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WSU suspends classes and exams to avoid the spread of Covid-19

The university says it has to take the precautionary measures because 26 students have tested positive on its East London campus

South African universities record 22 deaths from Covid-19

A Universities South Africa survey shows that 20 people — 19 staff members and one student — at local universities have died after contracting the coronavirus

Students at two Eastern Cape universities back on campus after water cuts

The Universities of Walter Sisulu and Fort Hare had to send staff and students home as a municipal protest had affected water supply

NSFAS big spender to have her day in court

Sibongile Mani was asked to hand herself over to the Hawks office where she was then arrested

Council defends law school accreditation decision

The Council for Higher Education head has defended the council’s bombshell decision to withdraw the undergraduate LLB degree accreditation for WSU

Student fund gets a human face

Steven Zwane is the scheme’s new boss and wants buy-in to support the business of helping students

Service provider to take ‘legal action’ against R14m student

It was confirmed today that a NSFAS recipient was mistakenly paid R14-million instead of the allocated R1 400 for food allowance.

WSU student accidentally receives R14m NSFAS deposit

The student had reported it to the university, but had allegedly spent R500 000 of it in the past five months.

​Campus politics signals a jump to the left, say student leaders

The Economic Freedom Fighters and Pan Africanist movement dominate Cape university SRCs.

Holomisa urges Zuma to intervene in WSU strike

From the UDM leader to Cope's youth wing, movements have called for the president's involvement and the end of "childish" threats at WSU.

Walter Sisulu University: Administrator to continue

Walter Sisulu University might have to extend its current administrator's contract due to the current labour impasse over the last two months.

Government to confront crisis at Walter Sisulu University

Government will finally address concerns about the future of Walter Sisulu University following a labour impasse that has shut down the institution.

Outrage at Walter Sisulu University closure

Political parties and student organisations have condemned the Walter Sisulu University's decision to close indefinitely.

Walter Sisulu University placed under administration

The department of higher education has appointed an administrator for the embattled Walter Sisulu University in the Eastern Cape.

Green dream for Easter Cape

Rural development conference hears how the area can become South Africa's bread basket.

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Soup for the Sick: A bowl of warmth in a time of need

Soup for the Sick is nourishing hundreds of people too ill to cook for themselves

Q&A Sessions: George Euvrard, the brains behind our cryptic crossword

George Euvrard spoke to Athandiwe Saba about his passion for education, clues on how to solve his crosswords and the importance of celebrating South Africa.

Why prisoners are a priority in vaccine rollout

Inmates comprise a vulnerable group in society and they are meant to receive Covid-19 vaccines earlier than the general population. This has sparked debate locally and globally

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