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#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...
The RhODIS rhino DNA database is putting rhino poachers in the cross hairs
The RhODIS rhino DNA database is putting rhino poachers in the cross hairs
The Onderstepoort Veterinary Genetics Laboratory (VGL) at the University of Pretoria has developed a ground-breaking technique to collect and...
English given equal status at Stellenbosch, made primary language of instruction at University of Pretoria
English given equal status at Stellenbosch, made primary language of instruction at University of Pretoria
The universities of Pretoria and Stellenbosch have adopted new language policies. Stellenbosch University Council chairperson George Steyn...
Diversity, not division, in lecture halls
Diversity, not division, in lecture halls
In efforts to contain institutional conflict at the University of Pretoria (UP) stemming from the campaigns #AfrikaansMustFall and #AfrikaansSalBly,...
Right-wing radicals back Pretoria University protests
Right-wing radicals back Pretoria University protests
An Afrikaner survivalist group, which calls for self-determination, has backed protests at the University of Pretoria, determined to protect...
Afrikaners: Stand up for what is right, for our future
Afrikaners: Stand up for what is right, for our future
This piece was originally written in Afrikaans. This is important to mention not only to make it clear who my target audience is but also to show...
#ColourBlind campaign refuses to open its eyes to injustice
#ColourBlind campaign refuses to open its eyes to injustice
The idea behind the campaign #ColourBlind is noble in intent, but serves to be harmful – mostly to black people, who suffer various forms of...
Political parties condemn university violence
Political parties condemn university violence
Political parties have condemned the attacks and acts of violence at universities, especially the University of Pretoria (UP) and the University of...
[Slideshow]The #FeesMustFall posters that made us sit up and pay attention
[Slideshow]The #FeesMustFall posters that made us sit up and pay attention
From Oscar Pistorius to President Jacob Zuma’s numeracy skills, the students' posters were sharp, funny and grabbed our attention. See our selection.
Students who wore 'blackface' to return to university
Students who wore 'blackface' to return to university
Two students who were kicked out of their residence at the University of Pretoria after being photographed wearing domestic worker...
No action on second 'blackface' incident
No action on second 'blackface' incident
The communication and liaison department said in a statement issued on its website that, "The pursuance of critical debate and conciliatory...

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