JONATHAN JANSEN | These protests are becoming a playground for ‘professional’ students

The sheer arrogance and absurdity of some of the 15 demands is nothing short of astounding

17 March 2021 - 20:13 By jonathan jansen

If universities gave in to the 15 demands of the South African Union of Students (SAUS), our higher education institutions would collapse overnight. Nobody pays. No registration fees. No fee increases. Abolition of all debt. Postgraduate students funded. Laptops for everyone. The full return of all students under level one lockdown. No academic exclusions. It is the sheer arrogance of these demands that will astound the taxpaying public...

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