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#EndOutsourcing suspends academic activity at CPUT

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Academic activity at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) has been suspended due to renewed calls to end outsourcing, acting vice-chancellor Chris Nhlapo has said.

Universities inconsistent during Fees Must Fall protests - SAPS

2017-06-20 19:24

Deputy police commissioner Lieutenant-General Fannie Masemola says inconsistent university executives were one of the greatest challenges they faced when policing the Fees Must Fall protests.

Nehawu ends strike at UP after reaching deal with university

2017-05-31 18:16

An agreement has finally been reached following a strike by Nehawu at the University of Pretoria.

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”.

Union wants action over Tuks staffer's 'black staff' email

2017-05-25 12:05

Nehawu has called for action to be taken against a University of Pretoria staffer who said all the institution’s “black staff” are involved in the trade union’s strike.

Classes suspended at TUT amid protest

2017-05-24 13:14

Classes on the main campus of the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) have been suspended following protest action by staff members.

Nehawu leaders to meet with UP management over interdict

2017-05-22 12:47

Leaders of the National Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) are expected to meet with University of Pretoria representatives to discuss a court interdict against them.

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.

3 Wits students arrested for alleged disruption of Wits lecture

2017-05-09 19:05

Three students from the University of Witwatersrand have been arrested for allegedly attempting to disrupt a lecture at the Education Campus in Parktown.

Student protests have been challenging for department - Nzimande

2017-05-03 16:36

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has said the wave of student protests experienced around the country over the last two years has challenged the department in executing its five-year plan.

 

Fees Must Fall activist opens case against Durban policeman

2017-06-28 17:41

After about two hours of going back and forth, Umbilo police finally succumbed to Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile’s persistence to open a case against another policeman.

Former Wits SRC president’s case postponed

2017-06-15 19:14

The case against former Wits SRC president and Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini has been postponed pending further investigation.

DUT students march against women abuse

2017-05-26 12:45

Hundreds of Durban University of Technology (DUT) students have marched against violence and abuse on women.

Students protest against rape culture

2017-05-25 19:05

Students from a number of universities in Gauteng have protested against gender-based violence, and a culture that tolerates rape, by stopping traffic on Nelson Mandela Bridge in Johannesburg.

Nehawu meets with Tuks VC over demands

2017-05-24 18:41

Members of Nehawu are to meet with the University of Pretoria following deadlocked negotiations and the threat of intensified strike action.

Nehawu warns of intensified strike action after deadlock

2017-05-23 20:49

Nehawu leadership has warned that their strike action will intensify after negotiations with the University of Pretoria reached a deadlock.

Nehawu threatens to shut down University of Pretoria open day

2017-05-19 18:24

Nehawu members have vowed to shut down the University of Pretoria’s open day if their demands are not met.

Nzimande wants probe into shortage of black professors

2017-05-16 19:14

Black professors are so scarce in South Africa that Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande will set up a ministerial task team to find out what is holding black academics back.

Wits management to meet with protesting students

2017-05-05 12:04

Wits University management is set to meet with a group of students to listen to their concerns following a protest by students who blocked the entrance to the Education Campus in Parktown, Johannesburg.

Agreement reached after CPUT students' protest over living conditions

2017-04-25 20:56

CPUT students, who protested at their privately-owned residence block in Woodstock, have been promised some changes to their living conditions.

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