Student union to meet with Higher Education Minister soon

Student union to meet with Higher Education Minister soon

The South African Union of Students is expected to meet with the Higher Education minister next week to discuss challenges faced by students in KZN.

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The union conducted an oversight visit to assess some of the problems.

SAUS Secretary Lwandile Mtsolo says they interacted with students from the Durban University of Technology, the University of KwaZulu-Natal and Mangosuthu University of Technology.

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He says there are some issues that are pending that we found that some of these universities are not really prepared to implement. 

"Our first stop was at the Mangosuthu University of Technology, it came as a shock to us to find out that the university has not started classes. There is total disarray in terms of management in the institution." 

"At The Durban University of Technology, there are some issues of academic records and certificates of students who are owing and ha they have not been given to them." 

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