Fees Must Fall

Frustrations as DUT strike enters second week

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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)

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

There are some conflicting claims between EFF and Higher Education

The EFF Student Command (EFFSC) met with the department of higher education and training (DHET) on Monday, and released a statement which made several...

#FreshersAdvice: Your Complete Guide To South African Universities, Part 2

It’s a new academic year and thousands of undergrads will be registering for their first year at university. It’s a whole other thing, this...

Here are your initial university payments for 2018

South African students are going back to university in the coming weeks and registration is currently underway. Fees have not yet fallen and many...

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....

Wits SRC: “Higher Education CACH system is giving students false hope”

Monday was the first day of registration at the University of Witwatersrand, and it proceeded smoothly despite concerns that disruptions, intense crowds or stampedes...

#FreshersAdvice: Your complete guide to South African Universities, Part I

Everything about starting university is daunting: the size of the campuses, the people, the work and the fees. Luckily, seniors have your back and...

The new ANC top six in a dilemma with Zuma’s free...

On Monday night, the African National Congress (ANC) finally concluded the election of the party top six. Cyril Ramaphosa, the deputy president of South...

“Free education is possible, but implementing it in four weeks is...

President Jacob Zuma’s announcement of free education for the poor came as a shock to many South Africans. Some political analysts in particular interpreted...

How Zuma’s free education plan will affect NSFAS and universities in...

President Jacob Zuma’s sudden announcement of a new free higher education policy came as a surprise, not the least because it came just as...

Zuma’s free education plan will dump the costs onto academics

President Zuma dropped the bomb of all bombs on the FeesMustFall question on Saturday, declaring free and state-subsidised tertiary education. While the decision has...

Zuma’s free education plan is a ferocious hospital pass to his...

Finance minister Malusi Gigaba was the very picture of discomfort on Saturday. He was at the 54th national conference of the African National Congress,...

“Zuma’s free education plan impossible to implement” – analysts

On Saturday the presidency announced its resolutions on the funding of the higher education and training sector. It called for what is essentially a...
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