Mondli Hlatshwayo

​Higher education not a commodity

In this submission to the Fees Commission, academics outline the implications of free higher education.

Free education is possible if South Africa moves beyond smoke and mirrors

There are revenue sources that can be examined carefully and accessed to fund free education for all, at all levels.

Quality, free university education is necessary – and possible

Many people dismiss the idea of free, quality public university education out of hand, but there are many ways to make it happen.

Break ranks with varsity inequality

State support should go to students with the greatest need, not universities with the best results.

We will bite our tongues no more

Language must be one of the pillars of the struggle to ‘decolonise’ the humanities.

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