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"The lack of reliable access to sufficient quantities of affordable, nutritious food – at South African tertiary institutions show an...
Copyright bill will make cost of studying cheaper
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An update to the National Qualifications Framework Amendment Act 12 of 2019 now means that claiming you have a qualification you don't...
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Ryan a researcher specialising in identifying strategies to help college students get through their first year of college lays out the...
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This accountant decided to take up domestic work while she was still studying to pay off her student loan.
How South Africa’s universities are making more students multilingual
Universities are becoming increasingly aware that they have an important role to play in equipping students to be linguistically...
Matrics, here are the admission dates and open days for SA's varsities
If you have your eye set on studying next year, it's best to apply as early as possible. Here are the application closing dates, plus...
7 tips to stay safe while studying abroad
Regardless of the destination, students should exercise caution as they travel and study. Here are seven useful tips to make sure time...
Studying in the States: A step-by-step guide
From the inside scoop on what universities are looking for down to the application process itself, here's everything you need to know...
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From lack of printers to lack of sleep, students share some of the things they wish they knew before starting university.
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University expectations vs. reality
Take it from someone who's been through it all, the university experience may be a little different than you thought...
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