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eLearning as a solution for those who cannot secure a spot in South Africa Universities

In South Africa, the Class of 2013 has drawn widespread media attention for pass rates, distinctions and university exemptions, however educators have expressed concern over limited space at tertiary institutions for undergraduate applicants.

The reality for many hardworking youngsters is that despite having done enough to qualify for university entry, there are simply not enough places available at the country’s public institutions. This places focus on the rate of unemployment amongst the youth.

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What are South Africa's students addicted to?

South Africa’s students are addicted to social media – but are almost unanimous that it enhances both their academic and social lives. In fact, they believe it may even help them during exam time.This was the key finding of the SA High-tech Student 2013 research study, released today by World Wide Worx and Student Brands. The study, conducted among all universities and colleges across South Africa, included interviews with 1435 students.

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