Varsity’s wood-and-iron birth

2012-11-22 00:00

THERE was a time when a university education in this “small corner of South Africa” was dismissed as non-essential and inappropriate.

It is their vibrant and never-say-die legacy that forms the central theme of a new glossy 212-page coffee table souvenir book published this week. The book, with unique accounts and archival images, traces the history of those early struggles for academic freedom, which culminated in the bringing together of five campuses to form the present-day University of KwaZulu-Natal. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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