Education

Unisa called to principal’s office over too many students in class

07 March 2021 - 00:00

The portfolio committee of higher education will summon Unisa’s executive to parliament to explain why it failed to comply with its enrolment planning target by accepting an extra 20,137 first-time students last year.

Unisa over-enrolled students despite being warned by higher education minister Blade Nzimande in 2018 to adhere to its target. Last year it enrolled 77,840 first-time students, 35% more than the target...

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