Crisis in SA tertiary education: Whose debt is it anyway?

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Universities should not rely on government funding as their main source of income, writes Mukundi Budeli. Picture: Leon Sadiki
Universities should not rely on government funding as their main source of income, writes Mukundi Budeli. Picture: Leon Sadiki

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When a product is increasingly inaccessible and expensive, there is less interest to invest in it. Is education worth divesting from because it is too expensive?

When most South Africans think of education, it often means escaping generational poverty and hardship. Education needs to engage with other aspects of society which make it functional, that includes the workforce.

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