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Tertiary education

Science and cocktails: Making science cool

Here's how scientists are making going out to science talks as natural as going to the movies.

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How to help your child study abroad

Yes, it takes a village to raise a child, but these days, it’s a global village and the best way to future-proof your offspring may be in a foreign classroom

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Zombies: From brain-eating to brain-boosting?

Bringing a real-life zombie game into a psychology class at university showed surprising results. Two researchers are exploring the success of gamified education at the tertiary level.

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Public university or private institution?

A 3-year course at a public university isn't the only option for tertiary studies in South Africa.

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Traditional universities are on the way out: online is the future for Africa

Given all the turmoil universities have gone through recently with the #FeesMustFall movement, is this a possible solution to the problem?

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This deaf woman gets Masters degree using not English, but SA sign language

After battling with her Master's dissertation, this student overcame the odds and proceeded to obtain her qualification in a different, dynamic way.

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Matrics, here’s all you need to know about the National Benchmark Tests (NBT)

The National Benchmark Tests (NBT) assess how ready you are for tertiary studies in South Africa. Here's everything you need to know about the registrations, test schedules and deadlines.

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Struggling with learning in English? Take excellent notes!

Many or most tertiary students in South Africa are studying in their second or third language. Researchers have found that writing notes and assignments in English really help a student's comprehension of the subject.

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South Africa’s universities can do more to make disabled students feel included

It’s not enough just to enrol disabled students at universities. They need particular support.

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Decolonisation: Academics must change what they teach, and how

How do we even begin to decolonise our institutions?

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Reader's Letters: Studying abroad as a South African

Readers share their thoughts and experiences with us.

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How much does it cost for South Africans to study abroad?

South African but want to study abroad? Parent24 looks at the costs of studying at eight of the world's top universities.

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Where do South Africa's universities rank in the world?

We take a look at how South African universities fared in the global university rankings for 2016-2017.

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SA universities drop in global rankings

SA tertiary institutions are fast becoming mediocre in comparison to others on an international level. This is a result of under-funding, not student protests, says deputy vice-chancellor.

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When universities aren't properly funded, everybody loses

It seems that South Africa’s universities are on a knife-edge once more. Its students are ready to march again.

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My child is not interested in finishing school. What now?

We all know someone whose teenager scraped through matric or didn't finish school, and feel helpless about their future. Well, there's help! Here's a round-up of great non-academic learning options in South Africa.

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So how much does a first year at a SA university cost in 2016?

Parent24 compares different degrees at a few of South Africa’s state and private universities.

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South Africa's universities and colleges: contact details

Deciding where to study after matric is exciting – and potentially confusing. Here we list nearly 200 tertiary institutions in South Africa to kick-start your research.

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Want to study but can't afford to? Start here

To make life easier, we list the contact details for all South Africa's tertiary institutions' finance offices, plus websites where you can find out about bursaries and student loans.

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Should my child take a gap year?

Why not all GAP years are a waste of time.

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Turn your passion into your career, proudly!

Dene Botha talks about entrepreneurship and young, talented South Africans.
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