VUT scraps upfront payment for ‘poor’ students

The Vaal University of Technology and its student representative council (SRC) have agreed that students who come from households with an income of R350,000 and less will not pay registration fees at the beginning of the year. Students from households whose income is more than R350,000 are required to pay R4,000 upfront. This comes as […]
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How you will pay for Zuma’s free education plan

The government is considering drastic budget cuts to fund free higher education, including cutting social grants, freezing the roll-out of RDP houses and increasing taxes. With the country facing an unpre-cedented R50.8‑billion revenue hole, a treasury document has been put before President Jacob Zuma by the presidential fiscal committee, outlining possible areas where budgets could […]
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How you will pay for Zuma’s free education plan

The government is considering drastic budget cuts to fund free higher education, including cutting social grants, freezing the roll-out of RDP houses and increasing taxes. With the country facing an unpre-cedented R50.8‑billion revenue hole, a treasury document has been put before President Jacob Zuma by the presidential fiscal committee, outlining possible areas where budgets could […]
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Zuma set to announce “free education across the board” – report

Do not adjust your computer screen, this is not an April Fool’s joke. In a sensational exclusive, TimesLive reports that President Jacob Zuma is set to make an announcement that “flies in the face of the findings of the Heher Commission”. Zuma is reportedly planning to announce free higher education across the board. TimesLive reports […]
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