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...

UCT tops global list of free online courses

Class Central has released its annual list of the top 50 Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered free of charge around the world and the University of...

Student news wrap 27/9/18

Local news from around the country. TUT Soshanguve campuses remain shut down. The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) Soshanguve campuses have been closed since the last...

Universe app makes Sakai mobile

A newly developed app aimed at improving the e-learning experience for students is hoping to attract support from major South African schools and universities. Universe,...

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...

Murder case opened for DUT lecturer

After being shutdown following the fatal shooting of a student last week, Durban University of Technology (DUT) has revealed that a...

Task team tackles gender-based violence on campuses

A newly appointed ministerial task team has begun work this month to address sexual harassment and gender-based violence at South Africa's public...

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...
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NYDA to tackle student suicide

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) is taking measures to to help combat the worryingly high rate of suicide at universities after...

Fire takes life of Rhodes student

During the course of last night a fire broke out at a digs on Milner Street. Five of the six male students were able to...
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