Yes, Adam Habib said university is not for everyone.
What do you think of Adam Habibâ€™s statement that, not everyone should go to university? #FeesComission
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But wait, that’s not all he said.Â
Speaking at the first day of hearings facilitated by the fees commissionâ€š Habib saidÂ matriculantsÂ â€œmust have other options. If you donâ€™t go to universityâ€š you will still land up with a future”.
#FeesCommssion: Even with Germany that provides free tertiary education, not everyone attends universities,Wits Vice Chancellor Adam Habib.
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â€œAt the momentâ€š there are many students that would be more appropriately located in Technical Vocational Education and Training (Tvet) system. Three to four million young people are sitting at home. [We need to] start making sure that the four million are in Tvet colleges,” Habib said.
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According to himÂ there isÂ a need to create alternates to university like vocational training.
“The challenge we confront is a challenge of our ambitions and resources. We have to increase access to educationâ€š to healthcare. What we have got to figure out is how we get thereâ€šâ€ Habib said.