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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.

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. 

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.
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.

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
Careers without Mathematics
Monday, October 23, 2017
There are hundreds and hundreds of careers that you can do without Mathematics.
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?
Could you be 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.  

Financing your studies after school
Friday, March 24, 2017
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?
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.
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. 
International Scholarships for Students in Africa
Thursday, November 23, 2017

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

Internships - A foot in the door
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Job Trends - How the Job market is Changing
Saturday, January 6, 2018
The changing world of work
Life after failing matric
Thursday, January 4, 2018
If you are one of those who didn't pass it can be devastating, particularly due to the media hype surrounding the matric exams.
Making Subject choices in Grade 9
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Subject Choice in grade 9
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.
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.
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.
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.

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
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.
University Closing Dates
Monday, December 18, 2017

Universities have specific closing dates so check the closing dates for the courses you are applying for and don’t miss the deadline. 

What to Study after Matric
Tuesday, October 6, 2015

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. 

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.