The Big Read: Stand up and stop the rot

03 March 2016 - 02:41 By Jonathan Jansen

It might already be too late. The insistent disruption and violence visited on campuses around the country, with no end in sight, will probably change the face of higher education in South Africa forever. Here are the reasons.The top universities, many of them built up steadily over a century, came to be leading institutions of higher learning through world-class research, innovative teaching and external reach, through, for example, school change and health improvement projects in the community...

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