posted 11th November 2017 at 9:00am
As students, nationwide, are now mobilising and becoming a powerful force for political change, a radical change to the structures inherent within the funding of higher education is now being called for.
The demo calls for scrapping tuition fees, ensuring the provision of living grants for all students and bringing an end to cuts across all university campuses nationwide. The demo further calls for a better distribution of wealth, and ensuring the adequate funding of education - one that is for students and their communities.
Through the scrapping of tuition feels, it is felt that no student, either home or international, will be burdened by the “regressive” nature of the loan system which sees the most poorest students graduating with high fee debts.