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Wits University was brought a standstill this week after the announcement of an increase in tuition fees for the 2016 study year. Students at the university were protesting against the fee hikes and boycotted classes. Picture: ELIZABETH SEJAKE
Wits University was brought a standstill this week after the announcement of an increase in tuition fees for the 2016 study year. Students at the university were protesting against the fee hikes and boycotted classes. Picture: ELIZABETH SEJAKE

Johannesburg - One of the Wits University students who won the Pan-African Universities Debating Championship has said the experience could change people's perspectives.

"It was a humbling experience and it was quite an electric moment," Mighti Jamie, who will soon begin his fourth year in law, said about the win with his partner and fellow law student, Nonhlanhla Masanabo.

The pair, one of three teams representing the Wits Debating Union, beat three other teams from Nigeria, Ghana and Zimbabwe in the final debate, held at the University of Ghana in Accra earlier this month.

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