Matric results are out, what’s the next?

By Drum Digital
09 January 2014

For many matric students, the big hurdle has been overcome, now they have to face the new chapter in their lives.

For many matric students, the big hurdle has been overcome. Sitting for exams and waiting for the results. Thousands of matriculants have celebrated, now they have to face the new chapter in their lives.

The now what? What will you do - work or study? ,

Getting admitted into universities or colleges requires a bit of planning. Opting to get a a job will also need more thought organisation.

DRUM readers who were featured in our article - “Waiting for results,” which appeared at 12 December 2013 reveal to us what their plans are now that high school is over.

Kwanele Walter (18) from R.W.Fick Secondary School passed with a bachelor’s degree admission. Kwanele says she will be going to Wits University study for a BA in Social Work.

“This will take four years, then after that, work,” she said.

“My dream is to open an orphanage home or a Hospice for the elderly! Be involved in my community and society as much as I can.”

Velile Dlamini (20) from Seanamarena High School passed with diploma admission. He revealed that he would like to study IT.

“I’m going to register at a college to study Information Technology but if it doesn’t work out I’ll look for a job in the meantime to gain experience.”

Karabo Mokoena (18) from The Hill High School passed with a diploma admission and already has a job. But would like to study Media Studies at Vega part-time.

Xolani Mzolo (18) Senaoane Secondary School passed with a Bachelor’s Degree Admission and a distinction.

“I got accepted at the University of Johannesburg study banking but my first option was Computer Sciences,” he said.

“I’m waiting for Wits University to confirm, but if they don’t accept me, I’ll go to UJ and study banking.”

- Tsakane Ndlovu

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