Dropout rate points to lack of support

Reports that seven years after official data first revealed that about half of undergraduate students drop out of university without completing their degrees, new figures show no improvement in this poor academic ­performance. Refers to newly published data from the Council on Higher Education, a statutory body that advises the education minister [Mail & Guardian Online, 17 May 2013].

Mail and Guardian Online
Type: Newspaper and Opinion pieces
Author: John, V.
Year of Publishing: 2013
Keywords: Drop out rates, university transformation, data, research findings, Council on Higher Education, undergraduates, student support, statistics