Still need help to decide?

Now that you know what each type of institute offers, you need to decide which will best suit you and your needs. Answer the following questions to see where you fit in:

University

University – If you answer YES to all or most of these questions, you will be suitable for a University.

I want to earn a degree.

I passed grade 12 with an average of at least 60%.

I want to attend classes.

I want to commute to class or live on a campus.

I want to study for at least 3 years.

I want to study in a specialised field that is not offered by a technikon or college.

 Technikon

Technikon – If you answer YES to all or most of these questions, you will be well suited to attend a Technikon.

I want to earn a diploma that has degree possibilities.

I want to study for 2-3 years.

I am a hands-on person who likes to learn by doing tasks.

I want to get practical experience before I start my career.

I want to attend classes.

I want to commute to class or live on campus.

College

College – If you answer YES to all or most of these questions, you will more than likely enjoy studying through a College.

I want to earn a diploma or certificate.

I want to finish grade 12 through a college.

I want to learn a trade.

I want to study for a minimum of 6 months but no longer than 2 years.

I work and don’t have time to attend classes.

I live far from any institute and want to study from my home.

 

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