South African universities should do more to support students from low-income households.
While international students do need baseline proficiency in English, they need support the whole way through their degrees to actually be successful.
Senator Pauline Hanson raised concerns about immigration and social cohesion, saying ‘more than a million people’ in Australia ‘cannot speak English well or at all’. Let’s look at the numbers.
New census data provides a chance to understand why immigrants earn lower wages than Canadians who have been here for many generations. Whether immigrants speak English at home may be a clue.
Raising the status of the African languages to that of official languages in South Africa post-1994 led to an explosion of translation and interpreting work in local and foreign languages.
Refugees are both more likely to apply for citizenship, and twice as likely as other migrant groups to have to retake the test.