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13 May 2022
5:15 am

The Walter Sisulu University woes are frightening for a ‘developmental university’

Editorial staff

It is tragic that Walter Sisulu University in the Eastern Cape describes itself as a 'developmental university'.

Walter Sisulu University (WSU) students and lecturer pictured in a lecture room. Photo: Supplied.

There is some real irony – although it is tragic, too – that the Walter Sisulu University (WSU) in the Eastern Cape describes itself as a 'developmental university'… because a number of its courses had lost their accreditation. The Council for Higher Education effectively invalidated the bachelor of science honours in zoology, advanced diploma in journalism, master’s degree in medicine, advanced diploma in internal auditing and postgraduate diploma in chemical pathology. ALSO READ: Unaccredited degrees: Walter Sisulu University blames staff turnover, merger for mess Grilled in parliament about this, vice-chancellor Rushiella Songca had a menu of excuses, from problems with...