FEEL GOOD | Paying it forward: Historical debt paid off for students at UKZN and WSU

2020-03-15 09:36

Walter Sisulu University alumnus and former University Sports South Africa boxing chairperson Lonwabo Mafunda is paying it forward by donating money to help clear students' historical debt.

Winnie to potentially receive posthumous honorary degree

2018-04-04 18:45

Walter Sisulu University says a graduation ceremony where Winnie Madikizela-Mandela would have been conferred an honorary degree in social science is a month away.

Student beaten to death for allegedly breaking into fellow student's room

2017-11-01 21:27

A Walter Sisulu University student has died allegedly after being attacked by fellow students for breaking into another student's room, says the university.

R14m windfall student can't carry blame alone - Parliament

2017-09-14 14:57

The university student who spent R818 000 of the R14m which was mistakenly paid into her account should not carry the blame alone, Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training has said.

WSU gets student's R818k 'splurge' money back

2017-09-01 20:11

The National Students Financial Aid Scheme has written to the Walter Sisulu University for answers on how R14.1m of the money meant for poor students ended up in one student's account 'in error'.


Five men plead not guilty to murder of Walter Sisulu University medical student

2018-11-07 20:48

Five men accused of the murder of Walter Sisulu University sixth-year medical student Lwando Mantshontsho have pleaded guilty in the Mthatha High Court as their trial got under way.

Court rules challenge over WSU's LLB accreditation not urgent

2018-01-17 16:31

The High Court has ruled that an application for an interdict against the Council for Higher Education to prevent it from withdrawing Walter Sisulu University's Bachelor of Laws programme accreditation is not urgent.

Stark contrast between previously advantaged and disadvantaged universities - NSFAS chair

2017-10-04 08:08

A donation of 25 000 books to the Walter Sisulu University will contribute to levelling the playing field for students at previously disadvantaged institutions, says NSFAS chairperson Sizwe Nxasana.

WSU, NSFAS, IntelliMali all distance themselves from R14m error

2017-09-13 20:20

All three stakeholders involved in an error that saw a Walter Sisulu University student receive a R14m payout were adamant the error was not made on their side, MPs heard.

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