ARTICLES RELATING TO UNIVERSITY PROTESTS

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.

Student protests flare up in Durban, march to City Hall planned

2019-02-18 12:26

Students from various institutions in Durban are planning a mass march to Durban City Hall, metro police have said.

UKZN campus shut down as students, management continue

2019-02-13 17:56

The University of KwaZulu-Natal's Howard College campus is to remain closed as negotiations between management and students continue.

Students build shacks on CPUT campus to protest against accommodation shortage

2019-02-13 08:47

Students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology have put up shacks on the Bellville campus to highlight problems with accommodation.

 

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.

WATCH: Buses burned, windows shattered in CPUT violence

2019-02-14 16:27

Vandals have destroyed two buses and damaged buildings at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology's Bellville campus. Watch.

Buses torched, admin block stoned as CPUT students protest over accommodation

2019-02-13 15:56

Two bus shuttles have been torched and the administrative building stoned during overnight protests at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

Academic activities at TUT campuses remain suspended

2019-02-12 21:01

Academic activities at Tshwane University of Technology campuses in Pretoria, Ga-Rankuwa, eMalahleni and Mbombela are to remain suspended, following student protests.

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