Soon, UCT Online High School will introduce its adult matriculation program.

The University of Cape Town (UCT) inaugurated its online program a year ago. Soon after its founding, the university was acknowledged. It recently made an announcement on a few noteworthy achievements.

In response to a pandemic that the world was experiencing, the University of Cape Town (UCT) introduced an online high school at a time when parents and guardians were adopting the trend of online learning

Within months of the launch of UCT Online High School, it was then selected among the 12 Top Innovators in The WorldClass Education Challenge at the World Economic Forum’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit 2021.

At a media conference, UCT Vice-Chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng said:

The University of Cape Town Online High School (UCT OHS) is immensely pleased to be able to offer an additional curriculum in the form of the Cambridge Assessment International Education.

Learners will have the option of choosing between two curricula, of which the newly added Cambridge International qualification will cost R3 300 per month.

Christine Özden, Chief Executive of Cambridge Assessment International Education welcomed UCT Online High School with warm arms to the global community of Cambridge schools.

The school’s Director & Principal, Yandiswa Xhakaza announced that an Adult Matric programme will soon be launched, and it will be entirely online. This programme is aimed at adults that want to take their second shot at writing their National Senior Certificate.

The school has committed to supporting prospective individuals that will be joining this programme, offering a viable and affordable alternative for them to study online, and part-time, towards their matric certificate.

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