Ideas to help decide which path to take after matric

The Minister of Basic Education will be announcing matric results later on Thursday which will be made available to the public on Friday morning.

Some students still don't know which route to take in the new year, whether to take a gap year or continue with their studies.

Director at Boston City Campus and Business School, Hendrik Botha says there are a lot of opportunities which matriculants can explore.

The 21st century is probably one of the exciting times in human history. There are so many opportunities to carve out careers and places of work.

Hendrik Botha, Boston City Campus director

A lot of opportunities have been made available in the digital era with e-commerce, small businesses that ship and sell products or services from home.

Hendrik Botha, Boston City Campus director

They should look forward to an exciting future.

Hendrik Botha, Boston City Campus director

To hear the rest of the conversation with Hendrik Botha, listen below:


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