Stellenbosch University language policy is unlikely to change to English as prime medium of communication and instruction by 2016.
This is contrary to the statement released by the University’s Executive Committee earlier this week confirming the approval of the language implementation plan.
According Prof Aslam Fataar, Vice Dean Faculty of Education at Stellenbosch, the executives of council has pressurized the Rector’s Management Team to withdraw the statement and initiate a longer process.
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Fataar said that the rector’s management team will go ahead and submit the proposal to the University’s council for discussions and alterations.