Universities get hospital pass from Blade

We should do everything we can to subsidise students who are very talented and have been precluded just because of financial reasons.

Prof Nick Binedell, Gibs

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has announced that it will be up to universities to decide their own fee increases for the 2017 academic year, but has suggested the increase not be more than eight percent.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Prof Nick Binedell of the Gordon Institute of Business Science.

Scroll down for more quotes from the audio below.

It’s vitally important that our universities remain globally competitive.

Prof Nick Binedell, Gibs

South Africa has four out of the top-20 Brics-country universities.

Prof Nick Binedell, Gibs

University education in South Africa is reasonably inexpensive compared to our peers.

Prof Nick Binedell, Gibs

It’s a good decision; let the universities decide for themselves.

Prof Nick Binedell, Gibs

We should be positive about his.

Prof Nick Binedell, Gibs

Universities are incredibly important to our economy.

Prof Nick Binedell, Gibs

It’s only when students took direct action that The State took notice.

It’s only when students took direct action that The State took notice.

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