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Ramaphosa trust withdraws funding from racist student
Ramaphosa trust withdraws funding from racist student
The Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust has withdrawn a bursary it awarded to a student after a video emerged of her making racist slurs. There...
University rankings: Boon or bane?
University rankings: Boon or bane?
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (Arwu) announced last week that five South African universities were among the top 500 universities in...
For real change to happen university students and workers must support one another
For real change to happen university students and workers must support one another
The Fees Must Fall movement has proven that young South Africans have the potential to contribute to mass struggles. The impact and success of...
UP students are unhappy with racial dynamics in residences
UP students are unhappy with racial dynamics in residences
Students at the University of Pretoria (UP) held a mass meeting last week to complain about a lack of inclusivity and what they say is the...
UP fallist student to attend graduation ceremony despite suspension
UP fallist student to attend graduation ceremony despite suspension
Mosibudi Rasethaba will be allowed to attend his graduation ceremony on conditions negotiated with the University of Pretoria (UP) after the...
#Fees2017: Student bodies divided on response to Blade Nzimande's announcement on fee increases
#Fees2017: Student bodies divided on response to Blade Nzimande's announcement on fee increases
Student bodies across the country stand divided on their way forward in the wake of an announcement by Higher Education and Training Minister Blade...
The RhODIS rhino DNA database is putting rhino poachers in the cross hairs
The RhODIS rhino DNA database is putting rhino poachers in the cross hairs
The Onderstepoort Veterinary Genetics Laboratory (VGL) at the University of Pretoria has developed a ground-breaking technique to collect and...
UP blends virtual with real learning
UP blends virtual with real learning
The University of Pretoria...
English given equal status at Stellenbosch, made primary language of instruction at University of Pretoria
English given equal status at Stellenbosch, made primary language of instruction at University of Pretoria
The universities of Pretoria and Stellenbosch have adopted new language policies. Stellenbosch University Council chairperson George Steyn...
Diversity, not division, in lecture halls
Diversity, not division, in lecture halls
In efforts to contain institutional conflict at the University of Pretoria (UP) stemming from the campaigns #AfrikaansMustFall and #AfrikaansSalBly,...
Right-wing radicals back Pretoria University protests
Right-wing radicals back Pretoria University protests
An Afrikaner survivalist group, which calls for self-determination, has backed protests at the University of Pretoria, determined to protect...
Afrikaners: Stand up for what is right, for our future
Afrikaners: Stand up for what is right, for our future
This piece was originally written in Afrikaans. This is important to mention not only to make it clear who my target audience is but also to show...

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