By Karen Jeynes for AfricaCheck The #FeesMustFall movement has placed throughput rates at South Africa’s universities into the spotlight. “Throughput, quite simply, is how many students who start studying finish studying. Or, how many students don’t drop out,” education economics researcher at Stellenbosch University, Dr Hendrik van Broekhuizen, told Africa Check. It is also referred to as the completion rate, or graduation rate. South Africa’s statistician-general Pali Lehohla is concerned that the country’s slow .
I remember when I was doing my undergrad, as commerce students we used to make jokes like; “What’s the difference between a pizza and a humanities student? A pizza can feed a family of four!” The question of following your heart or doing what pays is one that haunts many of us at some point in our studies or careers. Many students are sitting in courses that are literally killing their souls only .
#GetYours…watch the space to see what Pimp My Book has in store for you as students…It is only because “Every student needs one”