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#feesmustfall: A humanitarian crisis at SA’s universities on the leap year!

Please take a few minutes to see how we have stuffed up higher education funding

Matthew Lester challenges private sector to help solve #FeesMustFall crisis

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) helped 186 150 university students with financial aid totalling R7 billion in 2015.

Matthew Lester on #FeesMustFall: Don’t give it to the rich

The 2015 student protests brought a victory for all, the waiving of any increases in fees. The shortfall is to be picked up by government and universities’

SA has the means to make higher education more accessible

LAST year was a watershed year in the higher education sector, as students at most South African universities protested under the #FeesMustFall banner. Some were calling for free tertiary education.