Ryan Cloete


ryan cloete

Ryan Cloete is a journalist at Portal Publishing based in Cape Town who writes for The Careers Portal and The Skills Portal and is also a video editor for The Careers Portal YouTube channel. He received an Advanced Diploma in Journalism at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in 2021. Ryan has also previously worked as an on-air contributor at One FM.

As a journalist, Ryan's ultimate goal is to work for a publication that makes a difference in the lives of people. Working at Portal Publishing has provided him with an opportunity to do this and kick start his hopefully long career in news. He also enjoys reading, having a good laugh with friends and watching sporting events.

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Ryan's Articles:

Around one million learners are currently waiting for the release of the matric exam results. The basic education department has released the matric results release schedule. 

The number of students funded by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is set to decrease due to budget cuts. However, the fund has revealed its plans on how to mitigate the impact of a smaller purse. 

South Africa’s deputy president praised the implementation of the R350 grant as it provides financial assistance to vulnerable adults. However, they acknowledged that the buying power of the grant has dwindled since it was first introduced. 

If the minister of higher education had his way, the country's largest university would have been placed under administration. The university was facing several challenges which compelled the minister to take action. 

Millions of unemployed people rely on the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant to purchase basic items like food every month. However, it was recently revealed that Sassa is returning money to government that was meant for SRD grant payments. 

The basic education department says all necessary measures have been taken to ensure a smooth conclusion to this year's matric examinations. There is less than a month left before matric candidates get their results. 

As the 2023 National Senior Certificates (NSC) approaches its conclusion, the department has provided their official debrief. They revealed all the important numbers behind examinations, challenges which occurred and how they were mitigated.

Students at South Africa's largest university will soon release 2023 exam results. However, some students will not have access to their results after breaching Unisa's exam rules. 

The 2024 academic year in the Post School Education Sector (PSET) is less than two months away. Stakeholders in the sector recently addressed several concerns ahead of the upcoming academic year. 

As the final week of the 2023 National Senior Certificate (NSC) exams commence, thousands of learners will begin the wait. This wait will last more than one month to receive their NSC results. 

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