Options on the table as SA wrestles with funding higher education

2017-11-20 11:48

The Fees Commission report provides an accurate diagnosis of the state of higher education funding, as well as the problems it faces. But its proposed solutions are problematic, writes Seán Muller.

5 take-outs from the Fees Commission report

2017-11-13 14:06

On Monday President Zuma released the long awaited Heher report on higher education fees. Here are the 5 most important take-outs.

What happens to NSFAS loans if varsities shutdown?

NSFAS spokesperson Tshepiso Mamabolo discusses student funds.

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PICTURES: A week of green haze, blood and stone

Student protests over a fee hike in 2017 are in their fifth day running.

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WATCH: UKZN students march through campus mobilising support

Students at institutions around South Africa demonstrated on Tuesday morning.

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WATCH: Hundreds join mass meeting over fees at UCT

Hundreds of students met at Jamieson (or, Marikana) Hall on Monday afternoon.

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WATCH: Five highlights from fees report

Don't have time to read the full fees commission report? Can't make sense of it? Here are the five main points to take away. Watch.

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Treasury rocked as budget chief quits

2017-11-13 09:36

National Treasury has been rocked by the resignation of its long-time budget head, Michael Sachs.

WATCH: Fury as police fire rubber bullets at Rhodes students

The Oppidan Press footage shows a tense stand-off between police and students.

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WATCH: Wits students, security in turbulent hail of stones

Watch as clashes between Wits students and private security guards escalate on the main campus.

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WATCH: Students rally support in NMMU residence hall

Watch as students toyi-toyi through the corridors of a residence at NMMU.

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