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Hearing into 'Afrikaner Christian'-only residence postponed

2017-06-14 22:58

The hearing into a complaint that the University of Pretoria's De Goede Hoop residence only accepts Afrikaans Christians has been postponed.

UP suspends sexist poster students

2017-06-02 17:04

The University of Pretoria suspends all male students who displayed posters with sexist slogans during a residence competition in May.

New state capture report launched at Wits

2017-05-25 21:21

The need for drastic economic reform cannot justify the widespread looting of state coffers, while the current state capture networks active in South Africa pose a dire threat to the country's long-term future, academics say.

Nehawu protesters arrested after violent clash

2017-05-19 13:36

Three protesters have been arrested following a brief clash with police at the University of Pretoria where teargas was deployed and Nehawu members retaliated by throwing stones.

Makers of sexist Tuks posters face suspension

2017-05-18 14:12

Male students from the University of Pretoria who held up sexist posters at female students during a residence event, face suspension.

CRL complaint laid against 'Afrikaans only' residence

2017-03-23 22:59

A complaint has been lodged with the CRL Rights Commission about an Afrikaans-only University of Pretoria residence.

Pretoria University 'can't redress the past if language policy stays'

2016-12-02 18:26

The University of Pretoria won't be able to redress the past if the institution is expected to retain its current language policy, a court has heard.

EFF says it will shut down all tertiary institutions in Tshwane

2016-10-10 22:16

The Economic Freedom Fighters' student command says it will shut down all institutions of higher education in Tshwane.

All Gauteng varsities must be made ungovernable - EFF student leader

2016-09-26 11:27

A decision has been taken to make all Gauteng universities ungovernable, an EFF student leader says.

LISTEN: 'You are going to k*k' - warning to non-protesting UP students

2016-09-21 13:02

Some students at the University of Pretoria have expressed fear about going to campus following the circulation of a voice note threatening violence against those who attend classes.

 

University of Pretoria backtracks on students' suspension over sexist posters

2017-06-08 20:06

The University of Pretoria has not suspended male students who displayed posters with sexist slogans during a residence competition last month, despite originally saying that it had.

Tuks holds talks with sexist poster boys

2017-05-26 17:55

The University of Pretoria has identified and held talks with the students who displayed posters with sexist slogans during a residence competition.

Nehawu vows to intensify strike action at UP

2017-05-25 21:01

Members of the National Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) has vowed that their strike action at the University of Pretoria (UP) would intensify and that members will be “going all out”.

Police fire teargas at Nehawu protesters outside University of Pretoria

2017-05-19 11:08

Police have fired tear gas at protesting Nehawu members outside the University of Pretoria.

CRL to meet with Afrikaans only residence management

2017-04-24 20:29

The CRL Rights commission announced it will meet with the management the “Afrikaans only” De Goede Hoop residence for students from the University of Pretoria (UP).

University of Pretoria students raise money for needy students

2017-03-09 08:41

University of Pretoria students will be raising money for needy students in the city’s streets.

Student leaders reject Zuma’s task team

2016-10-12 20:49

The ministerial task team set up by President Jacob Zuma to look into the crisis in higher education is an attempt to avoid dealing with the real crisis, some student leaders say.

The rights of the few to study do not trump the rights of the many who can't, says UP student

2016-10-10 21:23

The rights of students who want lectures to continue as usual do not trump the rights of the many young people who are struggling to get access to higher education because of a lack of funds, says a University of Pretoria #FeesMustFall leader.

University of Pretoria closes Hatfield campus amid protests

2016-09-21 14:32

The University of Pretoria has shut down its Hatfield campus, as protests over fee increases continue at the institution.

Student bodies to meet over Nzimande’s fee announcement

2016-09-19 16:46

A storm is brewing at universities in South Africa following the announcement by Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande that universities can increase fees for 2017.

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