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Careers in the Hospitality Industry
Careers in the Hospitality Industry
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
What are NBTs?
What are NBTs?
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Choosing Subjects in Grade 9
Choosing Subjects in Grade 9
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Monday, May 13, 2019
What is a BSc and why choose this degree?
Bachelor of Arts Degree - BA
Bachelor of Arts Degree - BA
Sunday, May 12, 2019
What is a BA and why choose this degree?
Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
Sunday, May 12, 2019
What is a BCom and why choose this degree?
Become an accredited career guidance practitioner
Become an accredited career guidance practitioner
Monday, May 6, 2019
Free education in South Africa is a great initiative which will positively affect the lives of many students who otherwise would have had no access to education.
Careers which require Mathematics
Careers which require Mathematics
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Maths is a “gateway” subject to fields such as science, engineering, medicine, IT as well as into some areas of commerce.
The face of career guidance at schools in the future
The face of career guidance at schools in the future
Sunday, May 5, 2019
The Ministerial Task Team for History submitted their final report in February 2018. The task team made several recommendations relating to how history should be included in the curriculum. Each of these recommendations had in one way or another, an impact on Life Orientation.
Bursaries in South Africa
Bursaries in South Africa
Thursday, April 18, 2019
What are the main bursaries and scholarships available to South African students? Check whether you qualify.
Study at an Accredited Private College in South Africa
Study at an Accredited Private College in South Africa
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
If you choose to study at a private college in South Africa, ensure that qualification for which you register is accredited.
What is NSFAS funding? Who qualifies? How do I apply?
What is NSFAS funding? Who qualifies? How do I apply?
Friday, April 5, 2019
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a bursary scheme which provides poor and working class South African students with free higher education and training.
Universities in South Africa
Universities in South Africa
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
South Africa’s 26 registered and accredited public universities offering accredited, degrees to qualifying students.
Become a Designer?
Become a Designer?
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Are you thinking of studying towards a qualification in design? What kind of designer do you want to become? Read through the following career options and compare.
Careers in IT
Careers in IT
Monday, April 1, 2019
What career opportunities available in IT? Where can you study? What are the requirements for entry?
Making Subject Choices in Grade 9
Making Subject Choices in Grade 9
Monday, April 1, 2019
You must choose a minimum of 7 (seven) subjects at the end of Grade 9 of which, 4 (four) are compulsory and 3 (three) are your own choice, called elective subjects.
Study at a TVET College
Study at a TVET College
Monday, April 1, 2019
There are 50 accredited public TVET Colleges with over 250 campuses spread throughout the country in both rural and urban areas. TVET Colleges are government subsidised making them the most affordable institutions to study at in South Africa.
Study in South Africa
Study in South Africa
Thursday, March 21, 2019
South Africa has unique benefits especially for students from Africa due to its proximity and cost. Many of South Africa's universities are internationally recognised and the cost of study is much lower than similar ranked institutions in "first world" countries.
University Closing Dates
University Closing Dates
Friday, March 1, 2019
Universities have specific closing dates so check the closing dates for the courses you are applying for and don’t miss the deadline.
Study Engineering
Study Engineering
Saturday, January 26, 2019
You can choose from the following types: civil, chemical, computer, electrical / electronic, mechanical, industrial, mining, aeronautical, and others.
University Admission Requirements APS
University Admission Requirements APS
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
To be accepted into university you need to pass matric with a Bachelor's Pass (previously known as a matric with exemption):
What to Study after Matric
What to Study after Matric
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Passing matric is a significant achievement for any young person in South Africa and opens doors to a host of opportunities depending on the level of achievement and subjects. 

Where to Study?
Where to Study?
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Where you study after matric will depend on a few considerations, what were your results, what you can afford, and what you are interested in study?  

A Career in Teaching?
A Career in Teaching?
Sunday, November 25, 2018
Having you considered becoming a teacher? Is it something you have a passion for? Consider what age group you would prefer teaching as this will influence what you study in order to get there.
Cost of University Study in South Africa
Cost of University Study in South Africa
Monday, November 19, 2018
How much will you pay to study at a public university in South Africa?
How do I become a Psychologist?
How do I become a Psychologist?
Friday, November 16, 2018
What do I need to become a psychologist? Where can I study? Do I need math's at school>? How long does it take to become a psychologist? What can I do as a psychologist?
Career Practitioner Training
Career Practitioner Training
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Career Guidance Training for Teachers and Counsellors in Career Guidance
Study in Mauritius
Study in Mauritius
Friday, July 13, 2018

For anyone thinking about studying overseas either for the international exposure or the experience of studying in another country, Mauritius is one option to consider.

Find your Matric results online
Find your Matric results online
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Nanoscience – the science of the very small
Nanoscience – the science of the very small
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Nanoscience and the use of nanotechnology are already impacting our lives through innovations such as stain-resistant fabrics,medical diagnostic devices and improvements to computer hard drives, battery storage and enhancing energy efficiency.
Job Trends - How the Job market is Changing
Job Trends - How the Job market is Changing
Saturday, January 6, 2018
The changing world of work
Life after failing matric
Life after failing matric
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Part-Time Job Ideas for Students
Part-Time Job Ideas for Students
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
The best kind of student job is the one that pays the most, however keep in mind that any job you do will impact your future career so try to find something that which suits your personality.
Qualify as an Artisan?
Qualify as an Artisan?
Friday, December 1, 2017

Are you good with your hands? Do you enjoy fixing things around the house or building new things? Would you prefer a job which is physically demanding and where you can be independent and work for yourself one day?  Then consider becoming an artisan.  

International Scholarships - Students from Southern Africa
International Scholarships - Students from Southern Africa
Thursday, November 23, 2017

Take a look at some of the most prestigious International Scholarships available to students in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Avoid being a “Quack” - Study an accredited qualification!
Avoid being a “Quack” - Study an accredited qualification!
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
So when choosing where to study, make sure that you choose the field that best suits your interests, but ensure that the training institution is accredited with the right professional body and has recognition within the industry you are going to work in. Make sure that the university or college where you choose to study is accredited and that the qualification you are studying is also accredited.
Are you a square peg in a round hole? Maybe you are an Entrepreneur!
Are you a square peg in a round hole? Maybe you are an Entrepreneur!
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Do you sometimes feel that you don’t quit fit the mould when it comes to careers? Like a square peg in a round hole? Then maybe less conventional types of career may suit you.

How Graduates can Improve their Chances of Getting a Job?
How Graduates can Improve their Chances of Getting a Job?
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Employability skills, sometimes called core skills, soft-skills or transferable skills, are needed in nearly every job.
Taking the Gap
Taking the Gap
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
There are some merits to taking a gap year. Just make sure that you apply to study before you go, then defer your studies for when you get back.
The Role of Parents in Career Decision-Making
The Role of Parents in Career Decision-Making
Monday, November 13, 2017
A parent should definitely be involved in a child’s career choice but should stop short on making the “final” decision on their behalf.  The reason for this is that career decision-making is not a singular event which starts when a person leaves school. It is a process, part of which is discovering more about who I am, and what I want to do with my life one day. By involving yourself in small ways you can help your children during each step along the way.
Best Graduate Development Programmes
Best Graduate Development Programmes
Friday, November 10, 2017

Graduate programmes have become a means of netting and recruiting high quality graduates for all sorts of professions and jobs. Graduate programmes have become a marketing tool to attract young people with lucrative packages and incentives.

Are you planning on Studying Abroad?
Are you planning on Studying Abroad?
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

In this article we investigate and compare the quality of education and the cost of study in five popular study abroad destinations namely, the UK, Germany, Australia, Canada and the US.  We investigate and compare what allowances these countries make for foreign students to study and get employment while studying. 

Study in Cape Town
Study in Cape Town
Thursday, October 26, 2017
There are a growing number of foreign students choosing Cape Town as a study destination. One of the reasons is that Cape Town offers the opportunity for students to advance their education while at the same time experiencing what Cape Town and South Africa have to offer.
Why are so many students from South Africa looking to study abroad?
Why are so many students from South Africa looking to study abroad?
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Insufficient post-school academic study opportunities are resulting in many students looking to study abroad. This is the first article in a series on this topic.
Careers without Mathematics
Careers without Mathematics
Monday, October 23, 2017
There are hundreds and hundreds of careers that you can do without Mathematics.
Internships - A foot in the door
Internships - A foot in the door
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
I still don't know what to study - should I still apply?
I still don't know what to study - should I still apply?
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Rather be safe than sorry and apply to study even if you are not sure what you want to do with your life. At least you will get the student the student card and you can reapply later using the same student number you were given. Apply on time and dont miss the deadline. You can change you mind later but you won't get in if you miss the application deadline. Top universities receive more applications than they can accept. 
Career dress-up day
Career dress-up day
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Career day is the one day in the year when all year 7 (13 years - 14 years) learners come to school dressed in their career
Financing your studies after school
Financing your studies after school
Friday, March 24, 2017
Subject Choice - Mathematics
Subject Choice - Mathematics
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Subject Choice - Music
Subject Choice - Music
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Subject Choice - Hospitality Studies
Subject Choice - Hospitality Studies
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Subject Choice - Tourism
Subject Choice - Tourism
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Subject Choice - Visual Arts
Subject Choice - Visual Arts
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Subject Choice - Accounting
Subject Choice - Accounting
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Subject Choice - Business Studies
Subject Choice - Business Studies
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Subject Choice - Consumer Studies
Subject Choice - Consumer Studies
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Subject Choice - Dramatic Arts
Subject Choice - Dramatic Arts
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Subject Choice - Economics
Subject Choice - Economics
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Languages
Languages
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Subject Choice - Geography
Subject Choice - Geography
Friday, April 10, 2015
Subject Choice - History
Subject Choice - History
Friday, April 10, 2015
Subject Choice - Life Orientation
Subject Choice - Life Orientation
Friday, April 10, 2015
Subject Choice - Life Sciences
Subject Choice - Life Sciences
Friday, April 10, 2015
Subject Choice - Physical Science
Subject Choice - Physical Science
Friday, April 10, 2015
Subject Choice - Maths Literacy
Subject Choice - Maths Literacy
Friday, April 10, 2015

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