As the #FeesMustFall campaign continues, the University of Witwatersrand Students’ Representative Council (SCR) has taken it upon themselves to try and assist students with outstanding debt. The SRC recently initiated the #Access campaign which aims to raise R10 million by the end of February and are set to intensify the[…]
Universities should come clean about how much money they have got stashed away, the Higher Education Transformation Network (HETN) said in public hearings in Parliament on Tuesday. During a presentation to Parliament’s higher education committee on the Higher Education Amendment Bill, HETN chairperson Dr Ingrid Tufvesson said the organization backed[…]
Government will regret its decision of a 0% increase in tuition fees, University of the Free State Vice Chancellor Professor Jonathan Jansen said on Thursday. Jansen was speaking at the Cape Town Club about the recent student protests and the future of tertiary institutions. He also highlighted three possible scenarios[…]
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s belly shook with mirth as the National Assembly again descended into arguments over House rules during questions on the Sudan peace process and #FeesMustFall. In a volley of points of order, some MPs shouted insults at each other across the floor, while others, like Science and[…]
The University of Cape Town (UCT) will be discontinuing its outsourcing policy and has officially committed to in-sourcing six of the basic services needed to maintain the institution. This decision comes after UCT management met with the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union this week. UCT’s Vice Chancellor, Dr[…]
The SA National Editors’ Forum expressed concern about reports, including video footage, of journalists being intimidated and harassed by protesters and police while covering student protests across the country. ” In particular the police’s heavy-handed approach at the Union Buildings affected journalists from a number of media houses including EWN[…]
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