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Students protest over planned increases in tuition fees in Stellenbosch on Friday. Picture: REUTERS

Cosatu backs students’ call for 0% fee increase next year

Trying to reform an education system that was never meant to accommodate poor students is a ‘futile endeavour’

No hope for SA universities, says Jansen

Jonathan Jansen. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

History will show turning point in destruction of country’s universities was when President Jacob Zuma announced 0% fee increase, says Prof Jonathan Jansen

Protesting students cause turmoil at Eastern Cape university campuses

Protesting NMMU students block the entrance to the university's South Campus on Wednesday.  Picture: HERALDLIVE VIA TWITTER

Students from Walter Sisulu University’s Butterworth, Mthatha and East London campuses have been arrested for public violence and theft, among other charges

WATCH: Why penalising the rich is no solution to #FeesMustFall

Students protest over planned increases in tuition fees in Stellenbosch on Friday. Picture: REUTERS

This would only alienate the wealthy, pushing them to send their kids — who are unlikely to come back to SA — overseas, says SA Post Office CEO Mark Barnes

Cosatu condemns dousing of guard with urine at University of the Free State

Cosatu. Picture: FREDDY MAVUNDA

Union federation also demand action after Afrikaans students received a question paper with answers during a test at the university


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