'Network of corrupt officials' as Unisa turns into 'qualifications factory'

Ministerial report flags culture of corruption, fear and intimidation and SA academics damn the slide to mediocrity at top distance-learning institution

17 October 2021 - 00:01

A once-proud national asset, the University of SA (Unisa), has become a “qualifications factory” where degrees and diplomas are churned out to dissatisfied students.

This, said professor Nico Cloete, a research professor in the centre of excellence in scientometrics and science, technology and innovation policy at Stellenbosch University,  is the view academics now have of Unisa...

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