Here follows a summary of Wits University Council’s proposals on how it plans to address the fee increase challenge.
Statement on behalf of Prof. Ihron Rensburg, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, UJ.
Acting Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) spokesperson Phumla Williams on Monday reiterated that Operation Fiela Reclaim was an intervention that came as a result of concerns from communities.
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has wished the Class of 2015 the best of luck and assured them that they have the department’s full support as the 2015 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations kicked off on Monday.
A student at the University of Cape Town has been injured during on-going protests against a proposed fee increase of 10.3%.
Wits vice chancellor Adam Habib is this morning set to meet with students who have been protesting at the university to hear their grievances and find a resolution, the university said.
The protest, which started at around 7am, gathered momentum soon after students blocked the university gate entrances including the main Empire road entrance and the Yale Street entrance.