Chapter 12

Widening Access Through Higher Education Transformation

A Case Study of University of KwaZulu-Natal

Labby Ramrathan,    University of KwaZulu-Natal, School of Education, South Africa

The aim of this chapter is to illuminate the contextual realities that have influenced the transformation agenda of higher education in South Africa. Through this illumination, the chapter presents various responses to this transformation agenda. These responses include a policy context response, institutional responses, and structural responses. The chapter, consequently aims to present the nature of these different responses and the emerging concerns with a view to showing that while these responses are opening up access to previously considered ...

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