Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University renamed

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University opened on 1 January 2005 as a result of the merger of Port Elizabeth Technikon the University of Port Elizabeth (UPE) and the Port Elizabeth campus of Vista University. On January 20, 2017, the institution changed i

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Verification Services for South African Universities

Qualification Verification Services (QVS) is a public-private-partnership that verifies South African academic qualifications online. Several universities and colleges in South Africa, including University of Johannesburg, have partnered with QVS to beco

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Potential New Signatories of Washington Accord

The Washington Accord is an International Agreement among bodies responsible for accreditation of undergraduate engineering programs to reciprocally recognize qualifications from the signatory countries. The Accord (maintained by the International Engine

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Publications: Guide to Higher Education in Africa (Sixth Edition)

Guide to Higher Education in Africa, Sixth Edition, [Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 6XS, England; or Palgrave Macmillan, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10010, USA], prepared by the International Association of Universities, 72

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Pretoria College of Education (South Africa)

Pretoria College of Education (PCE) was established in the 1970s when it offered a three-year diploma for those wishing to teach in primary schools and a postgraduate diploma for prospective secondary school teachers. Later, the three-year diploma was ph

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