TERTIARY EDUCATION

Students threaten to close Nelson Mandela University

Students say they have not received National Student Financial Aid Scheme allowances

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3 December 2020

Six arrested during clashes between SASCO marchers and police in Pretoria

“It’s about time something is done to improve the situation at TVET colleges” says student

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15 October 2020

Students say private accommodation is expensive and unsafe in PE

Protesters demand municipality convert derelict buildings into residences

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16 September 2020

Students shutdown college over NSFAS payments

NSFAS to visit the campus this week to respond to students’ concerns

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8 September 2020

Protesters demand jobs at Durban university

DUT says they will meet with community members on Thursday

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1 July 2020

Covid-19: Boycott threatened over online teaching

Student bodies demand equal access for all students before remote learning can commence

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21 April 2020

Covid-19: Universities across the country close

Students asked to vacate residences at UCT

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17 March 2020

Staff protest and students boycott Eastcape Midlands TVET College

Unions and student organisations want lifestyle audit of college management

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16 March 2020

Education halted by protests over unpaid NSFAS allowances

Tertiary institutions across the country have experienced weeks of disruption. Some have resumed teaching.

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9 March 2020

KZN TVET students arrested for protesting released on bail

“We will fight even if we get arrested” says student

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6 March 2020

Students shutdown TVET colleges over unpaid NSFAS funds, accommodation

College management and students agree to meet on Thursday

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3 March 2020

Uitenhage students close down college, demanding NSFAS allowances

Principal promises allowances will be paid in three to four days

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19 February 2020

Buffalo City College students boycott classes over unpaid NSFAS allowances

Student leaders say students are being evicted because they cannot pay rent

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19 February 2020

Wits management, SRC reach agreement on student registration and accommodation

R2 million will be allocated towards sourcing additional beds

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12 February 2020

UWC students protest while classes are suspended

Some protesters are demanding registration for all students, regardless of whether or not they have paid fees

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6 February 2020