, "Away with Afrikaans." Dozens of students were arrested on Friday, 19 February following clashes on campus. Last year UP saw demonstrations over the institution's language policy. In this video, SASCO Task Team member in Gauteng Junior Ackotia says, "The African has many struggles to go through on campus." The case was postponed.

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Sponsoring 100 students not enough - Sasco

2015-10-28 17:02

The EFF's demand that JSE-listed companies each sponsor 100 students is not enough, the South African Students' Congress has said.

Sasco to continue university fee fight on go-slow basis

2015-10-27 11:42

The SA Students Congress says it will continue to fight for free education at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, but only on a go-slow basis.

Violence mars Union Buildings protest

2015-10-23 14:33

Violence has marred a mass demonstration of students against high university fees at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, with police firing stun grenades and tear gas at violent students.

What you are doing is not right - Tuks protesters tell library students

2015-10-21 12:47

Protesters at the University of Pretoria have called on students learning in the library to abandon their studies and join the protests against fee hikes.

We'll shut down all institutions of higher learning - Sasco

2015-10-20 15:44

The South African Students Congress has vowed to completely shut down all institutions of higher learning in the country.

Limpopo University SRC elections postponed due to "acts of criminality"

2015-10-09 19:46

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has condemned a University of Limpopo decision to postpone the institution's Student Representatives Council (SRC) elections.

Hundreds of protesters descend on Maties campus

2015-09-18 14:55

A heavy police and security contingent were keeping watch as hundreds of protesters descended on one of Stellenbosch University's administration buildings on Friday.

No vote rigging in Tukkies SRC election - IEC

2015-09-03 15:50

There was no vote rigging at the University of Pretoria's SRC elections, the Electoral Commission of SA has said.


Sasco declares war on 'racist boerebond' AfriForum

2016-02-23 18:36

Sasco has declared war on civil rights organisation AfriForum, labelling it a "racist boerebond backward organisation", following recent racial hostilities at universities.

UWC 'rogue elements' lambasted

2015-10-31 21:48

The Western Cape Progressive Youth Alliance has condemned the “thuggish behaviour of a few rogue elements” at the University of the Western Cape.

MPs check phones, make jokes while students do battle - Sasco

2015-10-27 20:00

The debate in Parliament on university fees was nothing more than political point scoring, a bitterly disappointed SA Students Congress branch chair has said.

Protesters force students from Tuks law library

2015-10-26 18:08

Some students at the University of Pretoria have expressed anger and disappointment at not being able to study following disruptions by protesting students.

Fees will affect poor black students most - Stellies protester

2015-10-21 13:43

Rising fees at the Stellenbosch University, and other tertiary institutions, affect all students but especially poor black students, a protesting student says.

University students to protest against fee increases

2015-10-21 05:36

University students across the country are set to protest against tuition fee increases in what they call a National Day of Action campaign.

EFF, Sasco tie in Limpopo University SRC election

2015-10-13 12:21

The Economic Freedom Fighters and the SA Students' Congress each won eight seats in the University of Limpopo student representative council elections.

Stellenbosch University a 'mini-apartheid island' - Sasco

2015-09-18 19:00

Stellenbosch University is a “mini-apartheid island” in urgent need of change. So says South African Students' Congress national executive committee member, Luntu Sokutu.

Don't vote for 'little Zumas', Malema tells students

2015-09-16 10:13

EFF leader Julius Malema and the ANC's Malusi Gigaba are in Port Elizabeth ahead of SRC elections at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.

Universities 'a microcosm of the country's problems'

2015-09-03 09:52

The increasing violence at universities, particularly around SRC elections, is a sign of the increasing violence on the country's streets, according to a youth marketing company.

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