Faced with funding cuts and Covid-19, universities need to be creative

03 October 2021 - 00:00 By Gerald Wangenge-Ouma

SA’s 26 public universities are under pressure, with financial sustainability and Covid-19 the top two risks. Financial risks have increased over the past decade. The pandemic has exacerbated this, forcing us to review our budgets and be careful about our cost and growth strategy.

Our public universities have three main streams of income:..

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