Possible protests over bursary funds

Today the South African Union of Student (SAUS) will meet with Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande to discuss possible protests over bursary funds. This...

Wits professor dismissed after found guilty of sexual misconduct

The University of Witwatersrand (Wits) has dismissed a senior lecturer who was found guilty of sexually harassing three of his female colleagues. Reportedly the...

What a time to be Zimbabwean

On August 4 2016 Pastor Evan Mawarire presented a lecture on the #ThisFlag movement at Rhodes. The lecture took place at the Barrat lecture...

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...

UFS and CUT students march for safer spaces

Fed up with continuously being assailed by threats to their safety, students at the University of the Free State (UFS), Bloemfontein Campus, in collaboration...

UJ offers ‘first-of-it’s-kind’ online Master’s degrees

We recently ran an article on free online courses on offer across South Africa. While there are many places offering diplomas and courses, there...

UJ execs to pay back stolen millions

Last week, two former University of Johannesburg (UJ) executives were court-ordered to pay back more than R14 million that the pair had stolen through...

Rhodes’ missing middle policy

Since the first #FeesMustfall protests in 2015, one of the most pressing issues within the fees conversation has been that of ‘the missing middle’...
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Student world news round up 13/10/17

A round up of stories from around the globe. Are universities responsible for student suicides? The recent death by suicide of 25-year-old MIT student, Han Nguyen...

Needy Wits students to get free accommodation till end of year

As of next week, as many as 330 students who are currently without accommodation will be housed in a temporary facility until the end...

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