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Ngcukaitobi, the new sheriff at Walter Sisulu University

The new chairperson of the council reveals his plans to shake up his alma mater and some of the problems he found when he started getting involved in the university’s affairs

Student funding scheme gets new chief executive and board

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme has been under administration for two years after its board was dissolved and its boss resigned not even halfway through his term

Sasco must introspect to succeed

The student organisation must be involved in the transformation of education and the country

Our True Humanity — Ramaphosa delivers Biko lecture

The president has called on South Africa to regain its humanity and moral compass

Students frustrated despite TUT investigation into student shooting

Thursday marks a week since law student Katlego Monareng was allegedly shot and killed by a police officer following a protest on a TUT campus

For real change to happen university students and workers must support one another

Students should look into broadening the fight for free education into a movement to help fight other struggles in society

Tensions simmer over first-year university enrolments for 2017

Student organisations have threatened to revolt against a decrease in enrolments of first-year university students and the capping of college numbers.

​Sasco to ANC: Test free education

They presented a list of new demands, including raising the fees funding cap to R900 000.

Students demand Jacob Zuma’s commitment

Student unions have rejected the ministerial task team, saying they want to speak to the president.

#FeesMustFall aftermath may ignite more protests, unless funding shortfall is found

The idea of fee-free university education is still on the table, say the vice-chancellors, if the fee component of the budget is made up.

ANC travelling down a doomed path – Thulas Nxesi

The public works minister says a bleak future awaits the ruling party if their student arm, Sasco, continues to lose support to the DA and EFF.

Letters to the editor: April 17 to 23 2015

Readers write in on free university education, Nigeria and Benedict Daswa.

EFF claims landslide victory over Sasco at VUT SRC

The ruling ANC-aligned student body, Sasco, has suffered an embarrassing election defeat by the EFF at the Vaal University of Technology.

Radical change won’t happen with Sasco, Malema tells VUT

EFF leader Julius Malema told students at VUT that the EFF is the only party that's not in anyone's pocket, "but in the pockets of the masses".

University culture silences outspoken students, says Sasco

It is not surprising that four students faced disciplinary charges for speaking out about their university's problems, says the SA Students' Congress.

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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