Wits old boy donates R150m to university's student endowment fund

11 October 2020 - 00:00

When outgoing Wits University vice-chancellor Adam Habib bumped into billionaire businessman Natie Kirsh on a flight in December 2018, they continued a previous discussion about funding the “missing middle” students.

These students are not eligible for funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) because their total household income exceeds R350,000 a year...

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