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Government to cover R1.9bn of varsity fees shortfall

Government has come up with funds to make R1.934 billion of the R2.3 billion shortfall for universities in 2016.

University of Cape Town's (UCT) Vice-Chancellor Max Price said he was pleased that approximately 84% of the shortfall has been covered and that varsities would now have to raise the remaining R394.7 million.

Price said university management would go into into its reserves, take up donations and will work with third stream income.

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