Ragheema Mclean


Ragheema is an intern writer at Portal Publishing where she writes for The Careers Portal. Shes currently in her third year studying 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:

Hillcrest Hill School in Durban, KwaZulu- Natal has been put under microscope following numerous allegations about ongoing incidents of misconduct and racism at the school. Infuriated learners have expressed how they feel about attending the school. 

Last week Friday a heated exchange between a Coloured grandparent and a Black teacher at Fred Norman Secondary School in Ennerdale Gauteng was recorded on video. The exchange has since gone viral on social media. 

If you ever wondered whether or not you can use an online platform to submit your Sassa application, we have the answer. Sassa provides various Sassa grants to vulnerable individuals.

Student accommodation is often seen as a safe, convenient, and cheaper alternative to renting privately while at university. If you are a student living in Cape Town looking for a place to live, below is a list of websites that might help you find the perfect accommodation.

The majority of schools in the Eastern Cape have lacked adequate fencing and secure infrastructure for years. In 2020 the department promised to fence schools but could not see the project through due to a lack of funds. However, it seems the cries of the communities are finally being heard. 

If you have completed your undergraduate degree in Business Management, you might want to consider registering for an Honours Degree programme. Below is a list of institutions that have an honours programme for Business Management.

Do you have a Project Management interview coming up? Below is a list of Project Management interview questions that can help you prepare for your interview.

With the matric exams approaching, parents might find that their children are anxious or more on edge that usual. That might be because exam stress is already starting to take its toll on learners. The pressure is high and often is the reason why learners consider taking shortcuts like cheating during exams.

For years, young South African women have faced numerous challenges and barriers that restrict them from getting a decent education. Historically, the patriarchal nature of South African society has always classified women to be child bearers and keepers of the home.

Schools in the Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) province have been facing numerous challenges and issues concerning religion and cultural beliefs. This includes learners displaying signs associated with ancestral callings.




Since the commencement of the 2023 Online School Admissions for Grades 1 and 8, the Gauteng Education Department (GDE) has reported successful application turnout figures. Applications are set to close in less than two weeks.

For years the Limpopo Department of Education has promised to build a new school for the learners at Ratŝeke Primary School. Since then, all the department have done is provide the community with inadequate mobile classrooms and the construction on the new school building is yet to commence. 

The Presidential Youth Employment Initiative (PYEI), introduced by President Cyril Ramaphosa in 2020, is an intervention to assist young people seeking employment. While a number of young people have benefited from this initiative, continued employment through the programme is not guaranteed.

Police have confirmed the events of an unfortunate incident that took place at North West University (NWU) Gatholo off-campus residence. The incident has left the university community and students devastated and in a state of shock.

Poverty, inequality, and unemployment are some of the many socio-economic challenges that are faced by many. As a result, government plans to introduce the Basic Income Grant (BIG) as a form of social assistance that will address the challenges that affect the most vulnerable in society. 

The issue of inequality in South Africa is seen in the country’s education system. Overcrowded classrooms and poor school infrastructure in public schools is something the department of education are yet to adequately address.

If you have a knack for advertising, interactive marketing, public relations, or sales promotion then a career in Marketing Communication might be your calling. Find out which institutions offer courses and modules in the field below.

Earlier this year, during the State Of The Nation Address (SONA) government made a commitment to ensure that 10,000 students were offered placement into the workplace to gain work experience that will allow them to complete their qualifications.

Numerous schools in the Western Cape were burgled and vandalised over the winter school holidays. It's estimated that the department will have to fork out a large sum of money in order to replace and repair the damages.

July marks the one-year anniversary of the catastrophic 2021 riots and looting that shook South Africa to its core. One year later, the country is still recovering from the destruction of the unrest. Since then, many initiatives and campaigns have sparked to help rebuild the nation.