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    UCT Vice Chancellor: #FeesMustFall Not To Blame For Prof Mayosi’s Death

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    Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, the vice chancellor of the University of Cape Town (UCT) on Tuesday clarified her position on the death of the health...

    UCT Fallists Respond to VC Phakeng

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    "We asked if Mr Mayosi has a history of depression and they said he didn't until 2016. That day he was called a coconut....

    Professor Phakeng: “That day he was called a sellout. He just...

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    Following the death of University of Cape Town (UCT) health dean and world-class cardiology researcher, Professor Bongani Mayosi, allegations have emerged that the Fees...

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

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

    On Graduate Unemployment: “We Were Promised That Education Would Free Us...

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    Thousands of recent graduates in South Africa are stuck in the rut of unemployment despite the thousands they pumped into their educations. They are...

    High Court Ruling Forces NSFAS To Inform Students About Applications

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    On Tuesday, the High Court in Grahamstown ordered the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to communicate a decision to a Rhodes University student...

    DUT Strike: “We Do Want To Go Back To Work…”

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    On Tuesday, 27 February, the deputy minister for higher education and training  Buti Manamela met with the Durban University of Technology (DUT) management as...

    Student Leaders On How Robert Sobukwe Influenced Fees Must Fall

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    The 27th of February marks 40 years since the death of Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) founder Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe. He was originally a part...

    Walter Sisulu Uni Refutes Terrible Living Conditions Claims

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    Some Walter Sisulu University students at the Ibika Campus in Butterworth, Eastern Cape, say the living conditions in their residences are appalling. They claim...

    DUT Strike Impasse Reaches 5th Week

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    After four days of mediation before the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitrary (CCMA), the industrial action at the Durban University of Technology (DUT)...

    Nsfas spokesperson: Nsfas is now a free education provider

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    As part of the government’s new free education commitment, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) will be granting bursaries instead of loans to...

    USAf CEO: the new funding system for higher education is a...

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    President Jacob Zuma’s announcement of free education does not mean that South African tertiary students have free education, but it does make education more...

    Frustrations as DUT strike enters second week

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    Students at the Durban University of Technology have raised concerns as the staff continue to protest over a wage dispute. Registration season has begun and...

    The burning questions on #FreeEducation government needs to answer

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    Since the announcement by President Jacob Zuma in December of free education for the poor and working class, there’s been a lot of confusion...

    Khaya Sithole: Students are too exhausted for FMF 2018

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    The government’s plan for free education looks awfully similar to the model that Wits students drafted with the help of prominent academic Khaya Sithole....

    Everything you need to know about higher education’s CACH system

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    The Central Applications Clearing House (CACH) system has been pushed by universities and the department of higher education and training (DHET) as the route...

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

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

    Registration at UNISA shut down by EFFSC

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    On Friday, representatives from the EFF Student Command protested outside the Sunnyside campus of the University of South Africa (UNISA) in Pretoria, calling for...

    Government has no plan for student historical debt – yet

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    The free education plan that is expected to come into full effect this year was another major victory for the Fees Must Fall movement....

    Everything you need to know about NSFAS (2018)

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    The second week of January has seen many students across the country entering universities and registering for the first time. The National Student Financial...