As the higher education department prepares to funnel more than R6bn to fund additional students in universities, unemployed and unskilled youth will shoulder more than half of the burden.

Students took to the streets in recent weeks protesting against university funding issues after finance minister Tito Mboweni in February unveiled a budget with below-inflation increases for student financial support...

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