Student news wrap 27/06/19

News for and about students in South Africa. Academic transformation laggards face court threat Universities that fail to comply with...

Spies at UJ monitoring possible FMF protests

In an exclusive on ENCA’s Checkpoint this week, they investigated spies among university students at the University of Johannesburg (UJ). Their job: to find...

Wits duo clean up Braam’s dirty laundry

Two Wits students have started a laundry service, LaundryBae, to serve the Wits community and residents in Braamfontein, Melville and Auckland Park. Originally launched in...

Rain doesn’t dampen the Vensters vibe at Stellenbosch

The drizzle did not dampen the Vensters vibe at Stellenbosch University’s welcoming week. The streets of Stellenbosch were overflowing with energy and people as...

Witsies pop pills to pass

SOME students are using a prescription stimulant as a “study drug” to enhance and increase their concentration levels while preparing for tests, mid-year and...

NSFAS closes second round of applications

On Sunday Sizwe Nxasana, the chairperson of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), held a media briefing on the status of 2017 NSFAS...

UCT develops test for TB meningitis diagnosis within 2 hours

A team at the University of Cape Town (UCT) have developed a test to rapidly and accurately diagnose TB meningitis, a fast acting and...

Wits: no choice in fee increment for 2017

This year fees did not fall, they froze and next year they will continue to increase. Yesterday the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) announced that...

Student news wrap 31/10/18

Stories from around the world. Africa reaps the benefit of online Instant Schools  Launched in 2016, the Vodafone Foundation's Instant Schools programme is currently being accessed by 675,000...

March for free education for the poor at Rhodes University

Last week Friday, September 23, members of the Rhodes University community marched to the Mayor’s office to hand over a petition supporting the call...
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