Going to University: The Influence of Higher Education on the Lives of Young South Africans

  title={Going to University: The Influence of Higher Education on the Lives of Young South Africans},
  author={Jennifer M. Case and D. Marshall and S. Mckenna and Mogashana Disaapele},
This book contributes to broader debates about the significance and importance of higher education in a number of distinctive ways. First it is based on the narratives of students who started degrees at a number of South African universities. This may not sound remarkable but I will argue it is because we have limited knowledge of what it means to this generation of young adults to have been to university, regardless of whether or not they are deemed to have succeeded. These stories are… Expand

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