Tertiary Education

Northlink college students protest over delayed NSFAS payments

Some students in Bellville protested for travel allowances. Others in Parow narrowly avoided eviction from their residence

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News | 4 March 2021

Students threaten to close Nelson Mandela University

Students say they have not received National Student Financial Aid Scheme allowances


Brief | 3 December 2020

Six arrested during clashes between SASCO marchers and police in Pretoria

“It’s about time something is done to improve the situation at TVET colleges” says student

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News | 15 October 2020

Students say private accommodation is expensive and unsafe in PE

Protesters demand municipality convert derelict buildings into residences


Brief | 16 September 2020

Students shutdown college over NSFAS payments

NSFAS to visit the campus this week to respond to students’ concerns


Brief | 8 September 2020

Protesters demand jobs at Durban university

DUT says they will meet with community members on Thursday


News | 1 July 2020

I am a TVET lecturer. Here are suggestions for helping teachers and learners during Covid-19

Improving access to online technology is vital


Opinion | 30 April 2020

Covid-19: Boycott threatened over online teaching

Student bodies demand equal access for all students before remote learning can commence


News | 21 April 2020

Covid-19: Universities across the country close

Students asked to vacate residences at UCT

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News | 17 March 2020

Staff protest and students boycott Eastcape Midlands TVET College

Unions and student organisations want lifestyle audit of college management


Brief | 16 March 2020

Education halted by protests over unpaid NSFAS allowances

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

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News | 9 March 2020

KZN TVET students arrested for protesting released on bail

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


Brief | 6 March 2020

Students shutdown TVET colleges over unpaid NSFAS funds, accommodation

College management and students agree to meet on Thursday


News | 3 March 2020

Uitenhage students close down college, demanding NSFAS allowances

Principal promises allowances will be paid in three to four days


Brief | 19 February 2020

Buffalo City College students boycott classes over unpaid NSFAS allowances

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


News | 19 February 2020

Wits management, SRC reach agreement on student registration and accommodation

R2 million will be allocated towards sourcing additional beds


News | 12 February 2020