ARTICLES RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA

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 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.

 

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.

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.

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