Correction: Varsity fees

On Sunday, City Press reported the incorrect figures for fee increases of general Bachelor of Arts degrees as charged by universities around the country.

Although many universities' finance departments told City Press last week that there would be a 15% increase in tuition fees, many said earlier this week that these figures were yet to be finalised by the various university councils.

However, minister of higher education and training Blade Nzimande on Tuesday announced a cap on university fee increases of 6%.

If the 6% hike is accepted, this is what university students studying towards a general Bachelor of Arts degree will be paying for their first year of tuition next year:

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