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Q: Why do you call this website a college if it's not a real college?

A: If you are asking this question, you presumably come from a country where the word "college" has a specific meaning that you don't think applies to this website.

In most English-speaking countries the word college means a place of education. Different countries have slightly different definitions; for example, a college in the USA usually means a university, whereas a college in New Zealand is usually a secondary school (high school).

In most countries the word college can also apply to any education provider at the secondary or tertiary level. Often these are specialist institutions, e.g. "Springfield College of Nuclear Physics" or "Springfield Nursing College".

As an aside, it's worth noting that a lot of respected websites use terms such as college and university even though they aren't accredited to offer degree courses. It's just something to be aware of.

As it happens, we do supply material to real-world colleges and universities all over the world. We are regularly complimented on our standards and we are very proud that our material is considered to be high quality by so many senior educators.

In summary, we feel the name "Media College" nicely describes what we offer. This website is a place of learning that provides material in text and multi-media formats, as well as a forum for students to interact and learn from those with experience.

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