Sakinah Samuels


Sakinah Samuels

Sakinah is Head of Content at Portal Publishing where she manages content strategy for the company websites, and is passionate about the work she does. With a passion for writing developed at a young age, she is always creating some form of written content at all points in time.

Sakinah completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree at the University of the Western Cape majoring in Psychology, English and Philosophy in 2019 and has since expanded her skill set. She also gained an SEO qualification through the Red & Yellow Creative School of Business.

Some of the areas that Sakinah and her content specialise in are university education, TVET College education, NSFAS funding, SASSA grants, High School current issues, Matric exams, and lots more.

Connect with Sakinah on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sakinah:

NSFAS provides fully subsidised free higher education and training for poor and working class South Africans through bursaries. NSFAS funding is available to TVET College students as well so what's the criteria for TVET students to be funded?

If you're a NSFAS student or hoping to become one, knowing what the N+ rule is could then be very important for you. This rule deals with the duration which you can receive the NSFAS bursary for.

NSFAS applications will close in less than a week with almost 2 million applications already submitted. Should you NSFAS application be rejected, you can submit a NSFAS appeal.

The Presidential Youth Employment Initiative (PYEI) in the Basic Education Sector aims to provide jobs to South Africa’s young people between the age of 18 and 34 years old, in an effort to alleviate some of the high unemployment levels amongst the youth. Some of those employed by the PYEI work in schools as teaching and general assistants.

Tshwane South TVET College is one of the 50 public TVET colleges located in South Africa. With a variety of courses, thousands of students flock to the college every year.

Some universities in South Africa have already revealed when they'll be opening their 2025 applications for admission. If you want to get a head start on your application process, this is some great information you should take advantage of.

Students who don't qualify for a NSFAS bursary can now apply for a NSFAS loan. The closing date for NSFAS loan applications has now been announced.

With the new month finally arriving, Sassa has now commenced with grant payments for February. Millions of people are set to receive Sassa grant payments this month.

The 2024 academic year is so close with thousands of students and prospective students now gearing up for the year. Universities have now given students a look into the upcoming year as 2024 academic calendars have been released.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is hoping to bridge the funding gap which exists. The Comprehensive Student Funding Model hopes to do this by providing NSFAS loans to missing middle students.

WhatsApp Channel

Sponsored Ad

Google News

Post-Matric Options


After completing your matric certificate exams, you are faced with a multitude 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 considering entrepreneurial ventures, each offering unique opportunities for personal and professional growth.

You've probably been contemplating the next chapter of your life all throughout the year asking yourself, 'what am I going to study after I finish completing my matric certificate exams?', 'am I going to study? What else can I do when I pass'? Well, we can help.


Where to Study