TERTIARY EDUCATION

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Ghanaian matriculant gets funding to start university

Company pays half Ebenezer Odei’s fees and will try to crowdfund the balance

By Tariro Washinyira - 16 January 2019
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TVET students block off campus

Students in Pietermaritzburg protest at closure of hostels

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 15 January 2019
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Ethel Mavaivai has been admitted to university at the age of 26 - but she can’t afford the fees

Immigrants, even if they came to SA as children, do not benefit from free tuition

By Joseph Chirume - 10 January 2019
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New student funding crisis looms

Postgraduates are being left out of pocket and this will damage the economy

By Nicola Illing and Alastair Sloan - 5 November 2018
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Staff at student accommodation in Braamfontein on strike

South Point says it cannot meet workers’ demands and remain viable

By Zoë Postman - 17 September 2018
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Exams postponed at King Sabata College

Management decision follows student protests against delayed NSFAS allowances

By Kwanele Mketeni - 31 August 2018
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Report proposes way forward on transformation for UCT law faculty

“Honest process of introspection” needed, says Professor Hugh Corder

By Geoffrey Allsop - 23 August 2018
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Students ask Ramaphosa for amnesty

“We are fighting for free education, how are we expected to pay legal fees?”

By Phathiswa Shushwana - 22 August 2018
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Chaos at University of KwaZulu-Natal

Students burn furniture and appliances in protest over accommodation

By Nomfundo Xolo - 17 August 2018
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Academic studies resume at Fort Hare university after eight week strike

SRC “looks forward to a smooth academic year”

By Chris Gilili - 13 August 2018
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Nelson Mandela University students march against rape

Classes resumed after being suspended on Monday

By Joseph Chirume - 7 August 2018
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UNISA students in uproar over NSFAS funds

Protesters close roads in Pietermaritzburg

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 31 July 2018
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Eastcape Midlands College campuses shut down

Students demand their NSFAS funds

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 30 July 2018
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Evicted students stranded at Umgungundlovu Tvet College

Students say they have not received their NSFAS funds this year

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 25 July 2018
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Students shut down UNISA’s Pietermaritzburg campus

If management don’t respond all campuses in the province will be shut down on Tuesday, says SRC leader

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 20 July 2018
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Exams postponed at Fort Hare

Students refuse to write during strike by university workers

By Chris Gilili - 17 July 2018