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Student news wrap 8/08/18

Student news from around the world. Counting the cost of #FeesMustFall Prompted by questions posed by the Democratic Alliance (DA) in parliament, Higher Education and Training...

Student’s suicide puts spotlight on rape culture

Students and Rhodes university staff are partaking in today's memorial programme to honour Khensani Maseko, the student who took her own life last Friday....
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Student news wrap 03/08/18

A look at what's been happening to and for students around the world. Mexico’s National University admits 12-year-old student Mexico’s National Autonomous University ( better known...

NSFAS backlog halts new applications

In the wake of protests, students left stranded without funds, and other incidents calling attention to failures on the part of NSFAS, the Department...
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Student news wrap 27/7/18

News from home and around the globe. Richards Bay students protest as NSFAS payments fail Students from Umfolozi TVET College expressed their frustration by burning tree branches and...

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...
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Student news wrap 20/7/18

Student news from around the world... Wits adopts gender neutrality  A proposal to the registrar's office has seen the University of the Witwatersrand take the  decision...

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...

Africa student news wrap 11/7/18

Africa news for and about students. UCT students create app to get textbooks cheaper  While dealing with the frustration of trying to get expensive text books at...
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Student news wrap 04/7/18

News from around the world for and about students. 9th All Africa University Games kicks off in Ethiopia Mekelle University in the town of Mekelle in...

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