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I Failed Matric, Now What? Here are your Options!


If you have failed matric, you may believe there are no options for you. That is not true! Below we have compiled a list of options for you. 


It is important to remember that bad results are not the end of the road. There are always options for you!


Some of your options include:

  • You can do the supplementary examinations
  • You are able to send your examination papers for either a re-mark or re-check
  • Returning to school and re-registering for matric
  • Registering at another school to complete matric
  • Completing matric via distance learning

Since finishing matric can open a lot of doors for you, it is recommended that you do find another way to complete it. 


You can read our article about second chances for matrics here which explains how to apply for re-writes or upgrading your matric subjects. 


Latest Bursaries

Adidas, in partnership with the Red & Yellow Business School is inviting students to apply for a bursary. The bursary will give students the opportunity to study 1-year courses in an Advanced Diploma in Marketing & Advertising Communications and a Higher Certificate in Digital Content.

Closing date: 5 March 2021.

Bursary applicants are invited to apply for the 2021 academic year which will be extended to a maximum of three years provided that the candidate adheres to the bursary conditions.

Shoprite is offering a range of bursaries to talented students studying in the following fields: 

The Construction Education and Training Authority is inviting suitable candidates who are interested in construction related studies to apply for bursary for the year 2021.

Closing date: 26 March 2021.

The Gauteng Film Commission (GFC) invites qualified Undergraduates and Post-Graduate students  who are interested in a career in Film, Audio-Visual and/or Television to apply for bursaries.

The bursaries will be awarded to students studying in the following fields: