Tag: Students

“Do you feel safe on campus?” #FutureBeats

This week on Future Beats brought to you by HEAIDS. The focus was on sexual violence at Universities. This year Dr Naledi Pandor had established a team which looks at dealing with such violence at higher institutions of learning. The Durban University of Technology has now released their communique with regards to reporting gender-based violence. These…..


Have you always wondered how one is able to communicate using their hands and facial expressions? Have you always found it fascinating? Well, the good news is that you can now be able to learn sign language. For free! The Disability rights unit is giving all students and staff an opportunity to enrol in their sign…..

Meet your ‘new’ minister – Blade Nzimande!

It’s been a week after the appointment of the new Cabinet for the 6th Parliament by President Cyril Ramaphosa. One of the most anticipated moves was the shrinking of cabinet which shrunk from 36 to 28 ministries. Higher education and training has been merged with Science and Technology with Dr Blade Nzimande being appointed as the…..


      RadioDut’s rap battle show Freestyle Friday is fast gaining momentum as it keeps on unleashing raw talent. The show which takes place at the station’s studios and on campus, features freestyle rappers from all over Durban. This week’s edition featured more than ten freestyle rappers who all possess unique talent. Freestyle Friday is…..

Are YOU Responsible? Do You Shift YOUR Responsibilities Onto Your Partner?

Very often, the debate about whose responsibility it is to initiate condom use in a relationship erupts among our friendship groups. Let’s face it, it is both yours and your partner’s responsibility to use a condom during sex, well because the consequences of not using it will affect the two of you. This question reveals and…..

Local Music Liberation

Local Music liberation  On this month where we remember the young heroes of our beautiful country, we also celebrate the newly found local music liberation. There is no denying the powerful history the South African soil possess and how far we’ve actually come as a country. The Soweto uprising day reminds us of the powerful stand…..

Registration Protests at TVET College In Durban

About 300 students protested outside a campus of the Thekwini College in Durban on Thursday. Police spokesman Major Thulani Zwane confirmed the protest at the college’s Springfield campus and said students were demanding to be registered. Comment could not immediately be obtained from the Thekwini TVET College management. Students outside the premises claimed that they wanted…..

Unisa Campus Shuts Down

Protesters have shut down the University of South Africa’s Sunnyside Campus, expressing their dissatisfaction with management. Cleaners, security guards and student leaders took to the streets in an effort to force management to do away with outsourcing and permanently employ workers on contracts. Not everyone supported the protests, with many students saying they wanted to register……

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande Announces Post-matric Opportunities

Post-matric students should consider alternatives other than universities and Higher Education Institutions. Minister Blade Nzimande explains these  opportunities in detail today live in Pretoria. It is said that NSFAS has been allocated 700 million for skills development; to ensure that Universities and Higher education institutions are not the only options. These bursaries will assist all students…..


Grade 12 learners and students wishing to apply for financial assistance to study at any of the selected public universities and TVET colleges in the 2016 academic year have until 30 November 2015 to submit their applications. Online applications are only limited to students applying to study at the following selected institutions: • Durban University of…..

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