• CAREER GUIDANCE

    When you look for a career, it is important to know yourself. Here are some tips and information on how to choose your career and studies.

  • UNIVERSITIES

    All you need to know about the different types of universities in South Africa, how to apply, and study tips for the first year at university.

  • Q&A STUDIES & CAREER

    Questions from learners regarding different fields of study and careers, answered by University students and professionals.

  • STUDY TIPS

    10 tips to succeed in your studies, from some of our top Matric learners and Prof. Jonathan Jansen (chancellor of the University of Free State).

  • ACCOMMODATION

    How to get residency accommodation (on campus); how to find a room off campus; and popular student accommodation.

  • PRIVATE COLLEGES

    Private colleges offer degrees, diplomas and certificates. They often provide more individual attention than universities or TVET colleges because of their small size. Many help you find a job at the end of your studies and have close links with different industries.

  • TVET COLLEGES

    Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) colleges offer studies that are more practical than university courses and sometimes better suited to certain work environments.

  • BURSARIES

    Information on bursaries for high school learners and university students, as well as tips for applying.

  • NSFAS

    The “National Student Financial Aid Scheme” (NSFAS) is a government bursary awarded to South African students from families who earn less than R 350 000 per year (total household income) to study at Universities and TVET colleges.

  • STUDY LOANS

    A study loan is a loan provided by a bank, university or other institution. It must only be paid back at the end of your studies.  But, from the start, your family/sponsor will have to pay an “interest” on the loan every month.

  • POST MATRIC AND GAP YEAR

    Whether you're not happy with your Matric results this year or can't go to your university of choice, you can take a gap year and take another go next year. But what to do during a gap year?

  • APPRENTICESHIPS

    Apprenticeships are learning programs in an artisan trade occupation. You do your apprenticeship in a company for the full period of training, with only short theory courses for 3 months of the year at a TVET college.

  • LEARNERSHIPS

    Learnerships combine classes (30% of the time) at a college/training centre, with work (70% of the time) in a company, government department or small business.

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