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Gordhan: Globalisation widens income gap, policy must counter inequality
Gordhan: Globalisation widens income gap, policy must counter inequality
Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan said globalisation is one driver of higher inequality in countries such as South Africa. 
​Universities have plans to register indebted students – but not all of them
​Universities have plans to register indebted students – but not all of them
Allowing indebted missing middle students to register this year “places the financial health of many universities in serious jeopardy”, a body...
[Video]Demands for free education and disillusionment turn to violent protests
[Video]Demands for free education and disillusionment turn to violent protests
The University of Johannesburg's Vice Chancellor Professor Ihron Rensburg spoke to the Mail & Guardian about the UJ violent protests.
UJ's response to clashes between students and security
UJ's response to clashes between students and security
“Students were storming the gate at Doornfontein [campus]. There was no clarity of who was a journalist. Security had to push them back. They...
#Fees2017: Private security guards throw rocks at students at UJ Doornfontein campus
#Fees2017: Private security guards throw rocks at students at UJ Doornfontein campus
Students at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) marched to the UJ Doornfontein campus from the main campus on Kingsway Road. The students were...
University of Johannesburg suspends 17 students suspected of burning auditorium
University of Johannesburg suspends 17 students suspected of burning auditorium
The University of Johannesburg has suspended 17 students who have been allegedly implicated in the burning of its auditorium in May that resulted...
UJ’s electrical car races to be most efficient at the Shell Eco-Marathon in London
UJ’s electrical car races to be most efficient at the Shell Eco-Marathon in London
On 3 July, the University of Johannesburg’s Voltronics team stood proudly with their prototype battery-electrical vehicle after it finished in...
UJ students 'beaten up' by bouncers
UJ students 'beaten up' by bouncers
University of Johannesburg (UJ) students were allegedly slapped and punched by private security guards during what they say was a peaceful...
With grade R comes great responsibility
With grade R comes great responsibility
About half of the country's grade R teachers are unqualified or underqualified — some without even a matric — mainly because the...
Winning novels examples of newfound writing freedom
Winning novels examples of newfound writing freedom
Zakes Mda has won the 2014 University of Johannesburg prize for South African writing in English (R75 000) for his novel, Rachel's...
#RhodesMustFall protest spreads to other campuses
#RhodesMustFall protest spreads to other campuses
The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) student-initiated Rhodes Must Fall campaign has been gaining traction across South African and international...

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