In South Africa it’s hard to go to a tertiary institution of your choice, especially if you’re from an unknown school or perhaps a farm school. There is always an excuse of some sort to keep you from entering tertiary if you are from an unknown school, simply because they don’t believe that small schools do educate.
People struggle to get into Wits University, because they look for ‘good marks’. But what happens if you have the good marks? I’ll tell you what happened to my friend. He had great marks but apparently he made a mistake in his application letter, and they didn’t take him just for that. So I don’t think our tertiary education system is fair or is run accordingly. Furthermore, they still take poor children’s money for application fees instead of refunding them if they aren’t accepted.
Can you just imagine how much many of these…
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