TERTIARY EDUCATION

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Nursing students say their residences are unsafe

CPUT college students say they have found thieves and intruders several times

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 8 February 2019
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Wits accuses protesters of having a political agenda

Student leaders call off protests

By Zoë Postman - 8 February 2019
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Eastcape Midlands students protest over missing scripts

College “acknowledges and regrets impact” on students not having 2018 exam results

By Joseph Chirume - 7 February 2019
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Police, private security clash with students in Johannesburg

Ministry sets up task team to resolve issues

By Zoë Postman and Barbara Maregele - 6 February 2019
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KZN students march to legislature

Accommodation and financial support are burning issues

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 6 February 2019
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Wits students say they will not eat until their demands are met

Dispute over admitting students with debt

By Zoë Postman - 5 February 2019
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Students shut down KZN campuses because of funding delays

“We were promised free education yet we are still asked to pay.”

By Nomfundo Xolo and Nompendulo Ngubane - 4 February 2019
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How the SKA is helping South Africa

Northern Cape towns benefit from one of the world’s largest astronomy projects

By Elsabé Brits - 24 January 2019
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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