ARTICLES RELATING TO UNIVERSITY PROTESTS

CPUT has been paid, says NSFAS as protests continue over no-payment claims

2020-03-12 17:26

The National Students Financial Aid Scheme says it has paid what it owes the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, which is why it is meeting student leaders and university administrators on Thursday to investigate claims that the money did not get to all students.

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 | CPUT closed after night of violence which saw vehicles torched, 4 protesters arrested

2020-03-06 16:44

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology closed after food trucks were torched on the Bellville campus and four people were arrested in the latest wave of violence that has hit university campuses across South Africa.

Wits management disappointed that SRC broke signed agreement

2020-03-04 16:53

Wits students embarked on protest action on Wednesday in spite of an agreement between management and the SRC signed on 10 February 2020.

Cop van petrol bombed, University of Zululand campus shut down after protests turn violent

2020-03-02 16:17

A police van was petrol bombed after protests turned violent at the University of Zululand in KwaZulu-Natal.

TUT academic activities suspended amid student protests

2020-02-26 19:17

The Tshwane University of Technology has suspended academic activities at all its campuses due to ongoing student protests.

Uitenhage students close down college, demand NSFAS allowances

2020-02-19 21:37

More than 100 boycotting students have stormed out of the High Street and Park Avenue campuses at the Eastcape Midlands TVET College in Uitenhage.

Protesting NMU students blockade campus entrance over registration, accommodation

2020-02-17 21:35

Students at the Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth protest and blockade the entrance to the institution’s South Campus over registration and accommodation.

Police intervene in UWC campus protest

2020-02-07 16:20

The academic programme at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) will resume on Monday after escalating student protests resulted in damage to property and police intervention.

WATCH | Third UKZN building torched, academic programme at all campuses suspended

2020-02-04 17:10

A third building at the University of KwaZulu-Natal has been torched, with the Pietermaritzburg campus the latest to be affected. Meanwhile, the academic programme at all UKZN campuses have been suspended.

 

UKZN goes on the offensive as more buildings burnt

2020-03-12 16:08

The University of KwaZulu-Natal said everything necessary would be done to bring the perpetrators to book after yet another building was torched on Wednesday evening at its Edgewood campus.

DA's Steenhuisen calls for more decisive action from Ramaphosa and Nzimande on student protests

2020-03-06 18:20

DA interim leader John Steenhuisen has called for President Cyril Ramaphosa to make urgent interventions to curb recent student protests on campuses across the country.

All Fort Hare campuses to be evacuated amid 'intimidation and violence'

2020-03-05 09:27

Students at the University of Fort Hare have been told to evacuate all its campuses.

Academic activities at 2 TUT campuses suspended due to protests

2020-03-02 20:06

Continuous student protests at Tshwane University of Technology have resulted in academic activities being suspended at two campuses.

11 arrested during protests at Fort Hare's Alice campus, students claim police brutality

2020-02-26 22:23

Eastern Cape police spokesperson Brigadier Tembinkosi Kinana says the students were arrested for public violence and other related charges.

Fort Hare's Alice campus' academic programme disrupted following protests

2020-02-25 16:34

Academic programmes at the University of Fort Hare's Alice campus have been disrupted as students raise multiple concerns following a difficult two weeks at the institution, with student safety in the spotlight.

WATCH | Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe feels happy but conflicted about his release

2020-02-18 06:08

Almost two months after his release on parole, Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe says he finds being given special remission conflicting.

UKZN suspends classes across all campuses until further notice

2020-02-10 18:24

The University of KwaZulu Natal suspends all classes across all its campuses and colleges until further notice.

UWC suspends lectures this week amid student registration problems

2020-02-05 12:54

The University of the Western Cape says it has suspended classes so that problems over the registration of some students can be resolved.

PICS | Only shell left of HIV support centre burnt down by protesting UKZN students

2020-02-04 12:11

Dramatic photos show the extent of the damage to the HIV and Aids support centre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Howard College campus burnt down by protesting students.

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