Ryan Cloete


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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:

The 2024 academic year is underway at most of the country's universities. However, students at a Bloemfontein university are facing challenges with completing their registration. 

The agency responsible for ensuring the most vulnerable members of our society has confirmed when social grant beneficiaries will be paid in March. This informs millions of people when they will have access to their Sassa grant. 

Thousands of students who applied for NSFAS funding in 2024 were unsuccessful. The good news is that unsuccessful NSFAS applicants can submit a NSFAS appeal. 

More than one million students are reliant on the bursaries provided by NSFAS to fund their tertiary education qualification. But what happens when students transfer to a different institution?

Conversations regarding the BELA Bill frequently turn contentious, as stakeholders argue that addressing misconceptions is crucial for understanding the bill's objectives.


Millions of students applied for NSFAS funding in 2024. The Financial Aid scheme is calling on all applicants to check their application status as soon as possible. 

Teachers play a critical role in educating children and shaping the minds of our future generations. Several factors must be addressed to ensure the brightest minds pursue careers in the teaching profession. 

Millions of students are set to be funded by NSFAS in 2024. The allowances received by students depends on several factors including whether the students attends classes in person or online. 

More than 20,000 student applied for NSFAS student loans in 2024. However, only around 600 NSFAS loan applicants have been provided with funding decisions by NSFAS. 

South African citizens will enjoy a new public holiday in May 2024. The date of the General Elections have been set. 

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