Aug 9, 2022

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UKZN threatens legal action against ‘illegal’ matric upgrade centres

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) says it will take legal action against illegal matriculation upgrade centers that claim to be affiliated with the institution.

Spokesman Normah Zondo said, that there was no Matric Upgrade Center or UKZN foundation program “approved, sanctioned, or approved” by the university.

A matriculation upgrade is a way to improve the results of 12th grade students taking their exams and is made possible by accredited centers.

“12th grade students, their parents and guardians are cautioned not to apply or enroll at a die upgrade center that claims to be affiliated with UKZN.

“The university has neither authorized nor approved the illegal use. its name, logo, branding, campus, venues and / or residences through these companies. There is no relationship between these centers and the university.

“Their operation on the UKZN campus is illegal and not permitted. They falsely give the impression that they are partnering with the university, ”said Zondo.

She said the university is aware that many previous applicants for illegal matriculation upgrade centers“ after the defeat were in an unfavorable position ”. their money to these companies. ”

Zondo said the university will take legal action against any matriculation upgrade center found to be illegally“ presenting itself as affiliated with the university and in which such a center does business and / or uses one of the UKZN facilities for such purposes. ”