Stellenbosch University has adopted a revised admissions policy for 2018 which aims to redress past inequalities.
According to Dr Christelle Feyt, senior director for prospective students, universities are expected to revise their policies constantly and the revision of Stellenbosch admission policy has given the university an opportunity to facilitate transformation.
The fundamental objective of the policy is still to maintain the university's culture of academic excellence, while facilitating transformation and reflecting a true South African society, says Feyt.
We would like to see a diverse campus especially in terms of our population groups.— Dr Christelle Feyt, Senior director for prospective students
This is actually a systemic transformation that we are talking about an it will also impact on the residence environment and so forth.— Dr Christelle Feyt, Senior director for prospective students
Feyt says they are excited about the transformation and looking forward to implementation in 2018.
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