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First-year students won’t be cut any slack, but they will get support

SA universities are mindful of the tough Covid-related learning conditions their new intakes have been through

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SA’s 26 public universities will not be trimming or diluting their curricula to accommodate first-year students who may have knowledge gaps because of Covid-19 disruptions to schooling last year.

Instead the institutions will offer intensive learning support programmes to assist students who are battling academically.​

Stellenbosch University spokesperson Martin Viljoen said academic content will not be diluted because it had to maintain the academic quality and integrity of its qualifications...

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