TERTIARY EDUCATION

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Students block University of Zululand campus

Attack on student triggers demand for better security

By Musa Binda - 16 September 2019
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CPUT students vow to continue shut down

“How can a protest allegedly in support of gender-based violence leave more casualties in its wake?” asks vice-chancellor

By Velani Ludidi - 13 September 2019
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Anger at UCT vice-chancellor over campus safety

Students say the university is not doing enough to protect them

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 3 September 2019
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Exams suspended at eight TVET campuses

Students and management accuse each other of failing to negotiate

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 2 September 2019
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Copyright bill will make cost of studying cheaper

But bill has been waiting for the president to sign it into law since at least April

By Linda Daniels - 30 August 2019
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Court battles continue for prisoner to get access to laptop for studying

Inmate who took correctional services to court put in isolation for seven days for “disrespecting a prison official”

By Zoë Postman - 30 August 2019
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Police fire rubber bullets, teargas to disperse protesting students

Eastcape Midlands College suspends classes at Uitenhage campus

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 29 August 2019
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College students protest against 80% attendance policy

Students claim that late payments of NSFAS allowances caused them to miss classes

By Thamsanqa Mbovane and Lucas Nowicki - 21 August 2019
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UNISA students disrupt KZN campuses

“We want our scripts given back to us. Students must verify results for themselves.”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 6 August 2019
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Students protest at gates of college

“We have not had lessons since 11 July” says student

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 5 August 2019
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Students demand to know where their NSFAS allowances are

Eastcape Midlands College says it “strictly adheres to NSFAS bursary rules and guidelines”

By Lucas Nowicki - 26 July 2019
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Students lay charges of fraud against NSFAS

They allege that funds deposited by NSFAS are fraudulently withdrawn from their bank accounts

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 25 July 2019
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Students march to NSFAS offices with list of complaints

But administrator says the student fee scheme is working much better now

By Velani Ludidi - 19 June 2019
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One door of learning has opened, but the others are still firmly shut

Unless we fix the school system, the gains won by the #Feesmustfall campaign will mean very little

By Gillian Attwood - 21 May 2019
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Venda University students still waiting for NSFAS funds

“I do not have enough material for reading”, says student

By Bernard Chiguvare - 10 April 2019
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R3 million lifeline for indebted CPUT students

Funds is for academically deserving students who were unable to register because of outstanding fees

By Velani Ludidi - 12 March 2019