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...

Wits creates emergency fund to assist students with historical debt

Wits SRC has created an emergency fund that will assist returning students with historical debt to register for the 2018 academic year. The Wits SRC...

Rhodes renaming stalls

On November 30, two years after the issue of the name of Rhodes University came under the spotlight and students began calling it the 'university currently known...

UCT students write exams in a tent

For students at the University of Cape Town (UCT),  writing exams has reached a whole new level. The venue? A tent on the university rugby...
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Student world news round up 22/11/17

This week's round up of global student news. Beijing universities offer HIV self-test kits Local news reports in China say 11 universities in Haidian District of...

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