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A framework for facilitating the transition from school to university in South Africa: a capabilities approach
(University of the Free State, 2012-11)
Access to university in South Africa has been, and continues to be, a highly contested area that is plagued with many layers of complexity rooted in the social, political and educational past and present. Situated within ...
Exploring the lives and educational aspirations of marginalised migrant youth: a case study in Johannesburg, South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2017-03)
English: As the migration phenomenon gains momentum, South Africa processes high volumes of refugee applications, particularly from neighbouring countries. One of the largest groups migrating is that of youths, in search ...
Psychological resources as predictors of academic performance of first-year students in higher education
(University of the Free State, 2013)
English: This article aims to determine whether psychological resources (hope, optimism and resilience) can be potential predictors of academic performance. A cross-sectional survey design was used and the sample consisted ...
Democratic capabilities research: an undergraduate experience to advance socially just higher education in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2018-08)
Universities are complex institutions that need to be in constant questioning and iteration to improve and serve the larger society. Nevertheless, the latest protests in the South African higher education institutions are ...
Multi-dimensional student poverty at a South African university: a capabilities approach
(University of the Free State, 2018-11)
The thesis contributes to work in the conceptualisation and measurement of multidimensional student poverty in South Africa through exploring and measuring multidimensional student poverty at one South African university. ...