A report first broadcast in 2005 about higher education and employment in South Africa. Students from poor backgrounds can struggle to pay for higher education. Some companies provide bursaries to students to fund university education and receive tax benefits, trained employees and some good public relations in exchange. This has greatly increased the numbers of black students at South African universities. Some white students feel they have suffered because of positive discrimination.
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- 23 January 2008
This clip could lead to discussion on South African's education system and its funding. It could lead to debate over arguments for and against positive discrimination. Students could also be encouraged to undertake further research to answer the following detailed response: "To what extent is Affirmative Action effective in South Africa?"