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Student news wrap 25/10/18

News for and about students... Applications open for free computer coding course WeThinkCode is revolutionising learning by offering a free coding course without teachers or classes...

Wits chemist is the first African woman on ‘periodic table’

A Wits University lecturer gains international recognition for her research on vitamin B12 and cobalt. CORRECTION (04/09/2018): This article originally referred to Dr Mathura as...

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...
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TUT student killed in election clashes

Allegations that the SRC elections held at Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) yesterday were rigged led to violent clashes and the fatal shooting of...

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...

Evicted students stranded at Umgungundlovu Tvet College

“We have no place to sleep,” GroundUp was told by a student, who said she was afraid of being named in the media. She...

Witsies design sensor to prevent harm in informal settlements

Two Wits engineering students are part of a team whose prototype sensor won first prize at the first Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Internet of...

UP SRC assists NSFAS students with accommodation

On 26 February, the SRC’s Deputy Secretary Kutlwano Mositi announced on the SRC Facebook page that after much discussion they had managed to secure...
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University of Zululand campus stays closed after violent protests

The University of Zululand's KwaDlangezwa campus remains closed after violent protests resulted in the campus closing last Thursday. In a statement this afternoon, the...

Apps and websites that will make university life easier

Our generation is permanently glued to our phones and we use them for basically everything. Perdeby has put together a list of essential apps...

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