Beyond Fees Must Fall

What You Need To Know About The #TUTShutdown

All nine campuses of the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) have been closed since March 4. The shutdown comes after weeks of student protests...

Rebels & Rage: How Adam Habib Saw #FeesMustFall

The Fees Must Fall (FMF) protests that seized South Africa from 2015-2016 were a right mess. On the one hand, students were protesting for...

Extract: Adam Habib On How #FMF Peace Talks Broke Down

October 2016 was a tense moment for Fees Must Fall. Students were protesting, police were making arrests, and universities were burning. Various peace talks...

What Is The Wits SRC Humanitarian Fund That AKA Donated R100k...

Earlier in February, the rapper AKA donated R100,000 to the Wits University Humanitarian Fund. With the national student funding crisis which led to a...

UKZN: Poor Black Students Still Face Harsh Discrimination

"We revolt simply because, for many reasons, we can no longer breathe." - Frantz FanonFanon tells us that we revolt simply because we...

Students Stranded In Durban After MUT Shuts

"I sent my kids to the university to study, and not come home in a coffin. After witnessing harsh treatment of students in one...

MUT Students Force Campus Shutdown

"I come from a family of 16 members and we all depend on my grandmother's pension. I'm frustrated because the same allowance I'm waiting...

DUT Shooting: EFF Threatens To Pay Private Hospitals A Visit

At the memorial service of the Durban University of Technology student who was shot and killed by private security last week during a protest,...

Free Education: Students Realise They Were Duped

I remember the day that Jacob Zuma announced fully subsidised free education. There was a mixture of excitement and confusion on social media, but...

SA Union Of Students Calls For Shutdown Of All Universities

The South African Union of Students (SAUS) has called for a national shutdown of the higher education sector. The shutdown is to "agitate the...

Nsfas, Accommodation Protests Spread To UJ

Students at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) have joined the spurt of student protests that have flared up this week. Students, supported by their...

Harassment, Scuffles Break Out At Wits Hunger Strike

The situation at Wits University is tense on Tuesday morning. There have been clashes between students and private security in Solomon House where students...

MUT: Students Blame SRCs For Campus Violence

Students at Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) in Durban have blamed student leaders for ignoring their concerns - as three higher education institutions in...

Fees Must Fall’s Bonginkosi Khanyile Vows To Continue Fighting After Sentencing

On Monday, Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile has been sentenced to three years house arrest under correctional services supervision and ordered to pay...

Nsfas Finally Scraps Unpopular SBux System

The Student Representative Council (SRC) at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) says it is relieved that a series of protests over the sBux...

Why I Made Everything Must Fall – Rehad Desai

Rehad Desai is well known for his socio-political documentaries. The director presented us with Miners Shot Down which tracked what transpired between miners and...

‘Everything Must Fall’ Gets Fees Must Fall Completely Wrong

The Everything Must Fall documentary creates a single story of the Fees Must Fall (FMF) movement that swept South Africa from 2015-2016. Directed by...

Liberia: Free Education Faces Same Problems As South Africa

George Weah, the president of Liberia, announced in October that all tuition for undergraduates attending Liberia’s public universities would be free. Making the announcement...

Tuks Workers Are Finally Insourced

It has been two years since the rise of ‘Outsourcing Must Fall’ movement, and finally, workers at the University of Pretoria (Tuks) are rejoicing...

Decolonised Education Means Giving Poor Students Fair Use Of Textbooks

We need to update our copyright laws to allow poor students fair use rights of textbooks, which remain prohibitively expensive for most, writes THABISO...
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