09 June 2015
The Department of Higher
Education and Training Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana has encouraged Grade 12
learners to start applying now for post school institutions.
The department has started the
Apply Now/Khetha Career Guidance to motivated learners to apply before it is
The campaign also informs
learners about things to look out for when choosing their institutions of
higher learning to avert being conned by unregistered and bogus colleges, who
offer them unaccredited qualifications.
The departments Busiswa
Nongogo said the campaign is aimed at encouraging learners to apply on time following
the unfortunate incident that happened at the University of Johannesburg
in 2012, where a mother died in a stampede whilst accompanying her child to
submit a late application.
Nongogo said the Apply Now
Campaign runs from March to September, across the country to assist learners to
make informed choices.
“it also seeks to inform learners
about things to look out for when choosing their institutions of higher
learning to avert being conned by unregistered and bogus colleges who offer
them unaccredited qualifications.” Nongogo added
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