Ragheema Mclean


Ragheema is an intern writer at Portal Publishing where she writes for The Careers Portal. She has studied journalism at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

Ragheema is a Storyteller and News junkie. Her love and passion for writing and broadcasting started at a young age but when she's not writing news stories or working on her personal blog you'll find her in the kitchen, cooking or baking up a storm!

Ragheema's Articles:

Every month, millions of individuals receive social grant payments from Sassa. With December on the way, it's important that beneficiaries keep up to date with how much money they will be receiving.

For many high school learners, the idea of jumping into the next phase of life right after finishing their matric year is daunting and overwhelming. This is why thousands of newly matriculated learners opt to take a “gap” year.

Nursing is one of the most respected professions in the health care sector. If you’re interested in becoming a nurse the first step would be to obtain the necessary training and qualifications.

Are you anxiously waiting to hear back from NSFAS about the status of your application? Look no further! In this guide, we will show you just how easy it is to check your NSFAS application status. Whether you are a first-time applicant or a returning student, we understand that the waiting game can be nerve-wracking.


Millions of South Africans receive financial assistance through various types of grants provided by the state each month. If you have applied for a SASSA grant for the month of November, you may want to keep track of your application status.

Located in the Limpopo province, Lephalale TVET College offers an array of study courses and programmes. Do you want to attend Lephalale TVET College but are unsure whether NSFAS will pay for your tuition fees?

Studying at a TVET College provides students with the necessary skills to excel in their chosen career path. Here are the courses and programmes on offer at Tshwane North TVET College.

Rewriting your matric exams is a great opportunity for learners to improve their matric results. Improving their matric exam results can often lead to an increased amount of study opportunities at the tertiary education level in South Africa. 

Parliament's portfolio committee on basic education has adopted the Basic Education Laws Amendment (BELA) Bill. The Bill will now be referred to the National Assembly for further debate and consideration.

More than 18 million permanent grants are distributed to individuals in South Africa every month. Beneficiaries would be happy to know that the monetary value of these Sassa grants will increase from 1 October 2023.

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Post-Matric Options


After completing your matric certificate exams, you are faced with a multitude of post-matric options that can shape your future paths.

These options range from pursuing higher education at universities or colleges, entering vocational training programs, joining the workforce, or even considering entrepreneurial ventures, each offering unique opportunities for personal and professional growth.

You've probably been contemplating the next chapter of your life all throughout the year asking yourself, 'what am I going to study after I finish completing my matric certificate exams?', 'am I going to study? What else can I do when I pass'? Well, we can help.


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