/ 2 September 2022

University funding crisis: Economy crumbling under weighty student debt

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Brought to book: Students started protesting against tertiary education fees in 2015 with the Fees Must Fall movement. Nsfas funding still fails to cover the so-called missing middle students. Photo: Michele Spatari/AFP
Student debt is growing quickly and, if something doesn’t change, it could jeopardise the country’s already struggling economy

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