Beyond Fees Must Fall

SONA Debate: Did The #FeesMustFall MPs Give Me Something To Look...

COMMENTA wave of novelty visited my senses as I watched the State of the Nation Address (SONA) debate...

DUT SRC To Challenge Suspension Of President In Court

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) has suspended the SRC president for an alleged misconduct which the university believes was in breach...

The Real Price Of A Degree: The Untold Story Of Financially...

AS TOLD TOAuthor and masters candidate at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Thuthukani Nkosi will be publishing his book...

Blade Nzimande At Higher Education: It’s Back To “Square One” For...

NEWS ANALYSISDuring the period when Fees Must Fall gripped the South African campuses, then-higher education minister Blade...

KZN SRCs Slam New NSFAS TV Show

“The only way that NSFAS will ever assist students with information is by doing visits to disadvantaged schools in rural areas, and...

Malema: Black Student Accommodation Must Be Same As Whites’ And Indians’

Economic Freedom Fighters president Julius Malema has called for, Sesiyanda Godlimpi, the SRC president at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) to...

KZN Campuses Quiet Since Historic Debt ‘’Write Off’ Announcement

In spite of promising to continue protesting, for the past two weeks it's been quiet on campuses. Student leadership in universities in...

Will Student Leaders Make An Impact In Parliament?

Former student leaders of the Fees Must Fall (FMF) movement are well on their way to Parliament. Wits University FMF leaders Nompendulo...

#FeesMustFall Enters Parliament

The top three political parties competing in the 2019 national elections have all released parliamentary lists, and all three have made important nods to...

KZN: EFF, Sasco Battles Distract As Students Protest

As student protests continue in KwaZulu Natal, in the background a game is playing out between competing student leadership organisations. The South African Students...

Students Are Walking From Cape Town To Pretoria For Access To...

A group of 13 people, including a pastor, a lawyer, and members of the University of Pretoria (UP) student representative council and other students,...

FMF 3.0: How Free Education Promises Fuelled The 2019 Protests

NEWS ANALYSIS It's only March 2019 but there have already been no fewer than 10 students protests at campuses around South Africa just this year....

Students Are Not “Committing Suicide”, Universities Are Killing Us

COMMENT I first went into a psychiatric ward when I was eighteen. I struggled with serious depression and had attempted suicide. At that age I...

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...
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