South Africa is home to 26 public Universities, including the University of Pretoria, University of Johannesburg, University of Stellenbosch, University of Johannesburg,  University of Limpopo, University of Free State, University of Cape Town, University of the Western Cape, University of Venda and many others that offer premium university courses.

On Careers Portal, you will find the latest on university application dates, university qualifications, university requirements and university news. 

The North West province is home to one of South Africa's 26 public universities. It is extremely helpful to each step of the application process for this university as it ensures you are well-prepared to embark on your educational journey at NWU.

Are you a student at the University of Johannesburg and you're struggling to log into your UJ uLink, well we can help. Keep reading to find out how to do so. 

Walter Sisulu University has opened their applications for the 2024 academic year. WSU accepts online applications only. It is a free service and no payments are required. 

The cost of tuition can be a significant barrier for many aspiring students so are there any tuition-free universities in South Africa? This question has been on the minds of many individuals looking to pursue higher education in the country.

South Africa's next generation of teachers will soon embark on their studies to join one of the nations most noble professions. Several universities in South Africa offer teaching qualifications and applications are now open. 

Welcome to Student Central UKZN, your ultimate destination for academic success and campus engagement! As a student, we understand that your university experience is not just about attending classes and earning grades, but also about immersing yourself in a vibrant and supportive community. And that's exactly what Student Central UKZN offers. With a wide range of services and resources at your fingertips, we are here to ensure that your time at the University of KwaZulu-Natal is nothing short of exceptional.

Being on a student budget should not stop you from living your best life. Being a student also has it's benefits (outside of getting an education) such as student discounts.

If you're planning on studying further in 2024, you can apply now at University of the Witwatersrand. Wits has just opened their online applications, and we have all the information you need to know to complete your application.

If you're planning to pursue your tertiary studies in 2024, applications to study at the University of Limpopo are now open! Here's all the information you need to know to complete your application. 

Applications to study at Stellenbosch University in 2024 are now open. Stellenbosch is an internationally recognised tertiary institution for academics, and is one of the leading tertiary institutions in South Africa.

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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.


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Having a driver's licence has become an important part of job applications as employers want their employees to have one. A programme in KwaZulu-Natal was recently launched to help unemployed people in the province obtain their driver's licence. 


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While Education is considered a crucial part of one's success, for Abongile Nofombo it is a journey that has led him to his chosen profession. But, as he tells the Careers Portal, getting there was not an easy feat.