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.

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Articles by Sakinah:

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) can help you turn your passion into reality through funding for Occupational Programmes at TVET Colleges. Here's a breakdown of what is included in NSFAS funding for occupational programmes.

Sassa pays permanent social grants to more than 18 million beneficiaries each month. If you've applied for a Sassa grant, here's how to check your Sassa status.

The SRD Grant is a lifeline for approximately 9 million South Africans every month. If you submitted an SRD grant application, you will need to run a Sassa status check for your R370 Sassa grant.

Sassa recently introduced a new ID verification process for SRD grants. However, many applicants have not been receiving their SRD verification links.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides financial support to eligible South African students pursuing higher education. Will NSFAS pay for students who are studying occupational programmes?

When you do a learnership, you are able to gain valuable experience in your field while also obtaining a qualification. Do learnerships come with pay?

Enterprises University of Pretoria forms part of the University of Pretoria and offers short courses to make sure their students stay industry relevant and are constantly building on their skillset. Here are the courses on offer at Enterprises.

If you're looking for a postgraduate bursary, you should apply at the Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme. Careers Portal sat down with Shaun Perrier, the Head of Fundraising at ISFAP, to learn more about the courses covered for ISFAP Postgrad Bursary. 

If you want to study at a South African university, you'd be glad to know that you can now apply. A number of tertiary institutions have opened their applications process for 2025.

The SRD Grant is a lifeline for approximately 9 million South Africans every month. Here's a guide on how to apply for the Sassa SRD grant.

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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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