Private universities in the time of #FeesMustFall

What is the "independent university” landscape like?

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Independent Education and Development Consultant Dr Jane Hofmeyr.

Listen to the audio below for the highly pertinent interview (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

Legislation does not allow them to call themselves universities.

Dr Jane Hofmeyr

They can most definitely relieve access pressure.

Dr Jane Hofmeyr

We won’t produce enough without the contribution of private providers.

Dr Jane Hofmeyr

Many courses are geared towards ensuring students get employment.

Dr Jane Hofmeyr

There is, of course, a cost.

Dr Jane Hofmeyr

The vast majority of their students are black.

Dr Jane Hofmeyr

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