Other’s eyes ‘see’ for blind student

20 June 2021 - 00:00 By prega govender

Seven distinctions in matric should guarantee a pupil a place in biological sciences at any university in the country.

But the University of Pretoria’s faculty of natural and agricultural sciences deliberated long and hard on allowing Zak Claassen to enrol for a bachelor of science degree in human genetics, because its biology staff had no experience of teaching a blind student...

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