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Students are walking from KZN to Gauteng for higher education

In 2019, Walk4Access, a group of people from the University of Pretoria (UP) walked from Cape Town to Pretoria. Their aim was...

In their own words: NSFAS N+2 students speak out

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) N+2 rule states that students need to finish their degree in a certain number of...

Extract: Nation on the Couch

Professor Wahbie Long’s Nation on the Couch explores life in our beloved country through the lens of psychoanalysis. By focusing on the...

#WorkingLifeinSA: Luyanda Hlatshwayo on reclaiming waste

Stop looking for work, says Luyanda Hlatshwayo. There are no jobs: instead, we should create our own. As a reclaimer, he’s put...

Burnout bites. Here’s how to fight back

Have you ever felt so physically, mentally and emotionally exhausted that performing at your job seems like an insurmountable task? Do you...

The (harmful) rise and grind of hustle culture

It seems like everyone has a hustle nowadays. Driving for Uber is a hustle. Starting a blog is a hustle. Picking up...

Five human rights trends in SA: Activists fight back as COVID-19...

On Human Rights Day, global civil society alliance CIVICUS outlines five human rights trends in South Africa that look set to continue...

Q&A: Kagiso Trust on the triumph of grade 12 learners in...

The Kagiso Trust is a self-funded South African development agency. This year, the trust is celebrating the performance of  grade 12s in...

Nathi Ngubane’s journey to published author and illustrator

The Daily Vox hosted a special Facebook Live with alumnus Nathi Ngubane. He is a freelance writer and illustrator who has written...

You really shouldn’t be posting pictures of your kids online

The excitement around the first day of school never grows old. The oversized backpacks and school uniforms on children will never lose...

Cape Town principal faces disciplinary action over Covid-19 school closure

During the first peak of COVID-19 infections in 2020, Heathfield High principal Wesley Neumanm refused to open his school. He now faces...

Ndenze ntoni na?: A poem by Xolani Henry Shezi

Xolani Henry Shezi (also known by his stage name Xolani Shezzi), an emerging poet from Mandeni, KwaZulu-Natal uses poetry as a healing...

Asanda Ngoasheng: Why racial sensitivity and social justice training must begin...

During her time lecturing journalism at Wits University and Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Asanda Ngoasheng became interested in developing a...

Government portal to provide opportunities for young people

With an estimated youth unemployment rate of 55.75%,  young South Africans are ready to grasp any opportunity to make a living. Through...

Covid-19 relief grant recipients: Poverty alleviation must be consistent

In a recent ANC Lekgotla President Cyril Ramaphosa – in his capacity as president of the ANC – said the party had...

He went from unemployed to e-hailing entrepreneur in the pandemic

Mujaheed Martin started an e-hailing company in December 2020 in Mitchells Plain. We chat to him about changing gears on his employment...

Meet Kholo Montsi: He plans to reach the pinnacle of the...

It’s less than a week after his return from the French Junior Open. And even over the Zoom call, it’s clear to...

Thoughts we had while watching BTS Life Goes On

On Friday morning, Korean superstars BTS released their much anticipated album BE along with the title track music video, Life Goes On....

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...

Two student teachers tell us about the path to becoming a...

The national lockdown hit pause on schooling and learning for a while. As lockdown restrictions eased, schools and higher education resumed. Many...
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