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How class and social capital affect university students

Sioux McKenna There’s a great deal of comfort to be had in the idea that success at university is primarily or exclusively the result of...

Lectures stopped at UKZN’s Pietermarizburg campus

Nompendulo Ngubane  Students stopped classes at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)'s Pietermaritzburg campus on Monday. They say they have not received their National Student Financial Aid Scheme...

Tanzanian Economics PhD student student killed by taxi driver

Zoë Postman  African Diaspora Forum (ADF) Chairperson Marc Gbaffou, told a crowd of about 50 people gathered outside Sophiatown Residence on Monday that ADF would...

Eighth week on strike at Durban University of Technology

Zimbili Vilakazi, Bonile Khanyi and Thabo Mohlala The strike over pay by staff at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) has entered its eighth week. A...

Charges dropped against UWC students after 16 months

Ashleigh Furlong  After 16 months of delays in court proceedings, charges have been dropped against a group of 23 students from the University of the...

DUT strike: So near, yet so far, but parties are upbeat they will sign

Thabo Mohlala Durban University of Technology is on knife-edge as parties are under pressure to settle and bring to an end one of the longest...

The case against free higher education: why it is neither just nor ethical

Sean Archer South Africa’s just-ousted Minister of Finance committed another R57 billion to higher education and training over the next three years. In his first (and last...

Naledi Pandor asks the public to weigh in on improvements in higher education via Twitter

Bonile Khanyi Newly appointed Minister of higher education and training Naledi Pandor posted a Twitter poll on Wednesday, asking South Africans which areas within...

DUT impasse ends after department intervention

Bonile Khanyi and Thabo Mohlala The Deputy Minister for Higher Education, Buti Manamela, took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce there had been a breakthrough...

Teacher unions welcome the budget with guarded optimism

Thabo Mohlala Teacher unions have joined scores of trade unions and some civil and NGOs in slamming Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba’s increase of the VAT...
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