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Discrimination
Unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice. Discrimination can be direct or indirect.
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Disruption to Studies
Theprocesses that enable students to notify the University of a disruption tostudies and the basis and mechanisms through which the University will providesupport in such situations.
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Distance education
A program exclusively existing of external units.
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Doctor of Philosophy
The Doctor of Philosophy is an ungraded postgraduateresearch degree awarded for independent research which forms a distinctcontribution to the knowledge of the subject and which affords evidence ofcoherence and originality shown either by the discovery of new facts or by theexercise of independent critical power....
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Donor
Any person or organisation making a donation or donation in-kind to the University. Donors include students, alumni, friends, trusts, foundations, corporations, government bodies or non-government organisations. The gift is a donation if the only recognition or benefit given in return is a public acknowledgement of the gift.
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Double degree
A recognised combination of two programs which allow students to qualify for two degrees with fewer credit points and in less time than it would take to complete each separately.
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Double major
In addition to completing the required qualifying major for a degree, it may be possible for students to complete the requirements of a second major. A second major may be taken from the approved majors offered by any of the faculties.
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