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​Varsity fee hikes could go above 8%
​Varsity fee hikes could go above 8%
There’s no guarantee that university fee increases for 2017 would be capped at 8%, as recommended by the higher education minister, said the...
Students must appreciate government's intervention in 2017 fee adjustments
Students must appreciate government's intervention in 2017 fee adjustments
It is utterly shocking and uncalled for the manner in which students at our institutions of higher learning have been conducting themselves at some...
Wits joins NMMU, UFS in suspending academic activity for the week
Wits joins NMMU, UFS in suspending academic activity for the week
The University of the Witwatersrand has suspended all academic activity for the rest of the week, it announced in a statement on Tuesday night.
WATCH: Wits security throw rocks back at protesters
WATCH: Wits security throw rocks back at protesters
Our reporter Ra'eesa Pather is at Wits University to cover the #FeesMustFall which are on the brink of boiling over.
#WitsShutDown: About 30 students arrested, protesters plan march to police station
#WitsShutDown: About 30 students arrested, protesters plan march to police station
As day two of student protests at the University of the Witswatersrand got under way, about 31 students from the university were arrested early...
#Fees2017: What does the future hold for South Africa's universities?
#Fees2017: What does the future hold for South Africa's universities?
South Africa’s Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade Nzimande has announced it is up to the...
#Fees2017: Student bodies divided on response to Blade Nzimande's announcement on fee increases
#Fees2017: Student bodies divided on response to Blade Nzimande's announcement on fee increases
Student bodies across the country stand divided on their way forward in the wake of an announcement by Higher Education and Training Minister Blade...
#Fees2017: Wits students answer back after university locks down Solomon Mahlangu House
#Fees2017: Wits students answer back after university locks down Solomon Mahlangu House
After initial tension between rival student political parties, students united to shutdown Wits University. It wasn’t, however, just the...
'Effectively a 0% increase in fees': What Nzimande's announcement means
'Effectively a 0% increase in fees': What Nzimande's announcement means
For the first time, students from so-called "missing middle" families, whose annual household income is up to R600 000 a year, will not be...
UCT suspends lectures again following continued student protests
UCT suspends lectures again following continued student protests
Lectures at the University of Cape Town were temporarily suspended today following student protest action.
Blade Nzimande says fees can go up, but not beyond 8%
Blade Nzimande says fees can go up, but not beyond 8%
Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande says universities in the country can increase fees for 2017 but they must not exceed...
How the legacy of apartheid design is making students' lives unsafe
How the legacy of apartheid design is making students' lives unsafe
Spatial planning from the apartheid era is coming back to haunt South Africa’s formerly black universities. More than 22 years since the...

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