The global pandemic, COVID 19 has interrupted every part of life as we know it. The way we learn has shifted from the traditional classroom setting to online learning, which is growing in popularity as we practice social distancing. In line with that there has also been an emergence of new careers and skills to support the digital world that we live in. The careers are supported by new fields of study at tertiary institutions that embrace is 4th industrial revolution. If you are in high school, you probably wondering has how to apply to university for 2021, since things since the national lockdown changes?
The truth is how you apply to university has changed for the academic year 2021 and the Jakes Gerwel Fellowship in partnership with a few higher institutions of learning (e.g. University of the Witswatersrand, University of Cape Town, University of Johannesburg, Stellenbosch Univesity and University of Pretoria) has launched a 5 part mini webinar series to help grade 12 students get the most of the process, especially during these uncertain times. The webinar will be running from Monday 25 till Friday 29th May 2020. The best part is, it’s available on a live stream from Facebook via the Jakes Gerwel Fellowship Page or YouTube via the Jakes Gerwel Fellowship Channel at 4 pm.
Below is the schedule for the 5 part webinar and an indication of participating institution for each day.