Hazel Kosie


hazel kosie

Hazel is a junior journalist at Portal Publishing and writes for Careers Portal and Skills Portal. She started out by writing short stories, drawing inspiration from books that she took from her local library. She has obtained her National Diploma in Journalism from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

She has great interest in news and she has previously worked as a radio journalist, producing content for Zibonele FM, a Current Affairs show. While studying towards her journalism qualification, she was working part-time as an online English tutor.

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Articles by Hazel:

If you are among those who have successfully applied for a Nsfas bursary, it’s important to check your current Nsfas status and what it means. Here's what an 'evaluation' Nsfas status means.

Post #FeesMustFall, the funding criteria for NSFAS changed. Returning students who are interested in continuing studies are welcomed to apply. However, they need to be on the lookout for a few things which will come in handy before applying for funding.

At the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic, many individuals lost their jobs, prompting the government to find a way to financially support affected individuals. The journey to providing this financial support has not been without its ups and downs.


The University of South Africa prides itself in offering study opportunities close to 400 000 students across South Africa and beyond the borders of the country. This university has a number of undergraduate qualifications that you can choose from, starting at the qualification level of a Higher Certificate.


There's been an incline of the demand of teachers in South Africa and globally. China, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom are the top ten countries that have been employing South African teachers. Here's where you can study a teaching qualification.

The Vaal University of Technology (VUT) provides its students with the VUT Blackboard student portal to access their study materials, and to also submit their assignments. Here’s how you login to the VUT Blackboard portal.

After submitting your Social Relief grant application, you might want to do a Sassa status check. But you might find that your application status is 'reapplication pending'. Here's what that Sassa status means, and what you can do about it.

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) is a government entity that is not only responsible for distributing social grants to millions of its clients, but also has job opportunities for job seekers.


There are at least 50 registered public Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges that are spread across all nine provinces of South Africa. Here are the TVET Colleges with student accommodation.


The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) was established in 2004, when three Technikons were merged. The institution has since operated as a university of technology, with its students using innovative-technological tools for their learning.


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Post-Matric Options


After completing your matric certificate exams, you are faced with a lot 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 starting your own business. There are so many choices but we are here to help.


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