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'We need to protect, not destroy universities' - Prof Adam Habib

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande on Monday held a briefing in Pretoria where he outlined the various options available to students as a new group enters the tertiary education system.

Nzimande announced government’s plans to provide financial support to students and assist in alleviating the debt of others this academic year.

Wits Vice Chancellor Professor Adam Habib on Tuesday spoke to John Robbie to plead with students to not destroy universities as well as prevent other students from registering.

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Nzimande also spoke to John Robbie about how the Minister of Finance and the Presidency have intervened to find the R6.9 billion that has been allocated to higher education.

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