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Students have been protesting demanding free higher education.
Police on high alert at UKZN campuses

Monday 24 October 2016 11:11

Academic activities are continuing peacefully at the University of KwaZulu Natal campuses.

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Most of those taken into custody were taken from Block-B in the Oval residence.
Nine nabbed at UKZN's Westville campus

Wednesday 19 October 2016 05:41

At least nine people were arrested by police following running battles between police and protesters at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Westville campus on Tuesday.

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Police are investigating a case of arson.
Two buildings set alight at UKZN

Saturday 15 October 2016 13:42

Two buildings were set alight at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Howard College campus Friday night.

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UKZN students have vowed to continue protesting until their demandas are met.
Student protests continue at some UKZN campuses

Thursday 6 October 2016 20:06

Hundreds of students from the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Howard College campus say they will continue with their demonstrations until their demand of free education is met.

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UKZN student residence on fire

Monday 26 September 2016 12:33

A residence at the University Of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in Pietermaritzburg has been set alight, allegedly by students.

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Students have vowed to continue boycotting classes until their demand for free education is met.
UKZN urges student to attend classes

Wednesday 21 September 2016 21:37

A number of police units have been deployed to the University of KwaZulu-Natal's campuses.

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Academics progammes suspended at UKZN amid clashes

Tuesday 6 September 2016 18:53

Six vehicles were torched and there was an attempt to torch the Senate building at the UKZN's Westville campus last night.

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Last week the university obtained a court interdict prohibiting any form of gathering on campus.
UKZN student protest prompts tight security

Monday 5 September 2016 12:12

Security has been beefed up at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Howard College campus to monitor the situation following student protest on Monday morning.

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UKZN examination hall set alight

Wednesday 31 August 2016 11:11

An examination hall on the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Pietermaritzburg campus has been set alight.

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UKZN students have been on strike for about a week, demanding a no-fee increase for next year.
Learning disrupted at UKZN, UNIZULU

Tuesday 30 August 2016 18:44

Learning has been disrupted at two universities in KZN. Students went on rampage, destroying property.

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Students have demanded that tuition fees should not be increased in 2017.
DA supports proposed fee hike for universities

Tuesday 30 August 2016 05:44

The DA in parliament says it supports the 8% fee increase proposed by the country's universities for next year.

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Students were protesting against tuition fee hikes and online applications for funding.
Lectures to resume at UKZN

Tuesday 23 August 2016 06:38

Classes are due to resume on all five campuses of the University of KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday.

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 Academic activities were suspended at UKZAN after students' protests.
Lectures to resume at UKZN

Monday 22 August 2016 07:02

Lectures are expected to resume on Monday on all five campuses of the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

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UKZN says it wants all its students to have access to finance.
UKZN throws lifeline to finacially needy students

Monday 25 January 2016 14:33

The University of KwaZulu-Natal has declared funding for all students who qualify for the NSFAS in this academic year.

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UKZN vows zero tolerance against violence

Wednesday 30 September 2015 11:45

Strict security has been deployed at the University of KwaZulu-Natal after the institution resumed lectures on Monday.

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UKZN King George IV statue defaced

Thursday 26 March 2015 19:12

The University of KwaZulu-Natal says it will convene an urgent meeting with students, to address the defacing of the statue of King George the fifth.

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UKZN's Pietermaritzburg campus remains closed

Thursday 12 February 2015 20:05

The University of KwaZulu-Natal's Pietermaritzburg campus has closed due to violence.

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The students are going to be dealt with in terms of the universities internal processes.
Police uncover drug operation at UKZN

Monday 14 April 2014 10:15

Security has been tightened at the University of KwaZulu-Natal after police uncovered a drug dealing operation on the Westville campus.

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No arrests made in UKZN student protest

Thursday 20 February 2014 15:16

No arrests have been made in connection with Thursday morning's disruptions at the Howard College campus and Medical school in Durban, says University of KwaZulu-Natal spokesperson Lesiba Seshoka.

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Seventy UKZN students arrested

Monday 17 February 2014 20:19

Seventy students were arrested after disrupting lectures at the Edgewood campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Pinetown on Monday.

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