Saarah Richards


Saarah Richards

Saarah Richards is a part-time writer at Portal Publishing, focussing on The Careers Portal. Saarah completed her Honours in Philosophy at Stellenbosch University in 2020 which was sparked by a curiosity in the world and everything beyond.

Saarah not only dabbles in writing, but is also a creative and has had her work exhibited at Zeitz MOCAA. 

Articles by Saarah:

If you are looking to apply at one of the many universities in South Africa, we have all 26 universities admission requirements all here in one place. We have included the faculties they have and the locations that they are in, so you can easily explore though all the universities available to you. 

Most universities across South Africa ask students to pay an application fee in order to apply at their institution. We have the application fee information for all 26 universities in South Africa right here, one click away.

Have you ever wondered why getting your Matric certificate is so important? Certification and accessible resources is the guiding light you need for your future success. We have the resources and information you need to unlock all your future opportunities.

If you have submitted an SRD grant appeal and are not sure what to do from there, we're here to help. Here is what happens after you appeal and how to track your Sassa R350 grant appeal.

If you have submitted an appeal for the R350 grant, but your SASSA SRD status says 'meanstest' and you're not sure what it means, we are here to help. This grant sees beneficiaries receive R350 per month.

If you're wondering whether or not you'll have to pay your ISFAP bursary back after graduating, the answer is right here.

Students who are studying teaching or prospective education students who require funding, this one is for you. The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) could possibly be able to assist you with your funding needs. If not, we have another option too. 

Future teachers, the Funza Lushaka Bursary application will be opening soon for new applicants and returning students better get applying before the deadline comes. We have all you need to know on when and how to apply, right here. 

Studying law and need funding? NSFAS might be able to help. If you are unsure whether or not NSFAS will fund your law degree, was have the answers for you. 

Technical Math or Pure Math? Who knows. If you are getting ready to choose your subjects and you have no idea what the difference between pure math and technical math is, we got you covered. 

Math in general is not the easiest of subjects, and when you get to Grade 10 you are stuck with the decision between Pure Math and Math Lit, but what's the difference? Here we have the difference and the pros and cons of the two subjects.

The Department of Education discusses all the important matters that took place over this last week. There are talks of new school programmes, a possible phase two of the teaching assistants initiative, and school netball being broadcasted on live TV. We have all you need to know on the education sector, right here.

Rhodes University protest action continues as the Student Representative Council presents the students demands and they are not met. In the recent meeting with the Deputy Vice Chancellor they discussed the students issues and made decisions on how they will be going about these issues. 

Stellenbosch University is currently implementing a new waste water based surveillance system that detects Covid-19. The new system helps detect early infections and picks up on people who are asymptomatic. 

Students and future students of Durban University of Technology, this one is for you. If you a prospective student or are currently attending DUT and require funding for your studies, we might have a solution for you. 

Unisa has allocated a single examination period for the 2021 academic year. The exams will mostly take place online to accommodate for the Covid-19 restrictions. 

Schools in the Free State have been seeing a high rise in Covid-19 cases. Many schools have already been temporarily closed and as the infections rise as the days go by, more and more schools have been affected. 

Over a hundred students at a school in the Gauteng province fall ill after eating tin fish from the schools feeding scheme. Learners were hospitalized and many of them experience other terrible food poisoning symptoms. 

To those who are in matric or rewriting matric and wondering the what the different types of matric passes mean or how to get them, we have the answers for you. Here is what the different matric passes means, how to get them and what you can do with them. 

Over the last week the educational sector of South Africa has been facing many different challenges. From school bullying to nutritional programme to infrastructure, schools have been facing a lot. Here we have all you need to know on the top stories of the educational sector in South Africa.