Couple who met at Rhodes University asked guests to donate money for struggling students as wedding gift

2019-10-15 10:28

Instead of accepting gifts, a couple asked their wedding guests to donate money settle students' fee debts at their alma mater, Rhodes University.

Rhodes University appoints first ever harassment and discrimination officer

2018-09-19 20:36

The institution has come under the spotlight after one of its students, 23-year-old Khensani Maseko, committed suicide after she was allegedly raped by her then boyfriend.

WRAP: Students mourn the death of one of their own, Khensani Maseko

The tragic death of Rhodes student Khensani Maseko has devastated the nation during National Women's Month. The suicide of the 23-year-old has sparked outrage and heartache over sexual violence affecting women in South Africa. Watch.

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Rhodes students plan to march for Khensani Maseko

2018-08-07 09:55

Rhodes University students are expected to march to the Settlers Monument following the tragic death of student 23-year-old Khensani Maseko.

Tributes pour in for noted SA tax expert Matthew Lester

2018-03-14 10:51

Lester was widely acknowledged as one of the foremost tax experts in South Africa.

#RhodesWar: Students head to High Court over 'lifetime expulsion'

2017-12-12 17:51

The two students expelled for life from Rhodes University are planning on appealing the university's decision in the high court in Grahamstown.

Rhodes University not changing its name yet

2017-12-07 08:16

The Rhodes University Council has decided it is not a "prudent" time to rename the university.

3 buildings torched at Rhodes University

2016-10-26 22:05

Fires at two exam venues and the tennis club at Rhodes University have been extinguished following an afternoon of violence at the Grahamstown institution.

Rhodes vows to continue lectures, despite overnight chaos, arrests

2016-10-18 11:24

Rhodes University has vowed to continue with its academic programme, despite overnight clashes in which buildings were damaged, cars overturned, and people arrested.

Calm returns to Rhodes University - police

2016-10-05 17:02

Calm has been restored at Rhodes University following an earlier outbreak of violence, police say.


Rhodes students' tech waste management system puts them in line for R14m international prize

2019-05-01 15:00

Four Rhodes University PhD Chemistry students have come out tops in the 2019 Hult Prize Challenge for their electronic and electrical waste management system, putting them in line to win a R14.3m startup injection for their business idea.

Rhodes University student leaders invited to Parliament following Khensani Maseko's death

2018-08-10 16:56

Following the death of 23-year-old Khensani Maseko, Parliament has invited Rhodes University student leaders to attend the Portfolio Committee on Police hearings on gender-based violence and the Domestic Violence Act.

Society failed Khensani by raising men who don't know how to respect women - Rhodes VC

2018-08-07 12:38

Society failed Khensani Maseko by raising young men who do not know how to love, respect and treat women, Rhodes University Vice Chancellor Sizwe Mabizela has said.

Rhodes University issues notice to suspend Khensani Maseko's alleged rapist

2018-08-06 19:38

Rhodes University has issued a notice to suspend 23-year-old Khensani Maseko's alleged rapist, it said in a statement.

Rhodes criticises 'misrepresentation of facts' around student expulsions

2017-12-13 21:30

Rhodes University insists the two students who were expelled for life from the university were penalised for "committing criminal acts" during a protest in 2016 and not for their participation in the protest.

#RhodesWar: Outcry after university expels 2 anti-rape activists for life

2017-12-12 12:12

The expulsion of two student activists from Rhodes University for life, over 'conduct beyond lawful boundaries' while protesting against rape culture, has sparked an outcry on social media.

Matrics, take note: Most universities are already full

2017-01-08 06:01

Thousands of matriculants may still have a chance to walk in and enrol at some universities, but most of them are already full.

Rubber bullets, teargas at Rhodes University

2016-10-25 20:52

Rubber bullets and teargas have reportedly been fired at Rhodes University after protests in Grahamstown.

Medical waste dumped during Rhodes protests

2016-10-05 20:32

Rhodes University has condemned the dumping of medical waste during student protests against tertiary education fees.

11 Rhodes students arrested after confrontation with police

2016-09-28 19:32

Police in Grahamstown have arrested 11 Rhodes University students on various charges after they allegedly violated a court interdict which barred them from taking part in protests on campus.

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