A year on from South Africa’s #feesmustfall protests, funding remains a hot issue.
Academia is being asked to do less for more, and universities are at financial breaking point. This has implications for all South Africans.
South African universities are under enormous financial pressure. They also face a fresh round of student protests ahead of a decision on next year's fees. Hard choices need to be made.
Students have been emboldened and won’t give up their demand for free education.
South African students’ demands for free university education are not going away. Nor are the country's economic realities.
Australia has undergone a significant shift from the Whitlam days when tertiary education was free.
Recent times have seen heated debates in Australia about whether higher education tuition fees should be deregulated, and about the private/public benefits of higher education. A question that goes to…