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Comments on the struggle for access to higher education by Tiego Moseneke

7th July 2022

SASSFE was born at Wits. SASSFE was an act of solidarity by the Freedom in our Lifetime generation with the Fees Must Fall generation. Magnificent gains have been won...

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100 Years of Higher Education Policy

24th June 2022

SASSFE will be hosting an online Webinar on Wednesday 6 July at 5pm on the topic of “100 Years of Higher Education Policy at Wits”. If you wish you can register...

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SASSFE Briefing on Current Issues Facing Students in early 2022

10th March 2022

For links to videos of  SASSFE Briefings, in February 2022, on current issues facing students, click on the following links. There is also a link (at Video 4) which...

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SASSFE Annual Report for 2021

10th March 2022

SASSFE’s Annual Report for 2021 was released in February 2022 at a Function at Wits University. The Annual Report reflects on the work done by SASSFE in recent years ...

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Watch SASSFE Webinar with Sizwe Nxasana and Nompendulo Mkhatshwa

2nd December 2021

SASSFE hosted a webinar dialogue on Tuesday 30 November 2021 on Student Debt, Higher Education Funding, Access to Higher Education and Unemployment. Speakers at the webinar, facilitated by Khaya Sithole and introduced by...

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Register for SASSFE Webinar with Sizwe Nxasana and Nompendulo Mkhatshwa

15th November 2021

SASSFE will be hosting a webinar on Tuesday 30 November 2021 from 5pm to 7pm to facilitate Dialogue on Student Debt, Higher Education Funding, Access to Higher Education and...

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SASSFE in conversation with UP Vice-Chancellor Tawana Kupe

3rd November 2021

As part of SASSFE’s ongoing efforts to promote dialogue on higher education funding in South Africa, SASSFE Management Committee Thandeka Gqubule interviewed University of Pretoria Vice-Chancellor Prof Tawana Kupe to discuss...

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Former Wits SRC Presidents rise to #Wits100 challenge

5th October 2021

The University of the Witwatersrand celebrates its 99th birthday today, 4 October 2021. In the lead up to the University’s centenary in 2022, a former Wits Student Representative Council...

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Watch SASSFE Webinar on access to higher education post Covid

10th September 2021

SASSFE hosted a webinar on Access to Higher Education post the Covid-19 pandemic on 31 August 2021.   The webinar featured contributions from Ernest Khosa (NSFAS Chairperson), Diane Parker (University...

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Access to Higher Education Post Covid-19 – SASSFE Webinar planned

25th August 2021

SASSFE, the South African Student Solidarity Foundation for Education, will be hosting a webinar titled “Access to Higher Education Post Covid-19”. The Speakers will be Diane Parker (University of...

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