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Student news wrap 20/09/18

This week's news for and about students. Rhodes appoints it’s first harassment and discrimination manager Rhodes University has appointed Dr Zethu Mkhize as it's first harassment and...

SA student news wrap 14/09/18

News from around the country. UCT addresses religious holy days clashing with exams but no ruling as yet On Wednesday, UCT officials partook in discussions on...
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Student news wrap 05/09/18

News about and for students from around the world. UL exam walkouts could face suspension University of Limpopo students who stormed out of an exam room...

NSFAS 2019 is open

Minister of Higher Education Naledi Pandor released a statement today announcing that the 2019 National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) applications will be opened on...
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Student news wrap 28/8/18

News from around the world. Suspect arrested in Morrocan 'Masters-for-money' scandal An investigation has been launched in the wake of allegations that students could pay to guarantee...

New administrator to tackle floundering NSFAS

Just over a week after it's chairperson resigned, The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has appointed a new administrator. Dr Randall Carolissen is currently...

Africa student news wrap 15/08/18

Student news from around Africa. Protests lockdown UKZN’s Westville campus  The University of KwaZulu-Natal suspended lectures and tests at its Westville campus yesterday as protests entered...
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Student news wrap 8/08/18

Student news from around the world. Counting the cost of #FeesMustFall Prompted by questions posed by the Democratic Alliance (DA) in parliament, Higher Education and Training...

NSFAS backlog halts new applications

In the wake of protests, students left stranded without funds, and other incidents calling attention to failures on the part of NSFAS, the Department...
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Student news wrap 27/7/18

News from home and around the globe. Richards Bay students protest as NSFAS payments fail Students from Umfolozi TVET College expressed their frustration by burning tree branches and...

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