“I still haven’t paid up my 1st year fees “ – Matt Tsolo

Social media has been abuzz with conflicting views on when should students go back to campus. One of the topics that arose was the fact that self-paying students are ‘rich’, well, that didn’t sit well with me knowing the struggles that I went through in my first year of study after I was rejected by NSFAS……

Lectures suspended at all DUT’s Durban campuses.

Following yesterday’s strike, Durban University of Technology decided to suspend classes till further notice. DUT management released a statement on Monday stating, “The decision was reached following renewed student protests in Durban whilst engagements between University Management and the SRC was taking place this morning.” The statement revealed that whilst they (management) increased the security presence…..

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DUT Student strike continues

Durban University of Technology students had once again staged a protest for their “unmet” demands. Students gathered outside the Vice-Chancellor Professor Mthembu’s office before embarking on their protest to City Hall after having that Mthembu is not available. In a statement, the Students Representative Council (SRC), Economic Freedom Fighters Students Command (EFFSC) indicated that they did…..

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Chiefs hand Magic FC a lesson in finesse in 3-0 win

Kaizer Chiefs were taken to extra-time once again as they defeated third tier outfit, The Magic FC by 3-0 to advance to the Nedbank Cup quarter-finals. Kaizer Chiefs coach, Ernst Middendorp’s charges came close to getting an early goal as newly promoted, Happy Mashiane unleashed a left-footed strike from range that missed the bottom post by…..

Mlungisi’s uncle plea for justice

Durban University of Technology students came in their number to bid farewell to Mlungisi Madonsela in a memorial service held at Riston Hall.   Madonsela died in City Hospital after being shot during an altercation between securities and protesting students. Madonsela’s death came as students were protesting over National Students Financial Aid Scheme, housing and registration…..

Cars and dustbins set alight as students protest

Students across the universities in KwaZulu-Natal staged protests and among the list of their grievances is the National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), conducive residents and registrations. Student Representative Council headed by the Economic Freedom Fighters Students Command (EFFSC) submitted their memorandum to the office of Vice-Chancellor. The fight for “all students must be registered’’ turned…..

[PODCAST] Xhamela twins on LWTG with Minnie

  Masters students and twin brothers in the College of Humanities, Luthando and Thando Adam, have opened the Xhamela Kitchen restaurant on the Howard College campus. The twins serve up tasty and affordable African traditional cuisine such as ujeqe (steamed bread) and beans, inhloko (cow’s head) and uphutu (mealie-meal), usu (tripe) and chicken feet.                    …..

Register to vote. Your X is your say!

Voter registration: Your questions answered!   Why should I vote? Voting is how you help decide the future of our country – and it is your commitment to our. Constitutional values and principles. You have the power to determine the future of our country! What happens if I don’t vote? Other people get to decide your…..

Sports Updates: PSL, CAF Confed, CAF Championship League

Bidvest Wits missed a chance of moving 5 points clear of Orlando Pirates after playing six-goal thriller with Polakwane City at the Old Peter Mokaba stadium on Sunday. The match got off a lively start, however the fist goal was scored on 24 minutes following Polokwane’s Jabu Maluleka free-kick that was flicked by Bongile Booi. The…..

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TRAINING & BURSARIES

You probably want to study this year and you have financial issues, don’t worry because South African universities got your back with the variety of scholarships. Besides the National Student Financial Aid Scheme, there is a number of bursaries that students can apply for funding from. Below is an information about some of scholarships for South…..