JONATHAN JANSEN: The Rhodes University brand means no-one wants a degree from University of Makhanda
However radical students might appear during protests, they are actually quite conservative when it comes to the status of a degree and the prospects of employment
High Street leads directly to the majestic gates of Rhodes University. It is also a disaster zone. You can do serious damage to your car if you hit one of the many potholes on this treacherous thoroughfare.
But keep your eyes on the remaining tar because at any point a young hustler with a dirty green luminous vest will jump in front of your moving vehicle to offer obvious parking on either side of the potholed street.