First-year students won’t be cut any slack, but there will be support programmes

SA universities are mindful of the tough Covid-related learning conditions their new intakes have been through

22 February 2021 - 20:30 By prega govender

SA’s 26 public universities will not be trimming or diluting their curricula to accommodate first-year students who may have knowledge gaps because of Covid-19 disruptions to schooling last year.

Instead the institutions will offer intensive learning support programmes to assist students who are battling academically.​..

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