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On standards or conventions specific to South Africa's higher education system.

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Possible to use exchange semester credits for master's degree at exchange university?

I am an undergraduate student from South Africa about to enter my fourth year of study in economics. Key to what you should know is that our (in South Africa) academic year starts at the beginning of ...
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What to include in an “explanation letter” after being falsely accused of cheating? [closed]

I am a student at a university in South Africa. 300 out of the 400 students in my class, including me, were recently accused of cheating by receiving a paper before an exam. We were given the letters ...
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Which authority regulates the conferring of degrees in South Africa?

In South Africa, is there a body that regulates the institutions that are permitted to confer degrees? If so, what is this entity? Does it regulate: The ability to confer academic degrees? Which ...
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Query on UK visa options for South African postdoc at Birkbeck University funded by a South African organisation

I am from South Africa, and have been awarded a freestanding post-doctoral fellowship award that I am expected to take up at Birkbeck University in London. The fellowship award is from a South African ...
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What is the status/reputation of the University of South Africa (UNISA)? [closed]

I would like to follow PhD studies in my field of Computer Science. The problem is that I have to work in my native country. I have read that this university, UNISA, is known because of their online ...