ARTICLES RELATING TO UNIVERSITY PROTESTS

'Cekeshe should never have spent 2 years in prison' - Fees Must Fall activist's release welcomed

2019-12-24 18:12

Former student activists, members of the clergy and civil society organisations have welcomed the release of Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe.

Fees Must Fall activist's 'biggest Christmas gift' is his release from prison

2019-12-24 11:07

Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe's release from Leeuwkop Correctional Centre in Johannesburg is '"his biggest Christmas gift", according to his lawyer.

Former Wits student leaders, clergy call for compassion for jailed Fees Must fall activist Kanya Cekeshe

2019-11-22 18:12

Former student leaders of Wits University, as well as members of the clergy and civil society organisations, have called for greater compassion for Fees Must Fall student activist Kanya Cekeshe, currently being held in Leeuwkop Prison.

Presidential pardon: Helping Fees Must Fall activist doesn't undermine justice - Lamola

2019-10-16 18:14

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has stood firm on his offer to help Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe with an application for a presidential pardon, despite criticism from the DA.

Students need to be responsible, can't burn libraries or try to burn a police car - Batohi

2019-10-16 09:40

Students have to behave responsibly and expect consequences if they try to set alight a police vehicle with people in it, National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi has said.

DUT to resume classes after students protest over security

2019-09-17 19:58

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) said its full academic programme will resume on Wednesday following student protests over safety at the university.

Unisa students slam decision to move exams forward over elections

2019-03-12 17:45

Unisa Sunnyside students have joined in on protests across the country, voicing their dissatisfaction on student financial aid scheme NSFAS's delay in paying student's allowances.

NMU invokes interdict over funding and accommodation picket by students

2019-03-07 12:14

Police are monitoring a picket at the Nelson Mandela University after the institution invoked an interdict over how students can raise concerns over funding and accommodation.

TUT protests flare up again

2019-03-04 10:46

Classes have been disrupted at the Tshwane University of Technology's Soshanguve campuses.

One arrested after CPUT building flooded

2019-02-18 13:42

The Bellville campus student centre and parts of the administration building at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology have been closed after they were flooded.

 

Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe must report to a police station twice a month

2019-12-24 12:36

Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe has been ordered to report to a police station twice a month after his release from prison and he is not allowed to leave Gauteng without informing authorities.

Honoured after being laughed at by UCT staff - Jonathan Jansen warns of threat facing ideal of the university

2019-12-13 20:54

Former Vice Chancellor of the University of the Free State Professor Jonathan Jansen has warned graduating UCT students that the "ideal of the university is under threat".

Kanya Cekeshe back in prison after admission to hospital, suffering mentally- lawyer

2019-11-18 15:43

Fees Must Fall student activist Kanya Cekeshe has been hospitalised, allegedly after he did not receive the medical treatment he needs in prison, according to his legal team.

Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe turns to High Court to challenge conviction

2019-10-16 11:23

Fees Must Fall student activist Kanya Cekeshe has turned to the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg on an urgent basis in his bid to challenge his conviction.

PICS | 9 DUT students arrested after trying to set guard alight - police

2019-09-18 14:20

Nine students at the Durban University of Technology have been arrested after trying to set a security guard on fire, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

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.

Nelson Mandela University protest ends – institution can reopen

2019-03-08 21:43

The protests that shut down Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday have been called off.

TUT shuts down academic programme and residences over protests

2019-03-06 15:02

The Tshwane University of Technology has closed all academic programmes and has instructed students at all nine campuses to clear their residences as soon as possible, "for their own safety".

Several TUT campuses remain closed due to protests

2019-02-19 13:13

The Tshwane University of Technology has suspended all academic activities at its campuses in Pretoria, Arts, Arcadia, Ga-Rankuwa, eMalahleni and Mbombela due to ongoing student protests.

5 arrested for violence at MUT in Durban

2019-02-18 13:22

Five people have been arrested following protest action at the Mangosuthu University of Technology in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

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