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Are you interested in studying at Helderberg College of Higher Education (HCHE) this year? The good news is that applications for 2022 are currently still open.


You’ve made it! You’ve finished school. Congratulations! For most of you, this is just the beginning. You’ve just started your life – and you’re about to start a whole new chapter, full of challenges and opportunities.


As the matric class of 2021 receive their results this week, we at Careers Portal just want to say that we are proud of all the matriculants of 2021, and we celebrate your achievements, big and small. We salute your efforts in the face of challenges. 


Matric is the ultimate goal for all students. Completing matric will allow you to pursue tertiary education, thus improving your chances of getting a better job with a higher salary.


College applications are a stressful time for many. It's important to make sure you make the most of your application and avoid any common mistakes.


As you start to make your decision on which college or university to study at, you'll need to know how much of a financial investment the college will require (tuition, accommodation and books) and what your potential monthly payment will be.


When you fail your supplementary exam, you might feel discouraged and give up. It is important to remember that everything will be okay. If you fail, there are options available to you. 


A matric certificate is the final high school or secondary qualification you can get in South Africa before studying further at college or university.


While you wait for your matric results, focus on what you can control. You can choose to be happy or unhappy. When you’re waiting for your matric exam results, you can feel stressed out. To cope with this stress, it is important to know self-care techniques. One of the most important skills in coping is to take care of yourself. This means eating, exercising, and getting enough sleep every day. 


Matric is a big commitment. Over the course of the year, you will pour your heart, soul, blood, sweat, tears and every other cliche for effort into your work. And quite rightly so; a Matric certificate is an essential part of today's education and employment landscape.


Across the country hundreds of thousands of young people recently entered Higher Education hoping to graduate in a few years so that they are qualified to enter the workplace. The reality however is that first-year dropout rates are extremely high in South Africa, which means many first years won’t complete their studies.


So your Matric exams are almost over and it's time to partay! But don't forget to stay safe out there while you're having fun because Covid-19 is still around and now more than ever we need to be cautious. Here are a few tips on how to stay safe.


As hundreds of thousands of prospective students attempt to secure a place at public universities, with only a fraction of them likely to be accommodated due to limited capacity, education experts have highlighted the need for school-leavers to consider the many exciting careers that are accessible without degree study.


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