ARTICLES RELATING TO UNIVERSITY PROTESTS

Exams postponed at Fort Hare university due to strike action

2018-06-12 22:58

Students at the University of Fort Hare will have to wait until next semester to complete their exams after lecturers and other staff members have embarked on strike action.

Sasco threatens to shut down Nelson Mandela University

2018-05-02 11:05

Nelson Mandela University students have threatened to embark on mass protests and are demanding that the institution speeds up the process of implementing free education.

13 UniZulu students out on bail following violent protests

2018-03-05 12:52

Thirteen students arrested during violent protests at the University of Zululand have been released on bail, an SRC leader says.

Trial date set for Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini

2018-03-02 14:18

Former University of Witwatersrand SRC president and Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini has been given a trial date.

Mcebo Dlamini expected back in court again for Fees Must Fall protests

2018-03-02 07:00

Former Wits SRC president and Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini is expected to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court in connection with the 2016 Fees Must Fall student protests.

Students block road at Unisa Durban

2018-01-24 13:01

More than 100 students from the University of South Africa in KwaZulu-Natal have blocked off roads in Durban's CBD, demanding the opening of a regional office.

#RhodesWar: Students head to High Court over 'lifetime expulsion'

2017-12-12 17:51

The two students expelled for life from Rhodes University are planning on appealing the university's decision in the high court in Grahamstown.

Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini has eye on plea bargain

2017-11-22 18:54

Student activist Mcebo Dlamini's lawyer has until January 9 to send a plea bargaining proposal to the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court has heard.

SRC slams heavy security presence at UCT ahead of exams

2017-11-13 16:59

The University of Cape Town's SRC has slammed what it calls an unhealthy and abnormal environment, as the institution beefs up its security ahead of its year-end exams.

Wits University will not shut down – SRC

2017-11-03 09:48

Students at Wits University should continue with their studies and prepare for examinations as normal, the university's Student Representative Council (SRC) has said.

 

Nelson Mandela University disrupted as NSFAS fails to pay fees

2018-05-08 13:15

Nelson Mandela University students disrupted classes for several days last week, protesting against conditions at off-campus residences and demanding the speedy payment of fees by NSFAS.

New UCT vice-chancellor on black pain, #RhodesMustFall and everything in between

2018-04-18 07:18

Incoming UCT vice-chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng says universities should have had a conversation about historic symbols on campuses long before the Rhodes Must Fall movement in 2015.

University of Zululand staff told to return to work following protests

2018-03-02 20:23

The University of Zululand staff have been instructed to return to work, following recent violent student protest action.

More than 30 students in court after building, cop cars torched in UniZulu protest

2018-03-02 13:25

Thirty-two students are expected to appear in court after a protest turned violent at the University of Zululand.

#FeesMustFall activists still on trial

2018-02-18 06:01

Khanya Cekeshe, a FootPrint Media Academy student who is serving a five-year jail term in Leeuwkop prison for burning a police van in Braamfontein at the height of the #FeesMustFall protests in 2016, was denied leave to appeal his sentence.

Rhodes criticises 'misrepresentation of facts' around student expulsions

2017-12-13 21:30

Rhodes University insists the two students who were expelled for life from the university were penalised for "committing criminal acts" during a protest in 2016 and not for their participation in the protest.

#RhodesWar: Outcry after university expels 2 anti-rape activists for life

2017-12-12 12:12

The expulsion of two student activists from Rhodes University for life, over 'conduct beyond lawful boundaries' while protesting against rape culture, has sparked an outcry on social media.

EXCLUSIVE: Zuma's free education adviser was a spy

2017-11-13 17:22

Morris Masutha, who dated President Jacob Zuma's daughter and is the chief architect of Zuma's blueprint for free higher education, worked for the SSA before moving to Zuma's office.

7 UCT students arrested during fees protests released on bail

2017-11-03 21:39

Seven University of Cape Town students who were arrested during fees-related protests this week have been released on bail in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court.

UCT discloses planned 8% fee increase

2017-11-02 13:27

The University of Cape Town has disclosed that the institution is proposing an 8% fee increase for the 2018 academic year.

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