Beyond Fees Must Fall

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...

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...

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...

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...

UCT rejects Athol Williams’ allegations of silencing over state capture

Athol Williams, lecturer and poet, has alleged that the University of Cape Town have been trying to silence him, a charge the...

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 extends deadline for 2022 applications

On Thursday evening, January 6, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) announced they would be extending the deadline for applications. Applications...

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...

POEM: Let Us Not Forget

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

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...

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...

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...

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. 

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...

It’s been 7 years since “Rhodes fell” – here’s how it...

April 9, 2022 marked seven years since the removal of the statue of Cecil John Rhodes from its plinth at the University...

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....

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...

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....

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...

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...
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