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Unisa SRC set for another meeting with university management over demands

The university remains closed as students protest over issues including admission requirements and the ongoing problem of tuition.

The entrance of the Unisa Sunnyside campus. Picture: EWN

CAPE TOWN - The University of South Africa (Unisa)’s national student representative council (SRC) president Wadzanai Mazhetese is looking forward to yet another meeting with university management and interested parties.

SRC chairpersons and secretaries from different campuses will attend Thursday’s meeting held in Pretoria.

The university remains closed as students protest over issues including admission requirements and the ongoing problem of tuition.

Mazhetese says they also want study material.

“We have clearly stated that students cannot forfeit their textbook allowances for a laptop. The DHET (Department of Higher Education) must change its policy and allow students to be given an extra R5,000 for textbooks and for a laptop.”

(Edited by Mihlali Ntsabo)

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