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.

SRC starts bail fund for students arrested at Rhodes

2016-09-28 17:09

Police have used stun grenades and rubber bullets to disperse protesting students at Rhodes University in Grahamstown and, according to reports, 12 students have been arrested.

Alert guard thwarts Rhodes University arson bid

2016-05-12 18:14

The University of Rhodes says a security guard has thwarted an arson attempt at the campus.

Rhodes University protests threatened lives - VC

2016-05-09 15:33

The vice chancellor of Rhodes University says they only approached the court to get an interdict against protesters when lives were threatened.

Higher education dept worried about situation at Rhodes - Nzimande

2016-04-21 14:09

The higher education department has raised concerns about recent protests at Rhodes University and claims by students that rape allegations were not being handled properly.


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.

Municipality appoints varsity dropout

2016-09-18 06:00

The Ditsobotla Local Municipality in North West, famous for qualified audits, has ­appointed a university dropout to a senior ­accounting position.

Ed Herbst: Academic freedom be damned. Double standards of #RhodesMustFall

2016-05-10 09:22

However justified the original motivation of the Rhodes Must Fall movement, it became characterised by wanton destruction, race hate and misogyny, says an analyst.

Hang in there – UFS rector to Rhodes University rector

2016-04-22 07:19

Hang in there, University of Free State vice chancellor, Jonathan Jansen, has advised Rhodes University rector, Sizwe Mabizela, as protests rocked the campus this week.

Rhodes agrees to some of anti-rape activists’ demands

2016-04-21 10:08

Rhodes University has agreed to some of the demands made by students who have been protesting against sexual violence and the tertiary institution’s handling of victims.

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