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Students have vowed to protest the hikes, which came as a huge shock as they were preparing to return this week. The opening has now been postponed to February 27.
The National Co-ordinating Committee (NCC) of students, headed by Mfundo Mlilo of UZ, leaves
“We will resist these increases from all angles,” declared Mlilo. “The NCC is calling for class boycotts nationally and will initiate protests if the government remains intransigent.”
UZ officials justified the move claiming that the hikes were in line with the escalating costs of education in the country.
Undergraduate Arts and Humanities students are now required to pay $30 million per year up from $6 million.Post published in: Economy