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 National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) said that all monies have been paid despite the coronavirus pandemic and has encouraged students who require funding to apply. NSFAS paid funds to public institutions of higher learning or TVET colleges directly, which then distribute the funds to students whose applications were[…]
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) says it has cancelled the funding for 5 000 for the 2020 academic year. Nsfas administrator Randall Carolissen says financial information obtained from the South African Revenue Service (SARS) revealed that the total household family income for these students is above the R350[…]
Hong Kong police have arrested four people, the youngest just 16, for suspected offences under the city’s new national security law, the first such detentions outside of street protests since the legislation took effect a month ago. In a press conference shortly before midnight on Wednesday, a police spokesman said[…]
Labour unions say University of South Africa (UNISA) management is playing hide and seek with them. UNISA employees have been on strike since last week demanding a salary increase. They are demanding an 8% wage increase but the university is offering 6.3%. National, Education, Health and Allied Workers Union NEHAWU’s[…]
Violent protests at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) continued on Monday morning when students set alight the HIV support centre at Howard College campus. According to Daily News, metro police spokesperson Senior Superintendent Parboo Sewpersad said the building was set alight early on Monday morning. This reportedly happened as lectures[…]
By Aneeqa Du Plessis In the heart of Athlone is a school that has been built on sacrifice, struggle and continuous striving. Tuesday marked a significant day for the Al-Azhar high school as it unveiled their first-ever school hall after being in existence for 25 years. The hall was named[…]
By Shakirah Thebus The vastness and splendour of the City of Cape town Council chambers seemed a befitting venue to host this year’s Madina Institute graduation ceremony. Draped in their black ropes, the smiles on the faces of the students who have completed the One Year Usul Ud Din course[…]
By Tasleema Allie There was an air of excitement as the Madina Institute SA opened the doors to its new state-of-the-art campus on Sunday afternoon. The new campus is located on the third floor of the Icon building on the Cape Town Foreshore, in the heart of the city’s business[…]
Wednesday was an emotional day for the University of Cape Town (UCT) community and for wider South African society, with several protest events rising up against sexual and gender-based violence in this country. Since the beginning of the week, staff and students have been gathering in separate vigils, prayer circles[…]
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