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.

From registering with no funds to obtaining a PhD

2016-09-05 21:02

His story started out with little more than a bus ticket to South Africa as he left the political unrest of the DRC, but Estimé Mukandila is now a PhD graduate in civil engineering.

Tuks to probe 'kill whites' SRC member

2016-08-30 17:01

The University of Pretoria is investigating its SRC member Luvuyo Menziwa for a Facebook post in which he expressed hatred of white people.

Ketjijere quits football for career in law

2016-08-17 15:45

Former University of Pretoria midfielder Ronald Ketjijere has given up on the life of a footballer to become a lawyer in his home country.

Arubi waiting on his agent

2016-07-04 08:03

Zimbabwean goalkeeper Washington Arubi is eager to prove his worth after he was released by University of Pretoria.

UP, Stellenbosch: 'Dark day for Afrikaans speakers', says FF Plus

2016-06-24 10:38

The day the University of Pretoria and Stellenbosch University adopted new language policies will be remembered as a dark day for Afrikaans speakers, says the Freedom Front Plus.

Boys 'rewarded' for sleeping with the most girls at UP res – EFF students

2016-06-20 13:30

EFF Student Command members at the University of Pretoria have slammed an alleged "culture of patriarchy" at UP, claiming a male student at a certain residence receives an award for sleeping with the most girls.


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 in new race row over 'black cancer'

2016-09-16 12:08

A University of Pretoria student has fellow students up in arms after calling some black students a cancer to society and endorsing Donald Trump as "Emperor" in a student WhatsApp group.

University of Pretoria EFF student leader allegedly attacked by security

2016-09-01 19:03

The deputy secretary general of the EFF student command at the University of Pretoria has accused the institution of sending private security guards to victimise members of the organisation.

Any increase below 8% will cripple us - universities warn

2016-08-22 10:27

Universities have been forced to put their budgets on hold pending the announcement of fee increases for 2017, warning that anything below an 8% increase would cripple them financially.

Ntombayithethi looking for new home

2016-07-12 11:34

University of Pretoria midfielder Vuyisile Ntombayithethi has confirmed his exit from the club after AmaTuks opted not to exercise the option to extend for a year.

'It's not the end of Afrikaans'

2016-06-29 08:52

The Universities of Pretoria and Stellenbosch have changed their language policies and predictably, there is unhappiness amongst some Afrikaners, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Stellenbosch, Pretoria universities adopt new language policies

2016-06-23 11:30

The universities of Pretoria and Stellenbosch have adopted new language policies.

Mthethwa: Tuks must keep faith

2016-06-14 21:30

University of Pretoria defender Sibusiso Mthethwa admits the odds are stacked against his team to win the PSL play-offs.

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