The government has postponed the introduction of punitive extra tuition fees for students on 'extra time'. But Wageningen students feel the plans are already affecting student life.
He does take some hope from the message sent by students, particularly on 21 January. After many years of lukewarm levels of activism, there were once again 20,000 students on the streets of The Hague. For now all that has been achieved is a postponement by one year, but Dijkstra sees it as a message to The Hague 'that you cannot economize on students anymore. They have had enough.'