Wits University classes to resume tomorrow

Following a late night meeting between students and university management, it is confirmed that classes will resume at Wits University tomorrow, bringing an end to #FeesMustFall Campaign.

Stephen Grootes spoke to Professor Adam Habib about the current situation at Wits University.

We have a letter from both the outgoing and incoming SRC saying that they would like to resume classes tomorrow morning. There are a few outstanding issues but we have agreed to meet with them today and finalise

Adam Habib, Wits University Vice Chancellor

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Meanwhile a report in the Business Day by Lorenzo Fioramonti suggest that South Africa’s higher education system is not educating young people as well as it could be.

Lorenzo Fioramonti, Political Economy University of Pretoria spoke to Stephen Grootes about transformation demands at Universities.

I see the fees must fall protests and other protests around transformation as renewing the fact that our Universities have become something very different from their initial purpose.

Lorenzo Fioramonti, Political Economy University of Pretoria

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