laptopbookAs the Fees Commission takes public submissions on the feasibility of free higher education‚ the idea that online universities could play a role is starting to gain traction‚ with a ground breaking Johannesburg programme already notching up some impressive early results. One of the submissions presented by the University of the Witwatersrand graduate Ntokozo Mahlangu at the Fees Commission in Pretoria on Wednesday was the use online universities to eliminate many of the hurdles poor students face in their pursuit of tertiary education…..more