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TUT: Where anger, protests and disruption are the norm

The M&G gets management's perspective on the growing frustrations students experience at being academically excluded due to a lack of funds.

How student power gave workers hope

Support staff are finally being brought in-house, thanks to young idealists fighting for their rights.

#FeesMustFall takes fight to Union Buildings

In their thousands, students of the #FeesMustFall campaign marched to the Union Buildings to have their demands heard.

Trough runneth over for spendthrift Setas

The pot is empty for university subsidies, but millions are being squandered in the vocational sector.

EFF calls for removal of Die Stem from national anthem

The EFF says there will be no dignity in SA's heritage until apartheid symbols have fallen.

EFF ‘illegal’ student gathering at UJ turns bloody

All hell broke loose at UJ when police and hired bouncers clamped down on a protest by members of the Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command.

Alliance to tackle internal divisions head-on

The tripartite alliance says it wants to address all "irritations" that are causing internal divisions at their five day summit.

Limpopo youth lose out after R28m skills project grinds to halt

An initiative intended to empower 1 100 young adults from Limpopo has fallen prey to various bureaucratic issues.

Wits vice-chancellor says state can help end exploitation

Wits vice-chancellor Adam Habib plans to abolish the "exploitative" practice of outsourcing support service workers on campus.

UWC’s success counts against it

Despite overcoming much of its apartheid legacy, the university is being denied the financial aid it needs to develop its facilities.

Students asked to cough up as tiff over unpaid private digs deepens

Lodges agreed to put up a North West college’s charges, but state funding failed to materialise.

Most of our new teachers can’t

The number of teachers graduating is no longer of concern, but their ability leaves much to be desired.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it