language policy

Court Orders Stellies to Teach in Afrikaans

Civil rights group Afriforum Youth on Friday obtained an interim order forcing the University of Stellenbosch to reinstate Afrikaans as a medium of instruction. The group’s representatives appeared briefly in the Western Cape High Court where they applied for an urgent order to force the university to implement its language[…]

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Stellies SRC backs English as teaching medium

The Stellenbosch University Student Representative Council [SRC] on Tuesday expressed concern over council’s decision on the language policy, saying it provided no real solutions. SRC spokesperson James de Villiers said in a statement: “We are afraid the motion regarding language implies no real change at the university, ultimately resulting in[…]

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Open Stellenbosch disappointed at stance on language policy

Student movement Open Stellenbosch has described the university council’s decision on the proposed language policy as a blatant rejection towards any transformation at the institution. Khule Duma, a member of Open Stellenbosch, said the reason why students had called for a change in the institution’s language policy was because black[…]

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