Beyond Fees Must Fall

TL;DR: A roundup of SRC elections from across the country

Even with the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, politics must go on. Around the country, universities adapted the elections for the 2020/2021 student...

No data or support: the reality of learning through lockdown in...

The digital divide impacts on students’ academic success and wellbeing, but there are ways to save the academic year and support students’...

“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...

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...

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...

Watch Now: COVID-19 Campus Shutdowns

In marking Youth Day, and six years since the launch of The Daily Vox, The Daily Vox hosted a discussion on one...

Students Speak About Their Online Learning Experiences

Most universities in South Africa have taken their academic programme online. Even with support from these institutions to students, it hasn’t been...

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...

Wits Academics Respond To Adam Habib’s Resignation

(Academic Staff Association of Wits University) ASAWU noted the resignation of the Vice Chancellor and Principal, Prof Adam Habib, with effect from...

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...

No Late Applications To Be Accepted

With the release of matric results, new students will be getting ready to secure their place at the various institutions of higher...

The EFFSC Is Going Nowhere

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

Kanya Cekeshe’s Bid For Freedom Will Be Taken To The High...

The fight for Kanya Cekeshe's release is not over. On October 14, the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court denied bail and leave to appeal...

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...

NSFAS Backs Cash For Books, In Spite Of Concerns

In January 2019, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) introduced a cash system for allowances. Along with the payment of tuition,...

Everything You Need To Know About NSFAS 2020

The 2020 National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) cycle opened on September 1, 2019. This means students have three months to apply...

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...

NSFAS: ‘We’re Ready For 2020’

On Wednesday, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) briefed parliament on the scheme’s readiness for the 2020 academic year. NSFAS Administrator...

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...

SRC At DUT Alleges Corruption Over Suspensions

“Everything that is currently happening is politics at play because more of our students have been suspended and management is delaying the...
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