Bed timing: student accommodation company sues varsity over Covid cuts

University of Johannesburg has slashed its contracts for off-campus student housing, leaving one company high and dry

04 May 2021 - 20:10 By ernest mabuza

A company that spent R60m to develop a building to house University of Johannesburg students near its Doornfontein campus is now unable to access government funding for students who stay there.  

The company, Gaetal, made renovations to a building last year, with the aim of housing 366 students who received National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) funding in 2021...

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