The Impact of HIV/AIDS on the University of the Western Cape

Case Studies & Research
Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) Working Group on Higher Education (WGHE)
49 p.

The growing HIV/AIDS pandemic has already has a marked impact on higher education and will continue to do so as the disease intensifies. Higher education institutions have a crucial role to play in developing effective mechanisms to deal with this impact both within the academy and in society. The study forms part of eight case studies of how HIV/AIDS affects some individual universities in Africa. The case studies aim to determine the impact on the university and identify responses of staff students and management that will develope effective policies to combat the epidemic.

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