Tertiary Education

Students up in arms and employees down tools at UKZN

HIV support centre torched during protests

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News | 4 February 2020

UNISA students, workers, protest in Pietermaritzburg

Mediator appointed in wage dispute


Brief | 4 February 2020

University shutdown threatened

Building burnt at UKZN as protests against student debt escalate


News | 30 January 2020

UNISA students protest against NSFAS exclusions

Protesters claim that some returning students who achieved more than 50% pass marks have not had their funding renewed


Brief | 28 January 2020

75-year-old SHAWCO to cut back activity after funding cuts

But medical projects will continue


Brief | 11 November 2019

Court grants prisoner permission to use his laptop

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


News | 1 October 2019

Uitenhage workers and students complain about college and union

But Eastcape Midlands College denies allegations


Brief | 20 September 2019

Students arrested after attack on security guard

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


Brief | 19 September 2019

Students block University of Zululand campus

Attack on student triggers demand for better security


Brief | 16 September 2019

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


Brief | 13 September 2019

Anger at UCT vice-chancellor over campus safety

Students say the university is not doing enough to protect them


News | 3 September 2019

Exams suspended at eight TVET campuses

Students and management accuse each other of failing to negotiate


Brief | 2 September 2019

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


Law | 30 August 2019

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”


News | 30 August 2019

Police fire rubber bullets, teargas to disperse protesting students

Eastcape Midlands College suspends classes at Uitenhage campus


Brief | 29 August 2019

College students protest against 80% attendance policy

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

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Brief | 21 August 2019