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Ongoing labour disputes at DUT and Sol Plaatjie delays academic year

Thabo Mohlala Mangement at Durban University of Technology (DUT) and Sol Plaatjie University have not settled a  labour dispute between them and workers belonging to...

Excitement at universities as new academic year gets off to a smooth start

Thabo Mohlala The start of the 2018 academic year seems to have gone well on Monday without any reports of incidences of disruptions across most...

Wits, UNISA and labour unions reach wage deal just days before school starts

Thabo Mohlala The recent settlements of labour disputes between unions and the management teams at Unisa and Wits might have been forced by the impending start...

DUT campus opening delayed by a week due to workers’ strike

Bonile Khanyi Thousands of Durban University of Technology (DUT) students will not be returning to campus on Monday after the university’s management team announced...

Newahu downs tools at Sol Plaatje University just before the academic year resumes

Bonile Khanyi Workers affiliated with the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) have downed tools at the Sol Plaatje University in Kimberly. The...

Free higher education in South Africa: cutting through the lies and statistics

Seán Mfundza Muller Public discussion about higher education funding in South Africa has been beset by numerous fictions and misunderstandings since the Fees Must Fall...

“No to bogus colleges”: Buti Manamela shuts down illegal institutions in Joburg

Bonile Khanyi Deputy minister of higher education Buti Manamela shut down an alleged bogus college in Johannesburg on Friday morning. In a video published by the...

University registration: It’s back to business for Unisa

Bonile Khanyi Calm has been restored and it's back to business after chaos erupted at the University of South Africa (Unisa) in Tshwane.  On Monday...

Student leaders take credit for convincing university management to allow walk-ins 

Thabo Mohlala The sudden climb down by several university management to allow for walk-in registrations was a result of intense pressure applied by student political...

More than 14 000 students registered through DHET central system

Bonile Khanyi More than 14,000 prospective students have registered for placement at an institution of higher learning using the Department’s Central Applications Clearing House...
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