Students set to defy ban

2020-02-10 15:42

The academic programme at all University of KwaZulu-Natal campuses will remain suspended until further notice after students vowed to continue protesting in defiance of a court interdict.

Students shut down UKZN

2020-01-28 14:17

Student protests demanding for fee waivers and academic leeway forced UKZN to close its Pietermaritzburg and Durban campuses on Monday.

‘This is a fight, a war’ - university protests

2019-02-07 16:01

Police and Pietermaritzburg University of KwaZulu-Natal students were involved in a heated game of cat and mouse on Tuesday evening amidst clouds of tear gas, burning furniture and broken windows.

Arson attack at UKZN disrupts calm

2016-11-09 12:51

After weeks of calm at universities across the province, the violence has once again flared up in Pietermaritzburg with a building being torched on Tuesday.

Protest 'ringleader'nabbed

2016-10-21 11:13

“Everything was quiet at the university until he arrived, then all hell broke loose”.

UKZN braces as rift widens

2016-09-26 09:54

A further week of violent showdowns looms at the Pietermaritzburg campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, with students saying they will continue to protest, while UKZN management plans to strengthen security and ensure there are no interruptions

UKZN on edge over fees

2016-09-06 09:38

The Pietermaritzburg campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal remained under siege on Monday night as varsities wait with bated breath for Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande’s big announcement on fee increases for 2017.


UKZN closed as 14 arrested

2020-02-05 16:13

Fourteen students have been arrested for being involved in violent protesting across all University of KwaZulu-Natal campuses in the past week.

Protests erupt again at UKZN as post-grads demand funding

2019-03-08 14:45

Protest action once again erupted at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Pietermaritzburg campus on Thursday, with students claiming that the university had failed to honour its agreement to fund post-graduate students.

What students want

2019-02-06 15:31

The University of KwaZulu-Natal has been asked by its Student Representative Council (SRC) not to exclude any student for academic reasons.

UKZN duo’s prison ‘hell’

2016-10-24 12:17

Crawling lice, stale bread and bartering their clothes with gang members for use of the toilet. These are just some of the “inhumane” conditions four University of KwaZulu-Natal students had to endure while in prison.

UKZN prayer meeting cut short by police

2016-10-05 09:20

A prayeer meeting at the University of Kwa­Zulu-Natal was cut short on Tuesday when police asked the small group to disperse.

Chilling message for UKZN students

2016-09-22 10:10

The situation at the University of KwaZulu-Natal remained relatively calm on Wednesday, despite a chilling warning to students to be prepared for “mass destruction” at the Howard College campus in Durban.

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