Hermanus starts its own 'university'

Stepping stone to higher learning opens in old synagogue

18 August 2019 - 00:00 By TANYA FARBER

When Caswell Mamkeli walked into the old synagogue in Hermanus on Monday, it marked the beginning of a dream that could change the face of tertiary education.

The 35-year-old from Zwelihle is one of the first students at Hermanus Varsity, which opened this week with a plan to bring heavily subsidised education to the people in a way that's never been tried before...

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