3: Is Fee-Free Education Possible?
The #FeesMustFall movement ushered calls for transformation within higher education in South Africa, with fee-free education at the forefront. Dick Forslund explains why and how fee-free education can be made possible. The Academic Citizen also gathers some student voices on how they are impacted by fees. Read further on Dick’s views by following the links below: The political budget crisis and…
2: One Student Explains Why #FeesMustFall
The #FeesMustFall movement that emerged in October 2015 has changed the face of student participation within spaces of higher education, with protests breaking out at major universities all over South Africa. Join The Academic Citizen as we explore Shibu Motimele’s view on why Fees Must Fall.
1: Higher Education During Apartheid
Let’s explore the historical background to fees-payable higher education in South Africa. We talk to Leigh-Ann Naidoo about the distribution of resources during Apartheid, and hear from some students about their parents’ experiences. At the basis of this issue is this right to education for all, which is enshrined in the Constitution.