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SASSFE Statement on the ongoing protests at Wits University

12th March 2021

Following its meeting held on the 11th of March 2021 with the Wits Student Representative Council (SRC) and office of the Dean of Students, SASSFE views the student funding...

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To widen awareness SASSFE partners with Business Day and Polity

8th July 2019

In an online advertising campaign aimed at raising awareness about SASSFE and promoting donations by South African alumni, SASSFE recently partnered with Business Day Online and   The...

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Donations to food programme assist in development of sustainability hub

18th May 2019

Each weekday over 1000 Wits students make use of the Masidleni daily student meal programme. The programme, which is managed by the Wits Citizenship and Community Outreach (WCCO) project,...

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New members join SASSFE Management Committee

14th September 2018

A new cohort of young activists has joined the Management Committee of the South African Student Solidarity Foundation for Education (SASSFE) with the objective of re-invigorating the interventions and...

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SASSFE continues its support of the Wits student meal programme

22nd May 2018

Following its donation to the Wits University-based Masidleni daily student meal scheme in 2017, the South African Student Solidarity Foundation for Education (SASSFE) again made a donation to the...

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Copies of Archbishop Makgoba’s book sold to assist students in need

1st April 2018

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, Chairperson of the SASSFE Board of Trustees, donated proceeds from the sale of 50 copies of his book to SASSFE. This is in addition to Archbishop...

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SASSFE congratulates Prof Phakeng on her appointment as UCT Vice-Chancellor

20th March 2018

Chairperson of the SASSFE management Committee, Tiego Moseneke, congratulates SASSFE Trustee, Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng, on her appointment as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town (UCT). Moseneke believes that...

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Freedom to study with dignity

7th February 2018

Higher education may now be free for many students, but the challenge of studying with dignity is more important than ever. As access to university widens for the poor,...

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Foundation’s food scheme offers a life-line to hungry, poor students

6th February 2018

The cost of feeding an adult woman between the ages of 19 and 64 has been priced at R588.45 a month, and the cost of feeding an adult man...

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SASSFE Trustees Archbishop Thabo Makgoba and Retired Judge Richard Golstone

SASSFE Trustees to meet in Q1 2018

24th January 2018

The Trustees of the South African Student Solidarity Foundation for Education (“SASSFE”), are scheduled to hold the Third Meeting of the Trustees of SASSFE on 5 February 2018 at...

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