Open Access (OA) is the practice of providing unrestricted access via the internet to peer reviewed scholarly journal articles.
You can find theses at other institutions. Click on the databases for theses link below. You can also view electronic theses from other tertiary institutions by going to an institution's homepage and checking to see if they have these. List of Higher Education Institutions.
The Sabinet database UCTD (Union Catalogue of Theses and Dissertations) lists details of all masters and PhD theses completed in South Africa and the URL is provided for many theses that are now available online.