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Students, your violence destroyed a man’s livelihood

While life goes on for the students at UniZulu, may they spare a thought for Ndumiso Ntsele whose only sin was to try to make an honest living in tough economic times

Save Fort Hare and stop with the theatrics

The university with its rich history is not only the pride of the Eastern Cape but of the continent. It needs to regain its glorious status in academia and not only be in the news for unfortunate reasons

Habib leaves with no regrets about the decisions he made at Wits

The vice-chancellor announced he will be heading to SOAS next year

South Africans must choose a Third Way to survive and progress

A green economy is the fastest way to lift millions from poverty and unite them in a common cause

‘They got careers, I got a record’

#FeesMustFall sought free education for all, but it cost one of its champions his liberty

Poor form betrays the revolution

A fresh look at the Fees Must Fall student movement sadly fails to fulfil its promise

Student fatally shot in DUT protests

The student was injured during protests at DUT Steve Biko campus and later died in hospital

UCT discloses planned 8% fee increase

Aside from an 8% fee increase, UCT is also proposing a 10% residence fee increase

Without success, access will fail

We need to address student failure as a factor in their anger towards universities

University of Nairobi closes after violent clashes

Student protests draw anti-riot police, disturbing normal functioning in one of the country's oldest institutions

Wits students barricade Empire Road entrance over res dispute

The students barred vehicles and pedestrians from entering and exiting the campus grounds as they protested the 'lack of services' at the university.

Letters to the editor: March 17 to 23 2017

A readers writes in about student protests.

Court flip-flops on student’s bail

There are whispers that the judiciary is being influenced by Jacob Zuma’s order to crack down.

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.

​Appeal court ruling sets parameters for protest at universities

Students can protest vehemently but not violently and ‘f*** white people’ is an opinion, not a threat.

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