Decolonization of any field requires an integral awareness of individually conscious ‘current situational reality' and the ability for each individual to direct ‘creative space'.

“The pursuit then of a decolonised curriculum in this context must respond the constraints of the existing economy and state pressures and answer fundamental questions around the “role of the engineer” in the existing and future society in relation to the project of self-reliance in the pursuit of self-determination.”

The debate of the role of the university in relation to society is probably the central overarching issue in relation to the question of decolonising the university as we rightfully ask of our public institutions what their responsibility is to society and we readily exercise our right to contest space to be one that is more responsive and less reactive and exploitative to the society in which it finds itself.

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