TERTIARY EDUCATION

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Covid-19: Universities across the country close

Students asked to vacate residences at UCT

By Ashraf Hendricks and Joseph Chirume - 17 March 2020
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Staff protest and students boycott Eastcape Midlands TVET College

Unions and student organisations want lifestyle audit of college management

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 16 March 2020
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Education halted by protests over unpaid NSFAS allowances

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

By Karabo Mafolo, Thamsanqa Mbovane, Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik and Nompendulo Ngubane - 9 March 2020
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KZN TVET students arrested for protesting released on bail

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

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 6 March 2020
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Students shutdown TVET colleges over unpaid NSFAS funds, accommodation

College management and students agree to meet on Thursday

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 3 March 2020
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Uitenhage students close down college, demanding NSFAS allowances

Principal promises allowances will be paid in three to four days

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 19 February 2020
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Buffalo City College students boycott classes over unpaid NSFAS allowances

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

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 19 February 2020
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Wits management, SRC reach agreement on student registration and accommodation

R2 million will be allocated towards sourcing additional beds

By Gaby Ndongo - 12 February 2020
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UWC students protest while classes are suspended

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

By Liezl Human and Ashraf Hendricks - 6 February 2020
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UWC suspends classes after protests

Displaced students promised accommodation by end of week

By Ashraf Hendricks - 5 February 2020
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UWC students protest over lack of accommodation

SRC says there will be no classes until situation is resolved

By Liezl Human and Nompumelelo Mahlangu - 4 February 2020
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Students up in arms and employees down tools at UKZN

HIV support centre torched during protests

By Alice Draper and Nompendulo Ngubane - 4 February 2020
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UNISA students, workers, protest in Pietermaritzburg

Mediator appointed in wage dispute

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 4 February 2020
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University shutdown threatened

Building burnt at UKZN as protests against student debt escalate

By Lucas Nowicki - 30 January 2020
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UNISA students protest against NSFAS exclusions

Protesters claim that some returning students who achieved more than 50% pass marks have not had their funding renewed

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 28 January 2020
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75-year-old SHAWCO to cut back activity after funding cuts

But medical projects will continue

By Drew Wayland - 11 November 2019