Student union calls for national university shutdown after talks break down

2020-01-27 18:08

The South African Union of Students (SAUS) has called for a national shutdown of all universities after talks with the Department of Higher Education and Training seemingly failed, according to the union.

Drop in number of matric pupils who passed maths with 40% and more is worrying - Nzimande

2020-01-16 17:50

The drop in matric mathematics passes is worrying, says Higher Education, Science and Technology Minister Blade Nzimande.

Parole board considering Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe's release

2019-12-23 11:14

Speculation is rife that the release of Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe is imminent, following the release of AbaThembu king, Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo.

Kanya Cekeshe: Presidential pardon put on hold pending appeal process

2019-10-16 12:23

Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola has announced that the presidential pardon application of Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe has been put on hold.

EFF vows to 'go to highest courts' to fight for #FeesMustFall activist Kanya Cekeshe's release

2019-10-15 05:08

Kanya Cekeshe, believed to be one of the last #FeesMustFall student activists still in prison, has been convicted of public violence and malicious damage to property.

WATCH: UFS financial head 'assaulted' by angry students

2019-05-23 10:09

The financial head of the University of the Free State has allegedly been assaulted by angry students on the university's Bloemfontein campus.

Wits SRC vows to shut down main campus over student debt and accommodation

2019-02-04 15:50

While the Wits SRC has vowed to shut down the main campus, the university says the academic programme will continue as planned.

Use central application system to enrol at universities, unplaced students urged

2019-01-22 17:25

Higher Education Deputy Minister Buti Manamela is encouraging students to use the Central Application Clearing House instead of applying in person at universities.

Ghanaian matriculant battles with Home Affairs over documents

2019-01-14 05:19

Ghanaian student Ebenezer Odei has matriculated with five distinctions, but fears that documentation issues may halt his dream of becoming an accountant.

From Sasol to Shoprite, these 8 groups still have 2019 university bursaries up for grabs

2019-01-10 06:04

There are private-sector funding opportunities still available for newly-matriculated pupils heading to university in 2019. Here are some of the best bursaries – but time is running out on some of them.


Historic debt for students who don't qualify for NSFAS can't be erased - Nzimande

2020-01-26 21:27

NSFAS-qualifying students who carry debt from 2019 will be allowed to register at universities, provided they sign an acknowledgement of debt form.

#FeesMustFall activist Kanya Cekeshe released from prison

2019-12-24 06:26

#FeesMustFall student activist Kanya Cekeshe is spending Christmas at home following his much-anticipated release from prison early on Tuesday morning.

Campus security guard graduates: 'There will be no uneducated person in my home'

2019-12-19 07:14

The thrill of graduation attire, being capped and looking out into the crowd to see family and friends beaming with pride is one to which Kwanele Mlinganiso does not mind getting addicted.

Couple who met at Rhodes University asked guests to donate money for struggling students as wedding gift

2019-10-15 10:28

Instead of accepting gifts, a couple asked their wedding guests to donate money settle students' fee debts at their alma mater, Rhodes University.

Students demand to know where their NSFAS allowances are

2019-07-28 11:02

Students at Eastcape Midlands College TVET are accusing the college of failing to use NSFAS and government funding appropriately by withholding students' allowances and failing to supply new textbooks.

Is the MBA dead? 5 ways to keep it relevant in SA

2019-04-20 08:45

The nature of the MBA degree is changing and business schools in South Africa need to adapt their offerings to stay relevant, says Kosheek Sewchurran.

Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile sentenced to 3 years house arrest

2019-01-28 13:33

Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile has been sentenced to three years house arrest and must undergo life skills courses.

Registration going ahead seamlessly following protests – Unisa

2019-01-14 16:24

Registration at Unisa is going smoothly after management and the SRC came to an agreement about student demands, says a spokesperson.

This is how much you need to score in matric to get big bursaries from SA’s top universities

2019-01-10 17:05

Matriculants can save big in tuition and residence fees at top South African universities with the right grade 12 marks.

Shutdown continues as Unisa and disgruntled Sasco members fail to reach agreement

2019-01-08 18:52

The University of South Africa has failed to reach an agreement with disgruntled South African Students Congress members in an effort to end the shutdown at its Sunnyside campus in Tshwane.

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