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Ranking(s)

Ranking(s)

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Several organisations including QS, Times Higher Education and Shanghai Jiao Tong University provide a ranking of hundreds of universities across the world. Each uses a different method for ranking, so it is important to work out what about a university is important to you before you use the rankings.
Recognition

Recognition

Definition

Recognition is the formal approval of training organisations, products and services operating within the vocational education and training sector (as defined by State and Territory legislation).
Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning

Definition

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is recognition of prior studies undertaken at another accredited institution, or work experience that is relevant to the student's area of study. It is shown as credit toward a degree on the student's record and may enable the student to complete his or her in less time than usual. See also Advanced Standing, Credit(s) and Exemptions.