Fees Must Fall

Universities are still studying the Fees Commission report

South African universities have welcomed the release of the Heher Commission report but are still deliberating its 750 pages before announcing what this means...

#FeesMustFall made history, but are we ready to accept the trade-offs?

Every year around the third week of October, when the Mother City’s homeless no longer have to weather the rain and wind, the minister...

Seven university protests around the world that resonate with #FeesMustFall

The Fees Must Fall protests have shaken up South African society and posed pressing questions about education, decolonisation and institutional culture on campuses. But...

President Zuma leaves out Pravin from a task team to deal...

In a statement released by The Presidency on Tuesday, President Jacob Zuma announced the establishment of  a Ministerial Task Team to resolve the current...

We need to talk about the long-term effects of FMF on...

The effects of Fees Must Fall (FMF) protests are long-lasting and damaging to students' mental health and ultimately affect their academic performance. The Socio-Economic Rights...

A Luta Continua: Youth Day Is Futile For Young South Africans

The class of 1976 have inspired many uprisings and protests from what many people have termed "born frees". These youngsters have challenged our democracy...

Unisa registration disrupted again as EFFSC and Sasco disagree over way...

On Monday, registration for the new academic year at the Sunnyside campus of the University of South Africa (Unisa) was shut down, as Sasco...

Univen Students Shutdown Campus Over NSFAS Problems

The shutdown at the University of Venda (Univen) continues even as the university announces academic activities will resume August 13. For the past week...

The grand delusions of a UCT Law Dean: Penny Andrews equals...

A group of concerned black law students and alumni at UCT has released a statement regarding the UCT Law faculty's attitude towards protests and...

We did not ask for loans, that is not free education...

Student Representative Councils (SRCs) from some universities across the country are rejecting the recommendations made by the Fees Commission report on the funding of...

A foray into the messy world of Fees Must Fall politicking

Behind one of the many buildings that dotted the Eskom Learning Centre in Midrand, a huge white marquee had been erected for the Higher...

Six protest songs that are anthems for revolution in SA

The student protests that swept the country this year were punctuated by the singing of struggle songs often older than the students themselves. With...

SACP: #FeesCommission part of the reason why Blade Nzimande was removed

The South African Communist Party's (SACP) second deputy secretary general, Solly Mapaila, said on Tuesday the #FeesCommission report is partially the reason why former...

Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh talks decolonisation, democracy and delusion

Activist, rapper and author Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh spoke to The Daily Vox about his newly released project Democracy and Delusion. The project is two-part: a...

UWC students respond to Prof Xolela Mangcu

Self-indulgent Professor Xolela Mangcu misread our protest, write Nangamso Bomvana, Ncedisa Mpemnyama and Marx Mtoto. On Thursday the 26th of May, the Centre for Humanities...

Leaked Fees Commission report will not inform universities’ 2018 decision-making

Universities are eagerly awaiting the Presidency’s release of the Fees Commission report so that budgets can be tabled for 2018. Over the weekend, City Press...

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...

There’s a F***-up at Wits and management is having none of...

A Wits student, Zama Mthunzi, is due to appear before the South African Human Rights Commission this week for wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with...

Parents of CPUT and UWC students issue statement supporting #FeesMustFall [FULL...

On Sunday, amidst growing tensions between police and protesting students in the Western Cape, parents of students who attend the University of the Western...

10 study tips for exams in the time of #FeesMustFall

While the rest of the country celebrates jacaranda season, university students are reminded of the old saying - “When the jacarandas start blooming, exam...
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