Students urged to obtain valid qualifications

Cara-Jean Petersen, a project manager at Feenix, a crowdfunding initiative for students, said the problem of faking qualifications is worsening. 

JOHANNESBURG - Last year, President Ramaphosa signed the National Qualifications Framework Act, making it a criminal offence to lie about your credentials.

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Cara-Jean Petersen, a project manager at Feenix, a crowdfunding initiative for students, said the problem of faking qualifications is worsening. 

Petersen said students are increasingly not able to finish their studies due to financial pressures and may be tempted to fake qualifications out of desperation.

She said students have expressed their frustrations, particularly when it comes to money, but said those she has spoken with are determined to find a way to legally obtain their qualifications. 

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