Bulelani Dyomfana

Bulelani Dyomfana

Bulelani is a Writer at Portal Publishing where he writes for the Careers Portal. His love for writing began in high school when he realised that he had a knack for literature and he then set his sights on pursuing journalism as a career path.

Bulelani has completed a National Diploma in Journalism at Cape Peninsula University of Technology and is currently studying towards an Advanced Diploma in Journalism at the same institution. His aim so far is to further the initial parts of his writing career with Portal Publishing and contribute towards its growth as an organisation.

He enrolled on to journalism not only to better his research skills but to also branch out into broadcast. Additionally, his main intention is to find a way in which he can make a meaningful contribution to society by becoming an active participant of South Africa's constitutional democracy and encouraging others to follow suit.

Articles by Bulelani:

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) recently announced that it would open the appeals process for students whose 2022 funding applications were rejected. But it seems you may have to wait a bit longer until they kick-off.

You have just received your matric results and find that, for some reason, you do not qualify for a matric rewrite. Here is what you can do about it. 

If you have applied to study at Nelson Mandela University and meet all the requirements you’ll be glad to know that registrations are now open for 2022.

If you are eager to study Marketing but are not sure where to start looking, then the universities and colleges listed below could be of interest to you. 

The Department of Basic Education in Limpopo could soon be without a MEC as calls continue for the dismissal of MEC Polly Boshielo, following the province's poor performance in the 2021 matric results. However, some analysts believe that it would be a premature intervention, as a more sustainable solution is needed.

South African civil society groups have made another urgent appeal to the government to keep and increase the R350 grant. However, the outcome is yet to be determined following a recent meeting with government officials.

The Department of Basic Education is looking to implement some changes in the sector to ensure that there are fewer disruptions to the school year. Basic Education  Minister Angie Motshekga has shed some light on what the Department has planned for the sector in 2022.

Failing matric or getting poor results can be devastating to a learner's academic endeavours, but the Second Chance Matric Program is here to ensure that you get yourself up and try again. Here is how it works and how you can register.


With matric results having been announced on Thursday this past week, South Africa's prison population has also made headlines for all the right reasons by achieving an impressive matric pass rate. The Justice and Correctional Services has given further details on how this 2021 matric cohort achieved their results.

As the closing deadline for the second cycle of the R350 grant draws closer, civic organisations have continued their calls for it to be extended. They also want the government to consider introducing a Basic Income Grant.  

If you applied and have been admitted to study at Orbit College you only have a few days left to register. Here is how can submit your registration.

Receiving your matric results is a big deal after going through years of schooling in the education system. However, if you are among the matriculants who did not receive their exam results on Friday last week, here is the reason why.

If you were looking to pursue your tertiary studies through Unisa and may have initially missed the deadline, now is your chance because Unisa has given applicants more time to register and has also opened late applications.

With the first month of the new year nearing its end, the South African Social Security Agency(Sassa) has released the SRD grant payment schedule for February 2022 and they are as follows.

Following an application cycle that spanned a total of 10 weeks, NSFAS has announced that they will now be processing application appeals. 

Are you wanting to study at a university or TVET college? Then it might be beneficial for you to sign up for the Central Application Clearing House (CACH) system, which is a government online system aimed at helping you gain access to university or TVET colleges as well as other related opportunities. Here is what you need to know about it.

Registrations for the 2022 academic year at Vaal University are now open, so if you have applied and have been accepted to study at the university. Here is what you need to know.

The 2021 matric results were recently published on Friday and some of the country’s brightest young minds got to celebrate their accomplishments, while others may have had to endure a bit of disappointment due to poor results. Here is how these candidates can apply to have their exam scripts re-checked and re-marked.

Unisa has issued a response after its National and Regional Student Representative Council handed them a memorandum of demands seeking clarity on a number of issues including lack of service delivery at the Department of Student Administration and Registration. 

If you have not submitted your NSAFS Student funding application yet, you have an extremely limited amount of time to get it done.