Habib, Wits students await special council meeting

Wits University principal Professor Adam Habib has vowed to help resolve the impasse over student fees.

EWN's Gia Nicolaides reported that Habib was sitting on the floor among the students who were staging a sit-in in Senate House until the university council convened a special meeting.

702's Xolani Gwala spoke to Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande, who said one of the reasons he called the Higher Education Transformation Summit was to find solutions to such problems.

Listen to the conversation below:

We are concerned that the level of disruptions that we see at our universities are not sustainable... I called this summit because we have perennial problems at our universities.

Dr Blade Nzimande, Minister of Higher Education

This article first appeared on 702 : Habib, Wits students await special council meeting


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