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EFF fury at Unisa not obeying court order to enroll 20,000 more students

Varsity was ordered by Nzimande to cut its first-time student enrollment. Then EFF intervened with court action

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The EFF’s national student command (EFFSC) has expressed disappointment over Unisa’s delay in enrolling about 20,000 first-time entering (FTEN) students despite being ordered to do so by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria last month.

The EFFSC’s comments come amid a move by the portfolio committee of higher education to summon Unisa’s senior management as well as its council to parliament on May 6 to explain why it over-enrolled first-time entering students by 20,000.

On March 11, the court reviewed and set aside the decision by higher education minister Blade Nzimande instructing Unisa to reduce the number of first-time entering students by 20,000...

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