Rhodes University

 
A letter to my Xhosa fathers and brothers
A letter to my Xhosa fathers and brothers
In 2010 before the World Cup, I and nine other writers travelled to eKoloni for four days to donate books and talk literature with the audience, a...
ConCourt ruling on UFS missed the point
ConCourt ruling on UFS missed the point
The Constitutional Court judgment of December  29 on the language policy for the University of the Free State (UFS) is seminal and its...
Life expulsion from Rhodes for 'conduct beyond lawful boundaries'
Life expulsion from Rhodes for 'conduct beyond lawful boundaries'
Two unnamed student activists have been expelled for life from Rhodes University, reportedly for their "conduct beyond lawful boundaries" while...
A name change would be pointless if Rhodes still coddles white supremacy
A name change would be pointless if Rhodes still coddles white supremacy
On 6 December 2017 Rhodes University Council issued a rather strange statement on why the university’s name will not change. It reads like a case...
No name change for Rhodes University following council vote
No name change for Rhodes University following council vote
The council of Rhodes University has voted against a name change for the institution citing financial constraints.
Balancing act: Fewer undergrads, more postgrads
Balancing act: Fewer undergrads, more postgrads
Every year matriculants clamour to get into the country’s universities — but the institutions want to restrict the number of undergraduate...
​Challenging the culture of rape at Rhodes
​Challenging the culture of rape at Rhodes
For Zikhona*, a fourth-year student at Rhodes University, life before the Reference List protests was nightmarish. As she moved around the campus,...
‘Peace conditional on releasing students’
‘Peace conditional on releasing students’
The wave of student protests rolling through universities across the campus has gathered momentum in the face of increasing police violence and...
​An open letter from Rhodes to Nzimande and Gordhan
​An open letter from Rhodes to Nzimande and Gordhan
Dear Honourable Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, and Honourable Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan
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...
'Campus rape plans favour perpetrators'
'Campus rape plans favour perpetrators'
Universities’ policies and handling of rape and gender-based violence have created safe havens for perpetrators, say survivors on campuses.

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