UKZN expels 2 000 'professional students'

2020-03-12 19:59

The University of KwaZulu-Natal has removed 2 000 "professional students" - those who have taken more than eight years to complete three-year degrees.

Protests over unpaid NSFAS allowances stop education across SA

2020-03-10 06:04

A month after universities and colleges started the 2020 academic year, protests at various institutions across the country have led to the suspension of numerous classes, while some institutions have resumed teaching, GroundUp reports.

WATCH | Former UKZN student offers R10 000 reward for finding protester who assaulted professor

2020-02-20 16:17

A former University of KwaZulu-Natal student is offering a R10 000 reward for finding a protester who assaulted a professor during ongoing protests this week.

Two cows killed, four students injured as protesters run amok at Fort Hare university

2019-08-22 19:45

Four University of Fort Hare students were injured and two cows killed during protests this week.

Fort Hare students on Alice campus sent on early recess after violent protest

2019-08-22 15:46

The University of Fort Hare has decided to send students from the Alice campus on early recess, following violent protests there.

Study opportunities, safety and security are making me leave

2019-04-26 16:14

I want to give back to my home and I thank Mr Ramaphosa for letting me know that I have a future in South Africa. Although my future may return back here, I currently feel unwanted.

EXTRACT: Rebels and Rage – Reflections on #FeesMustFall

2019-03-03 06:00

The symbolism of burning books at a university was lost on these protesters for free education, as it was on some of their defenders.

Wits shut down: SRC disrupts learning, but management determined to continue operations

2019-02-07 14:36

The University of Witwatersrand's student representative council claims it has shut down the institution, but the university's management says activities will continue despite disruptions.

SRC's demands would lead university to financial risk - Wits vice-principal

2019-02-06 08:01

While the student representative council at the University of the Witwatersrand vows to continue protesting until their demands are met, vice-principal Professor Andrew Crouch says their demands will put the institution at risk.

WATCH: Suicide surge prompts students to march for better mental health support

Students have held a silent march at the University of Pretoria's main campus, following reports of 23 attempted suicides in 2018.

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CPUT closed yet again as student protests continue

2020-03-11 19:52

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology will remain closed as tensions between students and management grow.

CPUT closed again, students 'forced' to join protests

2020-03-09 18:20

A Cape Peninsula University of Technology student has raised the alarm about safety at the university after a group of protesters drove women out of their residences in Bellville.

Seven students arrested following protest action at Nelson Mandela University

2019-09-02 22:41

It is believed students protested because of safety and security concerns at the university, but management said it had not been told of the intended protest.

Eastern Cape college students protest against 80% attendance policy

2019-08-22 17:51

College students in Uitenhage are protesting against an 80% attendance policy to qualify for NSFAS allowances, GroundUp reports.

'We are tired of lip service, NSFAS' - students march to financial aid headquarters

2019-06-19 18:49

Students were at pains to point out that protests across several campuses in the country were the scene of protest action at the start of the year, but they say said demands have not been addressed.

ANALYSIS: Why South Africa's youth would rather protest than go to the polls

2019-04-14 07:00

Frequently, young people referred to involvement in public protests as a preferable way to obtain a response from those in authority. Formal democratic processes such as voting were generally not seen as effective.

Students are protesting – again. Why it needn't be this way

2019-02-10 06:00

Salim Vally, Enver Motala, Mondli Hlatshwayo and Siphelo Ngcwangu

We were attacked for 'wearing EFF shirts' – DUT SRC on student's death

2019-02-06 13:51

The student killed at the Durban University of Technology lost his life because of arrogant security and police, the EFF-led SRC says.

Wits students go on hunger strike amid protests over registration, accommodation

2019-02-05 13:37

About 40 security guards are monitoring a number of students taking part in a hunger strike at the University of Witwatersrand.

#FeesMustFall was just the beginning

2018-10-18 12:40

The basic ideology of #MustFall created a blueprint for how a change could take place under a generation temporally detached from our apartheid history, writes Rekgotsofetse Chikane.

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