KZN wishes class of 2016 well

MEC for Arts and Culture in KwaZulu-Natal Bongiwe Sithole-Moloi has wished the class of 2016 well, ahead of the grade 12 final examinations.

We wish the class of 2016 every success during their exams and in their future endeavours.

We also thank our hardworking teachers, parents and guardians for their support during this important time, said MEC Sithole-Moloi.

The MEC urged the matriculants to take advantage of the peace and quiet offered by the department’s libraries and use them as sources of information and as study spaces during this period.

She also encouraged the matriculants to consider arts as a career choice, as the field is integral to the development of society and culture.

According to the MEC, it also offers endless creative and professional opportunities.

Considering the future aspirations and financial circumstances of learners, the department is offering bursaries to those who wish to further their studies within specific art related fields in 2017.

Applicants must be from KwaZulu-Natal. The full bursary advertisement and application form can be found at the department’s website, The closing date is 30 October 2016.

Source: South African Government News Agency