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Higher Education

Higher Education, a near-essential part of life. Referring to any studying done after Matric, higher education provides students with additional qualifications necessary to obtain specific jobs and advance themselves in life. Options for higher education include universities and colleges, offering qualifications on degree, diploma and certificate levels. Which of these levels of higher education you qualify to go into depends upon your Matric pass - it takes a Bachelor's pass to qualify to study for a degree, a Diploma pass for a diploma and a Higher Certificate pass for a certificate. Read on to see what your options are in terms of higher education and see how the field of higher education is changing in South Africa.

The 2018 QS Best Student Cities survey saw Johannesburg ranked 79th out of the 100 top cities to study in. Johannesburg has risen from its previous rank of 84th in 2017.

Deciding to get a tertiary qualification is a big commitment, both financially and in terms of the time and effort you’ll need to invest to get your degree or diploma.

Matriculants who have not yet finalised their study options for next year, should take a serious look at vocational careers, where the demand for qualified and skilled individuals remain despite South Africa’s sluggish economy, an education expert says.

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received more than 400 000 funding applications for the 2019 financial year.

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor will today be presented with the award of Officer in the French Legion of Honour for her remarkable and life-long achievements during her time as Minister of Science and Technology.

Thousands of first year students receiving their end of year results are having to face up to the fact that their dreams for the future are not materialising quite as they had hoped

 

iQ Academy is a specialised distance Private Higher Education Institution (PHEI) that serves students throughout South Africa. 

The holiday season is approaching, and with it, the busiest time of the year for shoppers as they search for the perfect gifts for their loved ones. 

With 9 days left before the closing of 2019 applications cycle, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has called on all students, who have not yet applied for financial aid, to submit their online applications before the closing date.

SACAP (the South African College of Applied Psychology) has opened its fourth physical campus in Berea, Durban, thereby increasing tertiary education options in KwaZulu-Natal.  

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