Too White To Study Medicine

Prega Govender, Times Live, November 27, 2011

The University of Stellenbosch reversed its decision to grant a pupil a place in medical school–after discovering that she was white, not coloured, as she had mistakenly stated in her online application.

The 18-year-old applicant, who asked that she not be named, achieved six distinctions in her Grade 11 exams and, in September, learnt the university had accepted her application. But, on October 13, Dr Ronel Retief, the head of academic administration, phoned her to verify her race.

The teenager told Retief she was white–and was informed this would affect her chances of being admitted to study medicine.

University spokesman Susan van der Merwe said the pupil’s selection was reversed after it came to light that the applicant made “a bona fide mistake” on the application form.

“The decision was taken to safeguard the integrity and fairness of the process in terms of the more than 550 candidates who had not been selected and who, based on merit, were ranked higher.”

Van der Merwe said Indian candidates, preferably from the Western and Northern Cape and African and coloured candidates from all provinces were selected first.

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  • PatRiot

    “The decision was taken to safeguard the integrity and fairness of the process in terms of the more than 550 candidates who had not been selected and who, based on merit, were ranked higher.”

    No irony here: “integrity and fairness” of a blatantly corrupt, dishonest, unfair and unjust process seeking a blatantly corrupt, dishonest, unfair and unjust result.

  • Anonymous

    Actually the story is not about being “too white” to study medicine, but “not colored enough” to study medicine. The whites got in on merit, the coloreds did not – the administrator even says so.

  • neanderthalDNA

    Gee. I guess the Quisling white lib-lefties of old Europe wouldn’t consider allowing one more group of refugees in…

    Soon to be genocided white South Africans…

    Wonder why?

  • Detroit WASP

    They do the same thing here.

    One of the steps for my wife to get into nursing school was an “interview”

    I told her they just wanted to see what color she was b/4 they admitted her. When she returned from the interview she said I was right. She said they asked her silly questions like, “what will she do if your car breaks down on the way to class?”

    She said, “I’ll call AAA, and my husband”….she was accepted! lol

  • Anonymous

    We need to treat South Africa like the pariah that it is. It is nothing but another Zimbabwe.

  • Anonymous

    I think she speaks for all of us. I imagine this might be what the poor girl in this story would like to say as well:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2067265/Transport-police-make-arrest-tram-passenger-hurled-vile-abuse-onlookers-racist-rant-toddler-perched-knee.html

  • Conrad

    The answer is simple, get out of Africa.

  • Anonymous

    So a descendant of the civilization that developed modern medicine over hundreds of years time and thereby ensured the health and survival of billions of people even outside Europe, must defer to those whose ancestors concocted the pseudo-medical botanica of Ayurveda, or worse, the barbarism of muti and witch doctoring. How can the health of humankind as a whole avoid retrogression given such politicized madness?

  • Bernie

    Too bad. Now she won’t be able to work 16-hour days treating AIDS patients in the free clinic for blacks.

  • Anonymous

    What always amazes me is the amount of white people involved actively in discrimination against other whites – and they’re not only okay with it, they seem to relish doing it. People always used to talk about self-hating blacks, but that was mostly myth. It’s the self-hating whites who are authentic and will stop at nothing to ruin any future for their children and grandchildren. Liberalism IS a mental disease.

  • ATBOTL

    In SA, Indians are part of the anti-white coalition. Whites who have delusions that Asians will be our allies should keep that in mind.

  • WR the elder

    No doubt the applicant claimed she was black because she knew that if she said she was white she’d be discriminated against. The university’s response shows that she was right.

  • Anonymous

    The only thing with which I disagree is that she put her little child in jeopardy but apparently none of the Mau Mau attacked her. It goes to show you that when you show that you’re not intimidated they aren’t so tough. I wonder how many real Brits feel exactly the same way. She had probably reached the threshold of her tolerance; especially after the rioting. “My Britain is f—-d.” How tragically true!!!

    I admire her. She was kind of a verbal Bernhard Goetz. She’ll probably receive a life sentence if they catch her. They’re speculating that she was drunk.

    In Vino Veritas.

  • Anonymous

    This same situation is coming to America. Buried in the Obamacare package is a set of regulations regarding how medical schools will be funded. The ones that show the most diversity in recruiting will get the money while the others will get less or none. This of course will cause all medical schools to compete for more non-white med students in order to get the money. Bye, bye, competence, bye, bye, America!

    But even if Obamacare is shot down, these conditions are coming from multiple directions.

    America is set to fail.

  • eduard

    On the local front, Stellenbosch University is now called Stalinbos University. The alumnii are nothing but a bunch of communists. All the traitor politicians hailed from Stalinbos University.

    For clarity: Stellenbosch was the farm of Simon van der Stel about 200 years ago. Bosch or bos means bush.

  • Anonymous

    Reply to #10. You make one of the most important points on this issue. We should try to make things more unpleasant for those traitors (without doing anything illegal).

    I would also like to make the point that this is a very effective way to continue to erode the quality of health care.

  • Anonymous

    Reply to #10. With all due respect I think you are on the wrong track about herbal medicines. White Europeans developed and used herbal medicines OVER THOUSANDS OF YEARS and their efficacy is proven by their track record and modern experiments and studies. They have nothing to do with witch doctors. I have come accross many brain-washed doctors who scoff at herbs even having any effect whatsoever. They have apparently forgotten that digitalis comes from the foxglove plant (which itself is quite powerful), curare, which has often been used in hospitals, aspirin, which initially was of herbal origin, and many others.

    Garlic has a brod-spectrum 32 active anti-microbials while doctors are having to turn to combinations of 2 to 3 antibiotics because bacteria are adapting so rapidly to their low-spectrum activity. Achillea Millifolium is named after the Greek super-warrior Achilles who is reported in the Iliad to have used it to kill bacteria and stop the blood flow from the wounds of his Myrmidons. Indeed it does have these qualities. Western medicine has worked many wonders but so has herbal medicine.

  • Anonymous

    An interesting point about South Africa: People tend to think that South Africa was initially peopled by blacks and invaded by whites. This is not so. South Africa was initially peopled by Bushmen and Hottentots. They are not of the black race. They are of the Capoid race. They are different than blacks and their faces look somewhat like those of East Asians. The Dutch Afrikaaners moved into South Africa just as the Zulus and other tribes of blacks invaded from further north (Zulus ultimately originated in the jungles of Central and Western Africa). So the Europeans did not displace blacks in South Africa.

    P.S. We can thank Gibson and Glover for their anti-Afrikaaner/Boer, anti-white, and communist propaganda movie Lethal Weapon II for helping to put the South African whites in a black communist hell.

  • Anonymous12

    In the US, medical schools really take race into consideration in addition to GPA and medical admission test scores.

    One Egyptian guy I know with a low GPA and MCAT managed to land himself a spot in a decent med school.

    Why? He put his race down as “African-American”.

  • Anonymous

    I know that I’m not with the majority here, but what the hell.

    When it comes to universities, I’m all for affirmative action:

    – Give colored women college education until menopause (with guaranteed PhDs)

    – Forbid college education for White women

    That would solve many of our problems, especially our birthrate.

  • berin

    Absolutely right #10. No other race has the equivalent to the anti-white white liberal such as you see on MSNBC. Racial solidarity by non-whites is never conxdemned by the AWW but any attempt to unify whites is unamimously opposed. Insanity personified.

  • Mike H.

    And to think that people get shocked when I refuse to see black or non-white doctors, and point out that plenty of smart blacks and coloreds feel the same way.

    When your life is at stake, who do you want treating you – the one who was able to become a doctor because he or she was black, or the one who was able to become a doctor because they studied harder than anyone else?

    That’s what I thought.

  • Dave

    We have to listen to American politicians ramble on about the injustice to blacks around the world. But never do anything about this type of blatant discrimination anywhere in the world, even in America. Why oh WHY???? Can you say One World Government.

    It would appear that American politicians don’t represent America anymore.

  • Jonathan

    How can this even be legal? From a global perspective, why doesn’t the UN do something about this? It goes against basic human rights. South Africa is such a terrible place to be if you are white. My company gave out PDA shares to all its staff except the white people. Why? Probably to get a better score on the BEE score-card. Why? So they can do business. I hate it. Magazines called Blaque and events called Black Only and jobs only for PDA (which funny enough is going to most black people who have NEVER been disadvantaged)and stealing land from white people simply to give to a black person and black taxis allowed to do what they want and and and and. When a white person speaks up to them, they pull our the race card like a monkey reverting to its natural inclinations.

    I really want to get out of here.

  • Commando

    This university is only 20 miles from home for me. I know a lot of the academics teaching there, and SURPRISE ! they are all of the liberally demented type – otherwise they would not have had the jobs in the first place.

    The true tragedy here is that Stellenbosch Univ was built by the Whites more than a century ago – now totally taken over by the ruling black elite, as they have never been able to create anything for themselves.

  • Ben N Indiana (AWG)

    When Whites are the majority, non-Whites receive preferential treatment.

    When blacks are the majority, non-Whites receive preferential treatment.

  • Ben N Indiana (AWG)

    Keep in mind this is a verifiable incident. There are, perhaps, hundreds of other Whites who were rejected.

    Multiply this policy throughout S Africa, and we understand why black nations are eroding economically. Their most talented citizens are intentionally held back.

  • Ben N Indiana (AWG)

    Had this policy been in effect in the 1940s, Christiaan Barnard may have been refused enrollment at the University of Cape Town Medical School. His pioneering success at performing the first human heart transplant would not have occurred.

  • Laager

    @ Anon 5

    Please rephrase your statement. It should read:

    We need to treat BLACK South Africa like the pariah that it is.

    There are 4 million white South Africans who are valiantly trying to maintain the European values of a Christian, democratic, capitalist nation but they are slowly being overwhelmed by a poorly educated marxist black wave of incompetence and discrimination.

    ———————————————————————–

    @ Anon 10

    Stellenbosch University was created and funded by the Afrikaners in South Africa to advance their people and compete with the English universities of Cape Town and Witwatersrand (Johannesburg). Government stepped in and started subsidising all universities in South Africa many years ago.

    With the black ANC govt coming to power in 1994 there is now a genocidal assault on the Afrikaners to totally wipe them out. This includes attacking their schools and universities by turning them into English educational institutions. Add to this that universities now operate on a quota system predicated on race. Places and financial support for students are offered according to the Black 80%, White 10%, Coloured [mulatto] 8% and Indian 2% demographic. This quota system overrides academic merit. Indeed many black students are so poorly prepared for university that remedial courses are run before they can attempt 1st year.

    Dr Retief [an Afrikaner] has to comply with these polices or lose her job, or worse still the University could lose it’s government subsidy.

    This is the reality of the New-Non-Racial-Democratic-Rainbow-Nation-South Africa today.

  • Anonymous

    @Conrad

    well spoken. europe and the usa would need those Europeans who live in Africa, a lot of them have a healthy racialist point of view

  • Anonymous

    Well the white race is doomed, that’s for sure. And don’t blame the black man; blame whitey.

  • Anonymous

    Reply to # 11. By “Asians” do you mean Indians and Pakistanis or Orientals, the Mongoloid race? In the U.K. “Asians” means Pakistanis and Indians from India, right? In the U.S.A. “Asians” means East Asians of the Mongoloid race, Koreans, Mongols, Thais, Japanese, Chinese, and others.

  • Ciccio

    I don’t know about Stellenbosch but at nearby Cape Town University the minimum Matric (grade 12) pass rate to enter medical school is 90% for whites and 70% for blacks. It is well likely that they have similar requirements which will exclude all but the very cream of the white students.

  • Anonymous

    Addendum to my comment #18 P.S. regarding Hollywood attacks on white males. There is an excellent article about this very issue that was posted today: http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2011/11/kevin-costner%e2%80%99s-mr-brooks-smart-white-and-a-serial-killer/#more-11722

  • John Engelman

    Because of affirmative action polities I would not choose a doctor who belonged to a politically favored minority.

  • Laager

    Answer to 32

    In South Africa Asian has the same meaning as in the UK

    i.e. Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi

    Taiwanese, Koreans, Japanese and Chinese are known as Orientals

  • Frank

    What was the “mistake” on the application? Maybe she should move to the US and say she is an illegal.