Beyond Fees Must Fall

Students are walking from KZN to Gauteng for higher education

In 2019, Walk4Access, a group of people from the University of Pretoria (UP) walked from Cape Town to Pretoria. Their aim was...

Lack-cess to education – the cycle of abuse against South African...

Seven postgraduate students from Wits University’s Critical Diversity Studies department write about the perennial funding crisis in higher education in South Africa....

In their own words: NSFAS N+2 students speak out

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) N+2 rule states that students need to finish their degree in a certain number of...

Students launch legal challenge to NSFAS time limit rule

Students are calling on the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) and the department of higher education (DHET) to suspend a decision...

The list: Important dates for South African universities in 2021

Student protests, increasing Covid infections and administrative issues have affected registration and the start of the 2021 academic year for many universities....

POEM: Let Us Not Forget

When we confront the creeping, crippling feeling- our momentum we may be losing,despite...

TVET colleges: here’s what you need to know

Usually conversations around higher education in South Africa are centered on universities. But technical vocational education and training (TVET) colleges are also...

Student protests: different year, different students – same old issues that...

There is no easy answer to the question. Books can be filled, hours can be spent debating it - and there still...

How the university funding crisis played out this week

NSFAS remains in crisis as various student groups met with university management to find a way forward.  https://www.thedailyvox.co.za/fmf-2021-historic-debt-the-missing-middle-and-free-education-explained/

FMF 2021: Historic debt, the missing middle and free education explained

The Daily Vox has put together 10 questions we want to answer to better understand Fees Must Fall 2021 – not just...

Fees Must Fall 2021: here are 10 key questions

A shutdown is underway at various universities across South Africa as students ramp up protests that began at several campuses last week....

National Shutdown: here’s what is happening

SAUS has declared a national shutdown from March 15 until all their demands are met. Following protests last week...

Student protests 2021: What is happening at UFS?

Students at the University of Free State (UFS) have been protesting since the first week of March against a number of issues...

Blade Nzimande: Funding to be re-prioritised for higher education

Cabinet has agreed that funding should be re-prioritised for the Department of Higher Education and Training to ensure that all National Student...

Petition: In Solidarity with Students #Asinamali #EndAusterity #FreeEducation

In solidarity with students across the country, we, the undersigned, condemn the brutal murder of a 36-year old bystander who was shot...

Mthokozisi Ntumba who was killed by police at Wits protest was...

Mthokozisi Ntumba was killed by police during a protest outside Wits University this week. Following his death, the police minister Bheki Cele...

The List: What’s happening at other SA universities

This is how students and institutions are dealing with the issues related to funding and registration.  Protests at the...

NEWSFLASH: One person killed as police use force to disperse Wits...

One person was shot and killed amidst ongoing student protest action outside the Braamfontein campus of the University of Witwatersrand. 

NSFAS: Funding is not being phased out for teaching and nursing...

There has been much alarm around the news that the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) might be defunding teaching and nursing...

Heard at Zondo: Fees Must Fall was “infiltrated” by the State...

During the January 25 sitting of the State Capture Commission, Sydney Mufamadi, the chairperson of the high-level panel into the State Security...
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