Beyond Fees Must Fall

Blade Nzimande On NSFAS 2020 Readiness

The minister of higher education, science and technology Blade Nzimande held a press briefing on the opening of financial aid applications for...

Financial Exclusion And Accommodation Dominate Protests At UKZN

Students at the University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN) have been protesting over issues related to financial exclusions and accommodation. Several buildings including...

The Real Price Of A Degree: “We Will Never Be The...

BOOK REVIEW Thuthukani Nkosi, a master’s degree student at the University of KwaZulu-Natal has finally published his book The...

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...

Financial Exclusion Protests Continue At UKZN And DUT

Students in Durban institutions of higher learning are becoming more irate and vow to bring campuses to standstill if their concerns are...

The EFFSC Is Going Nowhere

COMMENT I am not going to argue the case for the Economic Freedom Fighters Students Command (EFFSC)...

Mandla Shikwambana: Department of Higher Education Is The Problem

The Daily Vox speaks to Mandla Shikhwambana, the new president of the Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC), on his campus activism...

Privilege, #FeesMustFall, And The Dangers Of A Single Narrative

The Daily Vox has a long-standing commitment to the story of Fees Must Fall (FMF) and its part in the unfolding of the larger...

Magistrate Denies Kanya Cekeshe Bail, Leave To Appeal Conviction

“Why is the state hell-bent on keeping Cekeshe in jail,” asked Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi. It was a packed court at the Johannesburg...

5 Things To Know About The New Wits VC

Wits University has a new vice-chancellor. On June 25, the university announced professor Zeblon Vilakazi will take over the position from Adam...

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...

“The Fall” is a fantasy novel set in the middle of...

Jen Thorpe’s novel The Fall marries fantasy with reality in a fast-paced mashup. We chatted to Thorpe about her inspiration for the...

FMF Leaders Question The Ethics Of Fasiha Hassan Accepting International Peace...

Former student leader and current member of African National Congress (ANC) communication team Fasiha Hassan has been awarded the Student Peace Prize (SPP) for...

Protests At Fort Hare, TUT And Wits

Protests continue at campuses around South Africa. At Wits University students raised the issue of Wits students having no accommodation as the...

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

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

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...

Online Discussion: How Students Are Struggling With Online Learning

Join The Daily Vox and Youth Capital on August 5 2020 for an online discussion on how students are dealing with online...

The return of Rhodes University’s Minimal Initial Payment sparks outrage

Rhodes University students were unhappy after the university announced the return of the Minimum Initial Payment (MIP) or Initial Fee Payment (IFP) for 2018....

Justice Department Says “No” On Pardons For Fees Must Fall Activists

Justice and correctional services minister Ronald Lamola addressed the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) in parliament. He said he had been informed...

DUT: EFFSC-Led SRC Shows Unity As Protests Continue

NEWS ANALYSIS The Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC) is holding firm at the Durban University of Technology (DUT),...
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