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There is a lot of change in Universities: Prof Kgwadi

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Since the dawn of democracy, the face of higher education in South Africa has changed. Democracy20 Elections Show has looked at the transformation of higher education in the country in the past two decades.

North West University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dan Kgwadi, says there is a lot of change in Universities.

He says historically there was a perception that Mafikeng was for black people. He says now white students can go to Mafikeng Campus while black students can go to Potchefstroom campus

Kgwadi says: “North West University embrace diversity. We are working on targets to see how we can improve and increase on diversity. Improving the minorities in our campuses, in Mafikeng campus we need more white students to access that campus. And in Potchefstroom, we need black students accessing that campus.”

He says there is no university that can afford to be racial. Kgwadi says there is a lot of access that has been promoted in the universities.-Edited by Sthembiso Sithole.

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