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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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