student protests

 
Tensions simmer over first-year university enrolments for 2017
Tensions simmer over first-year university enrolments for 2017
The South African Students Congress (Sasco) has warned that students will revolt if the department of higher education and training reduces...
​Appeal court ruling sets parameters for protest at universities
​Appeal court ruling sets parameters for protest at universities
Last week, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) handed down a judgment dealing with students at the University of Cape Town (UCT) who been interdicted...
​The global case for free education
​The global case for free education
In a world in which the ever-rising cost of university tuition is the trend, only a handful of nations provide higher education for no, or...
#FeesMustFall 'burns' queer students
#FeesMustFall 'burns' queer students
"I’m a poor, queer black woman who has no other choice. I have to go back and make sure that fees fall,” says University of Cape Town (UCT)...
Protesters use the media, but they and the police turn on journalists
Protesters use the media, but they and the police turn on journalists
Attacks on journalists during protests are increasing and getting more violent every year.
Security guard at University of Zululand hospitalised amid protest violence
Security guard at University of Zululand hospitalised amid protest violence
A private security guard at the University of Zululand is recovering in hospital after he was struck on the head by a rock thrown by rampaging...
Journalists get a taste of private security brutality
Journalists get a taste of private security brutality
Some of the worst violence during the student protests has come after dark. On Wednesday evening, journalists trying to cover the mayhem at the...
Violence stirs pot of varsity turmoil
Violence stirs pot of varsity turmoil
This week, the #FeesMustFall movement experienced the most violent response to its fight for free education since the protests started last year....
Profs of protest: University staff accused of ‘fuelling’ plans to destabilise campuses
Profs of protest: University staff accused of ‘fuelling’ plans to destabilise campuses
Academics have been accused of secretly plotting with students in a deliberate attempt to destabilise higher education institutions.
11 Rhodes University students arrested on various charges for allegedly violating court interdict
11 Rhodes University students arrested on various charges for allegedly violating court interdict
Police in Grahamstown have arrested 11 Rhodes University students on various charges after they allegedly violated a court interdict which barred...
Gwede Mantashe: 'I would shut down universities to teach student protesters a lesson'
Gwede Mantashe: 'I would shut down universities to teach student protesters a lesson'
If ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe was higher education minister, he would close universities for a prolonged period to teach protesting...

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