Fees Commission

Everything you need to know about higher education’s CACH system

The Central Applications Clearing House (CACH) system has been pushed by universities and the department of higher education and training (DHET) as...

The Fees Commission’s income contingent loans explained

University students have been protesting for free, decommodified and decolonised education since 2015. In January 2016, President Jacob Zuma in January 2016 commissioned an...

Student leaders have little faith in Ramaphosa rolling out free education

Some student leaders say the new African National Congress (ANC) president Cyril Ramaphosa will not make a difference to the Fees Must Fall movement,...

Free Education at last? President Zuma announces sweeping changes to higher...

A month after the Heher Commission on Free Higher Education released its long awaited report, President Jacob Zuma announced sweeping changes to the higher...

Watch Now: COVID-19 Campus Shutdowns

In marking Youth Day, and six years since the launch of The Daily Vox, The Daily Vox hosted a discussion on one...

Everything you need to know about NSFAS (2018)

The second week of January has seen many students across the country entering universities and registering for the first time. The National Student Financial...

FMF Activist Calls For Fees Must Fall TRC, All Protest-Related Charges...

During the 2015 and 2016 Fees Must Fall (FMF) protests, many student activists were charged with public violence and destruction of property....

#FeesCommission report: How TVETs win

Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions are the biggest winners according to the recommendations of the Fees Commission report. Universities will not...

The Fees Commission Report brings us no closer to justice for...

Almost four months after the Heher Commission completed its work and gave President Zuma its report, the fundamental issues raised by the #FeesMustFall movement...

Disappointed but not surprised: the shortcomings of the Fees Commission report

The Fees Must Fall movement emerged in 2015 through university students who felt that higher education was an inalienable right no one should pay...

We did not ask for loans, that is not free education...

Student Representative Councils (SRCs) from some universities across the country are rejecting the recommendations made by the Fees Commission report on the funding of...

Fees Commission report calls for removal of application and registration fees

The Fees Commission report found that while fee-free education across the board is fiscally irresponsible, doing away with application and registration fees isn’t. South Africans...

Here’s how the Fees Commission wants to use BBBEE to fund...

The recently proposed Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme (ISFAP) by the higher education ministerial task team aims at using the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment...
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