A digitised application strategy that considers your academic performance, your qualification or career interests, and locations where you would like to study and provides a comprehensive approach regarding what you should apply for and where which give you the best chance of success in achieving your dreams. It provides you with data driven reasons for every suggestion to make it easier for you to understand why certain options are more applicable than others.
Bridge monitoring and tracking tool
Manage and update your application status as you get feedback from them to diarize application outcomes and track progress with your applications throughout the year
Goal recommendation tool
Bridge will create an automated academic goal for you relative to your application strategy to help you track your performance throughout the year and keep you motivated. You can also update your marks termly and track them against your goal to see if you are getting closer to achieving it.
Application deadline notifications
Receive emails from institutions which you have applied to and track the feedback. Bridge will provide you SMS reminders as it arrives
NBT assessment booking
Bridge will provide you a list of personalised bursaries or scholarships that you can consider applying to, along with notifications of their application closing dates
Bridge team will liaise with you to book an NBT test when it is most suitable for you
Bursary or any related funding application
Bridge team will conduct applications to a range of funding opportunities aligned to your strategy. Bridge will consider bursaries, scholarships, student loans, ISFAP and NSFAS options in finding alternative ways to fund your studies
University tuition report
Bridge will provide you an expected tuition cost report through which your family can start planning the costs which you will be required to pay from registration, tuition and accommodation in your first year.
Bridge team will assist you in securing accommodation in your 1st year, whether it is at university residence or private accommodation which is suitable to your tastes and budget. We ensure that the transition from home/schooling to university is as seamless as possible
An application strategist is a senior and experienced member in the Bridge team who will be responsible for walking the journey with you and your family for your applications. They help you understand the options, plan for the future, connect you with career mentors and ensure your application journey is smooth.
Dedicated team of consultants
A dedicated team of consultants acts to support your application journey ensuring your applications are processed timeously, you are aware of any key dates such as NBT tests, portfolio requirements, assessments and ensure your application journey is smooth.
3 career pathways
There are 3 career pathways which you can choose from which the Bridge strategist will help you navigate through and learn more about so that you apply for programmes with full insight about the career possibilities
Job shadowing up to 3 days / 3 conversations with industry experts
The bridge strategist will provide access to individuals in industry who can provide a real world experience of their jobs. These individuals would be related to your preferred pathway and you would be able to ask various questions during you time with them. You will get up to 3 conversations with industry personal.
Application fee subsidy up to R2250
An application fee subsidy means that the fees will be subsidized to the value of R2000, any fee over and above that would have to be added to your total fees paid
All institutions that offer career pathway in RSA
Bridge team, under the guidance of the strategist, will apply to every single higher learning institituion that offers the career paths you are interested in pursuing.