ARTICLES RELATING TO UNIVERSITY PROTESTS

Campus closed as students demand meal grant

2017-03-27 17:15

Protesting students at the University of Venda say they have been living like "beggars" because their meal grants have not been paid.

Insourcing at universities: uneven progress

2017-03-15 11:16

Only one university in the Western Cape has brought all workers onto its payroll, despite all four universities beginning debates on insourcing in 2015.

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Release Fees activist Khanyile on bail, ConCourt told

2017-03-01 13:58

The Constitutional Court must decide on granting awaiting trial Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile bail, his lawyers have said.

Student protests close DUT campuses

2017-02-22 21:09

Durban University of Technology students at Indumiso campus in Imbali have started protesting about a lack of funding.

Pregnant Tuks student allegedly assaulted by private security

2017-02-16 10:27

A pregnant University of Pretoria student and her boyfriend have opened a case of common assault after allegedly being attacked on campus by private security guards, police have confirmed.

TUT's Pretoria campus suspends classes after protests

2017-02-15 08:20

The academic programme at the Tshwane University of Technology’s Pretoria campus has been suspended following violent protest action that erupted overnight.

Stellenbosch University adopts 'redress' admissions policy

2017-02-12 13:32

Stellenbosch University has adopted a revised admissions policy for 2018 which aims to redress past inequalities.

Student protests close DUT, Walter Sisulu campus

2017-02-08 22:37

Both the Durban University of Technology and Walter Sisulu University have been closed following student protests on the campuses.

DUT students stage protest on first day back

2017-02-06 16:35

A small group of Durban University of Technology students have embarked on a march to the vice chancellor's office, on their first day back from the holiday break.

 

NSFAS needs to be more efficient - Pandor

2017-03-22 19:43

The NSFAS needs to become more efficient and have better administration, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has said.

Acclaimed writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o interrupted during UCT lecture

2017-03-03 21:45

A lecture by Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o has been briefly interrupted by students, with one telling him to ask the "oppressors to leave" the venue before his address.

Fees activist Bonginkosi Khanyile granted bail

2017-03-01 14:30

Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile, who was jailed for almost six months, has been granted R250 bail in the Constitutional Court.

#FeesMustFall activist takes bail refusal challenge to ConCourt

2017-03-01 06:52

Awaiting trial Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile will challenge his failure to get bail in an application to be heard in the Constitutional Court.

TUT suspends classes

2017-02-16 17:45

Classes on the Pretoria and Arcadia campuses of the Tshwane University of Technology have been suspended following student protests.

Accommodation shortage sparks TUT protest

2017-02-15 17:48

TUT students have staged a protest against a shortage of accommodation.

WSU vice chancellor threatens to shut down campus

2017-02-14 17:03

Walter Sisulu University Vice Chancellor Rob Midgley has threatened to close the Buffalo City Campus if an agreement between students and management is not reached.

Zuma's SONA education promises hogwash - Wits SRC

2017-02-11 06:33

The promises about higher education President Jacob Zuma made in his SONA are little more than hogwash, Wits University’s SRC says.

Five campuses shut down at Walter Sisulu University

2017-02-08 08:30

Five campuses at Walter Sisulu University have been shut down and registration has been frozen following a dispute over fees.

Tuks registration going smoothly despite shutdown threats

2017-01-26 15:28

Student registration at the University of Pretoria is steaming ahead, despite threats from the South African Union of Students to shut the institution down.

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