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.

Bangladesh shuts down mobile internet to tackle teen protests

2018-08-05 10:28

Bangladesh authorities have shut down mobile internet across swathes of the country, officials and local media said Sunday, as the authorities try to quell massive student protests that have spiralled into violence.

The harsh reality of what could actually happen if classes don't resume at universities

2017-11-10 09:48

By cancelling classes and pushing deadlines because of ongoing protests, we might be doing more harm than good.


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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The revolution eats its children: Why FMF activists must be granted amnesty

2018-08-15 08:34

This fight for free education was not without casualties. Bonginkosi Khanyile was recently convicted on charges of public violence‚ failing to comply with a police instruction and possession of a dangerous weapon, writes Mcebo Dlamini.

Classes suspended as students, university security clash at UKZN

2018-03-20 17:04

Lectures at the University of KwaZulu-Natal have been suspended until next week after violent student protests.

UCT lectures disrupted, students consider march on Parliament

2017-10-24 17:06

Fire alarms have been set off, lectures interrupted and a library evacuated, as an estimated 1 000 UCT students marched on campus to demand free higher education.

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