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Burning varsities: Responding to fire
Burning varsities: Responding to fire
Jonathan Jansen’s book, As by Fire: The End of the South African University, predicts an apocalyptic scenario, one that may well become...
Eight years for striking one match
Eight years for striking one match
Khaya Cekeshe badly wanted to study law at the University of the Witwatersrand but his parents couldn’t afford the fees.
Address youth’s concerns and they’ll vote
Address youth’s concerns and they’ll vote
Will South Africa see young people at the voting polls in 2019? Probably not.
No tidy truths in the post-colony
No tidy truths in the post-colony
The nationwide decolonisation campaign started by students in 2015 risks undermining the country’s higher education system and its capacity to...
The cold shadow of exclusion
The cold shadow of exclusion
For black students at the University of the Free State, the word “exclusion” is probably the most life-changing word they will ever come across...
Free higher education won’t be free
Free higher education won’t be free
The range of comments on the question of free higher education published in the media are interesting but they all lack peer review. In particular,...
Fee-free education isn’t enough
Fee-free education isn’t enough
After some uncertainty, South Africa learnt last week that, over the next three years, free tertiary education will be phased in for students from...
Fallists ponder sustainable higher education
Fallists ponder sustainable higher education
The government has finally added meat to its commitment to providing fully-subsidised education for the poor and working class by allocating...
Finally: How government plans to fund free education
Finally: How government plans to fund free education
A month after university registrations opened, Treasury has finally answered the big question regarding how government will fund free higher...
This is what the 2018 Budget says
This is what the 2018 Budget says
For the first time in 25 years, the South African government will hike up Value-Added Tax (VAT) in a bid to fund the gaping hole in the national...
The fine art of domesticating a revolution
The fine art of domesticating a revolution
Cape Town, a parched city of rain worshippers and opposition contrarians, has in the past few years been refashioning itself as an art destination....
Poor school education undercuts free varsity
Poor school education undercuts free varsity
As we seek to provide free tertiary education for students of households whose income is lower than R350 000 a year, an important starting point is...

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