South African Young Academy of Science

The realities of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Higher Education Sector

The realities of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Higher Education Sector
March 25, 2021 Maseteditshego
In early March 2020, the president put the entire country under hard lockdown. This resulted in limited movement and interaction of people outside the home environment. The lockdown disrupted academic calendars and activities of institutions of higher learning in the country, especially for rural-based universities. The decision to close institutions of higher learning was an…