TERTIARY EDUCATION

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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
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Court grants prisoner permission to use his laptop

Denying laptop infringed Mbalenhle Ntuli’s right to study, says judge

By Zoë Postman - 1 October 2019
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Uitenhage workers and students complain about college and union

But Eastcape Midlands College denies allegations

By Joseph Chirume - 20 September 2019
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Students arrested after attack on security guard

Guard escapes through a window after petrol bomb thrown into guardroom at Durban University of Technology

By Musa Binda - 19 September 2019
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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