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One person shot dead following Wits protest

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.[…]

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UCT denies evictions for non-payment of fees

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[…]

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SRC rejects Wits offer to extend registration fee deadline

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[…]

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#FeesMustFall campaign back for 2016

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[…]

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Stellies SRC backs English as teaching medium

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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