Pretoria - The University of South Africa (Unisa) has responded to the demands made by the South African Students Congress (Sasco) after the student body threatened to embark on a strike at the institution's Sunnyside campus in Pretoria on Monday.
University spokesperson Martin Ramotshela said the students submitted a list of demands, including the issue of being provided with textbooks and laptops.
Ramotshela said some issues raised by the students had been resolved and it was agreed that laptops will be delivered before the academic year begins.
However, he said along the way some of the students' demands had escalated and they wanted more.
"The agreement was that they wanted laptops to be provided, that has been done. Now they want laptops and textbooks to be provided, now that's a National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) matter, it is not our matter."