n South African Journal of Higher Education - Affirmative action and admissions in higher education : initiating debate

Volume 24, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1011-3487



This set of articles is offered in an attempt to share with a wider reading public the kinds of issues that arose in the course of a review at the University of Cape Town (UCT) that was undertaken into its admissions policies. They encapsulate the major elements on the debate within the review and are presented here in an attempt to open up the discussion of how the higher education community in South Africa might seek to take forward the challenges that relate to the development of equitable admissions policies for the country.

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