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2022 Student Handbook

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Contents Welcome Important Dates and Deadlines The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd’s (The IIE) Varsity College Programme Start Dates 2022

The IIE About The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd (The IIE) The IIE’s Academic Faculties

Admission and Registration at The IIE’s Varsity College Admission Documents Required Terms of Registration

Finance and Study Expenses Payment Options and Instalment Plans Payment Methods Additional Charges Awards and Bursary Opportunities

Academic Information ACADEMIC OPERATIONS • • • • •

Timetables Programme Assessment Schedules Graduation Academic Credit Applications Textbooks

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ACADEMIC SCHOOLS

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ACADEMIC SUPPORT

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School of Humanities & Social Sciences School of Education School of Finance & Accounting School of Information Technology School of Law School of Management Active Learning and VCLearn Developing Thinking and Learning Skills Student Support Interventions Library Support: Library Services Learning Support: Concessions

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International Students

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Orientation Accommodation Medical Aid Religious Organisations and Prayer Centres Adapting to Campus Life in South Africa Correct Programme and Registration Wellness International Student Forum

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MyVC VC Assist VC Student Portal Your Connect Email Account VC_App VCLearn SafeAssign Student Hub ICT Student Handbook

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Gauteng KwaZulu-Natal Western Cape Eastern Cape

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The IIE Register Finance

Student Wellness Your Student Wellness Manager (SWM) Awareness Campaigns, Community Engagement & Citizenship Career Centre (CC) VC Sports Club VC Voice Social Committee Meridian Hour Student Socials VC Cares Safe Campus

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Online Centre

Student Services

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The IIE Policies

IIE009 Assessment Strategy and Policy IIE010 Credit Accumulation, Recognition of Prior Learning and Qualification Completion IIE015 Student Code of Conduct, Disputes, Grievances and Disciplinary Procedure IIE023 Intellectual Integrity Policy IIE008 Information Centre Policy

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International

Important IIE Policies for Students

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Online Orientation Tutors & Programme Success Tutors Device Specifications

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Welcome

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Welcome Dear Students, Welcome to the 2022 academic year. To our returning students, we welcome you back and hope that you had a good break. To the students who are joining The IIE’s Varsity College for the first time, on behalf of all our teams, I hope that your time with us will be both exciting and rewarding as you begin your tertiary journey. In the context of covid, we are committed to ensuring that our students’ experience with us remains both safe and allows for the best student learning environment. We understand that with our policies and processes the first semester for new students can be rather daunting at times. To facilitate the smoothest transition, I recommend that, in addition to working through this Student Handbook, you assume little and ask as many questions as possible. Always ensure that you are in the best position to maximise your success both in the classroom and beyond by involving yourself in various sport, social, career and community activities on your campus. Make sure that you maximise your involvement to achieve your personal goals. We appreciate that the working world is evolving at a rapid pace, and we are committed to enabling you to attain a relevant qualification while engaging with our lecturing teams and fellow students. To best facilitate this, we continue to review our curriculum, teaching and learning strategy and assessment activities.

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Our teaching and learning methodology aims to maximise your critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills which are the top identified employability skills. The IIE’s Varsity College has 8 campuses nationally and also has an Online Centre to support our students studying in the IIE Distance mode. To enable our staffing teams to be accessible, we utilise our customer service platform, VC Assist, which can be found on the Student Hub. VC Assist will give you direct access to a dedicated customer relations team on campus that will assist you with any queries you may have regarding your journey with us. As always, the support that we put in place requires respectful and timeous communication by our teams and our students. Starting with this Student Handbook, you will be easily connected into our academic, student support and administration support features. Please ensure that you utilise the online support platforms, staff engagement opportunities and actively embrace being a student with us. Wishing you a happy and successful year with The IIE’s Varsity College. Louise Wiseman Managing Director


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JANUARY 2022 3 3 – 28

The IIE’s Varsity College opens for the 2022 academic year 2021 Semester 2 Exam Sitting 2

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Full Settlement due on or before registration** 1st Instalment for 10 months due on or before registration – next payment due in the month following registration – until settled** Deposit for 3 and 6 months due on or before registration – next payment due in the month following registration – until settled** **See Finance for more details

FEBRUARY 2022 9 1 – 22 7 – 25 28

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Registration for the 2022 academic year – new and returning students The IIE’s Varsity College closes for December break

Late Registration Fee levied for Returning Students 2021 Exam Sitting 3 Discontinuation exam cycle Academic programmes commence (All 3rd and 4th years)

Full Settlement due on or before registration** 1st Instalment for 10 months due on or before registration – next payment due in the month following registration – until settled** Deposit for 3 and 6 months due on or before registration – next payment due in the month following registration – until settled** **See Finance for more details

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The IIE

DECEMBER 2021

Welcome

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Important Dates and Deadlines

Bursary applications closing date Academic programmes commence (All 2nd years) Academic programmes commence (All 1st years) Registration closes Last day for submission of outstanding registration documentation Last day for submission of Universities South Africa documentation by international students

Full Settlement due on or before registration** 1st Instalment for 10 months due on or before registration – next payment due in the month following registration – until settled** Deposit for 3 and 6 months due on or before registration – next payment due in the month following registration – until settled** **See Finance for more details

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MARCH 2022

APRIL 2022

Academic Credit Application closing date Semester 1

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JUNE 2022 27

Semester 1 Exam Sitting 1*

JULY 2022

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Mid-year break begins

AUGUST 2022 1 15 23

All Academic programmes commence Semester 2 Semester 1 Moderation complete and all Semester 1 results released Academic Credit Application closing date Semester 2

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NOVEMBER 2022

Semester 2 Exam Sitting 1*

DECEMBER 2022 TBC

The IIE’s Varsity College closes for December break

*All asterisks – please check your Programme Assessment Schedule (PAS) for your specific dates. The PAS will always override the dates presented above.

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The IIE’s Varsity College Contact Full-Time Qualification Start Dates 2022 Monday 14 February 2022 • •

I IE Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting IIE Bachelor of Laws (Year 4)

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I IE Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase (Year 3 & 4) IIE Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase (Year 3 & 4) IIE Bachelor of Laws (Year 3) IIE Bachelor of Commerce in Law (Year 3) IIE Bachelor of Arts in Law (Year 3) IIE Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Management IIE Bachelor of Commerce (Year 3) IIE Bachelor of Arts (Year 3) IIE Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Communication (Year 3) IIE Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology IIE Bachelor of Arts Honours in Communication IIE Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences in Application Development (Year 3) IIE Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences in Network Engineering (Year 3) IIE Bachelor of Accounting (Year 3) IIE Diploma in Sport Development and Management (Year 3) IIE Diploma in Commerce in Business Management (Year 3) IIE Diploma in IT in Software Development (Year 3)

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I IE Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase (Year 2) IIE Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase (Year 2) IIE Bachelor of Laws (Year 2) IIE Bachelor of Commerce in Law (Year 2) IIE Bachelor of Arts in Law (Year 2) IIE Bachelor of Commerce Entrepreneurship (Year 2) IIE Bachelor of Commerce (Year 2) IIE Bachelor of Arts (Year 2) IIE Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Communication (Year 2) IIE Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences in Application Development (Year 2) IIE Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences in Network Engineering (Year 2) IIE Bachelor of Accounting (Year 2) IIE Diploma in Commerce in Business Management (Year 2) IIE Diploma in Sport Development and Management (Year 2) IIE Diploma in IT in Software Development (Year 2)

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IIE Bachelor of Arts in Law (Year 1)

IIE Bachelor of Commerce Entrepreneurship (Year 1)

IIE Bachelor of Commerce (Year 1)

IIE Bachelor of Arts (Year 1)

IIE Bachelor of Social Science (Year 1)

IIE Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences in Application Development (Year 1)

IIE Bachelor of Accounting (Year 1)

IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Data Analytics

IIE Diploma in IT in Software Development (Year 1)

IIE Diploma in Commerce in Business Management (Year 1)

IIE Diploma in Sport Development and Management (Year 1)

IIE Higher Certificate in Childhood Care & Education

IIE Higher Certificate in Legal Studies

IIE Higher Certificate in Business Principles and Practice

IIE Higher Certificate in Event Management

IIE Higher Certificate in Communication Practices

IIE Higher Certificate in IT Support Services

IIE Higher Certificate in Mobile Application and Web Development

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IIE Bachelor of Commerce in Law (Year 1)

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IIE Bachelor of Laws (Year 1)

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IIE Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase (Year 1)

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IIE Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase (Year 1)

Orientation 21-25 February 2022

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Please be advised this is subject to change.

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Campus Info

Welcome

Welcome

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The IIE’s Varsity College Contact Part-Time and IIE Distance Studies Start Dates 2022 Monday 17 January 2022 •

IIE Introduction to Research Contact Part-time (SLP)

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IIE Bachelor of Commerce Distance (Year 3)

IIE Postgraduate Diploma Management Contact Part-time (Year 1)

IIE Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Management Contact Part-time (Year 1)

IIE Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology Contact Part-time (Year 1)

IIE Bachelor of Arts Honours in Communication Contact Part-time (Year 1)

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• IIE PGCE Contact Part-Time (Year 2) • IIE PGCE Distance (Year 2) • IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education Distance (Year 2)

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• IIE Postgraduate Diploma Management Contact Part-time (Year 2)

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• IIE Bachelor of Arts Honours in Communication Contact Part-time (Year 2) • IIE Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Management Contact Part-time (Year 2) • IIE Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology Contact Part-time (Year 2)

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• IIE Bachelor of Commerce Distance (Year 2) • IIE Bachelor of Commerce Entrepreneurship Distance (Year 2) • IIE Bachelor of Arts Distance (Year 2)

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• IIE Higher Certificate in Human Resource Practices Distance (Year 2) • IIE Higher Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management Distance (Year 2) • IIE Higher Certificate in Bookkeeping Contact Part-time (Year 2) • IIE Higher Certificate in Office Administration Contact Part-time (Year 2)

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• IIE Higher Certificate in Business Principles and Practice Distance (Year 2)

IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education Distance (Year 1)

IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Data Analytics Distance (Year 1)

IIE Bachelor of Commerce Distance (Year 1)

IIE Business Management 1A Distance (SLP)

IIE Marketing Management 1A Distance (SLP)

IIE Bachelor of Commerce Entrepreneurship Distance (Year 1)

IIE Bachelor of Arts Distance (Year 1)

IIE Higher Certificate in Communication Practices Contact Part-time (Year 1)

IIE Higher Certificate in Legal Studies Contact Part Time

IIE Higher Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management Distance (Year 1)

IIE Logistics and Supply Chain Management 1A: Introduction Distance (SLP)

IIE Higher Certificate in Human Resource Practices Distance (Year 1)

IIE Human Resource Management Distance (SLP)

IIE Higher Certificate in Bookkeeping Contact Part-time (12 Months)

IIE Bookkeeping Contact Part-time (SLP)

IIE Higher Certificate in Business Principles and Practice Distance (Year 1)

IIE Project Management and Administration Distance (SLP)

IIE Higher Certificate in Mobile Application and Web Development Distance (Year 1)

IIE Fundamentals of the South African Legal System (SLP)

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IIE PGCE Distance (Year 1)

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IIE PGCE Contact Part-Time (Year 1)

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Campus Info

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IIE Bachelor of Commerce Distance (Second Intake)

IIE Marketing Management 1A Distance (SLP) (Second Intake)

IIE Marketing Management 1B Distance (SLP)

IIE Business Management 1A Distance (SLP) (Second Intake)

IIE Business Management 1B Distance (SLP)

IIE Bachelor of Arts Distance (Second Intake)

IIE Higher Certificate in Human Resource Practices Distance (Second Intake)

IIE Human Resource Management Distance (SLP Offer 2)

IIE Higher Certificate in Business Principles and Practice Distance (Second Intake)

IIE Project Management and Administration Distance (SLP Offer 2)

IIE Higher Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management Distance (Second Intake)

IIE Logistics and Supply Chain Management 1A: Introduction Distance (SLP Offer 2)

IIE Logistics and Supply Chain Management 1B: Purchasing Management Distance (SLP)

IIE Introduction to Research Contact Part-time (SLP Offer 2)

IIE Bookkeeping and Fundamentals of Accounting Contact Part-time (SLP)

IIE Legal Office Support Contact Part-Time (SLP)

IIE Principles of Employment Law Contact Part-Time (SLP)

Please be advised these may be subject to change.

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The IIE Welcome to The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd’s (The IIE) Varsity College. Joining us is one of the best decisions you could have made! We trust that 2022 will bring you another step closer to your future. We are determined to give you the best level of support during your time of study with us and we wish you many great achievements and successes.

About The Independent Institute of Education

The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd (The IIE) is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997 (reg. no. 2007/HE07/002) and is a division of the JSE listed ADvTECH Group, Africa’s largest private education provider. The IIE is the largest, most accredited registered private higher education institute in South Africa. The IIE is responsible for the academic governance and quality assurance of all programmes delivered through the campuses, within its educational brands, including The IIE’s Varsity College.

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The British Accreditation Council

The IIE is internationally recognised and accredited by The British Accreditation Council (BAC). The BAC has been responsible for setting standards within the independent further and higher education sector for 25 years. Their accreditation is held by numerous colleges in the UK and abroad. They provide the leading mark of quality for the education sector, which is used by students, parents, agencies and beyond as a guarantee of standards. For more information please visit: http://www.the-bac.org/.

Accredited by the British Accreditation Council


The IIE’s educational approach delivers on the following: •

We focus on building your career – we understand that study is the first step in your career and that what you learn and how you learn needs to lay the foundation for further growth, employment and learning The IIE curricula are relevant to the modern world of work and we build strong industry and academic partnerships that ensure and assure this relevance

We commit to your success which includes a focus on innovative and supportive teaching methodologies, a comprehensive and holistic developmental student support system and the provision of learning opportunities that meet the diverse needs of the student population

We produce IIE graduates who can and will contribute to the economy and society and who recognise their roles and responsibilities as citizens of a global community

What The IIE does •

The IIE is responsible for the assessment and certification of students, development of the curricula and it oversees the delivery thereof. Additionally, The IIE ensures that the correct teaching and learning processes are implemented and are adhered to by The IIE’s Varsity College

These processes are set out by The Senate, the senior decision making body that determines the policies and regulations that govern all things academic at The IIE’s Varsity College. The Senate is chaired by the Director, who is also the Head of The IIE. The Director is assisted by the Registrar, who is the Secretary of The Senate

Quality Assurance

The continual monitoring and improving of quality is of great importance to The IIE. The quality of The IIE programmes is assured through evidence-driven reviews, lecturer-peer reviews, student success tracking and intervention programmes for students needing assistance.

Faculty boards and programme advisory committees

The IIE currently has six academic faculties: Faculty of Information & Communications Technology, Faculty of Commerce, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Engineering, Science & Health. Each faculty has its own Faculty Board. The faculties ensure that the curriculum for each programme meets external, industry and academic standards by working with Faculty Programme Advisory Committees. These committees comprise of academics as well as professional and business people who provide insight from the world of work. This ultimately ensures that what is taught at The IIE’s Varsity College is relevant and up to date in industry.

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Become innovative, creative and entrepreneurial

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Have high ethical values

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Value diversity

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Have a broad range of analytical skills, including work readiness skills

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Be employable

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The remaining seats on The Senate are occupied by, in the most part, academics and includes representatives from The IIE’s Varsity College. The Senate comprises a number of committees that manage the overseeing of standards, teaching, learning, curricula and assessment for over 80 accredited higher education qualifications. The IIE’s Varsity College is represented on each of these committees

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The IIE strives to ensure that you will:

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The aims of The IIE


The IIE is responsible for the following aspects of your studies Registration

The Registrar’s office ensures that The IIE complies with all external education regulatory and legislative requirements and internal policies. It also ensures that The IIE works ethically in the delivery of all academic programmes. In addition, the Registrar ensures that, within The IIE, best practice education and administrative processes are properly institutionalised. You can contact the Registrar’s office at: registrar@iie.ac.za.

Assessment & Academics

From an academic perspective, The IIE Central Academic Team plays two significant roles. The first is supporting all The IIE campuses in the development of quality teaching for quality learning. The second is the leadership of the team of academics in their respective roles, to ensure that the Heads of Programmes (HOPs) are enabled to deliver high quality programmes and provide academic leadership in their faculties. The Heads of Faculty are directly responsible for the academic delivery of that faculty.

The IIE has 6 Academic Faculties

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IIE Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology IIE Bachelor of Arts Honours in Communication IIE Bachelor of Arts IIE Bachelor of Social Science IIE Higher Certificate in Communication Practices

IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Data Analytics IIE Bachelor of Computer & Information Science in Application Development IIE Diploma in Information Technology in Software Development IIE Higher Certificate in Mobile Application and Web Development.

IIE Bachelor of Laws IIE Bachelor of Commerce in Law IIE Bachelor of Arts in Law IIE Higher Certificate in Legal Studies

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Faculty of Law

Faculty of Education

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IIE Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Senior Phase & Further Education & Training Teaching IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education IIE Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase Teaching IIE Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching IIE Higher Certificate in Early Childhood Care & Education

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Faculty of Engineering, Science & Health •

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Faculty of Information & Communications Technology

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Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences • • • • •

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IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Management IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting IIE Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Management IIE Bachelor of Commerce IIE Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship IIE Bachelor of Accounting IIE Diploma in Sport Development & Management IIE Diploma in Commerce in Business Management IIE Higher Certificate in Business Principles & Practice IIE Higher Certificate in Logistics & Supply Chain Management IIE Higher Certificate in Human Resource Practice IIE Higher Certificate in Bookkeeping IIE Higher Certificate in Event Management

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Admission & Registration At The IIE’s Varsity College Admission

FIRST TIME UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS AND POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS: •

Meet with your student advisor/consultant

Complete your application online, pay the application fee and submit required supporting certified documentation. You will then receive your Application Confirmation letter

Once your admission has been evaluated, you will be made an offer. You must accept this offer and make payment of the pre-registration fee by the expiry date

AS A RETURNING STUDENT YOU NEED TO: •

If applicable, satisfy any pre-registration conditions and submit outstanding certified admission documentation

Meet with a member of the academic team to complete your academic counselling document

Receive approval of your admission.

Confirm that your account is up to date and that the campus has all necessary documentation e.g. certified copy of ID, certified copy of NSC etc

The IIE’s Varsity College opens for registration on 6th December 2021, however you will only be able to register once final results and any other

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documentation required for admission have been submitted. Once your admission has been approved you will have access to register on your student portal. You will receive an email with a link to the portal, where you will be able to complete your registration.

The IIE’s Varsity College opens for registration on 6th December 2021. You will receive an email with a link to the student portal, where you will be able to complete your registration.


An exemption certificate from Universities South Africa (USAf) if you have an N5 or N6 SA qualification

Proof of payment for your USAf exemption certificate if your school leaving qualification is not a South African qualification and you wish to study a degree Proof of payment for your SAQA evaluation certificate if your school leaving qualification is not a South African qualification and you wish to study a higher certificate, diploma or post graduate qualification Certified copy of your higher education qualification and academic transcript (if applying for postgraduate studies)

For those with a GED qualification - a SAQA evaluation certificate with NQF 4 equivalence when registering for a higher certificate

If you completed the national senior certificate, IEB or senior certificate prior to 2021 please submit a certified copy of your certificate. If your certificate has been lost or needs to be combined, you need to provide proof of application for the combination or replacement from the Department of Basic Education. If you never received your certificate – please check with your school as they may still have it. You should receive your official Umalusi NSC certificate in the middle of the year If you have completed the SACAI or IEB curriculum’ a certified copy also needs to be submitted as soon as you receive it. This is needed to fully complete the registration process in terms of the South African legislation and will be required before you can graduate. SENATE DISCRETIONARY ADMISSION (mature age, School of Tomorrow and GED) Please refer to the Varsity College website because the requirements differ for degree, diploma and higher certificate.

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If you are studying towards any qualification other than a degree e.g. a Higher Certificate or Diploma, a certified letter from SAQA confirming the NQF level of study

If you are studying towards a degree, a certified letter from USAf, confirming that you qualify for an exemption

Proof of medical aid membership

A copy of your NBT AQL test score (if applicable)

International Student Requirements: Study Visa If you are an international student you are required, by law, to apply for a study visa in your country of residence before entering South Africa (this does not apply to students studying in the IIE Distance mode). The onus is on you to provide The IIE’s Varsity College with both the number and a certified copy of the visa. You will not be able to attend lectures until you have done so. Please ensure that, when you apply for your study visa, you specify that you intend to study at The IIE and that the study visa is made out to The IIE as per the study visa application letter. You must also specify the qualification and the duration of study. Your nearest South African Embassy or Consulate will be able to assist you with this. Failure to submit the required documentation can result in an incomplete or pending registration, your student record being placed on hold and ultimately deregistration. Please ensure you comply by submitting the required documentation timeously.

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Certified copy of an NSC equivalent qualification (SAQA Certificate of Evaluation) and Universities South Africa (degree exemption certificate)

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Certified copy of your NSC or statement of results or equivalent.

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Certified copy of a valid study visa made out to The IIE and valid for the full duration and qualification of study

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Certified copy of the account payer’s ID/ passport. Please note that this is required for first time registration OR if you are a returning student and the account payer has changed from the previous year

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Certified copy of the student’s ID/passport

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Certified copy of the account payer’s passport. Please note that this is required for first time registration OR if you are a returning student and the account payer has changed from the previous year

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Certified copy of your passport (first time registration)

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SOUTH AFRICAN CITIZENS

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The following documents must be submitted in order for your admission to be approved:

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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Please note that this is a legal requirement and that, until we receive a certified copy of a valid study visa, you will not be able to attend lectures unless proof of application and regular follow up is submitted. Students outside of South Africa studying in the IIE Distance mode do not require study permits to register.

Qualification Evaluation

If you have an international qualification and you are applying for non-degree studies (higher certificates or diplomas, honours or any other postgraduate qualification), you are required to have your qualification(s) evaluated by the Directorate: International Qualifications Evaluation and Advisory Services (DFQEAS) at the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) to ensure that you have the equivalent to the South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) at NQF level 4, for higher certificate and diploma studies; NQF level 7 for honours and postgraduate diploma studies. A certified copy of this SAQA certificate of evaluation is required. In addition, you must present a copy of your Academic Transcript as we need to check if you are meeting any additional programme specific requirements. The SAQA application form is available at: https://dfqeas.saqa.co.za/dfqeas/user/home SAQA online applications can be made at: http://saqa.org.za/show.php?id=5741. If you have an international qualification and you are applying to study towards a degree you can apply online to Universities South Africa for an exemption certificate (https://www.usaf.ac.za/). A certified copy of this certificate is required for registration purposes. The USAf application form is available at: https://mbit-apply.usaf.ac.za/applicant/add Applying for qualification evaluations timeously is important as there is usually a waiting period of at least two months. Failure to submit the required documentation can result in an incomplete or pending registration, your student record being placed on hold and ultimately deregistration. Please ensure you comply by submitting the required documentation timeously.

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ACADEMIC PERIOD means the

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ACADEMIC REGISTRATION means agreement to the courses or modules you will be undertaking this year and the associated fees.

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ACADEMIC YEAR means the annual period of instruction normally running from 1 January until 31 December, or from 1 July until 30 June the following year or any other period as stipulated.

Should you decide to transfer from one campus to another within or across brands of The Institute, or change modes, or reregister at any future time at The Independent Institute of Education, any outstanding monies, and any outstanding disciplinary process in terms of The Institute’s rules will continue to apply to you in terms of this contract.

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ACCEPT and acceptance shall have the same meaning as sign.

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ATTEND includes taking part in any class or structured academic activity in person on a campus or remotely by online means.

You will be required to conclude a new contract annually which will include fees for that year. You must notify the campus head or authorised campus person or your online centre manager in writing if any of your details change. If you do not understand anything, please contact us, and ask for us to explain it before you accept this contract. Certain important words or phrases are in bold text. Some of these could increase your debt or other legal responsibilities under this contract, or they could limit ours. You must please read them very carefully.

10.1.7 CONTRACT shall have the same

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CONTRACT AMOUNT means the fees and other charges you must pay for the programme for the relevant academic year, including any relevant application fee, pre-registration fees, registration fees and tuition fees. a) In addition to the contract amount, you may be liable for the costs of extra goods and services such as transport, notes, textbooks, stationery, uniforms, remarking or supplementary fees. 19

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These terms and our rules form this contract between you and us. This contract only ends for reasons stipulated below or if we or you cancel the registration or if you fail to register for any new academic year. Should you be in default of any payment, the agreement coming to an end does not prejudice our rights to recoup any outstanding monies.

stipulated period of instruction which may or may not be a year.

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ACADEMIC MATERIAL, in the context of this contract, means books, notes, equipment, uniform or any other material provided to you or ordered for you once the contract has been agreed to.

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OR You will signify your agreement to these terms and to be bound by them if you click to accept or agree to these terms where the Institute offers an option to do so. You warrant that you are authorised to do so.

IN THESE TERMS:

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You may complete this contract in hard copy by printing and signing it or requesting a hard copy to sign from the campus or from your exam centre.

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When you register with us, you accept these terms and the fees as revised for each relevant academic year. You also accept our rules (including all regulations, policies, and codes of conduct), which you can read on the library webpage and in the student portal.

Your fundamental consumer and privacy rights and remedies are guaranteed by law. This contract does not aim to, unlawfully or unduly, reduce, limit, or avoid any rights or obligations under consumer and privacy protection or similar laws.

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b) The contract amount will change if you change the mode of delivery or campus or qualification on which you are registered or the registration type.

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DEFERRAL OF REGISTRATION means not reregistering to study at the start of a new academic year or period prior to qualification completion.

10.1.10 DUE DATE means any date in any academic year by which you must pay any part of the contract amount.

10.1.11 EXTERNAL PROVIDER means a separate

independent organisation from The Institute that is responsible for providing or awarding any programme or qualification. It may include any external examining body other than The Independent Institute of Education associated with these modules, programmes, or qualifications. It may also include any other party offering academic help, products, or services to our students by arrangement with us.

10.1.12 FEE PAYER means the natural or juristic

person responsible for paying the contract amount or other fees due by the student.

10.1.13 FULL SETTLEMENT means the upfront

payment terms where the contract amount is paid in full as a single transaction by the specified date.

10.1.14 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY means

knowledge, creative ideas, or expressions of human mind that have commercial value and are protectable under copyright, patent, service mark, trademark, or trade laws from imitation, infringement, and dilution. Intellectual property includes, brand names, discoveries, formulas, inventions, knowledge, registered designs, software, and works of artistic, literary, or musical nature.

10.1.15 MODE OF DELIVERY means the way in

which the programme is presented and includes distance or contact registration.

10.1.16 PAYMENT TERMS means your selection of the period over which you will make payment.

10.1.17 PERSONAL INFORMATION means

information that relates to an identifiable and living natural person (which includes students and prospective students, parents, and fee payers and suppliers) and where applicable, an identifiable and existing juristic person (such as a company, close corporation, or a trust).

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This information includes: (a) information describing a person, such as their race, gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status, national, ethnicity, colour, sexual orientation, age, health, disability, religion or beliefs, culture, language and birth of the person; (b) information relating to the education or the medical, financial, criminal or employment history of a person; (c) any identifying or contact details (such as a person’s name, e-mail address, physical address, telephone number, location information); (d) the biometric information of the person; and (e) the personal opinions, views or preferences of (or about) a person or any communications set to or from a person;

10.1.18 POPI ACT means the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013. Also referred to as POPIA.

10.1.19 PROCESSING means activities that involve

personal information, including activities such as collecting, storing, using, disseminating, marking, restriction, erasing or destroying personal information.

10.1.20 PROFESSIONAL BODY means any body,

recognised in law, to have the responsibility of regulating a particular profession or professions or aspects of the work of a particular profession or professions.

10.1.21 PROGRAMME means any unit of study for

which a student registers at The IIE Varsity College and includes, but is not limited to, full qualifications, short courses, courses, a year of study, a module or workshop or tuition support.

10.1.22 PROVISIONAL REGISTRATION includes

temporary registration of a student who did not meet all the entrance requirements or provide all documents needed by us or any external provider, and it applies until the student meets stipulated conditions. Provisional registration does not impact on the effect of the contract which is not dependent on the type of registration.

10.1.23 QUALIFICATION means a qualification

registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for any South African qualification or duly recognised by South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) or Universities South Africa (USAf) for equivalency on the NQF.


10.1.29 SIGN means the addition of your

signature to and your conveyed intention to indicate acceptance of these terms and includes the use of an ‘electronic signature’ as defined in the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002.

10.2.4

If we do not receive payment by Full Settlement by the due date, we may change the payment terms and you must pay based on the new payment terms we will give you.

10.2.5

Where a payment amount or terms is not specified, the fee payer is deemed liable for the Full Settlement fee by the specified date.

10.2.6

The contract amount must still be paid in full irrespective of student attendance at any class or engagement with any academic activity or online content. It will not be adjusted, reduced, or refunded.

10.2.7

You must complete a “request to transfer” application in the required format (available from the campus or programme administrator) through the required process if the student wants to be transferred to another campus of The Institute or to change the mode of delivery for instance from distance to contact or the registration type from full time to part time. The student can only be registered at the other campus or in the other mode or in a different registration type if their account is up t o date at the original campus or in the other mode.

10.1.30 STUDENT means the person who is

registered and studying with The Independent Institute of Education at Varsity College.

10.1.31 TERMS mean the conditions and

obligations contained in this document.

10.1.32 THE INSTITUTE means The

Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd.

10.1.33 TRANSFER means to move a student’s academic record and registration from one campus to another within or between brands of The Institute or to change the mode of delivery or registration type or the programme being studied.

10.1.34 WE, OUR OR US refers to The Institute or Varsity College or both, depending on the circumstances.

10.1.35 YOU, YOUR OR YOURS refers to

everyone who is party to this contract (including the student) together and individually depending on the circumstances.

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which a semester is designated as beginning for the programme concerned on the academic planning calendar for that programme.

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10.1.28 SEMESTER START means the date on

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10.1.27 SEMESTER END is the date as defined

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academic year and includes the period of teaching and learning associated with half of an academic year.

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10.1.26 SEMESTER normally means half of an

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Each person accepting this contract or submitting an online contract promises and agrees that they are jointly and severally liable to pay the contract amount to The Institute in full on these terms. This means that you are legally responsible together and individually for paying the contract amount.

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practices, procedures, standards, the Student Code of Conduct, Dispute, Grievance and Disciplinary Policy.

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10.1.25 RULES mean our regulations, policies,

10.2 Financial matters and amendment to registration:

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part time registration.

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The contract amount may change because of any change to campus or mode of delivery or programme and the student will be liable for the contract amount for the new campus, mode of delivery or programme from the point at which the transfer is finalised. An administrative fee may be charged to effect the transfer.

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You must follow the stipulated process if the student wants to make any changes to their registration for any programme or part of any programme.

10.2.10

Should you, for whatever reason, receive a financial credit in the current academic year, you may request that the remaining credit balance on your financial account be carried over to the next academic year, subject to the provisions of 10.5.20. The Institute reserves the right to confirm or deny this request in writing. In these circumstances, The Institute’s decision is final.

10.2.11

We may cancel this contract and refund you any part of the contract amount already paid, excluding any registration or application fee, which you warrant that you understand has not been an advance reservation or “place holder” for purposes of section 17 of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 (“the CPA”), and you do not have to pay the rest. We may do this if: (a) the student does not meet the admission requirements, including those stipulated by any professional body, proof of which will be required; (b) too few students are enrolled to justify running the programme; or (c) a provisionally registered student has taken all reasonable steps to comply with the conditions but has still not met them by the specified date.

If your registration contract covers two semesters and you cancel:

10.2.12

Any refund in terms of 10.2.10 will exclude an amount for any programme already commenced where the student has already logged on to the relevant learning system, attended and/or paid as a registration or application fee and/ or any academic material already supplied.

10.2.13

This contract is cancelled if we expel the student following a disciplinary process. We will not refund any fees, and you remain responsible for paying the balance of the contract amount in the relevant academic year.

10.2.14

We will not adjust or refund fees if a student is suspended from attending or participating in any programme for any reason but is not expelled following a disciplinary process (where relevant). You must still pay the full contract amount.

10.2.15

The due dates for payment of fees are as stipulated on the fee schedule annually or on acceptance of this contract for the initial academic year or upon acceptance of the academic registration form in second or subsequent years of study as may be the case.

10.2.16

When this contract ends, the terms which protect our rights will still be effective.

10.2.17

You must send and we should receive a signed letter to the person authorised by The Institute if you intend to cancel your registration in terms of this contract. The Institute may retain the following amounts as a reasonable cancellation fee, and you warrant that you understand the meaning of a reasonable cancellation fee as set out in section 14 of the CPA and understand that we have agreed these to be reasonable for the purposes of section 14(3)(b)(i), to cover its administrative and other costs:

The amount below must be paid and will not be refunded:

before the stipulated start date of the programme

10% of Full Settlement amount irrespective of the payment option you have made, plus the full cost of any academic material already supplied or ordered specifically for you.

before the stipulated end of semester in your academic calendar

50% of the contract amount, plus the full cost of any academic material already supplied or ordered specifically for you.

any time after the end of the first semester

100% of the contract amount, plus the full cost of any academic material already supplied or ordered specifically for you.

If your registration contract covers one semester only and you cancel:

The amount below must be paid and will not be refunded:

before the stipulated start date of the programme

10% of Full Settlement amount irrespective of the payment option you have made, plus the full cost of any academic material already supplied or ordered for you.

any time after the start date of the stipulated programme

100% of the contract amount, plus the full cost of any academic material already supplied or ordered for you.

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10.2.21 An account statement or a letter signed by an authorised financial manager of The Institute stating the amount you owe at any time is good enough provisional (prima facie) proof of your debt for all purposes. 10.2.22 Any cancellation or deferral or transfer in terms of this clause will not automatically extend maximum allowable completion times for your qualification registration. 10.2.23 You must write to the person authorised by The Institute as soon as you change your address or other contact details and amend these on the system.

10.3 Security Obligations 10.3.1

You will not disclose any personal details and/or access details including your applicant or student ID which has been issued to you for your online application and registration to any unauthorised third party or record such details in any way that may result in them becoming known to a third party.

10.4 Important Indemnity 10.4.1

You indemnify (cover) us against any claim, loss, damage, injury, or death that results from any negligence or deliberate act or omission (failure to act) by the student, on or off campus.

10.4.2

The student takes part in all activities at own risk, and you: (a) give permission for the student to take part in The IIE Varsity College’s activities on or off campus, including games, sport, cultural, educational, or social activities, tours, outings or any similar activity; (b) understand that the activities carry some risk of injury and are not necessarily supported by us or subject to our supervision or control; (c) indemnify us (including our associated companies, employees, subcontractors, and representatives) against any claim linked to any loss, damage, injury or death to the student or their property in the course of these activities, unless caused by our gross negligence; and

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10.2.20 If any payment is more than 30 calendar days late, and no payment arrangement has been made, we may require you to pay the entire unpaid balance of the contract amount. We will charge interest on the outstanding amount at the highest rate allowed under the National Credit Act, 34 of 2005 as amended from time to time.

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We confirm that we have reasonable security safeguards in place to protect your access details and other personal or confidential information provided by you via the online registration process. However, you accept that, while we will take all reasonable steps to prevent security breaches in respect of online registrations, any information sent over an unsecured link or communication system is susceptible to unlawful monitoring, interception, or access by a third party, for which we will not be responsible.

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After your access details/applicant or student ID have been entered, we will assume that any activity in relation to your online registration is yours and any instruction is genuine. Even if someone else uses your access details, we may carry out an instruction as if you authorised it.

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You remain responsible for any expenses we must pay if you breach this contract. Our expenses may include legal fees, tracing, and collection costs.

If you do not keep your personal details/access details safe, you give up any claim you may have against us for any loss or damage you may suffer because you have not kept them safe.

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If the payment of any contract amount is late, we may exclude the student from campus, from attending classes for their chosen programme or qualification of study, graduation and may also withhold results until the required amount has been paid, without prejudice to our other rights. The student must still complete and submit any assignments and assessments set during this time. You must still pay the full contract amount even if we exclude the student or hold back results.

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(d) give permission for any of our employees or representatives to attend to any injury the student suffers while taking part in any activity, and to consent to any medical treatment with the same authority as a parent (in loco parentis) where they cannot contact the student’s parent or guardian in a medical emergency; and (e) agree to pay any medical or related costs incurred by The Institute for treating the student.

You release us from responsibility for any loss or debt resulting from any incorrect registration or assessment, for any reason. 10.5.10

The student must get the South African Qualification Authority or Universities South Africa or both to certify any international qualification as required, at the student’s own cost.

10.5.11

You hereby acknowledge that, where applicable, professional qualifications are designed to comply with the requirements of the relevant South African professional body and The Institute is bound by these requirements.

10.5.12

You hereby acknowledge that you know which bodies run, accredit, and award the student’s study programme or qualification and understand how to register.

10.5.13

Where relevant, you must register with any relevant external provider for the student’s study programme or qualification and comply with their relevant requirements, policies, and procedures, including paying the contract amount.

10.5.14

Our rules are available on the library website and student portal. We give students access to the rules within five working days of the stipulated starting date of a programme. Students have 10 days to read and understand the rules and how they apply to their programme. After this, we may assume you have read, understood, and promised to follow all the rules from your date of acceptance of this contract.

10.5.15

We may change rules or introduce new rules about academic and operational matters, student conduct and other issues at any time and the changes will be published on the student portal. The student must follow these new or changed rules.

10.5.16

We take academic integrity very seriously. We will take disciplinary action against any student we believe is involved in cheating, plagiarism, or any other breach of academic integrity. If the student is suspended or expelled, you are still responsible for paying the full contract amount.

10.5.17

All Intellectual Property generated through the performance of your study obligations vests with The Institute, unless formally agreed otherwise in writing by the Registrar of The Institute in advance of the production of such Intellectual Property. When this contract is accepted, you agree that the

10.5 General 10.5.1

You warrant and promise that all your information in the application and registration process and this contract is true and correct.

10.5.2

The person accepting these terms warrants and promises that you have full contractual capacity.

10.5.3

In addition to the acceptance of these terms and conditions as part of this registration process by the fee payer or the student, the student will be required to indicate acceptance of these terms by accepting them on the student portal the first time they access said portal and will be bound accordingly.

10.5.4

We may cancel or change any start or end date or timetable and class composition without notice, but with good reason, to allow for changing circumstances.

10.5.5

We may change the curriculum and content of any programme or module offered.

10.5.6

We may cancel the offering of any programme or part of a programme if there is not enough demand, as long as the contract amount is adjusted accordingly and as long as, in the case of a programme, students have not yet commenced their course of study on that programme.

10.5.7

The student must make sure they are registered for all the right modules, programmes, and qualifications.

10.5.8

The student must make sure they understand all registration requirements, the prospectus, and all rules for selecting any subject and about the longest time allowed to finish their chosen programme as they may apply.

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You warrant and promise that you have properly checked the relevant qualification, programme, subjects, and modules before accepting this contract.


10.5.21 To provide you with learning material, access to our digital and physical facilities as well as educational feedback, we need to process your personal information. Some of these are name, identification number and contact details. We will not ask for more personal information than is necessary for us to fulfil our responsibilities or obligations in terms of this contract. 10.5.22 You give us permission to collect and process your personal information and to release such information for educational purposes or to meet legal obligations or in the case of emergency only, and warrant that you give this permission freely, voluntarily and without undue influence and duress.

10.5.28 We allow students to use our information systems and networks for their studies and communicating with other students and lecturers. But we may check any information students create, store, send or receive using our systems and networks. This means that we may monitor, intercept, record or inspect all communications or data, but are not obliged to do so. The student agrees to this condition. 10.5.29 You also allow us to use any of the student’s work (including work entered into any competition by us) for our marketing and promotion.

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10.5.27 You may request from us disclosure of the personal information we hold on you, or request amendment or correction, update or deletion of such personal information and we will attend to your request in accordance with relevant policy of The Institute, the POPI Act and the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000. Such request shall be made using the process detailed in our PAIA Manual which may be obtained from our website detailed in 10.5.26 above. You have the duty to inform us of any changes to your personal information relevant to our contractual relationship, as and when this occurs.

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10.5.20 This contract may only be changed or cancelled if it is done in writing and accepted by or on behalf of all parties. No specific or implied waiver of our rights is valid unless in writing and signed by all parties. However, parties agree to regard any changes to our rules as valid and effective five working days after publishing the changes on the student portal.

10.5.26 We will treat your personal information with caution and have all generally accepted information security measures in place that are required to protect it. To see the full extent of our Information Privacy Notice, please visit our website at www.advtech.co.za.

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The mode of delivery and registration type and the student’s originally chosen manner or ability to attend may not be the same as prior to the circumstances in 10.5.18 above if such circumstances preclude the same.

10.5.25 We may also send marketing material to you by electronic communication, and you may opt out of receiving further such marketing material by opting out through the appropriate function on the first marketing communication received by this means.

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We will do our best as soon as practically possible to resume any programme which is stopped or altered because of any circumstances beyond our reasonable control. These include force majeure, states of disaster or emergency, acts of God and government, disease, electricity load shedding, disrupted supplies of water, extreme weather, natural disasters, war, revolution, industrial or student unrest and similar events.

10.5.24 You (including the student) hereby give us permission to send you information about academic or financial matters, lecture times, campus activities and any similar information using electronic communication, including text messages and email.

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10.5.23 We will share your personal information with other industry, regulatory bodies, and service providers but only in so far as is required by them to fulfil their duties.

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student is deemed to have ceded and assigned (transferred) to The Institute any rights to and ownership in any intellectual property the student creates in the course of any academic study, research, or project with us or in using our equipment or facilities. If this deemed cession is held to be inadequate for any reason, then you/the student agree to sign a deed of cession and assignment with The Institute.


10.5.30 You also unconditionally consent to us using any image of the student in any of our material, including social media. 10.5.31

We may report anything to do with conduct, breach of any rules, or health (to the extent that a significant threat has been recognised) to their parent, guardian or fee payer, or any relevant authority, and you have given us permission to provide such reports by accepting this contract. This may include personal information.

10.5.32 Your academic transcript will contain all information required by regulation including your progress and academic performance in all attempts at all modules as well as a statement of good standing related to your conduct unless you have a disciplinary record with us in which case no such statement of good standing will be provided. 10.5.33 In terms of the Immigration Act 13 of 2002, international students who are not permanent residents of South Africa must get a relevant visa for study valid for the full study period from the South African Department of Home Affairs at their own cost. The visa must be in favour of The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd. If the authorities grant any visa, asylum, refugee, or similar status for study purposes, and later withdraw or do not renew it, this contract is automatically cancelled. Application and other fees will not be refunded. This means you remain responsible for the full balance of the contract amount. We will consider a refund if you send us proof that a study visa has been denied or an asylum seeker visa has not been renewed. 10.5.34 International students who are enrolled for distance learning are responsible for procuring the necessary visa for entry into South Africa as may be required for the programme. 10.5.35 We do not make any guarantee, promise or representation about the student’s success, failure, or performance in any student’s chosen study programme. 10.5.36 We require a student to fully participate in the programme and to subject themselves to the rules of The Institute. We reserve the right to terminate the contract on reasonable notice if a student does not do so.

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10.5.37 The contract is binding once accepted. It is a condition of registration that documents needed to complete our registration process must be submitted, and that we accept the documents. If any of these are not supplied, the student will not be able to graduate. The student must make sure we have certified copies of the documents and must resubmit them if necessary. All documents submitted must be valid and we will take appropriate action if any fraudulent documents are submitted.


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10.5.40 The parties, including the student, choose their street addresses below for service and delivery of legal notices and communications (domicilium citandi et executandi) in connection with this contract:

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The parties consent to the jurisdiction of the Magistrate’s Court having jurisdiction in respect of any legal action which either party may institute against the other arising from this contract.

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a) All parties to this agreement, including the student: The address and contact details as provided to us and entered on our student system. b) The Institute: ADvTECH House, Inanda Greens Office Park, 54 Wierda Road West, Wierda Valley, Sandton, 2196 (marked for the attention of the Director of The Institute).

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10.5.38 This contract shall be interpreted in accordance with the law of the Republic of South Africa.


Appendix – STASY Bursaries:

The following scholarships, bursaries and awards are available at the IIE’s Varsity College:

5. BURSARY (SPORT)

The scholarship available at the IIE’s Varsity College for new undergraduate students only, include:

Several sport bursaries are available to students who have excelled in their respective sport disciplines, in addition to students who are interested in becoming a Sports Club Administrator. The categories consist of the following awards and bursaries:

Excellence Scholarship: To qualify for one of these the student needs to have achieved an average of at least 75% in Grade 11 or 4 subjects (other than Life Orientation) with 80% or more.

Achiever Scholarship: These are awards, for candidates with a Grade 11 average of at least 60% and a household income less than R400000 per annum. Applicants are also required to submit a 600-word motivation with their application. *Only South African citizens

National Sports Discretionary Bursary: This bursary is awarded at a National Level and is based on the current process of recruiting top sports men and women to The IIE’s Varsity College who have represented South Africa at National Senior A.

Major Sports Club Bursaries: The Major Sports Club bursaries are campus/region specific and may be awarded to individuals specifically ear marked to represent The IIE’s Varsity College in selected major sports clubs.

Sports Club Administrator Bursary: This bursary is awarded to prospective or current students who are interested in being a Sports Club Administrator for the any one of the Sports Clubs offered on campus.

1. BURSARY (SCHOLARSHIP)

2. BURSARY (ACADEMIC) This bursary category consists of the following awards: •

NSC Award: Any scholar achieving a National Senior Certificate pass with an average of 80% across seven subjects in qualifies for a an NSC award. The Aggregate Distinction Award: Any student who attended lectures in 2021 and obtained a 75% aggregate for any Full Time Qualification qualifies for an academic award in respect of tuition fees only. Students who studied an IIE undergraduate degree and achieved an average of 75% in their final year studies, are eligible to apply for an academic bursary for their first year of postgraduate studies only, when they register for a full-time IIE postgraduate programme.

3. BURSARY (ENGAGEMENT) Engagement Bursaries are awarded to students who are registered at the IIE’s Varsity College and hold positions of leadership. Bursaries are awarded to students who serve on the following student committees: VC Cares, Social Committee, Sports Committee, VC Voice and Career Centre Ambassador Committee.

4. BURSARY (LEADERSHIP) Leadership awards are awarded to any prospective full time, contact student who assumed a leadership role at the school they matriculated from. The leadership roles are Head Prefect, Deputy Head Prefect or equivalent at school. These students must be registered for a full complement of subjects/modules and must be attending lectures at The IIE’s Varsity College.

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To complete your sports bursary application, you are required to submit a Sports Bursary Application Form, an updated Sports CV and relevant supporting documentation to the campus Sports Coordinator. The Sports Bursary Application Form can be found on the Varsity College website under SPORT/Sports Bursaries.

6. BURSARY (LOYALTY) This award is awarded to any student, who has an immediate family member who is concurrently studying at The IIE’s Varsity College. The value of the award is 5% of the qualification that the student is completing, provided the account payer is the same. The award amount does not include the cost of the academic material. The award applies to both full time and part time students on contact or distance programmes. Please note: T & C’s apply. Other bursaries and awards, including discretionary amounts that have been agreed to with respect to Financial Needs/ Relied, Competitions, Special awards and Corporate agreements are available. Please contact your campus for the full details of any of the aforementioned bursaries. Bursary, scholarship, and award offers are subject to change or withdrawal and are offered at the discretion of The IIE’s Varsity College and cannot be confirmed until registration is completed.


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By clicking “I accept” you: (i) represent and warrant that you have read and understood these Terms of Registration and; (ii) signify your agreement with these Terms of Registration and to be bound by them and (iii) signify that the student is aware of the binding nature of these terms to which the student will need to signify agreement by accepting them on the student portal.

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The person accepting this contract warrants and promises that they have read this contract and understood it, and that they have the authority to accept and be contractually bound by the terms of this contract. The person accepting this contract is aware that the student will also be required to accept these terms the first time they log in to the student portal.


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And Study Expenses The IIE’s Varsity College programme fees are ONLY for tuition. Educational material and textbooks are for your account. https://www.varsitycollege.co.za/fees-and-finance

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PLEASE NOTE: We reserve the right to recalculate fees without prior notice should the account payer default on payment. International students can only settle their fees using the full settlement, 3 or 6 month payment options. Please note that only one payment method may be selected. Payment methods and instalment plans are:

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Payment for Full Settlement is due on or before registration. Please note that should we not receive the registration contract and confirmation of payment on or before 8 February 2022 – Returning Students will be levied a Late Registration Fee from 9 February 2022.

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Full settlement is a lower value amount than the 3 and 6 or 10 month instalment plan options.

3-Month Instalment Plan

The deposit is due on or before registration. Your next payment is due in the 3 months following registration in consecutive monthly payments thereafter until the account is settled.

6-Month Instalment Plan

The deposit is due on or before registration. Your next payment is due in the 6 months following registration in consecutive monthly payments thereafter until the account is settled.


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The 1st instalment for the 10-month option is due on or before registration. Your next payment is due in the 9 months following registration in consecutive monthly payments thereafter until the account is settled.

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The full settlement, deposit, or 1st instalment for the 10-month option is due on/ before registration. Your next payment is due in the month following registration and in consecutive monthly payments thereafter until the account is settled.

Fees are payable via EFT, bank deposit, debit, or credit card – monthly instalments will be deducted via debit order.

Please note that should we not receive the registration contract and confirmation of payment on or before 8 February 2022 – Returning Students will be levied a Late Registration Fee – details below.

Please note that should the payment plan selected not be adhered to, we reserve the right to adjust this to the 10-month option.

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The following steps will be followed by The IIE’s Varsity College in the event of non-payments;

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During this period, you will still be expected to submit all assignments as well as write assessments and exams as required. The IIE’s Varsity College reserves the right, in terms of The IIE policy, to withhold assessment results as well as The IIE certification until such time that all fees are settled in full.

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Account 120 days in arrears – Account will be handed over to the Pre-legal department. Any cost incurred thereafter will be for the account payer. The IIE’s Varsity College reserves the right to withhold assessment results as well as The IIE certificate until such time that all fees are settled in full.

Full settlement, deposit, or 1st instalment for the 10-month option is due on or before registration. Your next payment is due in the month following registration and in consecutive monthly payments thereafter until the account is settled. Fees must be paid before the last day of the due month. If the last day of the month falls on the weekend, The IIE’s Varsity College requests that payment be made on or before the last working day of the month in order that the payment reflects for the correct month.

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Account 90 days in arrears – You will be suspended and denied access to your respective campus to attend lectures or take part in activity taking place on campus. Results will be withheld and the you will not be able to register for additional modules until the account is settled.

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10-Month Instalment Plan

NO CASH PAYMENTS ON CAMPUS In the interest of safety and security, cash payments are not accepted on campus and we request that you make cash payments directly into the campus bank account.

Payments by means of cheque, credit card or debit card may be made at the campus cashier.

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Payment Methods

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**This payment method is not available for international students or students registering for modules in one semester only.


DIRECT BANK DEPOSITS/EFTs Cash or cheque payments may be deposited at any branch of ABSA Bank. Please note that Direct Deposits and EFT’s are only available for Full Settlement payments, Deposits and first instalments for 10 months. Should you select terms as your payment method - you will be required to complete a debit order instruction. Please ensure that the deposit slip is completed, accurately, as follows: Add the campus name after the words ‘VARSITY COLLEGE’, e.g. ‘VARSITY COLLEGE – PRETORIA’. See below for the correct banking details for the campus that you are enrolling to study at.

Bank: Branch: Branch code: Account name:

ABSA Corporate Gauteng 632005 VARSITY COLLEGE

Debit Orders

Debit orders are run on the 1st, 15th or 25th of each month. If you have selected terms as your payment method - you must complete the DEBIT ORDER INSTRUCTIONS when registering. Debit orders are available for South African students, and International students with South African bank accounts. International Payments are only available for International Students that do not have local bank accounts.

Unpaid/Returned Debit Orders

Unpaid or returned debit orders will incur a R300 administration charge and, in addition, The IIE’s Varsity College reserves the right to reverse any discounts previously allowed should the terms and conditions of such discounts no longer be met.

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Payments into the incorrect campus bank account will cause a delay in crediting your account and will cause your account to go into arrears. Insert accurate depositor details and contact telephone number otherwise the campus will not be able to contact the depositor in the event of a payment query. Ensure that the STUDENT NUMBER is used as the payment reference. If the student number is not available at the time of payment, then please use the student’s ID number and student’s surname. Please fax/email the deposit slip to the campus finance department as proof of payment and retain the original for your records.

Account number: Cape Town campus: Durban North campus: Pietermaritzburg campus: Nelson Mandela Bay campus: Pretoria campus: Sandton campus: Waterfall campus: Westville campus: VC Online:

4052259471 4052241080 4052241315 4052259023 4052245482 4052240115 4078316043 4052241551 4091759511

Student Loans

Student loans are provided by certain registered financial institutions, such as banks. These loans are structured in such a way that, during the time you are studying, all that needs to be paid on a monthly basis is the interest accrued on the amount you have borrowed. Only when you complete your studies and enter the working world, will the capital amount of your loan need to be repaid. Should you require a list of institutions that can provide advice or assistance, please ask a Student Advisor. Where students are the recipients of a Loan or Bursary Account payers are liable for any deficit between fees billed and payment received.


Students who achieve either a Maths Literacy mark between 50% and 59%, or a Maths mark between 30%-39% may be admitted in 2022 for contact study towards the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship or the Bachelor of Commerce in Law on condition that they participate in the compulsory additional tutorials. These tutorials cost R1 500 each. See the BCom section for more details.

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Your Head: Academic can guide you through this process, and can provide a referral to an Educational Psychologist in your area if necessary for a Special Need Concession assessment. Students who request a separate venue for assessments due to medical conditions would also need to speak to the Head: Academic on campus.

REMARK OF A STUDENT’S SCRIPT

R300 (non-refundable) is charged to all students who join The IIE’s Varsity College Sports Club. The fee entitles you to participate in any one of the organised sporting activities on campus and you will receive a 2022 Sports Club T-shirt. The fee excludes the costs of The IIE’s Varsity College branded sports attire and any annual subscription fees that may be required to join our open clubs e.g. VC Rugby Club or licenses that may be required by national sporting bodies to officially participate in their events.

After the marking process has been completed and the mark is disputed, even if no error is picked up, you may apply for a remark on the Student Hub within 20 working days of the result being released or within five working days of having viewed the paper at a cost of R275 per script for undergraduate students and R500 per script for postgraduate/honours students.

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SPORTS CLUB FEES

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For further information on how to apply for a Special Need Concessions please refer to the academic information section related to Special Need Concessions. For the costs of using BrightSparkz please chat to your Head: Academic on campus or contact BrightSparkz directly. The BrightSparkz contact details can be found in the Academic Support section of this handbook.

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BCOM, BCOM LAW AND BCOM ENTREPRENEURSHIP TUTORIAL MODULES (CONTACT STUDENTS ONLY)

SPECIAL NEED CONCESSIONS

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Students who are required to complete phase out modules will be charged a fee of R5 000 (full settlement) per module, or the actual module fee – whichever is the lesser.

A late registration penalty fee will apply to all returning students who do not meet the registration deadline of the 8 February 2022. The fee will be levied from 9 February 2022. The late registration fee for Full-Time returning students is R2 500 and R1 000 for Part-Time and Postgraduate returning students.

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PHASE OUT MODULES

LATE REGISTRATION FEE

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Are charged where a student is required to repeat a module of an IIE programme to progress. The fee amount, where applicable, is available at your campus. Please note that, in line with academic programme criteria, you are only able to register for a maximum number of module credits per academic year. Please ensure you are registered for the correct number of credits before completing this section. Should you require assistance on this, please contact the Admissions Centre or the Customer Relations Centre on campus.

Full-Time international students will be subject to an International Student Levy of R6 000, payable on registration. Part-Time international students will be subject to an International Student Levy of R3 000, payable on registration.

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REPEAT MODULE FEES

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT LEVY

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SUPPLEMENTARY EXAM

STUDENT CARD REPLACEMENT

A contact undergraduate student who receives a minimum of 30% for a summative assessment is permitted a second opportunity to write the examination (known as a supplementary examination (SUP) or resubmit the summative assessment if it is a portfolio or practical. The cost of a supplementary exam is R525. If this payment has not been received upfront it will automatically be billed to your account.

If you misplace your physical student card, you will need to replace it at a cost of R50.

SPECIAL EXAM Special examinations are for undergraduate students who have only two modules outstanding that prevent them from graduating. All special examinations take place in the third sitting. The cost of a special exam is R525.

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CERTIFICATE REPRINT Should you misplace your qualification, you may request a reprint at a cost of R400.


• Achiever Scholarship: The Achiever Scholarship is for candidates with a Grade 11 average of at least 60% and a household income less than R400 000 per annum *

ACADEMIC AWARDS

Awards are awarded to prospective and current students who have excelled academically and include the following:

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2. Engagement Bursaries

Engagement Bursaries are awarded to students who are registered at The IIE’s Varsity College and hold positions of leadership. Bursaries awarded to current students serving on the following student committees: VC Cares, Social Committee, Sports Committee, VC Voice and Career Centre Ambassador Committee.

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• NSC Award: Any scholar achieving a National Senior Certificate pass with an average of 80% across seven subjects qualifies for an NSC award *

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• Excellence Scholarship: To qualify for an Excellence Scholarship, you must have achieved an average of at least 75% in Grade 11, or equivalent, excluding Life Orientation, or 4 subjects (other than Life Orientation) with 80% or more

Any student who attended lectures in 2021 and obtained a 75% aggregate, across a minimum of eight modules for any Part-Time Qualification offered in the IIE Distance mode qualifies for an academic award of R2 000 in respect of tuition fees only. Students are required to be registered for a full complement of modules with a minimum of eight modules

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The IIE’s Varsity College Scholarship Programme is a merit-based programme with a Corporate Social Investment element, focused on ensuring access to top performing prospective students who would not otherwise have been able to access private higher education. These scholarships in all programme categories apply only to undergraduate students, who have applied to the IIE’s Varsity College, for their first year of study at any higher education institution. Closing date for Scholarship applications is 1 October 2021.

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Any student who studied an IIE undergraduate degree and achieved an average of 75% in their final year studies, is eligible to apply for an academic bursary for their first year of postgraduate studies only, when they register for a full-time IIE postgraduate programme

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ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

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1. Academic Scholarships and Awards

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• The Aggregate Distinction Award: Any student who attended lectures in 2021 and obtained a 75% aggregate for any Full-Time Qualification qualifies for an academic award of R4 000 in respect of tuition fees only. Students are required to be registered for a full complement of modules, and if in the final year of completion, this must be a minimum of four modules

The IIE’s Varsity College have a variety of scholarship, bursaries and awards available. To find out more, book an appointment with a student advisor at an IIE Varsity College campus close to you.

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3. Sports Bursaries

There are a number of sport bursaries available to students who have excelled in their respective sport disciplines according to the different categories included below and further details included in the Student Services section of this handbook. •

National Sports Discretionary Bursary

Major Sports Club Bursaries

Sports Club Administrator Bursary

Prospective applicants should contact a campus and speak to a Student Advisor, who will supply more information and provide an application form.

4. Family Loyalty Award

This award is awarded to any student, who has an immediate family member who is concurrently studying at The IIE’s Varsity College in 2022. The value of the award is 5% of the qualification that is being completed, provided the account payer is the same. The award does not include academic material.

Conditions

Please note that all bursaries and scholarships are subject to the following conditions and may only be applied for when the following conditions are met: •

Academic bursaries are in respect of 2021 performance and are applicable to 2022 programme fees only, unless otherwise stipulated

Bursaries and Scholarships, except for Sports team bursaries, Corporate Bursaries and Staff Bursaries or unless specifically stipulated in the definition, do not apply to Part-Time students

A full complement of modules must be registered for, as per the IIE programme structure document, and if the final year of completion, this must be a minimum of four modules. This is only applicable to students studying in the Full-Time mode – for academic, engagement and leadership bursaries Only students who studied an IIE undergraduate degree and achieved an average of 75% in their final year studies, are eligible to apply for a bursary if they register for a full-time IIE postgraduate programme

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5. Leadership Awards

Any student who was head prefect, or equivalent, of a school during 2021, who is registered for a full complement of subjects/ modules and who is attending lectures at The IIE’s Varsity College in 2022, qualifies for a R6 000 award in respect of 2022 tuition fees only.

Any student who was deputy head prefect, or equivalent, of a school during 2021, who is registered for a full complement of subjects/ modules and who is attending lectures at The IIE’s Varsity College in 2022 qualifies for a R3 500 award in respect of 2022 tuition fees only.

6. Other

Additional awards and bursaries for academics are available that are specific to individual campuses. Ensure you speak to a Student Advisor from your chosen campus before selecting this option.

Bursary, scholarship and award offers are subject to change or withdrawal, are offered at the discretion of The IIE’s Varsity College and cannot be confirmed until registration is complete.

Any student who attended lectures in 2021 and obtained a 75% aggregate, across a minimum of eight modules for any Part-Time Qualification offered in the IIE Distance mode qualifies for an academic award of R2 000 in respect of tuition fees only. Students are required to be registered for a full complement of modules with a minimum of eight modules

While more than one category may be applied for, the maximum amount per student per year is up to 20% of the programme fees except for the Sports Club, where the values may be higher. This rule may not apply to scholarships – a student on a scholarship is not eligible for another bursary

Family Loyalty bursaries will only be paid where the account payer is the same for both family members


Modules that are credited academically from the current academic year must be removed from the fee total before any percentage calculation is calculated

Should a registration contract be cancelled, the bursary or scholarship will be reversed prior to the calculation of any penalties or fee portion owing

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Repeat modules are not included in calculations

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All applicable students must be issued with the appropriate approval letter confirming the bursary or scholarship

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Please note applications will not be considered if they are not received by 1 March 2022 for all programmes, and if they are not accompanied by the necessary documentary evidence (e.g., testimonial, exam results, letter on a sports union letterhead, etc)

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Should the account fall into arrears and payments not be made according to the payment plan selected, The IIE’s Varsity College reserves the right to cancel the bursary or scholarship and reverse part, or all the credit awarded

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Bursaries are calculated per payment plan selected, except for the 5% early admission discount for first year part-time/first year postgraduate students, where this will be based on the full settlement value. To qualify for the early admission discount, you must have accepted your offer and paid the Pre-registration fee of R2 000 by 17 December 2021

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Academic Information

Academic Operations The IIE’s Varsity College has an Academic Operations team on every campus. This team is responsible for ensuring compliance with academic operations and administrative policies and procedures by the respective Schools. The Academic Operations team is responsible for your student experience; ensuring that all administration related to your qualification is handled efficiently and effectively. Customer service is important to us as such we have a dedicated customer relations team on campus that will assist you with any queries you may have regarding your journey with us. The customer relations platform is available via the Student Hub and is called VC Assist. By logging your query on VC Assist, you will gain direct access to a Customer Relations Officer on your campus who will respond to your query. In addition to VC Assist and the Customer Relations Officer on campus, please feel free to contact your Head: Academic Operations on campus at any stage. You may access The Student Hub and VC Assist here: https://www.varsitycollege.co.za/student-hub/ The below categories are relevant to the operational management of your programme and you can contact your Academic Operations team regarding this.

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Your Rights •

You have the right to be treated fairly and with dignity regardless of gender, race, sexual preference, political affiliation, nationality, marital status, disability or religious belief.

You have the right to access the rules, regulations, policies and procedures of The IIE.

You have the right to access all facilities and resources available on an IIE site of delivery, in accordance with its various function and conditions for use.

Attendance

Your lecturer will note your attendance at each session. It is therefore important that you attend each scheduled session, as per your timetable.

Missed Lectures

If you miss any lectures you need to ensure that you find out, from your lecturer, what was covered during the lecture you missed. It is your responsibility to ensure you catch up on any work you have missed.

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You may also be required to write assessments or submit coursework or assignments outside of normal class time.

If you are repeating a module/s from a previous year of study, please liaise with the Customer Relations Centre to ensure that you have all the required timetables for modules across different years of study.

Should you need to amend your registration to add or deregister from any modules, you need to complete an Amendment to Contract form with a staff member from the Customer Relations Centre. For more detailed information regarding programme prerequisites and corequisites, please refer to your Programme Fact Sheet on The IIE’s Varsity College website.

Timetables

Your timetables are uploaded onto the Student Portal at the start of the semester. Your timetable will list all the modules that you are registered for during the semester. •

The timetable confirms the schedule of lectures you are to receive for each of the modules you are registered for, including the venue and lecturer. In addition your timetable will include venue and lecturer information. Our face-to-face programmes are aimed at students wishing to dedicate themselves to full-time face-to-face studies for the duration of their qualification. This means that students are expected to be available for classes during the morning and/or afternoon throughout the academic year depending on how the timetable is structured.

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Timetables are subject to change and it is therefore important that you refer to the most recent version which will be available on the student portal. Should you experience a clash between two modules on your timetable, please discuss this with the Customer Relations Centre immediately.

Programme Assessment Schedules (PAS)

Your Programme Assessment Schedule (PAS) can be accessed via the Student Portal at the start of the semester. This schedule will list all the formative and summative assessment dates for each module so that you can plan for and work towards your academic success. •

This schedule will confirm all assessment dates (tests, assignments, exams, tasks and Portfolio of Evidence (POE) deadlines, take home test, take home exam).

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Please ensure that you are registered for the correct modules and in the correct semester and/ or year. Your Student Advisor or a staff member from the Customer Relations Centre will assist you with this.

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You are required to attend classes unless you are studying a qualification offered by the Online Centre in which case face-to-face lecturers is not a requirement.

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You may not enrol for a module without having successfully completed the related prerequisites. Prerequisites can also be between semesters or between years.

THE DEFINITION OF A PREREQUISITE:

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While we strive to offer time efficient timetables (where classes are grouped together in the morning or the afternoon), we cannot guarantee that either format will necessarily be available for all programmes every semester.

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It is important to take note of your programme’s prerequisite modules as you may not be able to proceed with a module in the following semester or year if you are not successful in the prerequisite for that module which will affect your registration and progression for your qualification.

Student Services

We encourage you to take up part-time employment outside of class time, weekends and in the evenings, but you must prioritise your studies and we urge you not to commit to work schedules until after you have received your timetable and academic calendar.

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Some modules within your programme may have a prerequisite or corequisite requirement to complete either before (prerequisite) you can proceed with another module or in conjunction (corequisite) with another module.

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Unfortunately, you are not able to select a morning or afternoon format to suit your personal circumstances.

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Contact Full-Time tests and exams are scheduled at 8am, 11am & 1pm. Contact Part-Time tests and exams are scheduled at 5pm on a weekday or 8am on a Saturday. Assessments to be written on a Friday will be scheduled at 2pm. Take home tests & exams are required to be submitted by 9pm on the submission due date. Contact Part-Time students need to familiarise themselves with the test and exam weeks in advance so that appropriate leave can be arranged with your employer. The PAS is subject to change, so please ensure that you are always referring to the most recent version.

Integrated Curriculum Engagement (ICE) due dates will be issued to you by the lecturer.

Please take note of your programme Continuous Assessment (CASS) release dates. During this period, you are required to check all your results on the Student Portal and bring any concerns to the Customer Relations Centre. Changes to results cannot be made once the CASS release date has passed.

Past exam papers are available on the Library website. Access to the Library website via: https://www.iie.ac.za/IIE%20Library/Pages/default. aspx

Please ensure that you familiarise yourself with The IIE009 Assessment Strategy and Policy by accessing all The IIE policies using the following link which will direct you to the Student Portal.

Access to the VC Student Portal via https://stasy.tertiary.iie.edu.za

Student Identification

The entry requirement for all The IIE exams is a CASS mark of 40% average. It is important to keep an eye on the Student Portal and your CASS mark leading up to the final exams to ensure that you know if you qualify to write the exam.

Integrated Curriculum Engagement (ICE)

Integrated Curriculum Engagement (ICE) tasks will be conducted throughout the semester for each module. The completed tasks contribute 10% towards your CASS mark. It is your responsibility to attend classes and receive copies of the ICE tasks and requirements in order to benefit from these activities. ICE tasks are not limited to in-class activities. ICE tasks have been designed for completion on VC Learn before, during or after class.

Referencing and Plagiarism

It is important that you attend the very informative referencing and plagiarism workshops offered on campus to familiarise yourself with the requirements for referencing when submitting any formative or summative submissions. Plagiarism is academic theft and will be treated very seriously.

SafeAssign

You will be issued with a student card, either physical or digital, once your registration is complete. Have your student card with you at all times, as well as a valid form of photo identification should you only have a digital student card, especially when writing tests and exams. You will not be permitted into the examination venue without valid photo identification as laid out in The IIE009 Assessment Strategy and Policy.

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Cumulative Assessment (CASS)

All theoretical assignments must be submitted through the relevant anti-plagiarism tool, SafeAssign (this will be indicated on your PAS). It is your responsibility to ensure you submit your assignment using the correct anti-plagiarism tool. You will receive your login details for the site with the list of all your assignments you have to submit onto the site in the first few weeks of class.

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To monitor your own progress during your studies and to seek advice when you experience any difficulties, using facilities available such as the Student Portal and VCConnect.

To ensure that you are familiar with when and how to communicate any administrative and operations concerns you may have.

To order academic material timeously before lectures commence.

To ensure that your contact details are always up to date on the student system (The Student Portal).

To ensure that you have a student card at all times when on an IIE site of delivery (this is your official identification on campus).

To ensure that you are familiar with all platforms of communication (The Student Portal, VCConnect, Blackboard, SMS, etc.) and, if required, to respond to the communication appropriately. To ensure you are familiar with The VC Student Hub and VC Assist platforms.

Should you wish to apply for “Early Graduation” so that you can apply for Honours or External Universities please do so on the Student HUB. Click on this link: https://www.varsitycollege.co.za/student-hub/ Application/confirmation-of-graduation-saqaverification-syllabus-request.aspx Once you have graduated you can access The IIE Marque https://www.iiemarque.ac.za and use this to share your academic history and transcript with prospective employers.

Supplementary Exams

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If you do not pass your modules with an average of 50%, you may qualify to write a supplementary exam, but you must have at least achieved a sub minimum of 30% in your final exam for undergrad qualifications and 40% for post-grad qualifications. You have to keep an eye on your final results to know if you passed or not. If you do not pass the first exam sitting, you need to ensure that you apply and pay the required fee for the supplementary exam. Alternatively you will be automatically billed for this exam. It is important to be aware of the supplementary exam dates. SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

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Campus Info

If you are preparing to take your life to the next level by graduating it is your responsibility to contact the Admissions Centre for graduation details. You also need to check with your Campus Admissions Centre that they have a certified copy of your ID or Passport and your NSC or equivalent. In the event that you are eligible for graduation, you will receive a graduation pack which will include your invite to graduation as well as details about your graduation attire, photographs etc.

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To participate actively, honestly and positively in all activities that constitute the teaching and learning process.

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To comply with the rules, policies and procedures of The IIE (which includes the assessment strategy and policy, student code of conduct, SafeAssign assignment submission process and assignment submission time).

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To contribute to a harmonious and positive learning environment that is respectful of all those who are in the environment.

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Always ensure that you have the most updated timetables and PAS. Your timetable indicates a weekly schedule for the semester and the PAS contains the dates and times of all your assessments. You will be notified via your VCConnect e-mail address of any updates and changes to both these documents, therefore it is important to check your VCConnect emails every day. Supplementary Exam dates are communicated in advance on the PAS and it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your results and are prepared for the supplementary should you qualify.

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BUILD YOUR NETWORK

THE TERM ALUMNUS IS DERIVED FROM LATIN AND MEANS “THE NURTURED PUPIL”. Being part of an Alumni is an old tradition that allows graduates to stay in contact with fellow graduates and to grow through the support of their tertiary institution. Once you have graduated from The IIE’s Varsity College, you form part of our exciting VC Alumni Community.

STAY CONNECTED WITH THE IIE’S VARSITY COLLEGE CAREER CENTRE FOR CAREER SUPPORT AND ADVANCEMENT! The IIE’s Varsity College Career Centre, in partnership with industry, serves to support you with all aspects relating to your career development and growth through coaching, mentoring and engagement. We want you to thrive in industry! But for you to do so, you need to proactively stay connected with us.

ENHANCE YOUR SKILLS Consult with your Career Centre Coordinator (CCC) on campus for CV development, interview support and navigating your career. Recently qualified IIE graduates are invited to attend the annual Graduate Employment Workshop (GEW). The aim of this workshop is to equip those individuals who have not yet secured employment with the necessary practical work readiness skills to enter into the job market.

ACCESS THE VC ALUMNI CAREER PLATFORM VIA THE IIE’S VARSITY COLLEGE WEBSITE website: https://www.varsitycollege.co.za/alumni The VC Alumni Career Platform allows you to discover your “professional” self by encouraging you to complete various career assessments, plan and execute your next career move, learn how to maintain a healthy work life balance and act on growing your leadership and business skills. Access the Job Search Engine on the VC Alumni Career Platform to explore and apply for full-time and graduate employment opportunities.

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Reconnect with fellow Alumni by attending the VC Alumni Connect Evenings and Alumni reunions. This is a great opportunity to grow your business network.

GET INVOLVED Encourage your company to recruit students or graduates through The IIE’s Varsity College Career Centre or offer your skills and experience. Link up with your Career Centre Coordinator for more information on how you can get involved. If you are a high flyer in industry or know of Alumni who have achieved great success in their career, we want to know about it! Contact us at: alumni@varsitycollege.co.za

Assignment Submission Dates and Times

Give yourself enough time to complete all your assignments on time. Late submissions are not accepted. Submit your assignments to your campus designated assignment submission area on campus before 17h00 on the due date unless otherwise stipulated. Online submissions are due by 23:30 on the due date. Complete an assignment cover sheet with each submission. Assignment submissions are made online via VCLearn unless stipulated on the PAS as requiring physical submission.

Academic Credit Applications

You will have the option to apply for academic credits onto your current programme if you have studied at The IIE previously or at another tertiary institution. Should you want to do this, submit your application through the Student Hub. Credit can only be granted for up to 50% of the credit value of a qualification for learning completed in: •

Another completed qualification; or

Through short learning programmes; or

From an incomplete qualification

Only up to 50% of the credit value from one completed qualification can be presented for recognition in another qualification.

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Any applications received after the closing dates above will be processed but will be subject to the full fees irrespective of the application outcome.

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Semester 2: 7 August 2022

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Semester 1: 6 March 2022

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Academic credits will not be automatically awarded so you must attend lectures and complete all assessments for the module until the result of your application has been determined.

If you would like to benefit from the financial credit received from an approved academic credit, please ensure your applications are received by:

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Certain qualifications require you to achieve a minimum result before academic credit for that module may be approved. To avoid disappointment, please ensure you understand these requirements for the programme you are registering. The detail of this may be found on the fact sheet where articulation option requirements for academic credit have been detailed.


www.VarsityCollegeBooks.co.za Getting your textbooks has never been this easy and convenient and at GREAT Prices! Step 1

Once your registration is submitted to The IIE’s Varsity College, you will receive an email with a personalised link to Varsity College Books. Click on this link and you will automatically be signed into the Varsity College Books Portal.

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Review your contact details and proceed to your shopping cart.

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Choose either “Courier” or “Collect from Pretoria store”. If you opted for “Courier”, then also enter your delivery address.

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Make payment (EFT/Instant EFT or Credit/Debit Card or MobiCred - Buy now and Pay Later) and expect delivery of your books within 1 to 3 business days It’s that Simple! Click here to access the IIE Textbook list for 2022

Your shopping cart will be prepopulated with the books you require. Review and proceed.

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I AM A NEW STUDENT AT THE IIE’S VARSITY COLLEGE AND DO NOT KNOW WHICH BOOKS I NEED.

Great news, your shopping cart will be prepopulated with all your prescribed material for the semester. Kindly log into the Varsity College Books Portal at www.varsitycollegebooks.co.za to check that the codes next to each title match the modules that you registered for. Alternatively, you can contact your student administrator at The IIE’s Varsity College to confirm the modules and corresponding last 4 digits of the ISBN numbers.

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Kindly contact VC Assist who will direct your query to the campus student administrator at your relevant Varsity College Campus to ensure that your registration has been finalised and then allow up to 24 hours from registration to receive the email with your personalised link to log into the portal. If you have already contacted The IIE’s Varsity College and have been waiting for 24 hours, but still have not received the personalised email, please get in touch with our Customer Services team via telephone 012 362 5885 or email enquiries@varsitycollegebooks.co.za providing your student number, correspondence from The IIE’s Varsity College and your contact details for us to assist.

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If you have not finalised your registration with The IIE’s Varsity College and need a quotation for bursary purposes, you are welcome to contact our Customer Service agents by sending an email to: enquiries@varsitycollegebooks.co.za. They will require your bursary giver/ sponsor details as well as the modules you will be taking to provide an official quotation. If you are already registered at The IIE’s Varsity College, please place your order, MAKING SURE THAT IN STEP 1 you Select “Invoice Company” and then filling in your sponsor/bursary giver’s company details and VAT Number. Please select EFT as your payment option. As you then finalise your order you will receive a Pro Forma Invoice/ Quotation, made out to your sponsor/ bursary giver which will enable you to forward this document to them for Payment. This will make it super easy for you, for your sponsor and for Wize Books.

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This is because we have not yet received your registration details or your registration has not been finalised by The IIE’s Varsity College.

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I NEED A QUOTATION FOR MY BURSARY/COMPANY FIRST AS THEY WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYING FOR MY BOOKS.

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I AM REGISTERED WITH THE IIE’S VARSITY COLLEGE BUT HAVE NOT RECEIVED AN EMAIL WITH A PERSONALISED LINK. WHEN TRYING TO LOG ONTO WWW.VARSITYCOLLEGEBOOKS. CO.ZA THE SITE KEEPS ON REPORTING THAT MY STUDENT AND ID NUMBERS ARE INVALID.

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Our dedicated Customer Service Agents are ready to assist you and provide focussed attention if required by you as our valued client. However, you can check out our FAQs below before contacting us – the answer to your question/questions may already be covered here and will, therefore, save you time and effort.

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At Wize Books we strive to provide the best possible experience when it comes to our clients purchasing their textbooks. Over and above the best service in the country, we aim to impress you with exceptional pricing as well. Our dedicated website for the IIE’s Varsity College students will prepopulate your shopping cart for the upcoming semester based on your qualification and academic history.

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I LOGGED ONTO THE WEBSITE BUT DON’T SEE MY SHOPPING CART.

You clicked the email link or logged in using your student number/ID number. At the bottom of the page, click on the action button “Proceed to step 1”. If you do not see this button at the bottom of the page, click on “Place Order” in the menu on the left which will take you step by step to place your order.

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I REGISTERED WITH THE IIE’S VARSITY COLLEGE AND NOW NEED TO ORDER MY BOOKS. WHAT NOW?

As soon as your registration has been finalised and captured by The IIE’s Varsity College, you will receive an email with a personalised link to Varsity College Books. When you click on this link, you will automatically be signed in to your Varsity College Books Portal.

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WHEN WILL I GET MY BOOKS?

When placing your order, you will see the estimated lead times indicated in GREEN or RED colour next to each title in Step 2. The lead times in GREEN indicate the availability of the books and the expected delivery date. However, if the lead times are shown in RED, it means that the book is out of stock/we are awaiting the book from the publishers. If all your books are in stock, your order will take 1–3 business days to be delivered to a main/ city centre after we have received payment. Please note, however, that delivery times are area/location dependent and therefore delivery to outlying areas may take longer.

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I AM STRUGGLING WITH MAKING A PAYMENT VIA CREDIT CARD – IT REPORTS THAT MY “CARD PAYMENT FAILED”.

We accept credit cards and cheque cards. Should your payment be unsuccessful the first time, you can log back in and click on “Order History” from the top menu, look for the order you wish to pay and click on “Make Payment”. This should allow you to make a payment for a specific order number. Should this also be unsuccessful, please inquire with your bank to activate 3D secure, or kindly repeat the process using a different card.

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I DO NOT HAVE INTERNET BANKING OR A CREDIT CARD – HOW DO I PAY?

If you do not have Internet Banking or a credit card, then do not stress. You can also use Instant EFT. Alternatively, place the order choosing EFT in Step 4. This will then generate a Pro-Forma Invoice for you indicating the amount to pay, the EXACT reference to use and our ABSA Bank Details. Take this document and visit any ABSA Bank Branch to do a direct cash deposit into our account.

IMPORTANT - Be mindful to ensure the ABSA Bank Cashier uses only your Order number as the reference for the cash deposit to avoid any delays in allocating your payment.

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I USED THE WRONG REFERENCE WHEN PAYING FOR MY BOOKS.

Don’t Stress! Just email us your Proof of Payment together with your Name, Surname, Cell number and the CORRECT Order number. When sending the mail, kindly mail it to pop@varsitycollegebooks.co.za with subject “Incorrect Reference used when I made payment” and stipulate in the body of the Mail “Attention Wize Books - Charmonique”.

This will enable us to quickly allocate your payment to your order to get your parcel released.

10. GOODNESS, I HAVE PLACED MY ORDER BUT I USED THE WRONG DELIVERY ADDRESS.

Don’t stress about this! We have added the feature that enables you to amend your own delivery address. Just log into the portal, click on “Order History” at the top. Look for the relevant order, and click on “View Details”. Scroll to the “Delivery Address” section and click on the pencil icon. This will allow you to instantly change your address.

Note: Should your parcel already have received it’s waybill, you will not be able to amend it’s delivery address and additional charges will apply to re-route your parcel.

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Always make sure that you place your order as soon as you receive your “Portal is Open” notification. This will ensure that you receive your books timeously and don’t have any issues. We preorder enough books before the semester starts, but we are dependent on publishers and, growth in student numbers at The IIE’s Varsity College often outweighs the expectation. The publisher might have a delay that is totally out of our control; however, be assured that we will do our part in engaging and chasing up on receiving the stock. We want to serve EVERY student with the best service south of the North Pole, but this will require you, the student, to give us that opportunity.

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We will keep you informed throughout the process – all the way from placing your order, receiving payment for your order, dispatching of your order, any delays from publishers on your order and after sales feedback. That said, once your order is ready for collection or has been dispatched you’ll receive a notification via your email address and cellphone number that you provided when you placed your order. Should you wish to collect in store (at our NEW Pretoria Store), a security PIN will be sent to you once the order is ready to be collected. You can then come to the store with your 5 digit PIN, and collect your books. Without this 5 digit PIN, AND the person collecting the order, ID or driver’s licence, you will not be able to collect your parcel.

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Academic Schools The IIE’s Qualifications 2022 School of Humanities & Social Sciences • • • • •

IIE Bachelor of Arts Honours in Communication IIE Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology IIE Bachelor of Arts IIE Bachelor of Social Science IIE Higher Certificate in Communication Practices

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IIE Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting IIE Bachelor of Accounting

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School of Information Technology IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Data Analytics IIE Bachelor of Computer & Information Sciences in Application Development IIE Diploma in IT in Software Development IIE Higher Certificate in Mobile Application and Web Development

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School of Law IIE Bachelor of Laws IIE Bachelor of Arts in Law IIE Bachelor of Commerce in Law IIE Higher Certificate in Legal Studies

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IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Management IIE Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Management IIE Bachelor of Commerce IIE Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship IIE Diploma in Sport Development & Management IIE Diploma in Commerce in Business Management IE Higher Certificate in Bookkeeping IIE Higher Certificate in Logistics & Supply Chain Management IIE Higher Certificate in Business Principles & Practice IIE Higher Certificate in Event Management IIE Higher Certificate in Human Resource Practices

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IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education IIE Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Senior Phase & Further Education & Training Teaching IIE Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase Teaching IIE Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching IIE Higher Certificate in Early Childhood Care & Education

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School of Humanities & Social Sciences Introduction to the School of Humanities & Social Sciences The IIE’s Varsity College School of Humanities & Social Sciences is a part of The IIE’s Faculty of Humanities.

As a graduate of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences you will make a significant contribution in all social contexts – including business, education, government and health provision.

Graduates are equipped with advanced written, spoken, analytical, critical thinking, problem solving and digital skills which enables them to critically engage with current social issues and trends, locally and globally. Understanding people relations is beneficial in every industry, and graduates are sought after and employable because of these highly valued skills. The School of Humanities & Social Sciences includes: IIE Higher Certificate in Communication Practices, IIE Bachelor of Arts, IIE Bachelor of Social Science, IIE Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Communication and IIE Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology.

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To this end, students will broaden and deepen their understanding of fundamental communication theories and research methodology and will be required to interrogate and evaluate multiple sources of knowledge in key areas of business related communication. Graduates will thus cultivate the skills required for further specialised study in support of the principles of life long learning. Through the development of crucial communication related skills and competencies, highly attractive to prospective employers, graduates will be equipped to take up communication related positions in a variety of businesses and communication related sectors where they will be able to add value to the organisation in which they are employed. The qualification design and selection of modules and outcomes aim to guide and support the development of an honours graduate with the insight and competency to conduct rigorous academic research; critique theory using appropriate criteria; analyse the reciprocal relationship between strategic communication practices and organisational leadership; survey market conditions to forecast emerging opportunities for communication innovation; develop innovative and implementable communication

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3. Apply contemporary communication techniques to inform the achievement of strategic organisational objectives. 4. Conduct primary research using an appropriate research design. 5. Demonstrate the ability to think critically and propose innovative solutions to communication problems in varied contexts. For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet and academic calendar options via the links below: Access the Contact Full-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here. Access the Contact Part-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Part-Time qualification academic calendar here.

1.2. IIE BACHELOR OF ARTS HONOURS IN PSYCHOLOGY (HPSY) MODE OF OFFERING: CONTACT FULL-TIME AND CONTACT PART-TIME

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

This qualification is designed to consolidate and deepen the students’ expertise in the disciplines of five core and aligned fields within Psychology, namely developmental, community, psychopathology, therapeutic interventions and Psychological assessment.

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The purpose of this qualification is to build on students’ existing knowledge key areas in the field of communication in order to develop accountable and skilled communication professionals and leaders able to contribute meaningfully both to academic practice and to the communication planning, implementation and management activities of organisations. It emphasises the strategic role of communication in realising organisational strategic initiatives.

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1. Critically analyse communication theories and approaches.

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1.1 IIE BACHELOR OF ARTS HONOURS IN COMMUNICATION (HBA) MODE OF OFFERING: CONTACT FULL-TIME AND CONTACT PART-TIME PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

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strategies and apply a broad spectrum of communication skills to communication related activities in organisations. This honours qualification further aims to develop informed citizens that will engage critically, ethically and imaginatively with the world around them.

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The research capacity of the students will be developed and will prepare students for further research-based postgraduate study. The purpose of this qualification is critical to further the developmental path to a successful career in the health professions through providing students with competencies in theoretical and practical application of relevant principles, processes, procedures and research techniques. By understanding processes in the mental health context, as well as best practice in the field, graduates will be able to strategically solve individual and social problems. These strategic problem-solving abilities will be developed through a high level of theoretical engagement and intellectual independence. Furthermore, graduates will be adequately prepared to demonstrate competencies in contributing to the economic well-being of their organisation in a responsible manner. Graduates will be well-prepare with the insight and skills that are required for further specialised study in support of the principles of life-long learning.

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For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet and academic calendar options via the links below: Access the Contact Full-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here. Access the Contact Part-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Part-Time qualification academic calendar here.

2. DEGREES

2.1. IIE BACHELOR OF ARTS (BAG324) MODE OF OFFERING: CONTACT FULL-TIME AND IIE DISTANCE

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The purpose of this qualification is to promote access into higher education and to enable qualified students to function effectively in communication related jobs in a range of environments. Students will be prepared to apply their competencies in Media, Communication and English language skills which are relevant in a number of industries. Students will be able to contribute positively and responsibly to the economic well being of their organisation. This 3 year degree is structured in accordance with the new HEQSF guidelines and will provide students with the knowledge, skills and applied competencies which have been identified by the industry as critical for employees to have when entering the world of work. Students will be well prepared with insight and skills to make them employable. Students will also be prepared to further their studies which support the principles of life long learning.

Through a focus on interdisciplinary areas, the essential skills of creative problem solving, critical thinking, working effectively in teams, and the ability to take and adapt to criticism in changing environments will be practised and imbued. Significantly, the ability to communicate effectively using written and verbal skills will be thoroughly addressed throughout the degree by focusing on media writing, communication and literature. This indispensable proficiency will provide student with an advantage in the workplace and promote access into a variety of entry level positions from which they may promote themselves.

1. Demonstrate knowledge and engagement in the area of clinical and counselling psychology. 2. Understand research theories, methods and techniques, and to apply this knowledge in order to conduct an independent research project. 3. Demonstrate the skills of interrogating multiple sources of knowledge in psychology, and evaluating both this knowledge and the process of psychological knowledge production. 4. Demonstrate an understanding of the complexities of selecting, applying and transferring standard psychological techniques to a range of unfamiliar problems. 5. Demonstrate specialised skills in order to identify, analyse, and address complex and abstract psychological problems through the systematic use of psychological knowledge and methods. 6. Identify and address ethical issues based on critical reflection and the suitability of mental health value systems in specific psychological issues. 7. Critically review information, synthesise data, manage and evaluate processes in psychological contexts in order to develop creative responses to psychological problems and issues.

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5. Design a research project incorporating a range of methods to resolve problems or introduce change within communication, literary, or media contexts.

Identify and argue current trends in the intellectual context of technological and social change.

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Independently identify and solve problems en route to an attitude of life-long learning.

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Present clearly, concisely and coherently the current interpretations and potential future developments in the issues underlying the content of and approaches to the disciplines they study.

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Write an exposition reflecting a broad understanding of a body of knowledge and theoretical concepts with advanced understanding in some areas.

For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet, academic calendar and postgraduate options via the links below.

Access the Contact Full-Time qualification fact sheet here.

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Critically review, analyse, evaluate and synthesise knowledge.

Critique arguments by displaying creative thinking in the social science disciplines, preceded by reviewing, consolidating, analysing and synthesising a body of knowledge.

Identify and argue current trends in the intellectual context of technological and social change.

Independently identify and solve problems en route to an attitude of life-long learning.

Present clearly, concisely and coherently the current interpretations and potential future developments in the issues underlying the content of and approaches to the disciplines they study.

Write an exposition reflecting a broad understanding of a body of knowledge and theoretical concepts with advanced understanding in some areas.

Access the IIE Distance qualification fact sheet here Access the IIE Distance qualification academic calendar here Access the IIE Distance 2nd Intake qualification academic calendar here

2.2. IIE BACHELOR OF SOCIAL SCIENCE (BSS3321) MODE OF OFFERING: CONTACT FULL-TIME

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

Social science studies require students to read, debate, examine and discuss issues. It teaches them

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4. Demonstrate an ability to develop and communicate one’s own ideas and opinions in well formed arguments using academic and professional language.

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2. Demonstrate an ability to identify, analyse, and solve local and international problems of a communication and societal nature in an ethical, responsible, and creative manner.

Students who have successfully completed the programme will be able to:

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1. Demonstrate the ability to apply and evaluate key theories within the disciplines of English, Communication, Sociology, Psychology and Journalism.

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to carefully build arguments and propositions. Students will be encouraged to think independently and to develop new ways of approaching problems.

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For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet, academic calendar and postgraduate options via the links below: Access the Contact Full-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here.

3. HIGHER CERTIFICATE

3.1 THE HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN COMMUNICATION PRACTICES (HCCP111) MODE OF OFFERING: CONTACT FULLTIME AND CONTACT PART-TIME

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The Higher Certificate in Communication Practices is primarily an entry-level access qualification with the aim of building students’ academic literacy and English language skills that will enable them to articulate into a cognate Bachelor of Arts degree. The programme will provide students with foundational knowledge, cognitive and conceptual tools and practical techniques that are applicable to English Language and Communication Practices. Students will develop skills to gather, process, produce and present information, while also gaining foundational knowledge and conceptual tools in ideation and visualisation, and effective social media practices. Students will develop academic and professional, writing and presentation skills which they can apply in both the academic context and entry-level work positions. On completion of this Higher Certificate, students will have the required foundational knowledge for either entry into a cognate Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree, or the world of work.

For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet via the links below: Access the Contact Full-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here.

Phasing-Out/ Discontinuation of a Qualification Phase-out/Discontinuation is the process used to discontinue an offering, which includes special assessment concessions to assist learners in completing their offering. The IIE may elect to discontinue offering a qualification, or curriculum, or mode of offering to new students on a campus, at a brand, or in its entirety. The offering is then phased out over a period and these are referred to as “phase-out” arrangements. The following qualifications are in Phase-Out at The IIE’s Varsity College for 2022 and letters have been issued to registered students: Qualification in Phase-out in the School of Humanities & Social Sciences 1. Year two of Bachelor of Arts (BAG314) Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here. 2. Year two of Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Communication (BACC311) Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here.

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES OF THE QUALIFICATION 1. Demonstrate an understanding of the use, structure and significance of appropriate language in written, oral, visual, and multimodal communication. 2. Apply the academic and digital literacies, critical thinking, ideation, and problemsolving skills necessary to understand and interpret information, solve problems and communicate effectively.

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3. Present information within different communication contexts by gathering, interpreting, and constructing messages for diverse purposes and audiences.

3. Year one of Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Communication (BACC321) Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here.

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School of Education Introduction to the School of Education (SoE)

Teachers play a vital role in shaping future generations as they sculpt our leaders of tomorrow. The IIE’s Varsity College School of Education (SoE) is dedicated to and focused on preparing young, dynamic and skilled future teachers for a life long and successful career in education. The IIE’s Initial Teacher Education Qualifications (ITE) equip a new generation of teachers for the 21st century classroom. Innovation in teaching methods and setting trends in education is what sets The IIE’s Varsity College apart.

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Our qualified, professional and experienced SoE team is passionate about establishing and nurturing a thorough grounding in the key disciplines of each teaching phase. Throughout their qualification, aspiring student teachers are mentored by this professional team. What is important to note is that The IIE’s Initial Teacher Education qualifications have a Teaching Experience component. This critical component exposes students to diverse educational settings which ensures that they develop the practical skills essential for excellence in teaching. It also includes an element of Service-Learning which gives the students the unique opportunity to demonstrate their civic responsibilities.

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IIE Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) (Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching)

Senior Phase: Grade 7,8,9 and Further Education Training: Grade 10,11,12

IIE Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase Teaching

Foundation Phase: Grade R,1,2,3

IIE Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching

Intermediate Phase: Grade 4,5,6 Also includes a focus on Grade 7 (first year of the Senior Phase)

IIE Higher Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education

ECD: 0 - 4 years

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The IIE’s Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Senior Phase (SP) and Further Education and Training (FET) Teaching is a professional teaching qualification that seeks to ‘cap’ a suitable undergraduate degree or an approved diploma. The qualification offers entry level initial professional preparation for undergraduate degree or diploma holders

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The purpose of this qualification is to qualify students to follow a career in teaching in the Senior Phase (Grades 7-9) and Further Education and Training band (Grades 10-12). This PGCE qualification is structured in accordance with the Department of Higher Education and Training’s (DHET) Minimum Requirements for Teacher Education Qualifications (2015). It is also aligned with the new Higher Education Qualifications Framework’s (HEQF) guidelines. The qualification will equip SP and FET school teachers with the knowledge, skills and applied competencies for employability and further specialization study, in support of the principles of life-long learning.

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who wish to develop focused knowledge and skills as classroom teachers in the Senior Phase and Further Education and Training band in their chosen subject(s).

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EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES OF THE QUALIFICATION 1. Demonstrate sound subject, curricular and pedagogical knowledge through the practice of teaching.

For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet below: Access the Contact Part-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Part-Time qualification academic calendar here.

2. Identify and adapt teaching methods to the unique needs of learners in diverse settings.

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3. Use and develop reliable methods of assessment to assess learning and improve teaching and learning.

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4. Reflect critically on practice, skills and ethics to enhance professionalism in the teaching profession.

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The PGCE (SP & FET) programme has a required Teaching Experience, or Work Integrated Learning (WIL) component, which is governed by the Department of Higher Education and Training (2015) in terms of specific requirements. To facilitate this and ensure that all students meet these requirements for graduation purposes, The IIE’s Varsity College has established relationships with a cross-section of schools around the country, all of which meet the specified criteria of the DHET.

The requirement in this programme is that students develop the practical skills and engagement necessary for successful teacher education. Students will be fully engaged in schools during their 8 week Teaching Experience period, while they are supported and assessed by qualified mentor teachers and The IIE’s Varsity College Supervisors.

This module links with the Professional Didactic modules (which are prerequisites) and with the other educationally focused modules in the programme, as it affords students opportunities to integrate and apply theory and methodology into practice.

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All students undertaking an academic qualification with a school-based WIL component will be required to have a valid police clearance certificate or an Afiswitch Criminal Check Certificate as accepted by SACE, on commencement of their Teaching Experience component in a school.

ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCESS ON TO THE MAIN SCHOOL BASED WIL AS ALIGNED TO TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMMES (1) Students will be allowed access to the main school based WIL [referred to as Teaching Experience (in semester 2] per relevant year if: a) The student has met the 80% lecture attendance requirement for each of the identified modules as is aligned to Teaching Experience for that year. (2) Dealing with Exceptions: In cases where students’ have not met the 80% lecture attendance requirement for 1 or more of the identified modules as is aligned to Teaching Experience for that year:

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PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The purpose of this qualification is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to practise teaching and learning effectively and in an educationally sound and professional manner. Students will be well equipped to add educational value to their own discipline, to their students and to support continuous improvement practices in any Higher Education institutions.

Upon successful completion of this qualification, students will have a critical understanding of the theory and practices related to Higher Education teaching. The qualification aims to develop an awareness of the constructs and frameworks (theoretical, legal, diverse, political and ethical) within which a Higher Education level educator operates.

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Demonstrate a critical understanding of the policies, legislation, educational management, leadership and quality management systems and practices that govern and inform the formal Higher Education environment in South Africa.

Apply selected, appropriate theories and teaching models to make informed decisions on teaching, curriculum design and development, to support and facilitate the learning process.

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Demonstrate applied competence to use appropriate technology effectively and appropriately in the teaching and learning environment.

1. Demonstrate integration of knowledge, skills and abilities when conducting the lesson.

Conduct research into an aspect of teaching and learning in the Higher Education context and within own discipline in pursuit of identifying and applying teaching best practice.

2. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the content of the curricular areas and phase specialisations.

For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet below:

3. Demonstrate the ability to carry out the roles of a teacher as appropriate to their practice that includes specialist in a phase, subject discipline or practice; learning mediator; interpreter and designer of learning programmes and material; leader, administrator and manager; scholar; research.

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Access the IIE Distance qualification academic calender here.

4. Demonstrate the ability to undertake various functions, responsibly, in terms of manager/administrator/leader within the education system, institution and community, underpinned by respect for and commitment to the teaching profession.

2. Degrees

2. 1 IIE BACHELOR OF EDUCATION IN FOUNDATION PHASE TEACHING (BEF312) MODE OF OFFERING: CONTACT FULL-TIME

For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet below:

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The IIE Bachelor of Education (BEd) in Foundation Phase Teaching (FPT) is an undergraduate professional qualification aimed at preparing students to teach learners from Grades R to 3. This four year Bachelor’s degree is structured in accordance with the Department of Higher Education and Training’s (DHET) Minimum Requirements for Teacher Education Qualifications (2015). It is also aligned with the new Higher Education Qualifications Framework’s (HEQF) guidelines. The degree will equip Foundation Phase classroom teachers with the knowledge, skills and applied competencies for employability and further specialisation studies, in support of the principles of lifelong learning. This BEd degree provides a fundamental and comprehensive education underpinned by subject knowledge in the teaching of all three Foundation Phase subjects (Language, Mathematics and Life Skills) for Grades 1 to 3. It additionally enables Foundation Phase teachers to prepare Grade R learners for formal learning. There is an integrated focus on educational theory and methodology, aligned with the requirements for a professionally qualified beginner teacher.

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EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES OF THE QUALIFICATION

Access the Contact Full-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here.

2.2 IIE BACHELOR OF EDUCATION IN INTERMEDIATE PHASE TEACHING (BEI312) MODE OF OFFERING: CONTACT FULL-TIME

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The IIE Bachelor of Education (BEd) in Intermediate Phase Teaching (IPT) is an undergraduate professional qualification aimed at preparing students to teach children from Grades 4 to 7. This four year Bachelor degree is structured in accordance with the Department of Higher Education and Training’s (DHET) Minimum Requirements for Teacher Education Qualifications (2015). It is also aligned with the new Higher Education Qualifications Framework’s (HEQF) guidelines. The degree will equip Intermediate Phase classroom teachers with the knowledge, skills and applied competencies for employability and further specialisation study, in support of the principles of lifelong learning.

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Natural Science and Technology Teaching

Mathematics Teaching

Social Sciences Teaching.

Teaching Experience is a cornerstone of teacher training. Each year, The IIE Bachelor of Education degrees have a required Teaching Experience component, which is governed by the Department of Higher Education and Training (2015) in terms of specific requirements. To facilitate this and ensure that all students meet these requirements for graduation purposes, The IIE’s Varsity College has developed strong relationships with a variety of schools around the country.

As such, each year of study in this programme will see students placed by The IIE’s Varsity College in differently resourced schools. This will ensure that students develop the practical skills and engagement necessary for successful initial teacher education. This partnership and shared vision underpins our approach and provides a space for theory and practice to interact. It is an invaluable, concrete rehearsal for eventual practice as a qualified educator.

During Teaching Experience, students are supported in their development by The IIE’s Varsity College Supervisors. This includes:

The qualification’s focus on educational theory and methodology is therefore closely aligned with the requirements for a professionally qualified beginner teacher.

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES OF THE QUALIFICATION 1. Demonstrate integration of knowledge, skills and abilities when conducting the lesson. 2. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the content of the curricular areas and phase specialisations.

4. Demonstrate the ability to undertake various functions responsibly in terms of manager/administrator/leader within the education system, institution and community, underpinned by respect for and commitment to the teaching profession.

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Guiding students with their teaching practice.

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Teaching Experience weeks are structured as follows over the 4 years. Please note this may be subject to change yearly:

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3. Demonstrate the ability to carry out the roles of a teacher as appropriate to their practice that includes: specialist in a phase, subject discipline or practice; learning mediator; interpreter and designer of learning programmes and material; leader, administrator and manager; scholar, researcher and lifelong learner; assessor and community, citizenship and pastoral role.

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This BEd degree provides a fundamental and comprehensive education underpinned by subject knowledge in the specialist teaching of the following subjects:

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Foundation Phase

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Grade 7

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Total number of Teaching Experience weeks in the 4 year degree = 23 weeks

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ACCESS ON TO SCHOOL BASED WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING (I.E. TEACHING EXPERIENCE):

The Teacher Education qualifications of The IIE Faculty of Education have Work Integrated Learning (WIL) that occurs in the schools with particular requirements. The following is important in this regard:

SACE PROVISIONAL REGISTRATION (STUDENT EDUCATORS ONLY)

All final year students registered for an Initial Teacher Education Qualification with The IIE are required to provisionally register with SACE.

POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATES

All students undertaking an academic qualification with a school-based WIL component will be required to have a valid police clearance certificate or an Afiswitch Criminal Check Certificate as accepted by SACE, on commencement of their Teaching Experience component in a school

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ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCESS ON TO THE MAIN SCHOOL BASED WIL AS ALIGNED TO TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMMES (1) Students will be allowed access to the main school based WIL [referred to as Teaching Experience per relevant year if: a) The student has met the 80% lecture attendance requirement for each of the identified modules as is aligned to teaching Experience for that year. (2) Dealing with Exceptions: In cases where students’ have not met the 80% lecture attendance requirement for 1 or more of the identified modules as is aligned to Teaching Experience for that year: b) Students will be expected to achieve a combined 80% attendance (i.e. average) across the identified modules on condition that no single module attendance falls below 70%.

Students who fall into this category will submit a 1 page motivation for Teaching Experience access to The IIE’s Varsity College School of Education Campus Programme Manager for consideration by The IIE’s Varsity College Head of School of Education.

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Community based Service-Learning (Year 3)

School based Service-Learning (Year 4)

In 3rd year you will be engaged in a variety of ServiceLearning opportunities in the broader context of communities (not purely aligned to schools). In Year 4, you are required to complete a school based Service-Learning initiative that adopts a critical approach to Service-Learning in which you will identify, plan and carry out solutions to needs within your school.

IIE BACHELOR OF EDUCATION LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS •

The IIE Bachelor of Education degrees (Foundation Phase and Intermediate Phase Teaching) offer a suite of language choices at First Additional and Communicative Language levels (see Table 1 below).

Each student will do the below three languages:

2. First Additional Language (FAL) (region specific) 3. Communicative Language (region specific)

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As a component of your first and second year Teaching Experience module, you will engage in curriculum aligned Service-Learning in an identified community school context.

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SERVICE-LEARNING YEARS 1-4:

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Social awareness and citizenship is integral to teacher education. The practical preparation of our students will also include an element of ServiceLearning, which gives teachers the unique opportunity to demonstrate their civic responsibilities. Service-Learning is therefore an essential component of Teaching Experience in The IIE Bachelor

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of Education degrees, as it promotes social awareness and develops skills for effective citizenship, paving the way for life long learning and participation. The integration of Service-Learning into The IIE Bachelor of Education degrees has been carefully scaffolded to ensure opportunity for learning experiences across a variety of contexts.

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Table 1: BED Language Choices First Additional Language (FAL)

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Afrikaans

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IsiXhosa

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Northern Sotho (Sepedi)

Northern Sotho (Sepedi)

PLEASE NOTE: FALs and Communicative Languages offered by The IIE are campus specific, and not all FALs and Communicative Languages can be accommodated at each campus. For a breakdown of the Indigenous language groupings click here.

Proficiency Tests (FAL)

Applicants wishing to register for The IIE BEd Foundation Phase Teaching & The IIE BEd Intermediate Phase Teaching programmes must have obtained at least a Level 3 (40%) at the NSC or equivalent level, as a HL or FAL, in the language they are seeking to study as a FAL in the BEd.

Or Must demonstrate language proficiency (LP) in the selected FAL BEd language/s. To be admitted via this option, candidates are required to pass a language proficiency test in the relevant language. ALL applicants, regardless of route of entry to the BEd programmes, are required to meet the indicated additional language requirements for the selected FAL and for English as the Language of Learning and Teaching (LoLT). In the case of those students who have already graduated from an appropriate initial higher education qualification such as a Higher Certificate, the English requirement may be waived on successful completion of an appropriate proficiency test. The BEd is designed for South African students and schools and therefore the language requirements are designed to support the development of languages in South Africa. Should you therefore be required to sit the proficiency test, this will be held on campus at the beginning of each year prior to registration and a pass mark of 50% is required. Should you fail this test you will unfortunately not be able to register onto the relevant BEd programme.

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3. Higher Certificates

3. 1 IIE HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE & EDUCATION (HCEC115) MODE OF OFFERING: CONTACT FULL-TIME

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The IIE’s Higher Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education (HCECCE) is an entry level/introductory qualification (at NQF Level 5) to the study of early childhood development (ECD) education from birth through to 4 years of age. It is intended to provide students with “basic introductory knowledge, cognitive and conceptual tools and practical techniques to enable further study in ECD” (DHET, 2017: 24).

This one-year higher certificate is structured in accordance with The Department of Higher Education and Training’s (DHET) Policy on Minimum Requirements for Programmes Leading to Qualifications in Higher Education for Early Childhood Development Educators (2017), and with the National Curriculum Framework (NCF) for Children from Birth to Four Policy (2015). In addition, it is aligned to the HEQSF guidelines, and will provide students with the beginning knowledge, skills and applied competences identified to be critical for facilitation at this level.

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES 1. Demonstrate basic mastery of child development and learning theories, learning areas, cognitive tools, play-based pedagogy, and the South African laws relevant to early childhood development and learning in order to develop birth to four year olds’ agency, literacy, numeracy, health, hygiene, safety, and overall executive functioning.

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ECD Experience

The ECD Experience module will see students placed for 6 weeks at selected pre-schools, crèches, early childhood learning centres, daycare and educare facilities as arranged by the relevant campus. This critical component allows students to practice their understanding of theory, and provides significant opportunities for practice and reflection on teaching and learning/facilitation in the Early Childhood Development band, thus allowing for suitable preparation of graduates as beginner ECD practitioners.

ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCESS ON TO THE ECD-BASED WIL: Students will be allowed access to the main ECDbased WIL [referred to as ECD Experience in semester 2] if: The student has met the 80% lecture attendance requirement for each of the identified modules as is aligned to ECD Experience for the year. Dealing with exceptions: In cases where students’ have not met the 80% lecture attendance requirement for 1 or more of the identified modules as is aligned to ECD. Experience for that year: Students will be expected to achieve a combined 80% attendance (i.e. average) across the identified modules on condition that no single module attendance falls below 70%. Students who fall into this category will submit a 1 page motivation for ECD Experience access to The IIE’s Varsity College School of Education Campus Programme Manager for consideration by The IIE’s Varsity College Head of School.

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During ECD Experience students are supported in their development by The IIE’s Varsity College Supervisors. This includes: guiding and assessing students while undertaking their ECD practice; and providing students with developmental feedback.

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Access the Contact Full-Time qualification factsheet here.

All students undertaking an academic qualification with an ECD-based WIL component will be required to have a valid police clearance certificate or Afiswitch Criminal Check Certificate on commencement of their ECD Experience component in an ECD context.

The IIE Policies

For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet and academic calendar via the links below:

POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATES

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5. Observe and reflect on various legal, ethical and professional standards and requirements in the execution of early childhood educationrelated duties as part of current and continuing professional development.

This qualification of The IIE Faculty of Education has ECD-based Work Integrated Learning (WIL) that occurs in the ECD context with particular requirements. The following is important in this regard:

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4. Use relevant and integrated bestpractice assessment and learning support strategies to gauge progress and improve learning and development in young children (birth to four year olds).

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3. Develop the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with all education stakeholders on various topics using a range of suitable tools and platforms in at least two official South African languages.

The timing of ECD Experience is carefully considered each year to fall in line with The IIE’s Varsity College Academic Calendar.

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2. Apply relevant theoretical and practical knowledge in an inclusive, integrated manner to identify, support, and address a variety of multicultural and inclusive educational needs in young children (birth to four year olds).


School of Finance & Accounting Introduction to the School of Finance & Accounting (SoFA)

A career as a chartered or professional accountant is stimulating and fast paced, where ambition, attention to detail and the ability to process financial information quickly and accurately is highly valued and handsomely rewarded. The School of Finance & Accounting prepares students for such a career by delivering a student centric accounting programme that facilitates learning in all disciplines. The School’s IIE qualifications embrace the core academic competencies of professional accounting frameworks. As a student you will study content relevant to your chosen qualification, you will be inspired by professionally qualified lecturers who are passionate about the training of accountants and you will develop lifelong learning skills to prepare you for the highly competitive and ever evolving world of business. The flagship qualification, The IIE Bachelor of Accounting degree (BAcc) is specifically designed to cover the core content of the educational component of the SAICA Competency Framework of the Chartered Accountancy profession.

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The IIE’s Varsity College School of Finance & Accounting is responsible for the academic operations of the professional accounting qualifications at The IIE’s Varsity College.

Mission Statement

To prepare students for a future career in business, by delivering a student centric accounting qualification that facilitates learning in all disciplines and embraces the core competencies of the professional accounting frameworks, to equip students with the necessary pervasive skills to succeed as professionals in the business world.

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PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting provides the knowledge and skills required within the fields of Auditing, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Financial Management and Taxation, that affords a successful learner admission to the South African Institute of Chartered Accountant’s Initial Test of Competence examination. The Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting is presented for learners who wish to qualify as Chartered Accountants. The programme is therefore designed to meet the academic requirements of the Competency Framework of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). This Competency Framework provides the academic programme requirements for entrance to the Initial Test of Competence, the first of two professional exams assessed for the Chartered Accountant qualification.

This qualification is designed to graduate students with the ability to think and act strategically, professionally and ethically and to contribute meaningfully to the Accounting and Business sector. The programme design thus facilitates the development of a well-rounded Chartered Accountant. Graduates have both the theoretical depth and the applied skills relevant to further study or to succeed in the world of work.

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES OF THE QUALIFICATION 1. Prepare and, critically review complex company and group financial statements and supporting notes in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards.

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IIE BACHELOR OF ACCOUNTING (BAC322) (SAICA ACCREDITED) MODE OF OFFERING: CONTACT FULL-TIME

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

This qualification provides students with a thorough theoretical grounding and knowledge base in the key principles of Accounting, including the disciplines of Auditing, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Finance and Taxation. The scope of the qualification is aligned to the syllabus requirements of professional accounting organisation and related accounting professional bodies. Thus, the Bachelor of Accounting is for students who intend to pursue a career in accounting.

Students will be well prepared with the insight and skills relevant to further specialised study in support of the principles of lifelong learning. The specific skill sets incorporated in the design present a combination that is highly attractive to prospective employers and adds value to the organisation that employs them.

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5. Application of advanced knowledge to a variety of business simulations by integrating information from the core disciplines to arrive at an appropriate solution to a complex problem.

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4. Application of complex taxation legislation.

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3. Application of advanced costing techniques, performance management, decision-making problems and strategic and financial management in a broad range of complex and unfamiliar business applications.

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2. Demonstrate awareness of the regulatory environment applicable to a registered auditor when conducting an assurance or nonassurance engagement.

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EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES OF THE QUALIFICATION 1. Demonstrate an understanding of the broad South African business and legal environment and the national economy in which businesses operate. 2. Demonstrate the ability to provide accurate financial information from the processing of initial transactions to the preparation of financial statements for a complex range of business enterprises and groups in accordance with relevant legislation and the International Standards of Financial Reporting. 3. Demonstrate the ability to evaluate and resolve a range of business problems for both long and short term decision making purposes.

The following programme is in Phase-Out at The IIE’s Varsity College for 2022 and letters have been issued to registered students. Programme in Phase out in the School of Finance and Accounting: •

Year 2 Bachelor of Accounting (BAC312). Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here.

The path to qualify as a Chartered Accountant in South Africa (CA(SA)):

4. Complete audits in a range of business environments using International Audit Standards. 5. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with all interested stakeholders in business in a professional and responsible manner on a range of business related topics. For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet and academic calendar via the links below: Access the Contact Full-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here. The IIE Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc) degree is a SAICA accredited Bachelors’ degree designed to meet the specific educational requirements of SAICA. The programme design supports the core disciplines of Auditing, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Finance and Taxation which form the backbone of the SAICA competency framework.

PHASE-OUT/DISCONTINUATION OF A QUALIFICATION: Phase-out/discontinuation is the process used to discontinue an offering, which includes special assessment concessions to assist students in completing their offering.

SAICA accredited 3 year Bachelors Degree in Accounting

SAICA accredited postgraduate qualification (CTA)

Two professional exams assessed by SAICA

3 year training contact

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The IIE may elect to discontinue offering a qualification, or curriculum, or mode of offering to new students on a campus, at a brand, or in its entirety. The offering is then phased out over a period and these are referred to as “Phase-Out” arrangements.

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The SAICA Competency Framework The education and training of a Chartered Accountant CA(SA) is competency based. It focuses on ensuring that the CA(SA) has the necessary level of underlying knowledge and the practical skills and experience to apply that knowledge effectively.

The Initial Test of Competence (ITC) is written after the completion of a SAICA accredited CTA programme and is an assessment of core technical competence. There are two examination opportunities per year for the ITC - January and June.

Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) is the second part of the qualifying examination and assesses professional competence. To qualify for APC a student must have passed the ITC, completed a minimum of 20 months of the training contract and successfully completed the professional programme with a registered provider.

Training Contracts

All students must complete a three year learnership contract at a registered training office. The learnership contract is skills based and includes compulsory skills, elective skills and residual skills.

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The SAICA competency framework identifies and describes the professional competencies (knowledge, skills and attributes) that a Chartered Accountant should demonstrate at entry point to the profession (i.e. on completion of the required academic programme, training contract, professional programme and SAICA assessments).

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The final assessments on the path to becoming a CA(SA) are administered by SAICA and include:

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The IIE BAcc degree is accredited by SAICA at five of The IIE’s Varsity College campuses:

In accordance with this framework, students will receive a thorough theoretical grounding and knowledge base in the key principles of Auditing, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Finance and Taxation and develop the pervasive skills as required by the accountancy profession.

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The competency framework therefore underpins how The IIE BAcc degree is developed and delivered.

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The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) is the leading professional accounting institution in South Africa. Its main role is to develop Chartered Accountants to become leaders in government, business and communities. Accreditation by SAICA of The IIE BAcc degree confirms that the appropriate resources have been put in place to effectively deliver the programme and that the programme is designed to meet SAICA’s requirements in terms of the standards of teaching and learning.


School of Information Technology Introduction to the School of Information Technology (SOIT) The IIE’s Varsity College School of Information Technology is a part of The IIE’s Faculty of Information and Communications Technology.

The dynamic and fast paced Information Communications & Technology (ICT) sector of the economy is experiencing a skills shortage. The IIE’s Varsity College School of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), through The IIE degree, diploma and higher certificate programmes, is addressing this shortage with its industry ready IT graduates.

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What sets the School apart is that it continually engages with the IT industry, keeping abreast of evolving IT technologies and amending its curricula in sync with developments in the IT world. The School uses the latest technologies in its classrooms which make for a relevant blended learning approach that promotes practical learning. Lecturers employed by the School of Information Technology consult and work in the industry and share a wealth of industry experience and knowledge.

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The purpose of the IIE Post-Graduate Diploma in Data Analytics is to undertake advanced reflection by means of systemic thinking, practices and research methods in data analytics. The programme aims to further the development of fundamental knowledge in Big Data, Data Visualisation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Statistics. On completion of the programme, graduates would have attained the theoretical and technical skills in Data Analytics to inform business decisions and articulate into an appropriate Master’s degree.

Since the aim of the qualification is to develop a Data Analyst who is equipped with theoretical, technical and practical knowledge, it is also important that graduates attain a thorough grounding in statistical and mathematical fundamentals. Therefore, the Statistical and Mathematical Analysis module will provide students with mathematical and statistical theory, concepts and practical knowledge which are required to interpret and interrogate data.

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES OF THE PROGRAMME 1. Identify, manage, analyse and interpret data through the application of appropriate techniques to inform business decisions.

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2. Degrees 2.1 IIE BACHELOR OF COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES IN APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT (BCAD323) MODE OF OFFERING: CONTACT FULL-TIME

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The purpose of this qualification is to qualify students to follow a career in Software Application Development. The outcomes for this qualification were identified as critical to drive a successful career in software development providing competent desktop and mobile application developers in the private and the public sectors. By understanding business processes in the context of business rules, students will be able to solve business problems and meet business needs through software application development. Students will be suitably prepared to demonstrate competencies in application development, and to contribute to the economic wellbeing of their organisation in a responsible manner.

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1.1 IIE POST-GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN DATA ANALYTICS (PDDA413) MODE OF OFFERING: CONTACT FULL-TIME AND IIE DISTANCE

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For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet below.

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The following qualifications are offered in the School of Information Technology. A brief description of each programme follows below.

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3. Identify, analyse and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets and present information using multiple visualisation techniques

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2. Design, develop, maintain and implement data collection and management approaches to support data analysis.

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The qualification design supports the logical progression in learning throughout the programme by introducing students to the foundational and mathematical concepts, theories and fundamental knowledge in the first year to position them to master the more complex skills of analysing, interpreting and developing the principles and theories of desktop software development, mobile application development, cloud computing development and dynamic web development in the context of current IT trends and requirements. The design of the qualification will facilitate critical learning through the exposure to and application of specialised learning areas plus relevant support learning areas to enable the student to manage the versatile and dynamic context of application development. This qualification is designed to graduate students with the ability to think and act strategically and professionally and to contribute meaningfully to the organisations that employ them. The qualification design thus facilitates the development of a well rounded Software Developer.

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PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The purpose of this qualification is to qualify students to follow a successful career in Software Development. This 3 year diploma is structured in accordance with the new NQF guidelines with the total minimum of 360 credits of which a minimum of 60 are at NQF Level 7 and a maximum of 120 are at NQF Level 5.

The skills required by students to enter the workplace, either as self employed individuals or within an existing organisation, together with industry requirements have been considered within this qualification. A good combination of information technology theory and practical skills, with strong emphasis on software development, has been embraced through specific modules and outcomes selection.

Diploma in Information Technology and Software Development will equip students with the required competence to apply Information Technology skills and knowledge to gain competitive advantage in business. Basic software knowledge together with progressive development of programming techniques, programming languages and some web programming knowledge are the important aspects learned in this programme. The concepts of basic mathematics, business communications and business practice are included to provide a balanced perspective and to fully equip students for industry.

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES OF THE QUALIFICATION

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES OF THE QUALIFICATION 1. Demonstrate the ability to apply key theories in the design and development of software applications. 2. Provide ethical and professional software solutions. 3. Design software applications on a variety of platforms. 4. Communicate effectively and professionally as a member of a software design and development team. 5. Demonstrate the ability to conduct research related to IT programming and Cloud Computing.

For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet below: Access the Contact Full-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here.

IIE DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT (DISD323) MODE OF OFFERING: CONTACT FULL-TIME

1. Demonstrate applied competence in the analysis and design of software solutions to meet specific business requirements. 2. Integrate programming, database and web development techniques in creating applications for a business environment.

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IIE HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN MOBILE APPLICATION AND WEB DEVELOPMENT (HMAW133) MODE OF OFFERING: CONTACT FULL-TIME AND IIE DISTANCE

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The purpose of the Higher Certificate in Mobile Application and Web Development is to provide learners with the basic introductory knowledge, cognitive and conceptual tools and practical techniques for higher education studies in the field of mobile application and web development.

This qualification is primarily vocational and will enable qualifying learners to be employed in entry-level positions in the Information Technology (IT) sector. The qualification aims to equip learners with the insight and skills required to keep abreast of emerging trends and build in-demand skills, which supports the principle of life-long learning.

Successful completion of this qualification signifies that the learner has attained a basic level of higher education knowledge and competence in the field of mobile application and web development and, can apply such knowledge and competence in an occupation or role in the workplace. This qualification includes a simulated Work-Integrated Learning component.

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Communicate and participate effectively and professionally as a member of a development team.

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Apply design and user-experience principles to mobile and webbased interfaces.

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Conceptualise, design, develop and maintain basic mobile and web-based applications.

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Introduce and apply problem-solving techniques to a mobile application and web development environment.

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5. Test and quality assure software applications.

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4. Apply generally accepted coding best practice in the development of secure software solutions.

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3. Demonstrate an ability to use a variety of programming tools and techniques to develop secure computer applications for a business.


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Each site has an FTP server that will allow you to download any software not provided by Microsoft Imagine. The IP address and How to Guide is contained in the ICT student handbook under the Student Systems cloud.

Phase-out/discontinuation is the process used to discontinue an offering, which includes special assessment concessions to assist students in completing their offering.

Once you are registered you will have access to the Software Downloads tab on the IIE Library website via the following link: https://www.iie.ac.za/IIE%20Library/ Pages/default.aspx

The IIE may elect to discontinue offering a qualification, or curriculum, or mode of offering to new students on a campus, at a brand, or in its entirety. The offering is then phased out over a period and these are referred to as “Phase-Out” arrangements.

The software per programme may be accessed via the links below:

The following programmes are in Phase-Out at The IIE’s Varsity College for 2022 and letters have been issued to registered students. Programme in Phase-out in the School of Information Technology: •

Year 3 Bachelor of Computer & Information Sciences in Application Development (BCAD313)

Year 3 Bachelor of Computer & Information Sciences in Network Engineering (BCNE313)

Higher Certificate in Information Technology in Support Services (HSS123) Access the Contact Full-Time academic calendar here.

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Azure Dev Tools for Teaching is a Microsoft program that provides students with free software and development tools through Varsity College. You will use your VCCONNECT email address to get access to licensing for a wide range of software that you will need during your studies.

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The School of IT currently offers the Post-Graduate Diploma in Data Analytics. However, the BCAD and BCNE are NQF level 7 qualifications which are registered with the CHE (Council for Higher Education). Students who have completed these qualifications will be allowed entry into an NQF level 8 qualification (Honours or Postgraduate Diploma) at any South African Higher Education Institution. This is dependent on the requirements of the institution you apply at. For postgrad options you are able to register for an Honours Degree at The IIE MSA. This qualification is full time and would require you to attend lectures at The IIE MSA campus in Ruimsig, Roodepoort.

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School of Law Introduction to the School of Law (SoL)

The IIE’s Varsity College School of Law is a part of The IIE’s Faculty of Law. The overarching vision of The IIE’s School of Law at The IIE’s Varsity College, is to produce high performing, quality graduates who are equipped to thrive in the evolving landscape of the legal profession. Our small classes allow for collaborative interactive debates and discussions on topical legal issues and our Law Information Evenings, Career Fairs and online webinars give our students the opportunity to network with members of the legal profession.

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School of Law students are enabled to take an active role in using their legal skills to create meaningful change in the careers that they pursue. These skills include trial advocacy, critical reasoning, critical thinking and team work. Law is multi-faceted and opens up a world of possibility in many different industries. It allows students to become social engineers of change, particularly within the realm of legal technology.

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Our flagship qualification The IIE Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree is designed to respond to the current developments in innovation and technology, which is redefining 20th Century legal practice and allows for the development of a holistic law graduate.

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PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare graduates to function effectively in a variety of careers and specialisations in which the disciplines of Law, media and communications science, language and/or criminology intersect. In support of the principles of lifelong learning, the Degree equips students with the insight and skills required for further specialised study, for example, further studies in Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB).

This three year degree is structured in accordance with the Higher Education Qualifications Sub-Framework (HEQSF) guidelines. On the one hand, the degree will provide students with the knowledge, skills and applied competencies necessary for employment as legal specialists with significant language and communication skills. On the other hand, graduates specialising in media, language and communications will be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of critical aspects of modern South African Law.

The inclusion of Work Integrated Learning (WIL) and Skills for Law modules will result in graduates who are more work ready and employable than is currently the norm with legal graduates. The WIL modules, running over two years, will include work directed theoretical learning, problem based learning (PBL) and where possible, real workplace learning. The WIL module is dedicated to Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). Students are grouped in a ‘law-firm’ context, an

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Graduates will also, depending on the electives they select, gain additional specialised skills in critical thinking, media related legal issues, communications science and/or criminology. The specific skillsets incorporated into this qualification are designed to present combinations which are attractive to prospective employers, will add value to the work place and will facilitate further study.

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There is a logical progression of learning. Students are introduced to the more basic and fundamental aspects of their learning areas in the first year and then progress to the higher order skills of analysis, interpretation and application of the principles and theories of their specialised learning areas during the second and third years of study. The inclusion of numeracy, reasoning and writing skills and the consideration of ethical issues will address the concerns that have been expressed by the organised legal community with respect to legal education in general.

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Critical learning is facilitated through exposure to, and application of, specialised and support learning areas in the study and practice of language, communication, criminology and modern South African Law.

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The following qualifications are offered within the School of Law: IIE Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree, IIE Bachelor of Commerce in Law degree, IIE Bachelor of Arts in Law and IIE Higher Certificate in Legal Studies.

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Students will develop essential problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills. Students will be able to work in teams, be adaptable to change, acquire skills and knowledge relevant to both Law and the chosen area of specialisation, and be adequately prepared for a range of professional work environments.

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This qualification, therefore, integrates traditionally independent learning areas into an interdisciplinary degree.

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effective strategy supporting the simulated workplace environments required by the practical WIL components found in first and second year modules of this qualification.

Throughout the degree, students will be encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning and its progress, within a well structured and managed learning environment. In the first year of study, the foundational and introductory Law modules are offered in conjunction with non Law modules (three of which are electives from which students need to select one) in order to develop socially integrated law graduates, capable of interacting successfully with society and eventually enabled to access a variety of alternative careers and opportunities for Postgraduate study. The second year of study focuses on developing the students’ range of theoretical and substantive legal knowledge, together with an increased understanding of legal content and structure of the South African legal system. Deeper levels of insight and understanding than was the case in the first year of study are required.In the second year of study, application of legal sources matures as students engage with decided cases and more advanced academic texts. Students are expected to become conversant with those techniques, allowing the critical analysis and application in practice of legal texts. Emphasis is placed on positioning the Law modules in the broader South African context, legal system and constitutional dispensation. The final year focuses on the ability of the student to demonstrate a critical understanding of the disciplines and to present this in the form of original and meaningful solutions to a range of problem scenarios. As far as the Law modules are concerned, the practical emphasis of the qualification shifts to the development and refining of advanced skills of critical analysis, deductive thinking and the interpretation and application of legal texts: In the context of the modules on Law of Contract and Labour Law students are taught how to assess situations, contribute legal opinions and formulate advice to the standard required by the South African legal profession.

This qualification adopts a scaffolded approach to skills development. Accordingly, the practical skills and attributes acquired over the three years of study will be consolidated in the practical (WIL) component of the year’s work.

This component will culminate in a moot court competition, the final of which will be heard before a magistrate or a judge of the High Court.

This qualification is designed to graduate students with the ability to think and act intelligently, rationally, strategically, professionally and ethically. The development of a well rounded knowledge base in the chosen core discipline (communications science, English or criminology) is facilitated in partnership with substantial knowledge of the law, allowing professional entry practice in a broad range of law, media and communications-related careers as well as further studies in either law or the three core disciplines.

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES: 1. Critically analyse fundamental legal concepts, principles and theories related to underlying values and norms, including those supporting the South African Constitution. 2. Critically evaluate information and evidence from a legal perspective. 3. Work effectively as a team in the legal process. 4. Solve problems ethically and creatively in a given legal and social context. 5. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the concepts, principles, theories and practices of the various disciplines in the programme. 6. Solve problems using relevant research methods in theoretical and applied contexts. Access the Contact Full-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here.

The focus also falls on the communication skills that will allow students to translate their legal knowledge coherently, accurately and comprehensively.

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1. Apply relevant methods, techniques and strategies involved in legal research and problem solving in theoretical and applied situations. 2. Obtain detailed knowledge about, and the ability to critically analyse fundamental legal concepts, principles and theories and to relate these principles and theories to underlying values and norms, including those norms and values supporting the Constitution. 3. Collect, organise, analyse and critically evaluate information and evidence from a legal perspective. 4. Display adequate written and oral advocacy skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a legal environment. 5. Resolve complex and diverse legal problems creatively, critically, ethically and innovatively. 6. Work effectively with colleagues and other role players in the legal process as a team or group and contribute significantly to the group output.

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1.3 IIE BACHELOR OF COMMERCE IN LAW (BCEL322) MODE OF OFFERING: CONTACT FULL-TIME

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

This qualification is aimed at promoting access to higher education and equipping students with appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes attuned to the demands of business and industry.

Students will gain a critical understanding of the interplay between the disciplines of modern business management, strategic financial planning and the governing rules of our law.

The qualification design reflects the logical progression of learning by introducing students to the foundational and fundamental aspects of their learning areas in the first year and then progressing to the higher order skills of analysing, interpreting and applying the principles and theories of focus areas in the second and third years of study.

This Bachelor of Commerce in Law is designed to develop the student’s ability to think and act strategically and professionally and to contribute meaningfully to the organisations they will be serving. Consequently, it facilitates the development of a well rounded strategic business knowledge base in conjunction with substantial legal skills, knowledge and insight to allow for professional practice entry into a broad range of business enterprises as well as further studies in law or commerce.

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This qualification is designed to foster the ideals of transformative constitutionalism so as to enable students to think critically, be able to understand the Constitution and its impact on the development of the law, be concerned with the advancement of social justice, adhere to the highest levels of ethical legal practice and be able to situate local events within a globalised world. It will equip students with the necessary theoretical background, professional practice skills and thorough understanding of the distinct methodologies required for the professional practice of law and the administration of justice in the modern South African Constitutional State.

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8. Solve problems ethically and creatively in a given legal and social context.

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7. Display computer literacy and numeracy skills to effectively communicate, retrieve and process relevant data in a legal environment.

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African law and legal system, communication, basic numeracy and research skills as well as law office support skills. The qualification design instils a problem solving approach to learning accompanied by the development of the ability to apply solutions within a familiar context. The qualification also requires that the student develops the ability to answer for their own actions and work effectively in teams.

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES OF THE QUALIFICATION 1. Demonstrate well rounded and systematic knowledge of the structure of the South African legal system and the relationship between the various sub disciplines of law that comprise our legal system. 2. Identify and evaluate the basic principles and norms of the modern South African Private and Mercantile Law. 3. Engage with advanced legal texts pertaining to legislation, court precedent and academic articles to source, identify and select appropriate and relevant information to support and inform statements, recommendations and decisions related to legal and corporate financial position.

In modules such as Business Communication and Skills for Law the focus falls on introducing students to the principles and practices of academic knowledge, writing and basic research as well as the basic principles of academic referencing, including legal referencing.

In the modules Fundamentals of the South African Legal System, Principles of Employment Law and Aspects of Private Law, selected aspects of the substantive South African law of particular relevance to the world of commerce and fundamental understanding of our law and legal system are introduced.

In modules such as Skills for Law, Work Integrated Learning and Business Communication the focus falls on both verbal and written communication skills, including knowledge of persuasion and legal argumentation. The module Skills for Law provides students with fundamental knowledge with respect to numerical and technological applications related to a legal office and business environment. The module Legal Office Support provides an understanding of the fundamental principles of legal office administration and associated paralegal skills within the modern South African legal environment.

In addition, the curriculum has been designed to support the achievement of the outcomes related to this qualification by incorporating the different skills acquired in different modules in the integrated simulation project (a simulated court case) which is the Work Integrated Learning (WIL) component of this qualification. Practical work completed is presented in a portfolio which will be submitted at the end of the course and can also be used by the student in their applications for employment or further study.

Throughout the qualification, cognisance is taken of the importance of an ethical and sustainable approach to doing business and applying the law in the modern South African context.

4. Interpret, analyse and solve questions of law of an advanced nature, including legal problems encountered in financial planning. 5. Articulate, contextualise and communicate a legal conundrum and its likely solution in a professional and academically appropriate manner. For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet below: Access the Contact Full-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here.

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PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The design of this qualification facilitates basic critical learning through exposure to, and application of, specialised and support learning areas in the theory and practice of the South African law and the legal system. The qualification introduces students to the South

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6. Gain a general understanding of the administration of the typical attorney’s office and the most common matters dealt within the modern South African Attorney’s office. For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet below: Access the Contact Full-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Part-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here.

School Differentiation PERVASIVE SKILLS OF LEGAL PRACTITIONERS

The IIE LLB aims to produce law graduates that are not only technically competent but highly sought after. As innovation and technology has redefined 20th century legal practice, those entering the legal profession need to function more efficiently. The IIE School of Law aims to produce graduates at the cutting edge of the legal profession, so that students not only have the requisite legal knowledge but also the skills which will enable you to succeed in your chosen field. There is a strong focus on the development of critical and analytical thinking, research abilities, social awareness and ethical behaviour. The ability to communicate well – verbally and in writing – will be a skill of immense value in practice and is one of the most important attributes of a legal practitioner

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5. Gain a general understanding of the hierarchy of the South African system of courts and tribunals, in particular the functioning of a Magistrates Court, the procedures and methods applied in the courts and the documents (pleadings) used in court procedures.

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4. Engage with advanced legal texts pertaining to legislation, court precedent and academic articles in order to source, identify and select appropriate and relevant information to support and inform basic statements, recommendations and decisions related to a legal position.

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3. Identify and evaluate the basic principles and norms of private and mercantile law in the overall context of modern South African legal and business practice.

The IIE may elect to discontinue offering a qualification, or curriculum, or mode of offering to new students on a campus, at a Brand, or in its entirety. The offering is then phased out over a period and these are referred to as “Phase-Out” arrangements.

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2. Demonstrate a basic yet systematic knowledge of the structure of the South African legal system and the relationship between the various sub disciplines of law that comprise our legal system.

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1. Demonstrate the ability to present and communicate information, including legal information, reliably, critically, ethically and coherently.

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Moot Court Competition

The Moot Court Competition forms a part of the Work Integrated Learning (WIL) modules, facilitated by The IIE’s Varsity College School of Law on the IIE LLB, IIE BA Law and the IIE BCom Law degrees. The WIL module is designed to develop the requisite legal skills for students to transition into legal practice. Students are provided with a supervised exercise in Appellate Advocacy and are required to research and draft a Heads of Argument based on a hypothetical case on appeal. Students are placed into teams of two to represent either the Appellant or Respondent in the matter. Students present their research in a form of oral presentation in order to improve their oral advocacy skills, for which they are allocated a mark on their WIL module. It is compulsory for all first year students to participate in the knockout rounds on each campus. The four highest scoring students proceed to the semi finals on each campus. The top two highest scoring students on each campus proceed to the Regional Moot Court Final competition, against other The IIE’s Varsity College campuses in the region. Since 2019 the IIE School of Law has introduced a National Moot Court competition where the Top 2 teams in the country will compete on a national level. This will enable a broader exposure to the development of the students’ advocacy skills. The competition is an intensive one, requiring students to dedicate sufficient time and effort in drafting legal documents in line with the quality required in legal practice. The skills that are developed in the Moot Court competition are a critical contributor to developing invaluable skills throughout the law student’s studies and legal career.

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Bridging the Gap

The IIE’s Varsity College focuses on bridging the relationship between legal academia and the legal profession. Students are encouraged to network with industry professionals and to apply for vacation work. Students are supported in this through the WIL modules which require students to observe High Court and Magistrates Court matters, with the goal of acquiring knowledge on the structure of the courts, the relevant role players and extensive collaborations with the legal industry. This networking opportunity enables them to forge relationships, with industry professionals, often leading to students securing vacation work. The IIE’s Varsity College School of Law initiatives such as the placement project, webinars with industry related experts, career support, among others, have also resulted in meaningful partnerships being forged with industry experts, resulting in student placements in the form of vacation work from first year level. This type of work experience is of paramount importance for the student demonstrating their commitment to their chosen career path. It also provides an opportunity for students to develop a greater awareness of the skills required to not only survive but thrive in the legal profession.

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School of Management Introduction to the School of Management (SoM)

The IIE’s Varsity College School of Management is a part of The IIE’s Faculty of Commerce. The School of Management is the largest school within The IIE’s Varsity College. Our accessible and flexible study options set us apart. Depending on the qualification you choose to study towards, you may study via contact or distance (online) mode; Full-Time or Part-Time. The IIE qualifications, which include higher certificates, diplomas, degrees, honours and postgraduate diplomas, provide a higher education framework for our students to follow.

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This framework maps out your journey in the world of business, regardless of what the student’s current level of knowledge, academic background and future aspirations may be. This School provides a dynamic and respected academic environment with lecturers who have the right balance of academic qualifications and industry experience in the fields in which they lecture. Our online learning management system - available to both contact and IIE Distance students - further supports your access to real world case studies, examples and discussions. In addition, you are able to connect with like minded individuals, engage with skilled subject matter experts and create foundations for your career success. The skills that you will learn during your time with us will remain with you for a lifetime.

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5. Implement an appropriate research design for primary and secondary research and report critically and analytically on data collected through primary and secondary research.

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IIE BACHELOR OF COMMERCE HONOURS IN MANAGEMENT (HBCM412) MODE OF OFFERING: CONTACT FULL-TIME AND CONTACT PART-TIME

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The purpose of this qualification is to enable students to build on existing knowledge about the functional areas of management and to deepen their expertise and understanding of key management theories applicable to the contemporary context of business. This will consolidate and deepen student insight and expertise in the core fields of the management discipline.

The Honours degree will provide students with the knowledge, skills and applied competencies identified by industry as critical for business development and sustainability in either the private, the government sector or in NGOs. Students will also be well prepared with the insight and skills that are relevant for further specialised study in support of the principles of lifelong learning. The specific skill sets incorporated into the design presents a combination that is highly attractive to prospective employers and adds value to the organisation that employs them.

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The Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Management aims to develop learners holding a Bachelor of Commerce degree with one of the Management disciplines at HEQSF Level 7 or an equivalent qualification, critical thinking and reflective skills. Furthermore, in line with industry demand, this qualification will build on a broad knowledge base of business, developed at undergraduate level and consolidate and deepen learners` insight and expertise in the core fields of the management discipline, thereby, extending learners knowledge on contemporary management theories in contemporary business contexts.

Students will be engaged with the various theories, research methodologies, techniques and contemporary issues relevant to management, with the aim of applying and advancing their knowledge of the contemporary business world. Thus, the qualification provides students with an advanced set of expertise and theoretical depth in management that will support their progression in an organisation, in producing a more rounded industry-ready postgraduate student.

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4. Evaluate contemporary management theories, approaches and practices as they relate to managing a business.

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2. Analyse and strategise the global forces shaping international business from a South African perspective, including globalisation, trade and investment, and management in an international environment.

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1. Evaluate innovative leadership and management practices in business, considering the implications of leadership and management strategy, as well as the national and international environment.

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Students will be equipped with a deep understanding of key management and leadership attributes, focusing on contemporary factors that impact on business today. Not only will this develop higher level business acumen in learners, but the theories of business will also be underpinned by the ability to apply solution focused, systemic research geared towards building businesses in the South African and African economy, as well as being able to function in an international context.

The Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Management qualification will therefore qualify competent business managers and leaders who are able to work in, and contribute to effective management in the contemporary business environment.

Through a range of cutting edge management related competencies, which includes innovation and contemporary issues relating to business management, the purpose and outcomes of this qualification are seen as critical in driving a successful career in the business environment and will prepare learners to take up positions in a variety of business and related sectors.

This qualification aims to develop critical thinking and reflective skills in graduates whom then will have the ability to act strategically, professionally and ethically which will enable their meaningful contribution to the managerial environment within their respective industry. The design and selection of modules on this Postgraduate Diploma in Management aims to guide and support the development of students with the relevant insights and competencies to conduct situational business research, analyse and strategise around expansion into international territories, apply the relevant financial knowledge and skills to ensure the business is managed ethically, achieves sustainability and profitability through good decisionmaking techniques which are supported by the various management techniques, and lastly develop leadership skills and characteristics. The Postgraduate Diploma in Management is designed to instil the practices of critical thinking, analysing and academic discourse in self-directing the development of a field specific Research Report. The five (5) core modules on this qualification are Strategic Management and Leadership; Contemporary Management Principles and Practices; Applied Accounting and Finance for Managers, Global Business Management and Practice, and Research Methodology and students can choose one elective from the following electives: Supply Chain Management, Marketing Management, Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship and Project Management

THE EXIT LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR THE POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA

Upon completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Management, students we be able to:

Critical cross field outcomes: All the Critical Cross Field Outcomes are addressed in this qualification. For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet via the link below: Access the Contact Full-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here. Access the Contact Part-Time qualification fact sheet here Access the Contact Part-Time qualification academic calendar here

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PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Management qualification will provide students with the indepth theoretical knowledge in management that will support their progression in an organisation, producing a well-rounded, industry-ready postgraduate student.

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1. Critically analyse the contemporary management theories, approaches and practices related to managing continuous change within the current business environment. 2. Evaluate innovative leadership and management practices in business, considering the implications of leadership and management strategy in the national and international environment. 3. Analyse the global forces shaping international business from a South African perspective, including globalisation, trade and investment, and international management. 4. Analyse the financial statements of an organisation, making deductions regarding the income, balance and cash flow statements that could impact the operations of the business.

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6. Apply a range of methods to resolve problems or introduce change within a business environment.

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7. Use information systems and appropriate technology in business.

Four core disciplines are available in Contact Full-Time mode of delivery – Strategic Management, Financial Management, Marketing Management, and Finance and Accounting. Three of the core disciplines are also available in the Full-Time Distance and Part-Time Distance mode of delivery – Strategic Management, Financial Management & Marketing Management.

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The purpose of this qualification is to provide graduate level knowledge, applied competencies and the necessary attitudes needed to prepare students for professional careers within the field of commerce.

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5. Take informed ethical business decisions, drawing on appropriate ethical values and approaches, within a business environment.

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6. Critically evaluate contemporary management approaches implemented within a functional area of management in an organisation.

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3. Assess and interpret the financial position of a business entity to inform strategic business decisions.

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5. Report critically and analytically on data collected through primary and secondary research.


2.2 IIE BACHELOR OF COMMERCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP (BENT312) MODE OF OFFERING: CONTACT FULL-TIME AND IIE DISTANCE

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The purpose of this qualification is to provide graduates with general business principles and theory as preparation for entry into general employment, either as an entrepreneur or entrepreneurial thinker in corporate organisations. It will expose graduates to concepts, principles and theories of entrepreneurship within the context of a developing country such as South Africa. This Degree will develop the graduate’s capacity to analyse scenarios within the discipline of entrepreneurial studies, to make innovative decisions critical to the development, and the establishment of innovative and creative business ideas.

The specific skillsets incorporated into this qualification present a combination, which is highly attractive to prospective entrepreneurs and employers and adds significant value to the workplace and the country’s economy. This Degree is designed to equip graduates with the ability to think creatively and innovatively, act strategically, professionally and ethically and to contribute meaningfully to the South African economy through the establishment of/and expanding of entrepreneurial ventures. The IIE Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship will facilitate the development of a well‐ rounded entrepreneur with a solid foundation in business management. It also allows for comprehensive depth of theoretical knowledge and understanding applied within the context of entrepreneurship. As a graduate with an IIE Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship, you will be equipped with a broad knowledge base, in‐depth theoretical knowledge and application of competencies relevant to further study, enter the world of work or establish a business venture. The design of the qualification will facilitate learning through the exposure to and application of core learning areas such as business management and entrepreneurship, enabling graduates to employ their knowledge and skills in complex business environments and entrepreneurial ventures.

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EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES OF THE QUALIFICATION 1. Understand the entrepreneurial business principles, practices and theories supportive of identifying economically viable business opportunities within emerging economies such as South Africa that allows for the successful establishment and Management of Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs). 2. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of research methodologies, theories, techniques and principles. 3. Demonstrate entrepreneurial problemsolving skills by analysing business environments to develop innovative and creative financially viable business strategies inclusive of the economic development of local communities within an emerging economy. 4. Make sound business decisions and act ethically and professionally within the legal framework presented by the South African government Communicate appropriately and effectively within the business environment.

For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure please, download the fact sheet via the links below: Access the Contact Full-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here. Access the IIE Distance qualification fact sheet here. Access the IIE Distance qualification academic calendar here. Access the IIE Distance 2nd Intake qualification academic calendar here

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EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES OF THE QUALIFICATION 1. Communicate effectively, ethically and professionally in a business environment, demonstrating the ability to present and communicate information reliably and appropriately. 2. Apply a range of management principles and theories to the different facets of the sports industry in the South African context. 3. Demonstrate a critical awareness of the role of best practice in sport management.

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PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

This qualification aims to provide students with the skills, knowledge and applied competencies to manage an SMME business effectively and efficiently, and provides the foundation for growth into management positions in large businesses. Business management and finance represents the core focus areas of the qualification and these are adequately supported by key skills identified as critical for this discipline to ensure a well balanced qualification which will provide students with the required skills and knowledge needed to enter the workplace. The graduate will be suitably equipped to assess business environments, develop appropriate strategies and manage the implementation of such strategies. Provision of skills in this area contributes to national developmental goals.

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The purpose of this qualification is to meet an acknowledged need in a niche market and ensure employability for successful students within the greater sports industry and related industries, through the presentation, teaching, exposure and assessment of relevant knowledge and skills. The qualification is proposed to provide specific skills to allow these students immediate employability in local government, councils, schools, health and wellness organisations and industry. The qualification will provide the sports industry with graduates with sound skills and competencies based on the theoretical principles of sport development and management. These skills and competencies have been identified as national priorities, as they provide each graduate with specialist skills in either the management of facilities or the management of the development process for athletes in general. This qualification is not for those that will coach or directly train athletes, it seeks to serve the industry around the athlete.

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6. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the impact of sport on community development and upliftment in the South African context

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5. Demonstrate the ability to function in the broader South African sport and recreation environment in a sensitive and empathetic way.

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EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES OF THE QUALIFICATION 1. Assess, evaluate and apply managerial functions within the business environment. 2. Communicate effectively and professionally in a business environment, displaying the skills needed to present and communicate information reliably and appropriately.

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IIE HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (HCSL122W) MODE OF OFFERING: IIE DISTANCE

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION:

The IIE Higher Certificate in Logistics & Supply Chain Management focuses on logistics and supply chain management theories, principles and practices as well as basic finance, purchasing, customer relationship management, transport economics and operations support skills to provide the particular balance of skills identified as critical for successful further studies into the broader logistics and supply chain management field. In addition, graduates are well-prepared for entry-level positions in the supply chain and logistics management field.

The qualification is designed to allow for foundational learning to take place through the exposure to, and application of, specialised and support learning areas in the theory and practice of logistics and supply chain management.

The qualification is suitable for students who want to pursue a career in logistics and supply chain managements. This qualification prepares graduates for the entry level positions in the field of logistic and supply chain management.

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3. Select and use technologies relevant to the business environment. 4. Demonstrate applied competence in assessing and evaluating business opportunities against the economic environment and other relevant factors to inform business decisions and strategic planning. 5. Demonstrate a critical awareness of the compliance and ethical considerations that apply to the effective functioning of a business entity. 6. Perform quality, compliant financial management functions to manage the economic wellbeing of a business entity. Critical Cross Field Outcomes: All the Critical Cross Field Outcomes are addressed in the qualification. For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet via the link below: Access the Contact Full-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here.

1. Demonstrate a broad theoretical knowledge and understanding of the holistic view of logistics and supply chain components within the logistics and supply chain management environment. 2. Demonstrate a broad theoretical knowledge of the business management principles. 3. Demonstrate the ability to apply basic financial skills and knowledge in the completion of financial records. 4. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the role, value and function of effective operations and quality management in the business context. 5. Demonstrate the abilities to analyse the supply and demand function of transportation within the South African context.

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PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION:

This qualification is an entry level qualification which is vocational and industry orientated. It encapsulates introductory knowledge in the areas of general business administration and project management and will prepare the successful graduate for a junior position in the general business environment.

The cognitive and conceptual tools and practical techniques which are incorporated in this qualification will equip students to advance their studies in higher education and provide them with the basic business management skills needed for employment and progress in business administration. In addition, the inclusion of the Experiential Learning (EL) module provides the student with the basic practical knowledge which can be applied in an occupation or role in the workplace.

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EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES OF THE QUALIFICATION 1. Demonstrate effective use of a personal computer and associated equipment and software packages. 2. Apply the basic principles of business management in a business environment. 3. Apply mathematical skills in a business environment. 4. Communicate effectively and professionally in a business environment. 5. Explain the role and function of the Internet in a business environment. 6. Explain and apply the basic principles of accounting in a computerised business environment. 7. Explain and apply the basic principles of project management to perform related administrative functions. 8. Explain the role, function and use of project management tools in a business environment. 9. Explain the importance of the role and function of public relations in a business to support the effective management of projects with internal and external stakeholders 10. Document the output and communication of a project.

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This qualification provides both a practical and a theoretical foundation. Students acquiring the qualification will demonstrate competence at NQF Level 5 in the area of management and will develop a related range of fundamental and core competencies.

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7. Demonstrate an understanding of the scholarly skills and abilities in academia together with the usage of technology devices.

The purpose of this qualification is to equip students with foundational knowledge and skills to either be employed in a small business or a large corporation. This qualification provides a broad introductory understanding of the establishment and management of a business, incorporating the following skills:

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6. Demonstrate an understanding of the purchasing function within the logistics and supply chain management function and applying the theories and processes within the business environment.


4. Apply the principles of event management to the logistical design, planning, coordinating and conducting of an event.

11. Explain the role and value of administration to support management functions in a business context.

5. Apply business principles and ethical practice in a professional business environment.

Critical Cross Field Outcomes: All the Critical Cross Field Outcomes are addressed in this qualification. For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet via the links below: Access the Contact Full-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here. Access the IIE Distance qualification fact sheet here. Access the IIE Distance qualification academic calendar here.

4.3 IIE HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN EVENT MANAGEMENT (HCEM122) MODE OF OFFERING: CONTACT FULL-TIME

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The purpose of this qualification is to equip students with the necessary knowledge, skills and attributes required of an event manager, which includes a balanced combination of:

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6. Apply basic project management principles and practices to manage an event. 7. Apply foundational marketing concepts in the events management sector. Critical Cross Field Outcomes: All the Critical Cross Field Outcomes are addressed in this qualification. For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet via the link below: Access the Contact Full-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Full-Time qualification academic calendar here.

4.4 IIE HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN HUMAN RESOURCE PRACTICES (HHR132) MODE OF OFFERING: IIE DISTANCE

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The purpose of this qualification is to educate and qualify learners to take up entry level positions in human resource and payroll administration related jobs. The qualification aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to administer and conduct various human resource functions including payroll administration, against the background of labour legislation and statutory requirements.

The qualification requires learners to demonstrate an understanding of theoretical human resource and payroll administration skills and the application of these skills. The core focus of the qualification is on human resource management and payroll administration which is taught in the modules: Human Resource Practice 1A and 1B, Pastel Payroll and Payroll Administration.

Supporting modules are required to provide the background against which human resource and payroll administration are applied in business. These modules include, inter alia, Business Management and Office Administration. Business Communication and Introduction to Personal Computing which will further prepare the learner to meet the

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES OF THE QUALIFICATION 1. Present and communicate information reliably, coherently and appropriately in a variety of contexts. 2. Apply knowledge of public relations in managing an event. 3. Demonstrate knowledge of the processes, logistics and methods used to design, plan, coordinate and execute an event to given specifications or criteria.

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1. Demonstrate the ability to accurately open and maintain a set of books up to trial balance.

1. Demonstrate the ability to present and communicate information reliably and appropriately within a given context.

2. Demonstrate an ability to present and communicate information reliably and appropriately within a given context.

2. Demonstrate applied competence in human resource practices and processes in a business.

3. Demonstrate applied competence in the appropriate use of technology in bookkeeping practice.

3. Demonstrate applied competence in payroll administration practices.

4. Demonstrate knowledge of the different business entities and their associated statutory returns.

4. Demonstrate the ability to function effectively and ethically as a team member in a business. Critical Cross Field Outcomes: All the Critical Cross Field Outcomes are addressed in this qualification. For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet via the link below: Access the IIE Distance qualification fact sheet here. Access the IIE Distance qualification academic calendar here.

5. Illustrate the ability to function effectively and ethically as a responsible business leader and contribute to the economic welfare of a business in a team. For specific information related to this qualification, including admission requirements and qualification structure, please download the fact sheet below: Access the Contact Part-Time qualification fact sheet here. Access the Contact Part-Time qualification academic calendar here.

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The purpose of this qualification is to educate and qualify students for entry into a career in any bookkeeping related field. The IIE Higher Certificate in Bookkeeping aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to create and maintain a set of books for SMMEs and Sole Proprietors up to trial balance.

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The WIL (Workplace Integrated Learning) component of the qualification requires the linking of all the key elements logically and demonstrated competence thereof in a simulated case study project, to refine the application of skills learnt across the programme as a whole. The curriculum contributes to the achievement of the intended outcomes by introducing basic concepts that provide the foundation and the application of theoretical skills to a broad range of practical contexts.

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generally accepted requirements of employees in modern business practice. Industrial Relations and Labour Law will provide the background against which the core focus of the programme is applied in the workplace.

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Phasing-Out/ Discontinuation of a Qualification

Phase-Out/Discontinuation is the process used to discontinue an offering, which includes special assessment concessions to assist students in completing their offering. The IIE may elect to discontinue offering a qualification, or curriculum, or mode of offering to new students on a campus, at a Brand, or in its entirety. The offering is then phased out over a period and these are referred to as “Phase-Out” arrangements. The following qualifications are in Phase-Out at The IIE’s Varsity College for 2022 and letters have been issued to registered students: •

Year three of the IIE Diploma in Commerce in Business Management (DCBM312) Access the Contact Full-Time Academic Calendar here.

Year three of the IIE Bachelor of Commerce (BM312) Access the Contact Full-Time Academic Calendar here. Access the IIE Distance Academic Calendar here.

Year three of the IIE Bachelor of Commerce in Economics (BCEC312)

Higher Certificate in Office Administration (HCOA122) Part-time

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM412)

Higher Certificate in Office Administration (HCOA132)

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Academic Support Active Learning and VCLearn

The IIE’s Varsity College has moved away from ‘traditional lecturing’ methods where you would learn by passively listening to the lecturer. We believe that this approach to teaching has lost its relevance for students entering today’s world of work. Our teaching approach is anchored in Active Learning principles with the support of technology to extend learning outside the classroom. The platform used to enable your learning outside the classroom is called VCLearn. Essentially VCLearn is an online learning environment that contains activities developed to drive learning. It also has a number of tools which include discussion boards, online journals and blogs that your lecturer will request you to use at different stages of the semester to support your learning. Your lecturer’s feedback on the activities that you complete on VCLearn will be an indication of how well you have grasped the key concepts. This will ensure that you are not only better prepared for assessments, but that you will, in the process, develop critical thinking and learning skills required for the workplace.

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Developing Thinking and Learning Skills

“Smart thinking demands that we do more than just think vaguely about things” – Mathew Allen. Your entire learning experience as a student is dependent on your ability to think smartly. Most students can easily memorise facts, however your ability to formulate an informed opinion based on existing knowledge, will set you apart from “ordinary thinkers”. To develop thinking skills, you are encouraged to do the following: •

Fully engage in the activities set by your lecturer, especially the ones that challenge you.

Don’t shy away from “group work”. Interaction with your peers will expose you to different viewpoints and broaden your understanding. It will also test and develop your ability to formulate and defend your opinions. A skill that is critical to survival in the workplace.

Learn from your mistakes! Use the feedback from your lecturers to understand where you went wrong, and how you can improve going forward.

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Student Consultation

If you have adhoc (quick questions), approach your lecturers directly and where possible, they will provide immediate assistance.

Subject Consultation

If you need in depth explanation on specific topics you may request a formal session with your lecturer. This can take place one on one or with a small group of students with similar queries/challenges.

Tutorial

Tutorials are often scheduled for complex modules (such as Accounting and Economics). Here you will get an opportunity to apply principles learnt and practice through activities which will deepen understanding of topics.

Booster Session

Booster sessions are scheduled when there is a need to support students in preparing for assessments (tests and exams).

Master Class

Master classes by an expert on a topic related to your studies are held to provide deeper insights, and share innovative thinking or offer different angles to reinforce learning on a topic.

Support Workshops

Each campus offers a range of support workshops on different topics. These may include workshops to help you build general learning skills or workshops that are focused on a topic related to a module on your programme. Students are notified of these workshops via email or posters on the notice boards. These workshops could also take place online using VCLearn.

Please note: The Programme Managers of your School may select between these support services. Therefore, you would need to enquire which of the above is available for your qualification.

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If you fall behind for any reason, speak to any member of your Academic Support Team. Depending on the support you need, either one (or more) of the following support services will be made available:

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The following orientation workshops will gear you for the start of lectures:

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Support to get you ready for the first day of lectures. Your lecturers challenge you from day 1.

Academic writing skills, including how to avoid plagiarism

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Learning Support: Library Services

Speak to your Information Specialist about the following library services:

Monthly theme displays aligned with social awareness themes

Computers with relevant software to be used for research and typing of assignments and other educational activities

The IIE’s library webpage https://www.iie.ac.za/IIE%20 Library/Pages/default.aspx

Information literacy training

Referencing and plagiarism workshops

Book loan facilities: open collection and short loan/ prescribed books section

Assistance with research and referencing

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Printing and photocopying services

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Inter library loan system

• Journals

Online databases training and research

Reference collection

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Downloading of eBooks and articles from electronic databases

Downloading of past tests and exams papers from the library website

Access to the IIESpace Repository

b. Referencing and Plagiarism prevention

Use of Library Connect (OPAC, online databases and catalogue)

c. Writing assignments

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• Trial Databases • Past Papers • Student Software Downloads • Load Print Credit

d. Postgraduate research support e. Research

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Pietermaritzburg

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LOAN EXTENSIONS Loan extension can be done via telephone or you may bring the item to the Information Specialist who will then update the record. Renewals will apply only if the same copy is not on the waiting list to be used by another student.

Ask yourself these questions: •

Do I find it difficult to write/type because of a physical impairment?

Do I feel overwhelmingly anxious about my life and studies?

LATE RETURNS AND FINES:

All loans and returns are processed on the library management system which periodically generates alerts for overdue loans. In that case, a fine up to R10 per day for open shelf and R10 per hour for short loans will be charged for late returns. The fines are capped at R100 for open shelf and R500 for short loan material. After not returning a book for 10 working days, you will be charged the full replacement cost of the book.

Do I find it difficult, for no apparent reason, to concentrate during lectures and assessments?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, it is advisable that you make use of the Public Services available (e.g. hospitals and clinics) or consult a specialist such as an Educational Psychologist or Psychiatrist. It is important that you do not self diagnose.

Learning Support: Concessions SPECIAL NEED CONCESSION

Are you faced with challenges that negatively impact on your learning, but you are sceptical about asking for help?

To find out more about specialists who can help you, please visit: www.findhelp.co.za/faq

HOLISTIC SUPPORT At The IIE’s Varsity College students with learning and/or physical impairment are offered holistic support which is classified into the following categories: •

Academic Support: The campus will, as far as possible, accommodate concessions for learning barriers in your lecture venues and with the materials used in lectures. Some of the concessions will also apply to your assessments. These concessions are granted depending on your learning difficulty, medical condition, or physical impairment in question.

Library and IT support: Information Specialists and IT Technicians are able to assist you with any technical concerns e.g. adjusting the font size and display functions in the library computers.

The IIE’s Varsity College recognises that some students, by virtue of being differently abled, may have a special learning requirement or an impairment which may require holistic support to enable them to achieve their academic goals.

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Short loan items such as prescribed books, newspapers, module manuals may only be borrowed for a 2 hour period during the day and overnight from 4pm until 10am the next day (provided that the item is not reserved).

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Learning barrier: e.g. dyslexia presents difficulties with accurate and/or poor spelling and decoding abilities.

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The loan period for open collection and recreational reading is 7 days with a limit of 3 items for undergraduate students. Postgraduate students may loan 5 items for 14 days.

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Learning barriers are not always physical or visible. For this reason, you may be experiencing a learning barrier without even realising it. Common barriers to learning include the following:

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Readers, writers, prompters and personal assistants are utilised at various secondary and tertiary institutions to facilitate the assessment process for students who experience and have been diagnosed with specific barriers to learning, in order to complete an assessment in the allotted time frame. Some students may require one form of assistance, while others may require more than one.

In order to qualify for a Special Need Concession for tests and examinations, The IIE needs to provide you with written approval of an assessment concession. A Special Need Concession should be applied for well in advance to ensure that you receive the concession prior to booking an individual to assist with the required services. Special Need Concessions are applicable to distance students as well.

Applying for Special Need Concessions Previously Undiagnosed Concession Application

School Approved Concession Application

STEP 1: To apply at The IIE for a Special Need Concession, you will be required to submit an application form, together with evidence. Evidence referred to is the letter you received from the Department of Education approving your concession for your NSC or IEB examinations and/or a recent report from a relevant health care professional. Should you submit a health care professional report, it cannot be older than 18 months.

STEP 1: To apply at The IIE for a Special Need Concession, you will be required to submit an application form, together with evidence. Evidence referred to is the letter you received from the Department of Education approving your concession for your NSC or IEB examinations and/or a recent report from a relevant health care professional (note: no older than 18 months).

STEP 2: Speak to a professional. This will either

be a private practitioner or a public service provider (clinic or hospital). He/she will assess your condition and, if confirmed, provide a document that describes the condition and recommends the accommodations and/or concessions that can be made to assist you.

STEP 3: Log your application/query on VCAssist and

select the special concession category. Ensure that you upload the required documentation as detailed in Step 1. Should you need further assistance/ consultation, you are welcome to meet with the Head: Academic on campus.

STEP 2: Log your application/query on VCAssist and select the special concession category. Ensure that you upload the required documentation as detailed in Step 1. Should you require further assistance/ consultation, you are welcome to meet with the Head: Academic on campus.

STEP 3: You will receive notification by your Head: Academic that a Special Need Concession has been granted to you (or not).

STEP 4: You will receive notification by your Head: Academic that a Special Need Concession has been granted to you (or not).

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Q: IS THERE ANY CONCESSION FOR ANXIETY?

Q: WHAT DO I DO IF I WAS GRANTED A SPECIAL NEED CONCESSION AT SCHOOL?

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A: A school concession letter can be submitted with

event (such as a speech, a class presentation, an assignment, a test or exam) is normal. However, if the anxiety affects your ability to function then it is advisable that you consult a Psychologist/Psychiatrist so that they can make a relevant diagnosis.

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your application for a Special Need Concession. However, in the absence of such a letter, you have to submit a completed health professional’s report with a clear indication of the concessions that are being recommended with your application.

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(occurs continuously or without change) or periodic (occurs repeatedly from time to time). In the case of a persistent condition, a Special Need Concession will be granted; however, if it is a periodic condition, a Special Need Concession might not be considered. A detailed medical certificate is critical when evaluating your application.

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Online Centre Studying in the IIE Distance mode requires careful planning, focus and the need to take responsibility for your own studies. Although every module you register for will have a dedicated Online Tutor (OT), there is a clear expectation for distance students to manage their own learning – relying on your OT to guide you through the content rather than providing you with lectures in the traditional sense. Time management is also really important because, although distance studies do afford you a measure of flexibility, there are still assignment deadlines and exam dates in place that must be adhered to. Please read through the information on the following pages and, should you have any questions, please contact the VC Online Centre for assistance.

shared by your Online Tutor.

Announcements that will update you on important information pertaining to your module.

Access to your live Collab sessions and recordings.

A range of tools that your OT will use for engaging and facilitating the content of your module.

Your Grade Centre.

Feedback on the work you complete and submit.

If you are a student studying in the IIE Distance mode you will need to participate in both an on-boarding process (On-boarding will take place online. The dates and times of these sessions will be communicated to students via the Online Centre) and an online orientation, using the live Collab platform and the content of the short learning programme entitled, ‘How to Become a Successful Online Student’ (OLLO020).

If you are a student studying in the IIE Distance Mode, the VCLearn platform becomes your “online classroom” – it is here that you will find:

ON-BOARDING:

Access to your Online Tutor.

All your module content.

Your ICE activities.• Any additional Resources

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Test your login credentials and access to VCLearn.

Check that your modules display as they should.

Undergo a ‘device-wellness’ check to ensure that your device meets the specifications required for the level of online engagement required for distance studies.

Develop your (VCLearn) platform navigation skills.

Introduction to the Assessment Policy and platforms available


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If you are a student studying in the IIE Distance mode, you have access to the services of 2 dedicated online Information Specialists who will be able to assist you with your assignments, database training, research and academic writing. Contact details will be shared with you during orientation. Please note that if you are not able to attend one of the IIE examination centres, an assessment venue fee per module, will be applicable. Please contact the VC Online Centre for more information.

Additional Information for Students Studying in a IIE Distance Mode: Online Tutors and Programme Success Tutors

All modules are supported (mediated) by subject matter experts with additional support provided across each programme of study by a Programme Success Tutor (PST).

Additional Information for Students Studying in a IIE Distance Mode: Device Specifications NOTE: It is essential that students have a device for personal use that meets the below minimum requirements:

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If you are a student studying in the IIE Distance mode, the Programme Success Tutor (PST) becomes key to your learning experience. The PST is there to support you across modules, and for the full duration of your distance studies. The PST is not a subject matter expert but is instead tasked with ‘student wellness’; this means that he/she will monitor your online engagement habits, follow up on your progress and support you in your online journey. The PST may post announcements or send you information via email – please check both regularly.

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Wireless Network Adapter (802.11 AC compatible)

Internet Connectivity – 8 to 10Mbps

Internet Browser – Chrome (latest stable channel installed)

Java – Version 7 (see notes below)

NOTES: Chrome (Stable Channel) – For information on Chrome’s release channels, refer to the Chrome Release Channels page. All other Chrome channels are unsupported. Chrome does not support Java 7 on the Mac platform. A 64-bit browser (Safari or Firefox, for example) is required to run Java 7 on Mac OS X. 32-bit browsers such as Chrome do not support Java 7 on the Mac platform.

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Google Chrome, Version 45.0.2454.85 has permanently stopped supporting NPAPI browser plugins. This includes the Java applets that the SAS uses as well as any NPAPI plugin. Please review KBA 40427 formore details.

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Log in to a live Collab session to go through the most critical aspects of becoming a successful online student.

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The IIE Policies It is imperative that you, as a student studying at The IIE’s Varsity College, familiarise yourself with The IIE policies. The link below will direct you to these policies on the Student Portal. Access the VC Student Portal: https://stasy.tertiary.iie.edu.za There are 24 policies in total. This is an outline of the most commonly referred to sections of the more widely used policies:

IIE009: Assessment Strategy and Policy •

Formative and Summative Assessments

Assessment Exceptions and Concessions

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Special Assessments

Student Queries and Appeals

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IIE010: Credit Accumulation and Transfer, Recognition of Prior Learning and Qualification Completion •

Credit Accumulation and Transfer

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What other publications are available?

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As a The IIE’s Varsity College student, do I have access to online resources?

Where can I buy my textbooks from?

What are the rules for borrowing books? How long can I borrow books for? What if I don’t return a book?

What other facilities are available from the library?

IIE023: Intellectual Integrity Policy You will find answers to the following questions: •

What is plagiarism and how to avoid it?

What are the three levels of plagiarism offences and the consequences?

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You will find answers to the following questions in this policy:

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For specific details on how to reference to avoid plagiarism, consult The IIE’s Guide to Referencing.

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Services (Student Wellness) 1. Your Student Wellness Manager (SWM) – Your ‘‘Go To’’!

Your Student Wellness Manager (SWM) is your on campus student registered (either with the SACSSP or HPCSA) professional and experienced counsellor tasked with promoting your holistic development and wellness during your studies with us. Your SWM is available to discuss any important personal concern you may be facing professionally and confidentially and to then work with you to develop new ways of resolving or managing your personal concern.

1.1 COUNSELLING:

Your SWM offers predominantly short term counselling and psychotherapy, with the aim of ensuring that the impact of whichever personal, emotional or psychological problems you may

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experience is minimal in terms of the academic aspect of your life so that you can perform optimally. Your SWM will provide you with a tool kit that will benefit you on a personal and academic level. Professional help is available in the following areas: •

Adjusting to campus life

Homesickness, loneliness

Cultural transition

Social skills

Self-esteem issues

Confidence building

Individuation from parents

Stress and anxiety

Depression and suicidal feelings

Loss and bereavement

Trauma and crisis intervention

Rape and sexual assault


1.1.1 FORMAT OF COUNSELLING:

2. Awareness Campaigns

May include assessment, brief counselling (up to 3 sessions) and/or referral to an appropriate off campus professional should long term or specialised counselling be necessary.

1.1.2 TYPES OF COUNSELLING: •

Individual

Group

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Prevention and wellness programs

Your SWM, with the assistance of VC Cares (student volunteer body) coordinates awareness campaigns on campus around a variety of issues relevant to you, the student and also campaigns that are designed to encourage the campus community to take initiative to learn more about social and community issues. Sharing information through campaigns often ignites ongoing healthy conversations about a certain topic which increases awareness. Being aware could be the first step in the prevention process. These campaigns: •

Are run throughout the academic year with monthly event calendars detailing events in high traffic areas on campus.

Are fun and interactive.

Include themes such as adjusting to tertiary life, diversity and inclusion, sexual health, alcohol and drug awareness etc.

1.1.3 CONFIDENTIALITY:

All aspects of any form of counselling will be regarded as strictly confidential by your SWM (as per the SACSSP and HPCSA’s code of confidentiality and will not be divulged to any other party with the following exceptions): •

When you provide written consent.

When your or someone else’s life is threatened due to your state of mind or your stated or implied intent.

When disclosure of information is required by law or the counsellor is ordered by a competent court to do so.

When required for the purpose of case management within the Student Wellness Service.

1.1.4 REFERRALS BY AN IIE’S VARSITY COLLEGE STAFF MEMBER:

You can also be referred by staff members who may be concerned about your emotional wellbeing, BUT you have to give your consent to be referred.

In this instance you are encouraged to make direct contact with your SWM for an appointment.

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Core to our educational philosophy is your holistic development. We encourage and facilitate your balance between studies and participating in a variety of community engagement initiatives. A true citizen gives back through actions and donations and participates in welfare to give back to the less fortunate. The SWM with the VC Cares Committee provides these platforms to get you involved with local communities, disadvantaged schools and Non-Profit Organisations with your fellow students.

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Please note that no feedback is provided to the staff member who referred you or to any other staff member for that matter, unless you give written consent for this to be done.

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4. Career Centre

The IIE’s Varsity College Career Centre, in partnership with industry, serves to support you with all aspects relating to your career development and growth through coaching, mentoring and engagement. This will enable you to leave the tertiary environment as a competent graduate who should thrive in industry and hopefully become an active member of our Alumni community.

4.1 WHY THINK OF MY CAREER NOW?

You may not realise it, but the part-time work you do while studying will give you a head start at building a competitive CV. Employers want a mix of work based and academic based learning and will be impressed by the fact that you have shown initiative and stepped into the workplace already.

4.2 KICK-START YOUR CAREER NOW!

Consult with your Career Centre Coordinator (CCC) on campus for support with CV development, interview techniques and mapping your career expectations and goals out. Access the Career Centre Platform via the VC_Career Centre App or VC website. The Career Centre platform grants you exposure to a wealth of interactive career tools, CV and cover letter templates, e-learning content and the latest part-time and full-time work opportunities.

Access the Career Centre Platform for resources on how to become self-aware and how you can start preparing for your future career.

Book a consultation with your CCC for assistance with CV design and access the job directory on the Career Centre Platform to apply for part-time job opportunities

Attend the face-to-face/virtual part-time Work Expo and Career Centre workshops throughout the year.

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Access the job directory on the Career Centre platform and apply for part-time and full-time/graduate job opportunities.

Consult with your CCC on interview techniques and how to prepare for the Graduate Programme applications.

Attend the Career Centre (face-to-face/ virtual) events and workshops during the year. Build valuable contacts with employers of choice at the Careers Evening/Career Information Afternoon/ Industry days and the annual Career Fairs. We recently also partnered with the South African Graduate Employers Association (SAGEA) and participated in the Virtual Grad Expo, giving you more opportunities to connect with potential employers and apply for graduate opportunities.

4.4 SOME ENCOURAGEMENT BY OUR SUCCESSFUL IIE VC ALUMNI:

BRISHAN NARAN

IIE Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Management IIE graduate from The IIE’s Varsity College Sandton Account Manager with Clover SA. Proprietary Limited.

“The Career Centre at The IIE’s Varsity College was a really great help for me towards getting ready for what I could expect in the working environment. A few of the many things that the Career Centre assisted me with would include the development of my CV, assisting with interview preparation as well as various workshops where we received insight and information from individuals and companies that made us aware of what we could expect from the working world.”

BENT-LEE SIMON

IIE Bachelor of Commerce IIE graduate from The IIE’s Varsity College Durban North Paid Media Operations Manager with Jellyfish

“I started working with the Career Centre early in my final year to get my CV in order as well as get some career advice. One thing that stood out for me was the importance of networking and how this allows me to gain opportunities that I would not necessarily gain by myself. One tip I have for you is that you need to go to the Career Centre as early as possible and be prepared for life after Varsity as much as you can”.

Attend various face-to-face/virtual Employability Workshops, Employer Showcases and Career Fairs on your campus. The VC_Career Centre App also keeps you informed of upcoming events arranged by the Career Centre.

4.3 TO EMBARK ON YOUR CAREER CENTRE JOURNEY WITH US: CURRENT STUDENTS TICK LIST:

FINAL YEAR STUDENTS TICK LIST:


IIE Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching IIE graduate from The IIE’s Varsity College Cape Town Teacher with Pella R.C Intermediate School

“The Career Centre always made contact with me even though I was away from campus. To have individuals who are keen for your success made me feel supported and not lonely as I was far away from my hometown, Pella, in the Northern Cape.”

4.5 CORPORATES ARE IMPRESSED WITH THE QUALITY OF THE IIE’S GRADUATES FROM VARSITY COLLEGE:

All Major Sports Clubs offer expert coaching to students and most of the club’s 1st teams compete in the top tier in their local leagues or competitions. The IIE’s Varsity College offers the following major sports clubs to students, alumni and the public:

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“The IIE’s Varsity College students, in our opinion, are very lively and highly motivated. They are hungry to learn and are very open-minded.” - Mr Price Group

VC Water Polo Club

VC Hockey Club**

VC Rugby Club**

VC Netball Club***

VC Softball Club****

VC Athletics Club

VC Cricket Club***

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*Sandton campus only **KZN campuses ***Cape Town campus only **** Pretoria campus only

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“I advise current students to utilise the Career Centre as they are very helpful and care about what you become after you graduate. I wouldn’t be in my current role at Tiger Brands if it wasn’t for the assistance I received from the Career Centre. Be sure to join the IIE VC Alumni community after you graduate.”

Learning goes beyond the lecture room. We believe that finding the right balance between academics and sports contributes to overall academic success, and helps you develop the skills you need to thrive in the New World. The VC Sports Club has an activity for everyone with events ranging from the annual University Sports South Africa (USSA) tournaments to social campus internal leagues. Register and get involved. Catering for the semi-professional, social athlete, team player or individual sportsman and woman the VC Sports Club offers a variety of different types of sports clubs. Not every campus offers all the same sports clubs and the offering per campus depends on the location and available facilities.

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likely keep doing for the rest of your life. Campuses are equipped with extra skis, boats, bikes and boards for newbies. These clubs include:

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Cycling (Mountain Biking and Road Cycling)

Running

Canoeing

Surfski

Golf

Surfing

Multi-Sport & Triathalons

5.3 CAMPUS TEAM SPORTS CLUBS

Action Soccer/ Futsal/SOCA 5s

Touch Rugby/TAG rugby

Action Netball

Volleyball

Action Cricket

Basketball

Action Hockey

Netball

Action Softball

Football

5.4 CAMPUS SOCIAL SPORTS CLUBS

Alternatively, the club will host an internal Varsity College league and students within the club are encouraged to enter their own teams. Campus Team Sports Clubs include:

The number of team sports clubs per campus is determined by the location of the nearest arena or suitable league. The campus team sports clubs participate in the local leagues at either a social or competitive level.

Lifestyle activities like gaming (Esports), dodgeball and hiking, are offered at a social level by some campuses as part of The IIE’s Varsity College Sports Club. Some of the campuses offer a Fitness Club which includes a variety of activities like walking, yoga and pilates. This ensures we give every student the opportunity to get involved in The IIE’s VC Sports Club and enjoy a balanced student lifestyle. Social Lifestyle Sports Clubs include activities such as gaming, chess, hiking, dodgeball and fitness clubs.

5.6 UNIVERSITY SPORT SOUTH AFRICA (USSA)

5.7 VC SPORTS CLUB AWARDS

5.5 VC SPORTS CLUB LEADERSHIP TEAM

The VC Sports Club is managed by the Campus Sports Coordinator who appoints Club Administrators to run each sports club on campus. Passionate students who have the knowledge and admin skills, can be appointed as a Sports Club Administrator, and will be responsible for organising training, scheduling racing opportunities, confirming team lists and supporting beginners. Club Administrators are supported by the VC Sports Club Committee, who are responsible for marketing and advertising the all the sports clubs on campus.

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We participate a number different USSA tournaments annually: athletics, canoeing, golf, netball, rugby (15s & 7s), surfing, water polo, cycling, football, hockey, softball, swimming, cricket and esports and our teams have achieved great success recently.

Each year we celebrate athletes’ achievements. Awards include the prestigious VC Sports Club All Star award for the student with the highest level in both sports and academics. Other awards include Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year and Club Administrator of the Year.

5.8 SPORT BURSARY CATEGORIES

There are several sport bursaries available to students who have excelled in their sport disciplines and can represent VC in their respective sport, in addition to, students who are interested in becoming a Sports Club Administrator.


Bursaries are available to students who are interested in representing The IIE’s Varsity College and becoming a member of one of our competitive major sports clubs – e.g. rugby (KZN), hockey (KZN), football (Sandton), netball (Cape Town), water polo (National), softball (Pretoria), cricket (Cape Town) and athletics (National) – and have achieved a high level of sporting performance (e.g. provincial or national representation). Bursaries are awarded depending on the positional and transformation requirements of each sports club.

6. VC Voice

The VC Voice main forum consists of several chairpersons/representatives from all the different student committees/ forums on campus. Members of this forum meet on a monthly basis to discuss pertinent topics within their School and the wider campus body. The below 6.1 The elections for the various positions within the VC Voice Committee below:

5.8.3 DISCRETIONARY SPORTS BURSARIES Students that have achieved National Senior Protea colours, in the year prior to registration, can apply for a sports

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Complete the sports bursary application form in the link below or find it at the back of The IIE’s Varsity College Sports Club brochure. Compile a CV of your sporting achievements and a short motivation as to why you would be suitable for one of the above sports bursaries. You can download the form on the link below and submit it to a Student Advisor or the campus Sports Coordinator for review. https://www.varsitycollege. co.za/PDFs/Handbooks/2020/ SportsBursaryApplicationForm_final.pdf

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Critical to the success of the Sports Clubs on campus are the dedicated, committed and experienced Sports Club Administrators. If you’re passionate about any of the sports mentioned in this brochure and you have the administration skills and energy to see it grow in a student environment, please apply at your nearest campus to become a Sports Club Administrator. This bursary is applicable to the sports clubs offered on campus.

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bursary. Preference is given to students participating in sporting disciplines offered by IIE’s Varsity College or if it is a USSA sport. These sports include, cycling (mountain biking or road), surfing, canoeing, surfskiing, swimming and golf.

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6.1 VC VOICE ACADEMIC FORUM

6.2 VC VOICE MAIN FORUM COMMITTEE

6.2.1 President: This position will be filled via a general, democratic voting process through the wider student body. Once nominations are conducted, candidates will have to rally for votes from the campus, including the VC Voice committee members and subsidiary bodies.

There are two election processes required for the VC Voice Academic Forum and that would entail the election of the Class Representatives per class (or group) and the election of the School Representatives that will represent each School on campus and these School Representatives will form part of the VC Voice Main Forum. 6.1.1. The Programme Managers (or any other designated senior member of staff) are responsible for managing the VC Voice Academic Forum election process on campus and these are their roles and responsibilities. 6.1.2 Ensuring students are aware of the roles and responsibilities of the VC Voice Academic Forum Class Representative, before the election process begins. 6.1.3 Ensuring that the election processes are moderated, in keeping with the constitution and is free from influence of staff or management. 6.1.4. The ballots and voting record should be retained for a minimum of 1 month following the election in the unlikely event of a disputed outcome. 6.1.5 The election of the VC Voice Academic Forum Class Representatives: 6.1.6 Representatives are elected annually at a time suitable to the campus. However, the election process must be completed by the end of February in each year. 6.1.7 Representatives are elected by the respective students in each class (or group). 6.1.8 A maximum of two representatives per class must be elected. This number is based on the number students per programme and campus requirements as decided upon by each School’s Programme Managers. 6.1.9 Election of the VC Voice Academic Forum School Representatives: 6.1.10 This election process must occur 2 weeks after the announcement of the elected VC Voice Academic Forum Class Representatives.

6.2.2 Administrator: this position will be filled in by a general election amongst the class representatives and interested parties. 6.2.3 Social Committee Chairperson: This position will be filled following the announcement of the Social Committee. The chairperson for the Social Committee for the current academic year will automatically fill this position. 6.2.4 VC Cares Chairperson: This position will be filled following the announcement of the VC Cares committee. The chairperson for VC Cares for the current academic year will automatically fill this position. 6.2.5 VC Sport Club Representative: This position will be filled following the announcement of the VC Sports Club committee. The chairperson for VC Sports Club for the current academic year will automatically fill this position. 6.2.6 International Affairs Representative: this position will be filled in by a nominated student via the H-SS’s discretion. 6.2.7 Career Centre Ambassador Representative: applications and letters of motivations to be submitted to Campus Career Centre coordinators. Selection of one ambassador to be on the VC Voice committee. Other students selected may be reimbursed for hours worked. This is at the discretion of each campus.

6.3 FUNCTIONS OF THE VC VOICE 6.3.1 To promote the interests of the The IIE’s Varsity College student body it represents. 6.3.2 To create a culture of collaboration, unity, diversity and belonging amongst students. 6.3.3 To facilitate a safe environment for critical engagement and sharing of opinions in creating.

6.1.11 Each School will hold a vote to appoint their School Representative. Top 3 candidates from the vote will be interviewed by H-SS and/or SM.

6.3.4 To ensure that the extra curricular programme (social, community, sporting and cultural) is well organised and inclusive of all students.

6.1.12 Following the interview process the School Representative will be announced. The format of the announcement shall be at the discretion of the campus.

6.3.6 To facilitate communication between students and staff within the institution.

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6.3.5 To foster and maintain a spirit of community interaction and development.


d. Engaging in opportunities for leadership development and critical engagement on and off The IIE’s Varsity College Campus. e. Adhering to and upholding The IIE’s Code of Conduct.

6.4 VC VOICE ACADEMIC FORUM

The VC Voice Academic Forum is a group of students who have each been elected by their respective classmates to represent their class “voice”. These student reps will interact with the senior management team to discuss various student related topics to continue to grow and improve the student experience on campus. Keep this in mind if you are looking for leadership opportunities.

6.4.1. The VC Voice Academic forum will consist of students representing each School that is represented on each campus. 6.4.2. The School Representatives will work in conjunction with the Programme Managers or designated academic support person who is involved with academic and operational affairs within each School.

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School of Law

School of Finance & Accounting

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7. Social Committee

The VC Social Committee is a group of elected students who organise social events on campus.

If you would like to be part of the VC Social committee, chat to your PR and Events coordinator to find out how to get involved.

The Social Committee is solely responsible for all student events and activities related to the social and cultural aspects of the student experience.

The objectives of the Social Committee are:

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To promote the interests of The IIE’s Varsity College students it represents.

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To ensure the social and cultural programme is well organised and covers the diverse needs of the students.

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To ensure participation of students in all spheres of social and cultural activities .

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To create a safe environment for the students to learn and interact on a social and cultural front.

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6.3.10. In terms of student leadership, set an example by:

6.4.4. Each class (or group) per year per School is required to elect two Class Representatives. These Class Representatives will form the VC Voice Academic Forum; however, it is only the main School Representative i.e. those School Representatives elected per School that will sit on the VC Voice.

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6.3.9 Liaise with the with appropriate third parties to add value to the campus offering - within the guidance and boundaries provided by the Campus Management.

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6.3.8 Recognise and support all students’ clubs, societies or the like as approved by the Campus Management.

6.4.3. Each campus must formalise the Schools according to specific program offerings and student capacity. At the discretion of the H-SS/H-A, Schools with smaller student capacity may be incorporated into bigger Schools.

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6.3.7 To assist in ensuring that the rules and policies of The IIE are upheld.


8. Meridian Hour

Meridian Hours take place on campus and gives you the opportunity to participate in various social, cultural and community engagement activities such as Minute to Win It competitions and NGO Open Days.

Open Mic sessions will provide you with opportunities to demonstrate skills such as singing or dancing, expressing views, reading poetry or displaying other talents, much to the appreciation and delight of the many students who will gather around to cheer you on and support you.

9. Student Socials/ Functions On Campus

We all know that a vibrant social calendar is a crucial part of a student experience. Join us for fun filled events such as the Sunset Cruise, Spring Bash, Year End Party and more.

If you enjoy being part of societies and cultural groups, you are studying at the right place!

Contact your PR and Events Coordinator or one of the VC Social Committee members to find out about the awesome events on and around your campus.

Remember to join in the fun whilst learning and growing at the same time!

10. VC Cares

VC Cares is The IIE’s Varsity College’s student volunteer body – a group of students who have a heart for the community. The team assists the SWM is planning and implementing events both on and off campus.

VC Cares members are inspired, equipped, and mobilised to make a difference in their world. Not only do their actions help others, it also helps them become happier, more successful adults.

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A VC CARES MEMBER?

If you are interested in getting involved please chat to your SWM or a VC Cares member.

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11. Safe Campus

A safe campus is one in which students are able to pursue their learning experiences without any fear of a threat to their safety, health and well-being as well as being assured of the quality and integrity of the teaching and learning environment, and the safety of individuals at all times.

11.1 GENERAL SECURITY MEASURES

The IIE’s Varsity College employs private security staff to assist Campus Management in maintaining security on campus. As such, it is imperative that instructions given by the campus security team is followed by all students, irrespective of their mode of study.

Security guards will be responsible for the following security measures on campus: •

Access control procedures, checking student cards upon entry onto campus.

Ad hoc vehicle checks.

Maintain and control traffic rules within The IIE’s Varsity College campus.

Maintain and control of general security process and procedures within The IIE’s Varsity College campus.

Assistance during search and seizures

11.2 LEGAL SUBSTANCES - TOBACCO

The use of tobacco products is governed by smoking control legislation. As such, the use of any tobacco products, including e-cigarettes/Vapes may only be used in designated smoking areas. These designated smoking areas are allocated in accordance to legislation.

E-cigarettes/Vapes etc are thus not allowed in classes and may not be used outside of the demarcated smoking area.

Substitution of a tobacco substance with a controlled or prohibited substance; or the addition of a controlled or prohibited substance, when using tobacco products, will result in disciplinary action being taken against the offending person.


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Any explosive material or device; Any firearm or gas weapon; Any article or object that may be employed to cause bodily harm to a person or damage to property, or to render a person temporarily paralysed or unconscious.

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The IIE’s Varsity College first aid staff are trained and registered to assist with first aid.

11.3 LEGAL SUBSTANCES – ALCOHOL

The IIE is an educational institution and is not in possession of a liquor license. As such, at no time, on campus or off campus at a campus recognised event, may alcohol be served or sold without an appropriately obtained liquor license. Should an event-specific liquor license be obtained for The IIE’s Varsity College, the strict adherence to the scope and provisions of the license will be followed. It is important to note that being under the influence of alcohol on any IIE campuses is prohibited, as well as any illegal or unauthorised trade in alcohol products is prohibited on our campuses.

11.4 LEGAL SUBSTANCES – PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION

It is important to note that certain habit-forming substances, that are not specifically referenced in legislation, but are not for sale on the open market for the use intended, are not permitted on our campuses.

Should students of The IIE’s Varsity College require prescription medication from a registered health care professional, and require access to prescribed medication whilst on campus, the following guidelines refer: •

Prescribed medication should be stored in a safe place.

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Library, corridors, ablutions, seating/pause areas, study venues, sports facilities and campus canteen.

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The IIE’s Varsity College staff trained and registered to assist in the evacuation of students and staff during a fire drill. During a fire drill, Fire Marshall’s will be wearing reflective safety vests.

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Any illegal or unauthorised trade in prescription medication is prohibited on our campuses.

One witness, of the same gender as the student, is present but not in view of the student.

All prescription medication should be clearly marked in its original packaging, detailing the students name, date of dispensary of the medication, and details of the health care professional that has prescribed the medication.

The sample is clearly and correctly labelled with full particulars.

An authorised device is used.

Whilst on any IIE Varsity College campus, only the daily required dosage should be in the student’s possession. All additional medication should be left at home. Failure to provide sufficient proof of the above, may result in disciplinary action being taken against the offending person.

11.7 SEARCH AND SEIZURES

Searches and seizures are recognised as valid methods of ensuring the safety of the campus and may be carried out from time to time. The Campus Head or his or her delegate may, at random and without a warrant, search any person on the campus premises if he or she has reasonable suspicion that such a person has a dangerous object or illegal substance in his or her possession, seize any dangerous object or illegal substance and report the matter to the SAPS where necessary.

Furthermore, The IIE’s Varsity College, reserves the right to arrange for members of an authorised substance abuse prevention or control agency such as the SAPS, to conduct searches, including the use of sniffer dogs, on its campuses. This means that the permission from the Registrar will be obtained before carrying out such a search by any authorized agency.

During search and seizures, any dangerous object or illegal substance that has been seized will be:

11.5 WEAPONS AND DANGEROUS OBJECTS

The IIE’s Varsity College campuses are dangerous object free zones. No one is allowed to carry or store a dangerous object on the premises of a campus of The IIE. No one is permitted to threaten to use any item or object as a weapon. The campus of The IIE’s Varsity College will not hesitate to invoke the provisions of public safety and criminal legislation, and the support of the SAPS and/or private security, to manage the presence or suspected presence of any weapon or item being used or threatened to be used as a weapon.

11.6 ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES

Illegal substances may not be on The IIE’s Varsity College campus at any stage for any reason. Any form of exchange such as possession, selling, donating, swapping, supplying or trading of any illegal or banned substance will automatically result in The IIE’s Varsity College pursuing criminal and disciplinary charges against such a person(s).

11.6.1 TESTS AND SCREENING

If a student is reasonably suspected of drug abuse, a urine or other non-invasive test may be carried out under the following circumstances: •

The test is conducted by a person of the same gender.

It is done in a private area and not in view of another student.

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Any student whose sample tested positive for an illegal drug, may face disciplinary action, and criminal charges may be instituted by the campus against such a student.

Clearly and correctly labelled with full particulars, including: i) The name of the student in whose possession it was found; ii) The time and date of the search and seizure; iii) An incident reference number; iv) The name of the person who searched the student; v) The name of the witness; and vi) Any other details that may be necessary to identify the item and incident.

Recorded in an official record which should be submitted to the office of the Registrar.

Handed over to the SAPS immediately.

Possession and/or use of illegal substances is in violation of the Student Code of Conduct, Dispute, Grievance and Disciplinary Policy (IIE015). Disciplinary action will be taken against the offending person.


Do pack up your belongings but move quickly and carefully to your assigned assembly point.

Should you be in a lecture venue, your lecturer will ensure all windows have been closed, wait for all the students to vacate the venue, and close the venue door.

A registered First Aider will be sent to the person requiring assistance. Once the First Aider is on site, bystanders are asked to follow the instructions given by the First Aider. At no stage, should a person not registered as a First Aider, attempt to assist or administer first aid.

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In the event of a medical emergency, The IIE’s Varsity College has trained First Aiders. During an incident that requires first aid assistance, the matter must be reported to the reception staff, or campus management immediately.

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Once the fire alarm sounds, fire marshalls will be stationed at various points across campus, directing you to your assembly point.

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All lecture rooms and common areas will have an evacuation route and plan located at the exit point. Please familiarise yourself with the map detailing your assembly point.

Once the fire marshals have confirmed it is safe to do so, staff and students may leave the assembly point and return to lecture venue or common area.

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The IIE’s Varsity College will periodically conduct Fire Drills as part of their Occupational Health and Safety mandate. In the event of a fire drill, please follow the following guidelines:

Should you be in a common area, please move to the closest assembly point.

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International Student Information 1. Orientation (O’week)

The IIE’s Varsity College orientation programme (O’Week) takes place early in the first semester.

Our Orientation programme is designed to help you acclimatise to your campus and to make new friends as you start navigating your tertiary studies with us. O’Week typically includes academic sessions and fun and stimulating activities. Please participate in as much of O’Week as you can and take note that certain events may take place at night or off campus.

You will also have the opportunity to sign up for the various campus committees and services offered at your campus during O’Week – don’t miss out!

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Herewith some information on these: VC Cares (The IIE’s Varsity College student volunteer body) and volunteering: sign up with VC Cares during O’Week and volunteer to engage with your campus’ community and get involved in responsible citizenship initiatives.

The Social Committee: This committee is the custodian of your social and cultural student experience. Captained by the campus PR and Events Coordinator, the Social Committee is key to creating a fun filled experience on and off campus. Chat to one of your Social Committee members or your campus PR and Events Coordinator about joining the committee and you can also find out more about the events from them.

Sport: The IIE’s Varsity College offers a variety of sport activities. These are campus specific and cater for a variety of interests and ability levels. The campus Sports Coordinator is responsible for this portfolio.


2. Accommodation

Information on accommodation is available on The IIE’s Varsity College website. Your campus Head: Student Services and Student Advisors are also in a position to assist you with accommodation information.

Keep your valuables out of sight at all times and your windows closed especially when stopping at intersections.

Do not stop in the emergency lane, unless your car has broken down.

Stick to main routes and avoid driving long distances at night.

When driving behind a taxi, be vigilant. Taxi drivers may randomly stop to pick passengers up or to drop them off. This random stopping may cause an accident.

Adhere to the rules of the road and be patient.

Avoid walking at night - rather use a taxi service.

Be vigilant at all times and be aware of people around you.

3. Medical Aid

As part of your registration requirements, you are required to submit confirmation of your medical aid. There are various companies that offer medical aid packages, some of whose contact details are available online on your campus’ Practical Blueprint. The Practical Blueprint contains information on medical services, hospitals and doctors around your campus. Please refer to Campus Information Section of the Student Handbook to access the Practical Blueprint for your campus.

4. Religious Organisations and Prayer Centres

For religious organisations and prayer centres around your campus, please refer to your campus information at the end of the handbook.

6. Are you doing the correct programme and are you registered for it?

If you are not sure about the programme and/or modules that you are studying speak to your Student Advisor, Customer Relations Centre or Admissions Office on campus. They will help you with any queries you may have. It is vital that you are registered correctly. Don’t forget to submit all your required documentation for registration.

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Keep an eye on all your personal belongings at all times and do not leave any of these unattended.

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THE DO’S AND DON’TS OF BEING IN A NEW CITY AND IN SOUTH AFRICA INCLUDING YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY AIRPORT SAFETY:

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Career Centre: As a registered The IIE’s Varsity College student, you have access to the Career Centre on campus. This service provides various work readiness initiatives as well as part-time and fulltime employment assistance. (*** Please take note that valid work permits may be required for certain employers). The Career Centre Coordinator can assist you with registering on the Career Centre website, where job opportunities are advertised. We highly recommend that you register on this website sooner rather than later.

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Join your campus’ Sports Club at a cost of R300. A Sports Club membership will allow you to participate in all the sport activities your campus has to offer including a 2022 Sports Club T-shirt.

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7. Not feeling OK emotionally or otherwise?

The Student Wellness Manager (SWM) on your campus is responsible for student wellness. This includes free primary counselling services. If you are not feeling well (including feeling lonely, lost or just overwhelmed), please book an appointment with your SWM who will gladly assist.

8. International Student Forum

International students are encouraged to join the International Student Forum on your campus. The Forum has a representative on the VC Voice Committee in the instance of a large international student body. The VC Voice Committee serves as the voice of the FullTime The IIE’s Varsity College students. Its purpose is to encourage student involvement on issues that impact them, as it is necessary to build a responsive and holistic student approach on campus.

The International Student Forum representative looks after the interests of the international students on campus. This entails assisting international students with campus integration and informing them about support structures available on campus and within the local community. The International Forum representative brings the following support to the international student base: •

Initial and transitional support

Creating awareness around campus structures

Increasing opportunities for interaction with local students

The Head Student Services or Head: Academic (H-A) on your campus will know if there is an International Student Forum on the VC Voice Committee.

Look out for posters and other communication detailing the International Forum events that take place on campus.

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Our accessible user-friendly Student Systems are at your service.

1. MyVC

MyVC is a part of The IIE’s Varsity College website where you, as a student, can access the information and services to help you manage your academic and student life at The IIE’s Varsity College. You will be able to use MyVC as an ‘online profile’ to order academic material, to access library services, for administration, for career centre information and much more. Access MyVC via: https://www.varsitycollege.co.za/my-vc

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2. VC Assist

VC Assist is an online customer relations platform providing students with direct access to the VC Customer Relations Centre for queries and assistance. Queries may include anything from timetabling, lecturer queries, finance to admission queries and any campus related queries.

Visit MyVC and access VC Assist.

3. VC Student Portal

The Student Portal is a portal for all student registration information and details. You will receive login details for the portal once you have registered. The Admissions Centre will give you the details during your first week of lectures. On the Student Portal you will be able to view your registration, your modules,


VC_App is accessible to all students registered with The IIE’s Varsity College. It is software which can be used on multiple devices including smart phones and tablets. This app is a quick and efficient tool which campuses use to extend the reach of important and interesting communication to the wider student body. Please use the VC_App and stay informed and up to date with the latest communication, important calendar and campus events, sports updates, news feeds and photos. The VC_App can also be used to access some of our other important communication platforms such as Student Portal, VClearn, VCConnect and the Student Hub.

The VC_App can be downloaded via:

Apple iStore: https://itunes.apple.com/za/app/vc-app/ id1219413709?mt=8

Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/ details?id=com.blackboard.mosaic. varsitycollegeza&hl=en_ZA

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Originality reports show you and lecturers any similarities within a student submission that the assignment may have to any text that exists online or offline. This will allow you to address potential plagiarism prior to the due date, and for the lecturer to see any potential plagiarism offenses after the due date.

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8. The Student Hub

The Student Hub (which can be accessed via MyVC and VC Assist on the IIE’s Varsity College Website) - is an online digital platform where you may seek assistance or log academic and assessment applications in a number of different areas. You may also log a request for IT assistance or a general campus enquiry. It is user friendly and can be accessed from any device 24/7. Training will be provided by your campus and a How to Guide will be made available. Students may apply via the Student Hub in the following areas:

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Any student paper submitted via SafeAssign is checked against a variety of source bases; for e.g.: Internet websites, library online databases, eBooks, newspapers, magazines, online journals, online reference sites and past student papers that are held in the institutional databases.

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SafeAssign is a plagiarism prevention software application and can be accessed via VCLearn. If the assignment is for a VCLearn module, you will need to use SafeAssign.

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You will be issued with your personal Connect email account to use throughout your studies at The IIE’s Varsity College. All important information, updates and general communication will be sent to your Connect account and it will be wise for you to check this daily. The log in you use for Student Portal can also be used for VCConnect.

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VCLearn is a “Learning Management System” which provides you with an online learning environment following an activity based approach to learning. VCLearn offers you greater accessibility and flexibility; encouraging you to engage and collaborate beyond the classroom. VCLearn is accessible via VC_App and MyVC and can be logged into with the same details as your VCConnect and Student Portal.

Access your Student Portal via: https://stasy.tertiary.iie.edu.za

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your personal details, your documents as well as your results and other important information. All your academic results will be published on the portal and will not be released telephonically or displayed on campus. The Student Portal can be accessed via MyVC and the VC_App.


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Assessment Appeals

Additional Opportunities

Replacement Assessment

Replacement Assessment – Religious Assessment Concession

Write a Special/Discontinuation Examination

Write Assessment in Different Location

Internal Credit Request

External Credit Request

Increased Credit Load

Extension of Qualification Completion Time

Exemption of Module(s) due to Curriculum Change

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Application for Graduation, Qualification Verification & Syllabus Request.

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Request for uncollected Certificates

9. ICT Student Handbook

The intent of the ICT Student Handbook is to describe the services provided by The IIE ICT Support Department, define the boundaries of these services and identify the level of service you can expect. The IIE runs numerous computer venues across its various campuses. The facilities, equipment, software, and other resources available are designed to offer a wide range of services and to accommodate the diverse needs of our students.

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Sandton Waterstone Drive, off Benmore Road Benmore Gardens Sandton 2196 Tel: (011) 784 6939 Email: sdtn@varsitycollege.co.za

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12 Radar Drive Durban North 4051 Tel: (031) 573 2038 Email: dbn@varsitycollege.co.za

Westville

Janadel Avenue 11 Riverview Park Midrand 1686 Tel: (010) 224 4300 Email: wfl@varsitycollege.co.za

1 Link Road, Cnr. St James Avenue & Link Road Westville 3630 Tel: (031) 266 8400 Email: dbw@varsitycollege.co.za

Pretoria 116 Clearwater Road, Cnr. Clearwater & Glenwood Roads Lynnwood Glen Pretoria 0081 Tel: (012) 348 2551 Email: pta@varsitycollege.co.za

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WESTERN CAPE Cape Town

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1st Floor, Mercantile Bank Plaza, Ring Road Greenacres Gqeberha 6045 Tel: (041) 363 4223 Email: pe@varsitycollege.co.za

Tel: 087 354 5884 Email: oc@varsitycollege.co.za

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Quadrant Building, 146 Campground Road Newlands, Cape Town 7700 Tel: (021) 685 5021 Email: ct@varsitycollege.co.za


Find Your Place in the New World A guide to help you navigate the new world of studying, working, and life at The IIE’s Varsity College.

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Pietermaritzburg

033 386 2376

Cape Town

021 685 5021

Waterfall

010 224 4300

Nelson Mandela Bay

041 363 4223

VC Online Centre

087 354 5884

SECURITY Thorburn Security Solutions

021 595 8300

EXAMINING BODIES The Independent Institute of Education

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For your convenience we have included this section so you will know who to speak to regarding a range of issues. Q - When I have a course-specific query, who do I see? A - You need to make contact with the Customer Relations Centre. Q - When I have a query regarding attendance or results, who do I see? A - You need to make contact with the Customer Relations Centre. Q - When I don’t know how to go about my studies, or I need specific subject consultation, who do I see? A - You need to make contact with your Academic Team or Schools Programme Manager. Q - When I want to get involved with social or sporting events/activities, who do I see? A - You need to make contact with your Sports Coordinator or Sports Clubs Administrators. Q - When I have a personal problem, who do I see? A - You need to make contact with your Student Wellness Manager (SWM).

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011 784 6939

To get hold of any of the staff mentioned below please ask for them at Reception. Any further queries can be directed through Reception. For the name of the relevant staff member, please refer to Campus Information.

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Q - When I want to get involved with community engagement activities or with VC Cares, who do I see? A - You need to contact your (SWM) or enquire at Reception. Q - When I seek part-time work opportunities, who do I see? A - You need to make contact with the Career Centre Coordinator. Q - When I have a problem with my account, who do I see? A - You need to make contact with the Finance Department. Q - When I need to speak to someone regarding student finance options, who do I see? A - You need to make contact with a Student Advisor.

Q - When I need to make photocopies, who do I see? A - You need to have your username and password set up by the IT Administrators. Once this is done you will need to buy credits from the payment office and then you can make use of the photocopier in the Library. Please ask the Information Specialist for any further assistance. Q - When I have an issue that no-one else has been able to help me with, who do I see? A - You are welcome to make an appointment to speak with a Departmental Head or the Campus Head. Q - When I have a security related issue, who do I see? A - You need to report any matters of security to the security guards, the Facilities Manager or go to Reception.

Q - When I have a problem regarding my registration, who do I see? A - You need to make contact with the Admissions Centre Coordinator. Q - When I need to make a payment, who do I see? A - You need to go to the cashier’s office. Q - When I need help with research for my assignments, who do I see? A - You need to make contact with the Information Specialist.

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Each lecture room has information regarding the emergency regulations.

Olives and Plates:

Your campus will hold two meridian hour sessions per week; one academic and one student services which will run from 12h00 to 13h00. Your campus will advise on which days these are to be held.

Smokers:

By law you are only allowed to smoke within a designated smoking area. Should you be found smoking outside of this area, disciplinary action will be taken.

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There are a number of methods for communication on campus, including emails, VC_App, SMS, Intercom, notices in the lecturer rooms and campus information boards. Please be aware of notices and keep abreast of events on campus.

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You must keep your student card on you at all times whether it be physical or digital; should you only have a digital card you will also require a photographic form of ID. You will require it to gain access to campus, for assessment purposes and library access.

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Important Contacts Home Affairs

012 406 2500

Matriculation Board

010 591 4401

SAQA

012 431 5000

Embassies Angola

012 342 0049

Benin

012 342 6978

Botswana

021 421 1045

Côte d’Ivore

012 342 6913/4

DRC

012 344 6475/6

Ethiopia

012 346 5485

France

012 425 1600

Malawi

012 342 0146

Mozambique Consulate

031 303 7130

Rwanda

012 342 6536

Zimbabwe

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Botswana High Commission Kenyan High Commission

012 430 9640 012 362 2249/50/51

Namibian High Commission

012 481 9100

Swaziland High Commission

012 344 1917

Zambian High Commission

012 326 1847

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Fourways Taxi

076 557 5927

Rivonia Taxi

072 060 4437

Uber

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Good Friday

15 April

Family Day

18 April

Freedom Day

27 April

Workers’ Day

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Workers’ Day Holiday

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Eid–ul Fitr

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Youth Day

16 June 10 July

National Women’s Day Heritage Day Yom Kippur

09 August

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Human Rights Day

01 January

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24 September 5 October 24 October

Day of Reconciliation

16 December

Christmas Day

25 December

Day of Goodwill

26 December

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The IIE’s Varsity College Sandton At the heart of Johannesburg, is Sandton. A bustling and dynamic city offering a vibrant social life. Jozi, as it is locally called, is the biggest man-made forest in the world – a unique experience where city life meets nature. Here you’ll find our largest campus – a sprawling complex within secure grounds that boasts a beautiful, thoughtfully designed student environment with ample parking, access to public transport and plenty of nearby accommodation options, all within a 40 minute drive of OR Tambo International Airport. This guide will hopefully make your life a little easier while studying with us. Academic performance is important but so is finding that work-life balance, so let us help you find your way, from accommodation to support services to social and sports clubs. If you need any further information please chat to SIbahle Mnisi, our Student Wellness Manager. Here’s to a successful and fun filled year – enjoy! ACTING CAMPUS HEAD Kim McIntyre

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF LAW Leichen Tonkin

HEAD: ACADEMIC OPERATIONS Leanne Coetzee

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING TBC

HEAD: STUDENT RECRUITMENT Clara Annandale

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY AND COMMUNICATION Pat Scalone

CAMPUS DEPUTY HEAD Tanja Van Staden

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Andre Van Der Westhuizen

HEAD: ACADEMICS Jenna Ramnarain

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT Doreen Mukuku

HEAD: STUDENT SERVICES Vasanthee Govender

PROGRAMME MANAGER: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Mfowabo Maphosa

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REGIONAL SPORTS COORDINATOR (RSC) Jared Margetts PR & EVENTS COORDINATOR Anto Kagisho INFORMATION SPECIALIST Lindiwe Mabuya and Lindi Portia Mohloare

HIV/AIDS

Birthright

079 742 8861

Helpline

0800 012 322

Pregnancy Crisis Clinic

012 342 3452

Love Life

0800 121 900 011 523 1000

Esselene Clinic

011 725 6711

011 673 0400

Narconon

011 024 5464

Cancer Support CANSA

0800 226 622

Hospice Association

011 483 9100

Children Childline

0800 055 555

Jhb Child Welfare Society

011 298 8500 011 768 4342

Sexual Harassment Sandton Protection Unit

011 722 4200

Gay & Lesbian Helpline OUT

012 430 3270 066 190 5812

Should you require any other services, please consult the VC Help File in the Library or speak to the Student Wellness Manager.

Lifeline

International

Crisis Counselling 011 728 1331

011 642 4345

Nisaa

011 854 5804

Student Systems

Domestic Violence POWA Family Planning Marie Stopes Clinic

Durban North

Westville

0800 11 77 85

Pietermaritzburg

The IIE Policies

SANCA

Student Services

Addictions

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Abortion/Pregnancy

Online Centre

Student Support

Academic Info

Finance

ASSISTANT INFORMATION SPECIALIST Clearance Ubisi

The customer relations platform is available via the Student Hub and is called VC Assist. By logging your query on VC Assist, you will gain direct access to a Customer Relations Officer on your campus. VC Assist is a centralised platform on which queries relating to all aspects of your campus experience can be logged and resolved.

Welcome

CAREER CENTRE COORDINATOR (CCC) Relebogile Maomela

The IIE

Customer service is important to us, and as such we have a dedicated Customer Relations Centre on campus that will assist you with any queries you may have as well as support your student experience by equipping you with the right information at the right time.

Register

STUDENT WELLNESS MANAGER Sibahle Mnisi


Important Contacts

Transport

Abortion/Pregnancy

Metro Bus Services

011 375 5555

Fourways Taxi

076 557 5927

Rivonia Taxi

072 060 4437

Home Affairs

012 406 2500

Uber www.uber.com

Security Thorburn Security Solutions

012 595 8300

Gautrain www.gautrain.co.za Taxify

johannesburg@taxify.eu

Social Nightclubs

Shopping

Taboo

011 783 2200

Sandton City

011 217 6000

Madisson Avenue

011 803 7085

Village Walk

011 783 4620

Soiree

011 234 8000

Benmore Gardens

011 884 6838

Booth

011 883 2091

Nelson Mandela Square

011 217 6000

The Sands

011 783 1302

Fourways Mall

011 465 6095

Accommodation

Outdoor Clubs

Student Village

011 885 3918

Taboo

011 783 2200

Spaces For Rent

084 826 1090

Madisson Avenue

011 803 7085

Rentals Galore

011 795 2994

Soiree

011 234 8000

Just Letting

011 883 4191

Booth

011 883 2091

The Sands

011 783 1302

Private Property 087 351 1166 www.privateproperty.co.za

For the IIE’s Varsity College sports clubs and sports life initiatives, please speak to your sports coordinator.

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Off Campus Emergency Numbers 10 177

Fire Brigade

011 375 5911 10 111 011 722 4331

Rape Crisis

011 806 1652

Finance

Register

Sandton Police

The IIE

Flying Squad

011 783 1021

Steers

011 784 4911

McDonald’s

011 883 0712

Debonairs

011 884 6911

Online Centre

KFC

Academic Info

Takeaways

011 883 4370

The Baron

011 883 8435

Signature

087 940 3880

San Deck, Bar & Restaurant

011 780 5000

Student Services

News Café Sandton

The IIE Policies

Restaurants

Pubs

International

073 024 9176

Midrand/Kyalami Athletics Clubs

011 806 5362

Midrand Cricket Club

082 801 8286

Arabesque Dance Academy

082 870 7121

Midstream Tennis Club

082 411 9271

Midrand Rugby Club

082 832 8889

Midrand Hockey Club

084 500 4279

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Westville

Pietermaritzburg

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Sports Clubs

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Medical Sevices MEDICAL CENTRES

DENTISTS Dr Peer

011 783 4575

Medicross

011 796 1400

Dr S H Schneider

011 783 4414

Sandton

011 709 2000

PHARMACIES

DOCTORS Dr Griffith

011 884 8034

Dis-Chem, Benmore

011 783 9715

PSYCHOLOGISTS

HOSPITALS Sandton Mediclinic

011 709 2000

Morningside Mediclinic

011 282 5000

Helen Joseph

011 489 1011

Olivedale Clinic

011 777 2000

Dr D Shand

011 803 4913

Mrs M Lautenbach

082 324 7024

Bryanwood Centre

011 706 2269

Financial Services Absa, Sandton City

011 505 4500

First National Bank, Sandton City

011 883 5104

Standard Bank

0860 123 000

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MUSEUMS

Museum Afrika Apartheid Museum

THEATRES

Theatre On The Square Civic Theatre

ATTRACTIONS

011 883 8606 011 877 6800

St Michael’s Church New Life Beth David Swami Narain Temple Midrand Islamic Institute St Mary’s (Catholic)

011 706 6050 011 706 7565 011 783 7117 011 837 9530 011 802 2108 033 342 2807

Welcome

Contents

PLACE OF WORSHIP

011 789 5052 011 248 5700 014 577 9000 011 646 2000

Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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International

Student Services

The IIE Policies

Brightwater Commons Gold Reef City The Cradle of Humankind Johannesburg Zoo

011 833 5624 011 309 4700

011 282 5911 011 706 3518 011 789 7569 011 442 8988

The IIE

082 167 89 087 354 6157

Sandton Bryanston Randburg Rosebank

Register

Ster Kinekor Nu Metro

LIBRARIES

Academic Info

MOVIES

011 340 8000 0861 008 277

Online Centre

Computicket Tickepro

Finance

Arts & Culture


The IIE’s Varsity College Waterfall Our Waterfall campus opened its doors in 2012, making it the newest edition to the family. Looking more like Google Headquarters than a typical university, the atmosphere is relaxed yet lively with a thriving sports scene. Student accommodation is plentiful in the surrounding neighbourhoods of Waterfall and Midrand, and around the corner you’ll find the Mall of Africa, South Africa’s largest mall ever built in a single phase, home to over 300 local and international brands. This guide will hopefully make your life a little easier while studying with us. Academic performance is important but so is finding that work-life balance, so let us help you find your way, from accommodation to support services to social and sports clubs. If you need any further information please chat to Tim Michael Verne, your Head: Student Services. Here’s to a successful and fun-filled year – enjoy!

CAMPUS HEAD David McConnell

HEAD: STUDENT SERVICES Tim Michael Verne

CAMPUS DEPUTY HEAD Sameera Sheik Imam

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIST TBC

HEAD: STUDENT RECRUITMENT (FULL-TIME) TBC

SPORTS COORDINATOR Jared Margetts

HEAD: ACADEMIC Xandi Thompson

CAREER CENTRE COORDINATOR Siposihle Mdlala

DEPUTY HEAD: ACADEMIC OPERATIONS Juanita Abrahams

STUDENT WELLNESS MANAGER (SWM) TBC

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Student Support Family Planning

Marie Stopes Clinic

012 323 0148

Pretoria Academic Hospital

Amato Pregnancy Crisis

012 342 3452

Amato Pregnancy Crisis

0800 11 77 85 012 354 159 012 342 3452

HIV/AIDS

SANCA

011 673 0400

Helpline

0800 012 322

Narcotics Anonymous

083 900 6962

Love Life

0800 121 900

Legal Services

Cancer Support CANSA

0800 226 622

Hospice Association

011 483 9100

Children

011 787 5059

Sexual Harassment Midrand Protection Unit

0800 055 555

Jhb Child Welfare Society

011 298 8500

Crisis Counselling Lifeline

086 132 2322

Domestic Violence National Network on Violence against Women

012 348 1231

Stop Women Abuse

0800 012 322

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

011 347 1600

Gay & Lesbian Helpline OUT

0860 688 688

Should you require any other services, please consult the VC Help File in the Library or speak to the Student Wellness Manager.

Student Systems

Childline

Durban North

Legal Wise

International

Addictions

Online Centre

Marie Stopes Clinic

The IIE Policies

011 403 1718

Student Services

Birthright

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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Abortion/Pregnancy

Academic Info

Finance

The customer relations platform is available via the Student Hub and is called VC Assist. By logging your query on VC Assist, you will gain direct access to a Customer Relations Officer on your campus. VC Assist is a centralised platform on which queries relating to all aspects of your campus experience can be logged and resolved.

Register

Customer service is important to us, and as such we have a dedicated Customer Relations Centre on campus that will assist you with any queries you may have as well as support your student experience by equipping you with the right information at the right time.


Important Contacts

Transport

Abortion/Pregnancy

Metro Bus Services

011 375 5555

Fourways Taxi

076 557 5927

Rivonia Taxi

072 060 4437

Home Affairs

012 406 2500

Uber www.uber.com

Security Thorburn Security Solutions

012 595 8300

Gautrain www.gautrain.co.za Taxify

johannesburg@taxify.eu

Social Nightclubs

Shopping

Soirée

011 234 8000

Carlswald Centre

011 300 8700

Madison Avenue, Rivonia

082 889 2386

The Boulders

011 315 3345

Cantare

011 511 0505

Centurion Mall

012 663 1702

San Ridge

011 958 1243

Mall of Africa

010 596 9800

Accommodation Just Letting

011 883 8321

Student Village

011 887 1533

Outdoor Clubs

Rentals Galore

011 795 2994

Suikerbosrand Reserve

011 904 3930

Private Property 087 375 1000 www.privateproperty.co.za

Chameleon Adventures Mountaineering

012 362 5383

Digs Connect

Sterkfontein Caves

014 577 9000

Jacana Country Homes & Trails Hiking, Bike Trails

012 346 3350

Gotcha Paintball

086 146 8242 012 460 5617

www.digsconnect.com

For the IIE’s Varsity College sports clubs and sports life initiatives, please speak to your sports coordinator.

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Off Campus Emergency Numbers 10 177

Fire Brigade

011 375 5911 10 111 011 347 1600

Rape Crisis

082 340 2061

Online Centre

Academic Info

Finance

Register

Midrand Police

The IIE

Flying Squad

Gallito

011 318 0698

Debonairs

011 805 1887

Steers

011 805 3794

Sandwich Barron

011 805 6155

Fishaways

011 805 9595

Student Services

011 234 9208

011 806 5362

Midrand Cricket Club

082 801 8286

Arabesque Dance Academy

082 870 7121

Midstream Tennis Club

082 411 9271

Midrand Rugby Club

082 832 8889

Midrand Hockey Club

084 500 4279

Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Student Systems

Midrand/Kyalami Athletics Clubs

International

Sports Clubs

Nelson Mandela Bay

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The IIE Policies

Takeaways


Medical Sevices MEDICAL CENTRES

DENTISTS Dr Yvonne Hoy

011 466 1950

Medicross

011 666 5000

Midrand Dental Care

011 315 3777

Midrand Medical Centre

011 315 2512

DOCTORS Dr Francois Visser

011 805 8456

Dr Robbertze

012 653 6664

HOSPITALS Netcare Waterfall Hospital

011 304 6721

Life Carstenhof Clinic

011 655 5500

Unitas, Centurion

012 677 8000

PHARMACIES Dis-Chem, Calswarld Centre

011 697 0800

Clicks, Sanridge

011 318 0310

Financial Services Absa, Midrand

011 697 8035

Nedbank, Midrand

086 055 5111

Standard Bank, Midrand

086 010 1341

Capitec, Midrand

086 010 2043

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MUSEUMS

Museum Afrika Apartheid Museum

THEATRES

Theatre On the Square Civic Theatre Pretoria State Theatre

ATTRACTIONS

011 883 8606 011 877 6800 012 392 4000

011 248 5152 014 577 9000 011 646 2000 011 315 730 011 511 1864

Michaels Church New Life Beth David Swami Narain Temple Midrand Islamic Institute Every Nation Church Christ Church Midrand True Covenant Church Capital City Church Hatfield Christian Church Dutch Reformed Church Institute for Islamic Services

011 706 6050 011 706 7565 011 783 7117 011 837 9530 011 802 2108 087 802 7322 011 318 2481 011 204 0722 012 996 1190 012 368 2300 012 362 0663 012 323 4928

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Contents

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Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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International

Student Services

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Gold Reef City The Cradle of Humankind Johannesburg Zoo Lory Park Monte Casino Bird Park

011 833 5624 011 309 4700

011 282 5912 011 706 3518 011 789 7569 011 442 8988 012 361 4512 012 460 2592 012 308 8956

The IIE

086 166 8437

Sandton Bryanston Randburg Rosebank Alkantrant Brooklyn Community Library

Register

Mall of Africa

LIBRARIES

Finance

MOVIES

083 915 8000 0861 008 277 011 510 7000

Academic Info

Computicket Tickepro Monte Casino

Online Centre

Arts & Culture


The IIE’s Varsity College Pretoria South Africa’s capital, Pretoria, is well known as an academic city with an active student life. Our Pretoria campus is situated in an upmarket residential area. Our Pretoria campus also has its very own student accommodation complex. Nearby shopping and entertainment, as well as good access to transport and affordable accommodation, all make this campus a great option for students. This guide will hopefully make your life a little easier while studying with us. Academic performance is important but so is finding that work-life balance, so let us help you find your way, from accommodation to support services to social and sports clubs. If you need any further information please chat to Melanie Shotter, Head: Student Services. Here’s to a successful and fun-filled year – enjoy! CAMPUS HEAD Lyndsay de Sa

TEACHING AND LEARNING SPECIALIST (TLS) Ilse Breedt

CAMPUS DEPUTY HEAD Gaylene Oliver

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT Milcah Iwisi

HEAD: ACADEMIC OPERATIONS Renate Struck

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF LAW Jacqui Meyer

HEAD: ACADEMICS Lieza Van Der Vyver

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING Fathima Jogiat

DEPUTY HEAD: ACADEMIC OPERATIONS Marthe-Mari Rossouw

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Alane (Shamala) Naidoo

HEAD: FINANCE Reuben Kalidin

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY AND COMMUNICATION Candice Wepener

HEAD: STUDENT SERVICES Melanie Shotter

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PR & EVENTS COORDINATOR Natanya Nell

The customer relations platform is available via the Student Hub and is called VC Assist. By logging your query on VC Assist, you will gain direct access to a Customer Relations Officer on your campus. VC Assist is a centralised platform on which queries relating to all aspects of your campus experience can be logged and resolved.

SPORTS COORDINATOR TBC INFORMATION SPECIALIST Annelize Kruger

Addictions SANCA (Castle Carey)

012 542 1121

Narcotics Anonymous (WhatsApp only) or

074 038 3804 011 509 0031

Cancer Support CANSA

0800 226 622

Hospice Association

011 483 9100

012 342 3452

Medicross Constania Park

012 993 9000

HIV/AIDS Helpline

0800 012 322

Attic

012 308 8743

Skinner St Clinic

012 354 1654

Legal Services Legal Aid

012 401 9200

Sexual Harassment

Children Childline

0800 055 555

Jhb Child Welfare Society

011 298 8500 011 768 4342

Crisis Counselling Lifeline

011 728 1331

Domestic Violence POWA

011 642 4345

Nisaa

011 854 5804

Durban North

Amato Pregnancy Crisis

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Sandton Protection Unit

011 722 4200

Online Centre

012 348 2551

012 354 1000

Gay & Lesbian Helpline OUT

012 430 3270 066 190 5812

Should you require any other services, please consult the VC Help File in the Library or speak to the Student Wellness Manager.

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Abortion Support Group on Campus

Pretoria Academic Hospital

Student Systems

0800 117 785

Campus Campus Info Info

Marie Stopes Clinic

The IIE Policies

Family Planning

Abortion/Pregnancy

Student Services

Student Support

Academic Info

Finance

ASSISTANT INFORMATION SPECIALIST Dipolelo Maake

Welcome

CAREER CENTRE COORDINATOR (CCC) Gugu Tshabalala

The IIE

Customer service is important to us, and as such we have a dedicated Customer Relations Centre on campus that will assist you with any queries you may have as well as support your student experience by equipping you with the right information at the right time.

Register

STUDENT WELLNESS MANAGER Demi Rae Snyman


Important Contacts

Transport

Home Affairs

Automobile Association

0861 000 234

Orange Cab

0861 700 222

Rixi Taxis

0861 007 494

0800 601 190

Matriculation Board

010 591 4401/2

SAQA

012 431 5000

USAF

010 591 4401/2

Uber www.uber.com

Social Nightclubs

Shopping

Madison Avenue, Pretoria

072 994 2128

Menlyn Park

012 471 0600

Presley’s

012 807 0690

Brooklyn Mall

012 346 1063

Arcade Empire

087 980 3531

Woodlands

012 997 9460

Moloko

012 362 8888

The Grove Mall

012 807 0963

Glenfair Boulevard

012 472 9600

Menlyn Maine

012 348 0407

Lynnridge Mall

012 348 1373

Accommodation Hatfield Community Village

012 368 2354

Property24 www.property24.com

Outdoor Clubs

Digs Connect

Pretoria National Botanical Garden

012 843 5071

Struben Dam Bird Sanctuary

012 358 1510

Gotcha Paintball

086 146 8242

Thrashers Skate Park

082 579 2537

19th Hole Putt-Putt

072 720 6321

BOUNCE Menlyn Main (indoor trampoline park)

012 942 1117

Private Property

www.privateproperty.co.za www.digsconnect.com

For the IIE’s Varsity College sports clubs and sports life initiatives, please speak to your sports coordinator.

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Welcome

Off Campus Emergency Numbers 10 177

Fire Brigade

012 310 6300

Flying Squad

012 366 1700

Rape Crisis

0800 055 555

Finance

Register

Brooklyn Police

The IIE

10 111

012 361 0442

Fish Aways, Glenfair

012 361 0443

Debonairs Pizza, Glenfair

012 348 6620

Barcelos

012 348 9533

Feng Yi

012 348 1918

Roman’s Pizza (Lynnwood)

012 348 4996

Online Centre

Steers, Glenfair

The IIE Policies

012 764 9600

Trademarx

012 344 5000

Eastwood Tavern

012 344 0243

Rocket 88

012 348 1558

Square Time

012 991 6912

Student Services

Pubs

012 343 4405

PHOBIANS

012 348 1292

TUKS

012 420 6060

CBC

012 460 4061

Centurion Action Sports Arena

012 663 9145

Fives Futbol Menlyn Park

021 555 1707

Centurion Rugby Club

012 670 5012

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Westville

Pietermaritzburg

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Academic Info

Takeaways


Medical Sevices MEDICAL CENTRES

DENTISTS Medicross, Constantia

012 998 5552

Medicross

011 666 5000

Intercare, Glenfair

012 368 8800

Midrand Medical Centre

011 315 2512

PHARMACIES

DOCTORS Hatmed

012 362 7180

Clicks, Menlyn

012 348 6162

Intercare, Glenfair

012 368 8800

Dis-Chem, Glenfair

012 472 8720

Medicross, Constantia

012 998 5552

Medicross, Silverton

012 804 4356

HOSPITALS

PSYCHOLOGISTS Mr Jacques Botes

083 892 4200

Mrs M. du Toit

082 673 5223

Kalafong Hospital

012 373 4710

Mrs V. Samouris

012 998 8343

Wilgers

012 807 8100

Nanette Louw

072 341 8002

Pretoria Academic

012 354 1000

Lorna Geer

enquiries@lornageer.co.za

MuelMed

012 440 0600

Vista Clinic

012 664 0222

Kloof Hospital

012 367 4000

Pretoria East Hospital

012 422 2300

Akeso 0861 435 787/ info@akeso.co.za

Life Faerie Glen Hospital

012 369 5600

Steve Biko Academic Hospital

012 354 1597

Financial Services Absa

012 319 5200

First National Bank

012 460 9202

Standard Bank

0860 123 000

Nedbank

012 338 6000

Capitec Bank

0860 102 043

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Cape Town


MUSEUMS

Science and Tech Voortrekker Monument

012 322 6406 012 326 6770

Fort KlapperKop Military Museum Museum of Natural History The Pretoria Art Museum

012 346 7703 012 322 7632 012 344 1807

THEATRES

Theatre On the Square Civic Theatre Pretoria State Theatre

ATTRACTIONS

Contents

St Wilfred’s Anglican Church Christian Revival Church The Glen Methodist Church

012 362 0325 012 807 2364 012 348 5198

Dutch Reformed Church, Moreleta Park Hatfield Christian Church Lynnwood Catholic Church Institute for Islamic Services

012 997 8000 012 368 2300 012 361 1561 012 374 1584

Pretoria Hebrew Congregation, Groenkloof

012 460 7911

012 300 5200 011 248 5000 014 577 9000 012 339 2700 078 593 7716 012 420 0700

Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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Campus Campus Info Info

Student Systems

International

Student Services

Union Buildings Gold Reef City The Cradle of Humankind Pretoria Zoo Hazel Food Market Loftus Versveld

011 883 8606 011 877 6800 012 392 4000

PLACE OF WORSHIP

Register

086 166 8437 0861 246 362

012 460 2592 012 370 2165 012 800 1508 012 358 9670/1 012 348 2480 012 993 4932

Finance

Ster Kinekor Nu Metro

Brooklyn Erasmia East Lynne Alkantrant Library Listeners Library Book-Ends

Academic Info

MOVIES

LIBRARIES

Online Centre

0861 915 8000 0861 008 277

The IIE Policies

Computicket Tickepro

Welcome

Arts & Culture


The IIE’s Varsity College Cape Town Cape Town has been named the best destination in Africa and TripAdvisor’s top destination. The Mother City is surrounded by mountains, oceans and winelands. Cape Town has a rich cultural heritage, great shopping, worldclass restaurants and a lively night-life. Just 30 minutes from the city centre, our Cape Town campus is a vibrant, multi-cultured student environment, which makes for an exciting neighbourhood that buzzes with students all year round. This guide will hopefully make your life a little easier while studying with us. Academic performance is important but so is finding that work-life balance, so let us help you find your way, from accommodation to support services to social and sports clubs. If you need any further information please chat to Megan Landman, our Head of Student Services. Here’s to a successful and fun-filled year – enjoy! CAMPUS HEAD Saleem Jackson

STUDENT WELLNESS MANAGER Charlotte Tinnion

CAMPUS DEPUTY HEAD TBC

SPORTS COORDINATOR Brent Davids

HEAD: ACADEMICS Nicolene Van Vuuren

CAREER CENTRE COORDINATOR TBC

HEAD: STUDENT SERVICES Megan Landman

PR & EVENTS COORDINATOR Deidre Daniels

HEAD: STUDENT RECRUITMENT Christine Anna Prokopiak

INFORMATION SPECIALIST Kanyisa Sobuza

HEAD: ACADEMIC OPERATIONS Richard van Wyk

ASSISTANT INFORMATION SPECIALIST Pheliswa Lerula

DEPUTY HEAD: ACADEMIC OPERATIONS Meghan Fourie

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CTDCC Observatory

021 447 8026

CTDCC Mitchells Plain

021 397 0103

SANCA - Toll free

0861 472 622

Kenilworth Clinic

021 763 4500

Alcoholics Anonymous

021 418 0908

Al Anon (for family)

0861 25 26 66

Cancer Support

Family Issues FAMSA

021 447 7951

Gambling National Helpline

0800 006 008

HIV Aids Helpline

0800 012 322

Homelessness U-turn

021 674 6119

CANSA

0800 22 66 22

Haven Night Shelter

021 425 4700

Hospice

021 531 0277

St Luke‘s

021 797 5335

Legal Service Legal Aid Advice Line

0800 110 110

Pregnancy options 1 Family planning Marie Stopes Clinic

021 762 6468

Smoking Smokenders

021 788 9120

Support for LGBT The Triangle Project

021 686 1475

Children Childline

0800 055 555

Jhb Child Welfare Society

011 298 8500 011 768 4342

Crisis Counselling Lifeline Hotline

0861 322 322

Lifeline

021 461 1111

Depression Anxiety SADAG 24 hr Helpline

0800 12 13 14

SADAG Suicide Crisis Line

0800 567 567

Adcock Ingram Helpline

0800 70 80 90

Disabilities Association for Persons with Disabilities

021 555 2881

Domestic Violence Stop Woman Abuse Helpline

0800 150 150

Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Trauma The Trauma Centre

021 465 7373

Should you require any other services, please consult the VC Help File in the Library or speak to the Student Wellness Manager.

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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Welcome

Contents Addictions

Register

021 361 9085

Finance

Rape Crisis, Khayelitsha

Academic Info

021 633 9229

Online Centre

Rape Crisis, Athlone

The IIE Policies

021 447 9762

Student Services

Rape Crisis, Observatory

International

Abortion/Pregnancy

Student Systems

Student Support

The customer relations platform is available via the Student Hub and is called VC Assist. By logging your query on VC Assist, you will gain direct access to a Customer Relations Officer on your campus. VC Assist is a centralised platform on which queries relating to all aspects of your campus experience can be logged and resolved.

Campus Campus Info Info

Customer service is important to us, and as such we have a dedicated Customer Relations Centre on campus that will assist you with any queries you may have as well as support your student experience by equipping you with the right information at the right time.


Important Contacts

Transport

Security

MyCiTi Bus

0800 65 64 63

Cabs on Call

086 143 3552

Goodfellas

0861 745 547

Rikkis Taxis

021 447 3559

Thorburn Security Solutions

012 595 8300

Please respect the security guards. They assist in ensuring your safety.

Uber www.uber.com

Social Nightclubs

Outdoor Clubs

Assembly www.theassembly.co.za

Waterfront Boat Company

Tiger Tiger

Cape Nature 021 483 0000 www.capenature.co.za

www.tigertiger.co.za

Tinroof

021 674 6888

Maddison 072 564 3794 capetown@madisonavenue.co.za

Accommodation Digs Connect

www.digsconnect.co.za

Shopping Canal Walk

021 529 9699

Cavendish Square

021 657 5620

V&A Waterfront

021 408 7600

For the IIE’s Varsity College sports clubs and sports life initiatives, please speak to your sports coordinator.

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021 418 5806

Hiking − The Mountain Club

021 465 3412

Ratanga Junction Theme Park

021 550 8504

Tokai Forest Mountain Bike Trail/Picnic Area

021 712 7471

Paintball Melkbos

021 572 8883

Adventure4U 021 696 3631 083 356 5591 www.uncoverthecape.co.za

Takeaways Nando’s

021 689 8585

Kauai

021 689 1237

Steers

021 686 6691

St Elmo’s

Sandton

021 686 5780/1

Waterfall

Pretoria

Cape Town


Ambulance

Contents

Welcome

Off Campus Emergency Numbers 10 177

Netcare

082 911

Fire Control Centre Flying Squad

The IIE

021 535 1100 021 948 9900

SAPS – Claremont

021 657 2250

Finance

Mountain Rescue

Register

10 111

Fat Cactus

021 685 1920

Ponchos

021 447 4854

The Brass Bell

021 788 5455

Jerry’s Burger Bar

021 422 4415

Rocco Mamas (Rondebosch)

087 822 1810

The Brass Bell

021 788 5455

Fourways Mall

011 465 6095

Online Centre

021 422 1155

The IIE Policies

Down South

Academic Info

Restaurants

Pubs

Student Services

www.forries.co.za

Virgin Active, Claremont

021 684 3800

Planet Fitness, Claremont

021 683 3121

Zone Fitness, Rondebosch

021 685 5588

The Sports Science Institute, Newlands

021 659 5600

International

Fitness & Health Clubs

Protea Bookshop

021 685 9296

Van Schaik Book Store

021 689 4112

Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Student Systems

University Book Stores

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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Forrester’s Arms, Newlands


Medical Sevices DENTISTS Dr Odendaal

PSYCHOLOGISTS 021 683 1171

DOCTORS Dr Cahill

021 674 2136

HOSPITALS Kingsbury

021 670 4000

Claremont

021 670 4300

Vincent Pallotti

021 506 5111

Groote Schuur

021 404 9111

Cathy Karasellos (Clinical)

021 685 2882

Carol Newman (Counselling)

083 355 3479

Bhamini Rugnathji (Counselling)

072 451 0385

MEDICAL CENTRES Medicross

021 670 7640

PHARMACIES Vitacare

021 685 3030

Rustenburg

021 686 3997

Wynberg

021 797 8141

Financial Services Absa

021 658 4900

First National Bank

021 689 4384

Standard Bank

086 123 0001

Nedbank

021 658 4160

Capitec

0860 10 20 43

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Sandton

Waterfall

Pretoria

Cape Town


086 166 8437 0861 246 362

MUSEUMS

Iziko Bo-Kaap Museum District 6 Museum Civic Theatre

THEATRES

Baxter Artscape Theatre on the Bay

021 481 3800 021 481 3939 021 466 7200 011 877 6800

Contents 021 467 1567 021 689 1100

PLACE OF WORSHIP St George’s Cathedral Anglican

021 424 7360

Hindu Temple Siva Aalayam

021 638 2542

Jewish Cape Town Hebrew Congregation

021 465 1405

Jumu’a Mosque

021 422 2184

021 685 7880 021 410 9800 021 438 3301

021 424 8181

Two Oceans Aquarium

021 418 3823

Kirstenbosch Gardens

021 799 8782

The IIE Policies

Table Mountain Cable Car

Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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Campus Campus Info Info

Student Systems

International

Student Services

021 413 4220/1

Online Centre

ATTRACTIONS Robben Island

The IIE

Ster Kinekor Nu Metro

City Rondebosch

Register

MOVIES

LIBRARIES

Finance

0861 915 8000 0861 008 277

Academic Info

Computicket Tickepro

Welcome

Arts & Culture


The IIE’s Varsity College Durban North The city of Durban is a surfer’s paradise, with pristine beaches and warm water stretching from the north to the south. Only two kilometres from Durban’s Golden mile, our Durban North campus is a safe, modern space, set among sprawling sports fields where you can enjoy rugby, hockey and numerous other outdoor activities. This guide will hopefully make your life a little easier while studying with us. Academic performance is important but so is finding that work-life balance, so let us help you find your way; from accommodation to support services to social and sports clubs. If you need any further information please chat to Eshana Ratibar, our Student Welness Manager. Here’s to a successful and fun-filled year – enjoy!

CAMPUS HEAD Rajesh Chandarman

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Ebrahim Adam

HEAD: ACADEMIC OPERATIONS Daylene Reddy

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES Camille Tabosa-vaz

HEAD: ACADEMICS Catherine Durholz

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF LAW Yadhna Gosai

HEAD: STUDENT SERVICES Lucie Bowyer HEAD: STUDENT RECRUITMENT (FULL-TIME) Braam Mouton HEAD: STUDENT RECRUITMENT (PART-TIME) Carmen Liebenberg STUDENT WELLNESS MANAGER Eshana Ratibar

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PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF FINANCE & ACCOUNTING Tamara Naidoo PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT Razia Khan PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Jan Weber Sandton

Waterfall

Pretoria

Cape Town


Contents The customer relations platform is available via the Student Hub and is called VC Assist. By logging your query on VC Assist, you will gain direct access to a Customer Relations Officer on your campus. VC Assist is a centralised platform on which queries relating to all aspects of your campus experience can be logged and resolved.

INFORMATION SPECIALIST Deveshinee Maharaj IT SUPPORT Zibuyile Mngadi and Musa Zama

Finance

Student Support Domestic Violence

Abortion/Pregnancy

Welcome

PR & EVENTS COORDINATOR Nandi Mzobe

The IIE

CAREER CENTRE COORDINATOR Thembeka Makhubela

Register

Customer service is important to us, and as such we have a dedicated Customer Relations Centre on campus that will assist you with any queries you may have as well as support your student experience by equipping you with the right information at the right time.

Birthright

031 201 5471

Advice Desk, Durban

031 262 9673

Marie Stopes Clinic

031 201 1140

Advice Desk for Abused Women

031 262 5231

Rape Crisis

031 312 2323

Stop Women Abuse Helpline

0800 150 150

Academic Info

SPORTS COORDINATOR Jody Taylor

Helpline

0800 012 322

Minds Alive

031 266 1112

Marie Stopes Clinic

031 201 1140

Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) 031 202 0016

CANSA

031 205 9525

Highway Hospice

031 208 6110

Children Childline

031 201 2059

Crisis Counselling Lifeline Hotline Bling

086 132 2322

Lifeline

031 303 1344

Suicide, Depression & Anxiety

083 256 5993

Durban North Victim Support Group (Calls and WhatsApp)

066 483 8589

Medicross Constania Park

012 993 9000

National Association of People Living With Aids

031 309 3914

Legal Services Legal Aid Advice Line

0800 110 110

Sexual Harassment Open Door Crisis Centre

031 709 2679

Should you require any other services, please consult the VC Help File in the Library or speak to the Student Wellness Manager.

International

Cancer Support

The IIE Policies

031 202 2274

Student Services

SANCA

Online Centre

HIV AIDS

Addictions

031 202 7277

Quadriplegic Association

031 701 7444

Mental Health

031 502 3622

Association for the Physically Disabled

031 403 7041

Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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Blind Society

Student Systems

Disabilities


Important Contacts

Transport

Security

Eagle Taxis

031 337 8333

Shashi’s Taxis

031 303 1356

Thorburn Security Solutions

031 571 6300

Social

Shopping

Nightclubs Tiger Tiger

031 303 9712

Origin

031 201 9959

Ultra Bar Nite Club

066 206 4766

Absolute Florida

082 893 7596

Olympus

084 563 2459

Azar

082 469 6833

47th Avenue

031 852 6821

Casa Nostra Nightclub

031 303 8836

The Werehouse

082 461 6795

Views @ Twenty5

082 574 2255

Accommodation Ask at Reception for the Accommodation Listing

For the IIE’s Varsity College sports clubs and sports life initiatives, please speak to your sports coordinator.

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General

Gateway Theatre of Shopping

031 514 0500

La Lucia Mall

031 562 8420

Cornubia Mall

031 001 0160

Musgrave Centre

031 201 5129

The Pavilion

031 275 9800

Westwood Mall

031 279 2160

Ballito Junction

032 586 1130

Outdoor Clubs Amblers Hiking Club

031 266 8602

Pirates Life Saving

031 337 0191

Marine Surf Lifesaving Club

031 823 3650

Takeaways Debonairs, Broadway

031 563 0194

KFC, Broadway

031 564 9975

Steers, Broadway

031 563 7510

Fishaways, Broadway

031 563 0081

Some Like It Hot, Broadway

031 564 3898

Nando’s, Broadway

031 563 8355

Mcdonalds, Broadway

031 563 0858

Sandton

Waterfall

Pretoria

Cape Town


Ambulance

Contents

Welcome

Off Campus Emergency Numbers 10 177

Netcare

082 911

Fire Brigade & Metro Police Flying Squad

The IIE

031 361 0000 10 111

Durban North Police

031 560 8000

Report a Crime

Finance

Register

086 001 011

031 201 6146

Mayfair Café Restaurant

031 563 2599

Roccomamas

031 563 0925

Butcher Boys

031 312 8248

Mo-Zam-Bik

031 303 2135

Mooki Noodle Bar

031 811 9199

Apache River Spur

031 564 3368

Plan B Dessertery

031 563 1173

Wicked Donuts

031 563 3814

Online Centre

Olive & Oil

The IIE Policies

031 563 2603

031 573 1962

O’connor’s

031 563 4462

Unity Bar

031 201 3470

Drop Kick Murphy’s

031 825 1858

The George

031 303 2980

International

Hops Riverside

Student Services

Pubs

Beachwood Golf Club

031 313 1777

Windsor Park Golf Course

031 312 2245

Mt Edgecombe Country Club

031 539 5330

Durban Country Club

031 313 1777

Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Student Systems

Golf Courses

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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Gaby’s Tasca

Academic Info

Restaurants


Medical Sevices DENTISTS

MEDICAL CENTRES

Dr Moodley

031 561 1313

Sunningdale

031 562 9393

Dr Godfrey

031 564 4673

Durban North

031 563 0518

La Lucia

031 562 9796

DOCTORS Dr Nelson

031 563 5088

Dr Brink

031 562 8505

PHARMACIES Broadway

031 563 8216

PSYCHOLOGISTS

HOSPITALS Netcare Umhlanga Hospital

031 560 5500

Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital

031 581 2400

Life Entabeni Hospital

031 204 1300

McCords Eye Hospital

031 268 5700

Life Westville Hospital

031 251 6911

James Sharrat

031 563 5812

Mt Edgecombe Psychology Practice

031 539 6801

Financial Services Absa, Broadway

031 581 7700

First National Bank, Broadway

031 563 3764

Standard Bank, Broadway

0860 101 341

Nedbank, Broadway

0860 555 111

Capitec Bank, Kensington Square

0860 102 043

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Sandton

Waterfall

Pretoria

Cape Town


Ster Kinekor Nu Metro Cine Centre

082 167 89 086 124 6362 0861 246 300

Contents 012 460 2592 012 370 2165 012 800 1508 012 358 9670/1 012 348 2480 012 993 4932

PLACE OF WORSHIP

Natural Science Maritime

THEATRES

031 311 2256 031 311 2230

The Playhouse Theatre Catalina Theatre

031 369 9555 031 837 5999

Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre

031 260 2296

ATTRACTIONS

031 563 2678

Soofie Saheb Mosque

031 564 5051

Church of the Good Shepherd

031 563 9605

Durban North Methodist Church

031 563 5868

031 566 0400 031 328 8000 031 579 4600

Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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Student Systems

International

Student Services

The IIE Policies

Sharks Board uShaka Marine World Umgeni Bird Park

Durban North Baptist

Online Centre

MUSEUMS

Welcome

Brooklyn Erasmia East Lynne Alkantrant Library Listeners Library Book-Ends

The IIE

MOVIES

LIBRARIES

Register

0861 915 8000 0861 008 277

Finance

Computicket Tickepro

Academic Info

Arts & Culture


The IIE’s Varsity College Westville Located just outside of Durban central, our Westville campus is situated among the green hills of the Westville suburbs. The campus is conveniently located near sports fields, recreational facilities, shopping malls, the city centre and Durban’s famous golden beaches. The campus has a relaxed, laid-back atmosphere with a strong focus on academics. This guide will hopefully make your life a little easier while studying with us. Academic performance is important but so is finding that work-life balance, so let us help you find your way, from accommodation to support services to social and sports clubs. If you need any further information please chat to Zanele Ntombela, our Student Wellness Manager. Here’s to a successful and fun-filled year – enjoy! CAMPUS HEAD Yenusha Ramluggan

CUSTOMER RELATIONS OFFICER Homayra Khan

HEAD: ACADEMIC OPERATIONS Jackie Gounden

STUDENT WELLNESS MANAGER (SWM) Zanele Ntombela

HEAD: ACADEMICS Chantal Hammer

CAREER CENTRE COORDINATOR (CCC) Celeste Grant

HEAD: STUDENT SERVICES Jessica Kell

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF LAW Carey Robertson

HEAD: STUDENT RECRUITMENT (FULL-TIME) Dwayne Du Toit

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES Warwick Jones

CUSTOMER RELATIONS OFFICER Raeesa Moola

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT Siva Moodley

CUSTOMER RELATIONS OFFICER Janescia Naicker

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Vanessa Naicker

CUSTOMER RELATIONS OFFICER Elaine Victor

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF FINANCE & ACCOUNTING Lameesha Mahomed

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Contents

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIST Rosanne Jackson PR & EVENTS COORDINATOR Kara Lortan

The customer relations platform is available via the Student Hub and is called VC Assist. By logging your query on VC Assist, you will gain direct access to a Customer Relations Officer on your campus. VC Assist is a centralised platform on which queries relating to all aspects of your campus experience can be logged and resolved.

INFORMATION SPECIALIST Lethabo Letsoalo

Family Planning

Birthright

031 303 4308

Westville

031 203 7060

Marie Stopes Clinic

031 201 1140

Pinetown

031 718 2622

Rape

SANCA

031 303 2202

TADA

031 202 2274

Narcotics Anonymous

083 900 6962

Cancer Support CANSA

031 205 9525

Highway Hospice

031 208 6110

Crisis Counselling Open Door Crisis Centre

031 709 2679

Lifeline

031 312 2323

Sexual Harassment Open Door Crisis Centre

031 709 2679

Gay & Lesbian Helpline Gay & Lesbian Centre

031 312 7402

Should you require any other services, please consult the VC Help File in the Library or speak to the Student Wellness Manager.

The IIE Policies

Addictions

Student Services

Abortion/Pregnancy

Online Centre

Student Support

Academic Info

Finance

SPORTS COORDINATOR Jody Taylor

Welcome

TEACHING AND LEARNING SPECIALIST Suzaan Oltmann

The IIE

Customer service is important to us, and as such we have a dedicated Customer Relations Centre on campus that will assist you with any queries you may have as well as support your student experience by equipping you with the right information at the right time.

Register

PROGRAMME MANAGER: SCHOOL OF IT Samuel Faloye

Blind Society

031 309 4991

Headway Natal

031 266 2713

Quadriplegic Association

031 702 2723

International

Disabilities

031 502 1883

Advice Desk

031 262 5231

FAMSA

031 202 8987

Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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Helpline

Student Systems

Domestic Violence


Important Contacts

Transport

Security

Automobile Association

080 011 1998

Baz Bus

031 304 9099

Eagle Taxis

031 337 8333

Mozzie Cabs

086 066 9943

Durban Transport Bus Service

031 309 5942

Thorburn Security Solutions

012 595 8300

Uber

www.uber.com

Social Shopping

Nightclubs Café Vacca Matta

031 368 6535

Tiger Tiger

031 303 9712

Kingston Beach Club

060 460 9935

Cubaña

031 303 4383

Accommodation Just Property

082 515 3522

Acutts

083 303 3805

Harcourts Meridian

031 572 5740

Property24 www.property24.co.za Westwood Lodge

082 777 7609

Digsconnect 071 796 7343 hello@digsconnect.co.za

For the IIE’s Varsity College sports clubs and sports life initiatives, please speak to your sports coordinator.

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Pavilion

031 265 0558

Musgrave

031 201 5129

Gateway

031 566 2332

La Lucia Mall

031 562 8420

Westwood Mall

031 266 0028

Westville Junction

031 267 1987

Outdoor Clubs Amblers Hiking Club

072 615 0559

Wildlife Info Centre

033 845 1000

Krantzkloof Nature Reserve

031 764 1502

Pirates Life Saving

031 337 0191

Takeaways KFC, Westville

031 267 1318

Steers, Westville

031 266 5356

Debonairs, Westville

031 266 8853

Sandton

Waterfall

Pretoria

Cape Town


Ambulance

Contents

Welcome

Off Campus Emergency Numbers 082 911

Fire Brigade

031 361 0000

Flying Squad Westville Police

The IIE

10 111

Finance

Register

031 267 7340

W. County Club

031 266 1391

Olive & Oil

031 266 1391

RocoMamas (Westville)

031 266 0918

Lupa Osteria

031 266 8793

Cafe Mayfair

031 267 0039

Online Centre

031 265 0106

031 265 0154

Waxy O’Connors

031 266 2565

WOB

082 598 7926

The Drop in Squash Bar

031 266 1391

Student Services

The Firkin Retaurant & Bar

The IIE Policies

Pubs

Berea Rovers

031 312 6154

Collegians

031 303 4671

Varsity College Old Boys

031 563 7528

Westville Old Boys Sports Club

073 979 9834

Westville Athletic Club

031 265 0911

International

Sports Clubs

Provisions Book Store

031 337 2112

Adams Book Store

031 304 8571

Van Schaik Book Store

031 332 2009

Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Student Systems

University Book Stores

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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John Dory’s

Academic Info

Restaurants


Medical Sevices DENTISTS Dr S Geldenhuys

PHARMACIES 031 701 3719

DOCTORS

Dis-Chem, Westwood

031 266 0721

Medi-Rite, Pavilion

031 265 1072

Dr S Blanckenberg

031 266 9258

PSYCHOLOGISTS

Dr M Westbrook

031 764 6688

Ms C Newton

082 491 1136

Dr G Sanpersad

031 265 1047

Ms C Chester

031 303 5578

Ms G Nyawose

031 701 0043

Mr R England

083 412 2287

HOSPITALS Crompton, Pinetown

031 702 0777

Westville

031 265 0911

Entabeni

031 204 1300

McCord

031 268 5700

St Augustine’s

031 268 5000

Medical Centres Crompton, Pinetown

031 702 0777

Westville

031 265 0911

Financial Services Absa, Westville

(031) 266 5354

First National Bank, Westville

(031) 267 0750

Standard Bank, Westville

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0860 10 1341

General

Sandton

Waterfall

Pretoria

Cape Town


MUSEUMS

Natural Science Maritime

THEATRES

Barnyard The Playhouse Theatre Rhumbalow Theatre Tina’s Hotel Theatre

ATTRACTIONS

031 311 2256 031 311 2230

St James Anglican Church St Elizabeth’s, Westville Soofie Mosque Great Synagogue

031 309 1625 031 266 4325 031 262 4246 031 201 5177

031 566 3045 031 369 9555 082 499 8636 0317647843

031 337 2721 031 566 0400 031 328 8000 031 328 3000

Moses Mabhida Stadium Valley of 1000 Hills

031 582 8242 031 777 1874

Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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Campus Campus Info Info

Student Systems

International

Student Services

Beaches Sharks Board uShaka Marine World Suncoast

Welcome

Contents

PLACE OF WORSHIP

The IIE

082 167 89 086 124 6362 0861 246 300

031 764 7543 031 312 2213 031 311 6343 031 311 6590

Academic Info

Ster Kinekor Nu Metro Cine Centre

Kloof Durban ­− Main Pinetown Westville

Online Centre

MOVIES

LIBRARIES

Register

0861 915 8000 0861 008 277

The IIE Policies

Computicket Tickepro

Finance

Arts & Culture


The IIE’s Varsity College Pietermaritzburg An hour from Durban, in the capital of KwaZulu-Natal, our Pietermaritzburg campus is located on the lush grounds of St. Charles’ College. Historically significant buildings and lecture halls open directly onto beautifully manicured lawns, while state-of-the-art security and safety systems ensure your wellbeing. Bring your walking shoes as student residence is right around the corner from campus. This guide will hopefully make your life a little easier while studying with us. Academic performance is important but so is finding that work-life balance, so let us help you find your way, from accommodation to support services to social and sports clubs. If you need any further information please chat to Sonya, our Student Wellness Manager. Here’s to a successful and fun filled year – enjoy! CAMPUS HEAD Eve Reddy HEAD: STUDENT RECRUITMENT (FULL-TIME) TBC HEAD: ACADEMICS Carmen Bezuidenhout

CUSTOMER RELATIONS OFFICER Sam Kheswa ACADEMIC SUPPORT COORDINATOR: SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT Revasha Sookdew

TEACHING & LEARNING SPECIALIST Nazarana Mather ACTING DEPUTY HEAD: ACADEMIC OPERATIONS Prisilla van der Byl PROGRAMME MANAGER - SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Myrna King CAREER CENTRE COORDINATOR Claudine Aboobaker

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ACTING HEAD OF STUDENT SERVICES AND STUDENT WELLNESS MANAGER Sonya Nursoo

General

ACADEMIC SUPPORT COORDINATOR: SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Sinethemba Shezi SPORTS & SOCIAL COORDINATOR (SSC) Travis Hesom INFORMATION SPECIALIST Brenda Kelly

Sandton

Waterfall

Pretoria

Cape Town


Choices Pregnancy Support

Gay & Lesbian Helpline 066 037 1831

Addictions

OUT

086 033 3331

Uthingo Network

033 342 6165

SANCA

033 345 4173

HIV/AIDS

AKESO

087 075 0762

Lifeline

Cancer Support

Sexual Abuse 033 344 1560

Rape Crisis

Child Welfare

033 342 8971

Childline

033 394 5177

Should you require any other services, please consult the VC Help File in the Library or speak to the Student Wellness Manager.

Children

033 342 4447

Contents

Welcome The IIE Student Services

Hospice

033 342 4447

Crisis Counselling Lifeline

033 342 4447

033 342 4945

Stop Women Abuse

0800 012 322

International

Domestic Violence FAMSA

Online Centre

Abortion/Pregnancy

The IIE Policies

Student Support

Academic Info

Finance

The customer relations platform is available via the Student Hub and is called VC Assist. By logging your query on VC Assist, you will gain direct access to a Customer Relations Officer on your campus. VC Assist is a centralised platform on which queries relating to all aspects of your campus experience can be logged and resolved.

Register

Customer service is important to us, and as such we have a dedicated Customer Relations Centre on campus that will assist you with any queries you may have as well as support your student experience by equipping you with the right information at the right time.

033 342 6022

Hayfields Pharmacy

033 386 5477

Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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Boom Street Clinic

Student Systems

Family Planning


Important Contacts

Transport

Security

Automobile Association

080 011 1998

Unique Taxis

033 391 1238

Metro Taxis

033 397 1910

Thorburn Security Solutions

012 595 8300

Social Accommodation

Outdoor Clubs

YMCA, Mr Hammond

033 386 3938

Karkloof Canopy Tours

033 330 3415

Natal Properties

033 345 1515

Midmar +Albert Falls

033 330 2067

Pam Golding

033 342 8108

Oribi Airport, Flying etc.

033 386 9577

Homenet Realtors

033 394 5211

Rock Climbing

082 736 3651

Cascades MTB Park

033 347 1486

Crossfit PMB

071 863 4573

Digs Connect

www.digsconnect.com

Shopping Liberty Mall

033 342 0062

Takeaways

Nedbank Plaza

033 394 0586

KFC

033 342 8420

Hayfields Mall

033 386 7030

Steers

033 386 3731

Cascades

033 347 1900

Nando’s

033 386 9024

RocoMamas

033 342 4332

For the IIE’s Varsity College sports clubs and sports life initiatives, please speak to your sports coordinator.

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Sandton

Waterfall

Pretoria

Cape Town


Ambulance

Contents

Welcome

Off Campus Emergency Numbers 082 911

Fire Brigade

080 003 3911

033 845 7700

Online Centre

Academic Info

Finance

Register

Alex Road Police Station

10 111

The IIE

Flying Squad

Saki Bar and Grill

033 342 6999

Frankie Bananaz

033 345 7373

Madison Avenue

078 347 0750

Student Services

033 342 1058

033 342 2375

Collegians

033 342 9933

Maritzburg Golf Club

033 396 2356

Indoor Action Arena

033 346 2934

Natal Canoe Club

033 394 9994

Standard Cricket Club

084 555 8975

KZN Inland Hockey

081 320 3172

Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Student Systems

Wanderers

International

Sports Clubs

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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Cubana

The IIE Policies

Pubs


Medical Sevices PSYCHOLOGISTS

GYNAECOLOGISTS Dr K Moodley

033 394 2074

Dr Bhika

033 342 6118

Dr Swan

033 342 8803

HOSPITALS St. Anne’s

033 897 5000

Medi-Clinic

033 845 3911

Northdale (State)

033 387 2512

Greys (State)

033 897 3000

Samcare Therapy Centre

033 342 9204

Clive Willows

033 345 1185

Prishika Pillay

033 387 1100

Tim Barry

033 343 4408

Thandi Mambi

033 345 0567

MEDICAL CENTRES Med 24

033 342 7023

Scottsville Family Clinic

033 342 1011

Pharmacies Hayfields

033 386 5477

Scottsville

033 386 1029

Financial Services Absa, Scottsville

033 845 6600

First National Bank, Hayfields

033 395 5000

Standard Bank, Hayfields

0860 10 1341

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Sandton

Waterfall

Pretoria

Cape Town


Cine Centre

033 342 7007

MUSEUMS

Natural Science Maritime

THEATRES

Hexagon Hilton College

ATTRACTIONS

033 260 5537 033 383 0126

Contents

PLACE OF WORSHIP

Anglican Church Scottsville Presbyterian Mountain Rise Masjid Sivasoobramian Temple

033 394 1567 033 342 3427 033 397 0921 033 342 5430

Synagogue (Glenmore Minyan) Jehovah’s Witnesses St Mary’s (Catholic)

033 386 2151 033 346 0838 033 342 2807

Welcome

033 392 2683 033 391 4350

033 395 8500 033 344 3585 033 343 3184 072 501 0207

Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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Campus Campus Info Info

Student Systems

International

Student Services

The IIE Policies

Online Centre

Golden Horse Casino KZN Botanical Gardens Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife High Altitude Climbing

031 311 2256 031 311 2230

Bessie Head Northdale

The IIE

MOVIES

LIBRARIES

Register

0861 915 8000 0861 008 277

Academic Info

Computicket Tickepro

Finance

Arts & Culture


The IIE’s Varsity College Nelson Mandela Bay Nestled in the Nelson Mandela Bay Area is the seaside city of Gqeberha, also known as ‘the friendly city’. Our Nelson Mandela Bay campus lives up to that nickname, offering you a safe, secure and friendly environment in which to develop your knowledge and professional skills. It’s an exciting and welcoming setting where you can advance academically and achieve an all-important work-life balance. This guide will hopefully make your life a little easier while studying with us. Academic performance is important but so is finding that work-life balance, so let us help you find your way, from accommodation to support services to social and sports clubs. If you need any further information please chat to Jaci Howell, our Student Wellness Manager. Here’s to a successful and fun-filled year – enjoy! CAMPUS HEAD: Paul Manson

TEACHING AND LEARNING SPECIALIST: Ilse Roelofse

HEAD: ACADEMIC OPERATIONS Naude Loots

STUDENT WELLNESS MANAGER (SWM) Jaci Howell

HEAD: FINANCE Collette Campbell

CAREER CENTRE COORDINATOR: TBC

HEAD: ACADEMICS Jackalyn Appalsami HEAD: STUDENT RECRUITMENT (FULL-TIME) Lisa-Mari Nell HEAD: STUDENT SERVICES Earlene Jacobs

SPORT COORDINATOR: Debbie Windsor PR & EVENTS COORDINATOR: A’neil Chetty

HEAD: STUDENT RECRUITMENT (PART-TIME) TBC

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Sandton

Waterfall

Pretoria

Cape Town


041 991 0217

Crisis Centre

072 688 0560 Family Planning

Addictions SAADAG Helpline

0800 121 314 0800 567 567

Narcotics Anonymous

083 900 6962

Cancer Support CANSA

041 373 5157

Hospice

041 360 7070

Children Childline

0800 055 555

E.P Youth Care Centre

041 373 7602

Trafalgar Clinic

041 373 0014

Empilweni

041 451 1540

Planned Parenthood Assoc

041 487 2672

Central Clinic

041 506 2850

Marie Stopes Clinic

0800 117 785

HIV/AIDS Helpline

0800 212 506

ATTIC

041 506 2641

National HIV Helpline

0800 012 322

041 408 2800

Sexual Harassment

Blind Society (Nkosinathi Foundation)

041 487 1150

Disabilities Association for the Physically Disabled

041 484 5426

PE Deaf Association

041 586 1189

Rape Crisis Centre

041 484 3804

Should you require any other services, please consult the VC Help File in the Library or speak to the Student Wellness Manager.

Student Systems

Disabilities

Domestic Violence Stop Women Abuse

0800 150 150

FAMSA

041 585 9393

Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

International

Legal Aid

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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Campus Campus Info Info

041 373 8882

Student Services

Legal Services

Crisis Counselling Revive (previously LifeLine)

Welcome

Contents New life Pregnancy

Academic Info

041 487 0524

Online Centre

Marie Stopes Clinic

Finance

Abortion/Pregnancy

The IIE Policies

Student Support

The IIE

The customer relations platform is available via the Student Hub and is called VC Assist. By logging your query on VC Assist, you will gain direct access to a Customer Relations Officer on your campus. VC Assist is a centralised platform on which queries relating to all aspects of your campus experience can be logged and resolved.

Register

Customer service is important to us, and as such we have a dedicated Customer Relations Centre on campus that will assist you with any queries you may have as well as support your student experience by equipping you with the right information at the right time.


Important Contacts

Transport

Security

Translux

086 158 9282

Grey Hound

041 363 4555

Algoa Bus

041 404 1200

Thorburn Security Solutions

012 595 8300

Uber

www.uber.com

Social Nightclubs

Shopping

Finnezz

041 586 3233

Walmer Park

041 368 2690

New Asia

041 373 0099

Walker Drive

041 360 4055

Cubaña

041 582 5282

Cleary Park

041 482 0079

White Tiger

071 891 9196

The Boardwalk

041 507 7777

Metlife Plaza

041 360 4100

Baywest Mall

041 492 0326

Accommodation Digs Connect

www.digsconnect.com

Outdoor Clubs Algoa Bay Yacht Club

041 585 4058

Crusaders Football Club

041 585 4716

Diaz Club

041 365 2168

Londt Park Sports Club

041 360 9261

Ocean Divers

041 581 5121

Storms River Adventures

042 281 1836

For the IIE’s Varsity College sports clubs and sports life initiatives, please speak to your sports coordinator.

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Waterfall

Pretoria

Cape Town


Contents

10 111

Precision Towing Ambulance

082 255 3000

Fire Brigade

The IIE

10 177 041 585 1555 10 111

Police Mount Road

041 394 6000

NSRI

041 585 6011

Register

Flying Squad

041 364 2672

Steers

041 368 5083

Nice & Fishy

041 364 3923

Scooters Pizza

041 364 3850

Academic Info

KFC, Newton Park

Finance

Takeaways

041 583 6986

Salt

041 582 2402

Angelo’s Walmer

041 501 2899

Café Brazilia

041 585 1482

Spargo’s

041 363 0010

Dolphins Leap

041 582 2473

The IIE Policies

Something Good

Online Centre

Restaurants

041 583 4500

Champions Bar

041 373 0936

Beer Yard

041 582 2444

Beer Shack

041 582 2354

International

Barney’s Boardwalk

Student Services

Pubs

Old Grey

041 373 8325

Crusaders

041 585 4716

Park

041 581 0763

Profiles Gym

041 368 5041

Virgin Active, Greenacres

041 363 1460

Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Student Systems

Sports Clubs

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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Police

Welcome

Off Campus Emergency Numbers


Medical Sevices DENTISTS

MEDICAL CENTRES

Dr Miers, Newton Park

041 364 0041

Dr W Strydom, Cape Road

041 374 3624

Medicross, Cape Road

041 391 8700

Greenways

041 368 3706

PHARMACIES

DOCTORS Dr N Koch, Cape Road

041 391 8700

Dr G Roux, Lovemore Heights

041 368 3706

Dr M Venter, Walmer Medicross

041 396 4800

HOSPITALS Greenacres

041 390 7000

St George’s

041 392 6111

Mercantile

041 404 0400

Dora Nginza

041 406 4111

Livingstone

041 405 9111

Clicks Pharmacy, Greenacres

041 363 0748

Dis-Chem Pharmacy, Newton Park

041 396 2600

PSYCHOLOGISTS Ms P Cloete, Walmer

041 581 1318

Dr H, Mercantile

041 453 3750

Ms R Gowar, Lovemore Heights

041 360 0603

Financial Services Absa, Greenacres

041 502 1111

First National Bank, Greenacres

041 363 2432

Standard Bank, Greenacres

0860 101 341

Nedbank, Greenacres

041 391 4200

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Sandton

Waterfall

Pretoria

Cape Town


MUSEUMS Bayworld

041 584 0650

The South End Museum

041 582 3325

THEATRES

Opera House Centrestage

Contents

LIBRARIES

DPE Main Newton Park Walmer

PLACE OF WORSHIP

041 506 3466 041 365 1403 041 581 4111

Church of Christ St Hugh’s Anglican Church Mosque

041 365 2228 041 365 1298 041 585 6784

Father’s House Christian Church

086 100 1350

041 586 2256 041 583 2246

Addo Elephant Park

042 233 8600

South African Air Force Museum

041 505 1295

Tour of the Volkswaggen Auto Pavilion

041 994 5941

Bayworld

041 584 0650

Van Staden’s Flower Reserve

041 956 0155

Ice Skating

041 492 0330

Online Centre

041 379 4195

The IIE Policies

Kragga Kamma Game Park

Durban North

Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

185

Campus Campus Info Info

Student Systems

International

Student Services

041 378 1702

Academic Info

ATTRACTIONS Seaview Game Park

Welcome

086 166 8437 041 583 2000 086 166 8437

The IIE

Ster Kinekor Cinema Starz Baywest IMAX

Finance

MOVIES

Register

Arts & Culture


The Online Centre The IIE Distance delivery mode provides you with the opportunity to study in the comfort of your own home and to plan your study workload to suit to your individual pace. The high-quality support ensures that you become part of a dynamic online learning community; facilitating meaningful engagement with your Online Tutors and your peers.

Online Tutors who are subject matter experts and who maintain the human experience of the learning process in each of your modules.

The IIE Distance delivery has been designed with our students’ needs in mind, and includes the following:

Our most successful students are those who make use of the full range of support provided by the online team, while also assuming the necessary responsibility for the management of their own learning.

A structured online learning environment that will take you through the learning process; making use of the best of instructional design thinking that will enable you to understand and apply your knowledge as you progress through your studies. The online design ensures that you are able to track your progress and meet each crucial milestone along the way. A learner guide designed to lead you through the textbook. It includes questions and answers for practice and revision. Access to an online information specialist who can direct you to a range of digital library resources, and provide you with assignment support as well as referencing and plagiarism guidance.

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A Programme Success Tutor who monitors your engagement and who is available to supports your learning journey across your entire programme of study.

Head Online Centre - David Mc Connell Manager: Online Operations – Rosemarie Vieira Manager: Online Teaching and Learning – Liesl Scheepers Head Student Recruitment (IIE Distance) – Lauren Latter General Queries – oc@varsitycollege.co.za Contact Number – 087 354 5884

Sandton

Waterfall

Pretoria

Cape Town


Contents

Welcome The IIE Register Finance Academic Info Online Centre The IIE Policies Student Services Westville

Pietermaritzburg

Nelson Mandela Bay

Online Centre

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Student Systems

International Durban North

Campus Campus Info Info

All information contained in this Student Handbook is subject to change and was correct at the time of publication to the website. The policies available on the Student Portal will always override the policy information referred to in this Student Handbook.