Mzuzu University is yet to make a final decision on whether to raise college fees or not following students protest.
Vice Chancellor of the university Robert Ridley proposed the fees hike from K250000 to K300000 owing to the high of running the institution.
“The government has not raised the fees for the last three years and now we have no option but raise it because of the high cost of running the university.”
But students representative James Kudzalo said raising the fees now would be unfair to student sponsors who are fling the pinch of the high cost of living of the shrinking economy in all sectors.
“The government should not run away from its responsibility of educating its citizenry,” he said.
The government recently raised fees for mature entry students all its universities.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :