[RESEARCH REPORT]: van der Walt, Bolsmann, Johnson, Martin, 2002, “Globalisation and the Outsourced University in South Africa: The restructuring of the support services in public sector universities in South Africa, 1994-2001”

Lucien van der Walt, Chris Bolsmann, Bernadette Johnson, and Lindsey Martin, July 2002, Globalisation and the Outsourced University in South Africa: The Restructuring of the Support Services in Public Sector Universities in South Africa, 1994-2001. Final report for the Centre for Higher Education Transformation, University of South Africa (UNISA): Pretoria. Research undertaken via the Sociology … Continue reading [RESEARCH REPORT]: van der Walt, Bolsmann, Johnson, Martin, 2002, “Globalisation and the Outsourced University in South Africa: The restructuring of the support services in public sector universities in South Africa, 1994-2001”

[TALK]: Message from Lucien van der Walt to the National Union of Metalworkers (NUMSA) 2015 graduate class at Wits University, Johannesburg, 11 March 2016

Message from Lucien van der Walt to the National Union of Metalworkers (NUMSA) 2015 graduate class at Wits University, Johannesburg, 11 March 2016 Dear comrades, It is with deep regret that I am not here with you in person – please know that I am here with you in heart and soul. In the face … Continue reading [TALK]: Message from Lucien van der Walt to the National Union of Metalworkers (NUMSA) 2015 graduate class at Wits University, Johannesburg, 11 March 2016

[ANALYSIS] Lucien van der Walt, 2000, “Fighting the Privatisation at Wits” (university restructuring)

An older article, published in the Revolutionary Socialist of Cape Town. Lucien van der Walt, 2000,” “Fighting the Privatisation at Wits,” Revolutionary Socialist, July/August 2000, p. 13. Get the PDF here.   Lucien van der Walt, 2000,” “Fighting the Privatisation at Wits,” Revolutionary Socialist, July/ August 2000, p. 13. GUEST COLUMN: Mural at Wits: 1976 … Continue reading [ANALYSIS] Lucien van der Walt, 2000, “Fighting the Privatisation at Wits” (university restructuring)

[ANALYSIS] Lucien van der Walt, 2000, “Putting Profit First” [university restructuring]

Lucien van der Walt,  7 September 2000, “Putting Profit First,” The Sowetan. Still relevant. Get the PDF here.   Lucien van der Walt, September 7, 2000, PUTTING PROFIT FIRST, in THE SOWETAN Wits is rapidly turning into a market university that serves the wealthy, while excluding working class people, writes Lucien van der Walt Just … Continue reading [ANALYSIS] Lucien van der Walt, 2000, “Putting Profit First” [university restructuring]

[PHOTO + SPEECH]: Prof Lucien van der Walt at fees protests: “Free higher education, complete national liberation,” at “Rhodes” University, 19 October 2015

      Personal statement by “Rhodes” University professor Lucien van der Walt: “Rights are not given from above but won from below. Fight for free higher education as part of the struggle for change and completing the black working class national liberation struggle in South Africa. Move the struggle from individual VCs and universities … Continue reading [PHOTO + SPEECH]: Prof Lucien van der Walt at fees protests: “Free higher education, complete national liberation,” at “Rhodes” University, 19 October 2015

[PHOTO]: Lucien van der Walt, lecturer, addressing rally, in support of mass student protests at University of Witwatersrand, September 2010.

Lucien van der Walt, lecturer, addressing rally, in support of mass student protests at University of Witwatersrand, September 2010. The problem is the system.

[RESEARCH REPORT]: Adler, Bezuidenhout, Buhlungu, Kenny, Omar, Ruiters, van der Walt, 2000, “The Wits University Support Services Review – A Critique”

The Wits University Support Services Review: a Critique (2000), paper prepared by Glenn Adler, Andries Bezuidenhout, Sakhela Buhlungu, Bridget Kenny, Rachmat Omar, Greg Ruiters, and Lucien van der Walt.  Presented to the Council of the University of the Witwatersrand in June 2000. Get the PDF here.   The document above was collectively produced by the … Continue reading [RESEARCH REPORT]: Adler, Bezuidenhout, Buhlungu, Kenny, Omar, Ruiters, van der Walt, 2000, “The Wits University Support Services Review – A Critique”