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Daily Maverick: Op-Ed: Being intelligent is not good enough if you are poor
23 Oct 2015 - 13:00
"When universities raise fees significantly, or raise them at all, the institutions, the politicians and the public all need to understand what effect this has on those students who most need support to access higher education. Raising fees beyond what poor students can afford is theft. It is the theft of opportunity. It is the theft of potential. It is the theft of the one escape poor students have from the cycle of poverty."