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Everything from university contact numbers, bursaries and grading to social dynamics and mental health, we've got you covered.

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University contacts

South Africa's universities and colleges: contact details

Bursaries, scholarships and loans 

Bursaries, scholarships & loans: Here's how to fund your studies

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All the important questions

Public university or private institution?

What if I don’t get into my dream institution or course?

Tough questions you need to ask if you don’t agree with your child’s study choice

University grading

Understanding university grading, credits, Dean's list and more

University referencing 

Preparing your assignments? University referencing guide for beginners

Student budget

Tips for surviving on a student budget

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