'This is a government policy choice, and it should not be landed on the tertiary institutions to manage or implement.'
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"Political leaders are public representatives – they're meant to build and assist public institutions." – Wits' vice-chancellor, Professor Adam Habib.
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Free education is not a cost to the state, because SA will, in fact, make money from free higher education, says JZ's fee-free 'architect'.
'We believe all public universities will invest all their energy and creativity to make this epoch-making system work.'