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Free higher education an opportunity for change and empowerment – Pandor

Jan Gerber Fully subsidised bursaries for students from poor and working-class backgrounds present an opportunity for all South African universities and colleges to be at...

State of the art library to open in Dunoon

Annie Cebulski A R39.3-million three-storey library is set to open this year in Dunoon. The service is much needed. Schools in the area, such as Inkwenkwezi Secondary...

#ZolileKhumalo: Students come out in numbers to protest outside court

Sarah Smit, Agencies Hundreds of Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) students gathered outside the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Thursday for the appearance of the man who...

Shortage of beds at universities

Msindisi Fengu The government is planning to build at least 300 000 beds for universities and colleges in the next eight years, amid growing concerns...

‘Why did we take over 20 years?’ – Zuma on free education

Thuletho Zwane Former President Jacob Zuma gave a lecture in Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday where he took the opportunity to slam South Africa’s governing party, the...

Nsfas to receive more money from government

Mary Jane Mphahlele The Minister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor says government will cough up more money for Nsfas, including an additional R7.1...

Police fire rubber bullets at Pietermaritzburg students

Nompendulo Ngubane    Police used rubber bullets and teargas to disperse students from Msunduzi Tvet College in Pietermaritzburg who marched to the administrative offices on Tuesday....

Kenya and its university strike cycle

Ishmael Munene Kenya’s public university lecturers are on strike, barely three months after another lengthy work stoppage. Ishmael Munene spoke to Moina Spooner from The Conversation...

TVET Pietermaritzburg college campuses shut down

Nompendulo Ngubane    Last week, students barricaded Burger Street, in Pietermaritzburg with rocks and burning tyres, demanding that the college pay their accommodation fees from the...

Website developed to buy and sell second-hand textbooks

Chulumanco Mahamba and Zamayirha Peter  A University of Pretoria student created a website that allows fellow students from all South African universities to buy and sell second-hand...
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