The Student Representative Council of the University of Cape Town, says it stands in solidarity with students facing exclusions at tertiary institutions across the country. It was reacting to Wednesday’s protests by Wits students in Braamfontein in Johannesburg during which a man was shot dead and two students wounded during[…]
More details have emerged on 35-year-old Mthokozisi Ntumba who was killed allegedly by the police on Wednesday during a protest by Wits University students in Braamfontein. It is alleged that Ntumba had just visited a local clinic when police allegedly shot him dead. Two student journalists were also shot and[…]
One person has died after police fired rubber bullets at Wits University’s protesting students at the Braamfontein campus. Students have threatened to continue their protest on Wednesday over the financial exclusion of students. On Tuesday, traffic was badly affected on Empire Road in Johannesburg due to a protest by students.[…]
The University of the Western Cape (UWC) says students who register for the 2021 academic year will be allowed to apply for payment plans to cover their registration. Students with outstanding debt will also be allowed to register, after they sign an acknowledgment of debt form. UWC Spokesperson, Gasant Abarder,[…]
The University of Cape Town has denied that they are evicting students for non-payment of fees after the newly inaugurated Student Representative Council (SRC) on Friday declared war on what it called an “antagonistic anti-black move”. According to the SRC, it knew of 29 students who were handed notices to[…]
The SRC at the University of Stellenbosch says they will use its surveillance systems to locate and identify the perpetrator who placed “New Right” posters around the main campus. The posters‚ inscribed with the name “The Anglo Afrikaner Student” and slogan “Fight for Stellenbosch”‚ advertised a meeting at a university[…]
There were protests in and around the University of the Witwatersrand on Monday ahead of the court appearance of a student leader who was arrested at the weekend. Johannesburg metro police spokesman Wayne Minaar confirmed the protest action and advised motorists to use alternative routes as traffic is heavily backed[…]
The Wits University SRC has rejected an offer by management to gives students a month’s grace to pay their registration fees. Wits SRC secretary general Fasiha Hassan told News24 they were demanding free registration for all academically qualifying students. In a statement, the university said those who couldn’t afford the[…]
The #FeesMustFall movement will be making a return in 2016 when it occupies the Wits University Solomon House on Monday, the first day of registration, the Wits Student Representative Council (SRC) has said. In a statement, the SRC said January 2016 saw students confronted with “a similar problem that we[…]
The Stellenbosch University Student Representative Council [SRC] on Tuesday expressed concern over council’s decision on the language policy, saying it provided no real solutions. SRC spokesperson James de Villiers said in a statement: “We are afraid the motion regarding language implies no real change at the university, ultimately resulting in[…]
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