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Where to study after GED®?

Many students are asking where other students are studying after GED®, so we have compiled a short list of where our students have been accepted recently. Of course there are many other institutions not mentioned here that may be willing to accept a GED® as well or you can study internationally as well! We suggest you contact the institution directly before doing your GED® to be sure of their requirements.


Pearson Institute and Boston City Campus & Business College are offering GED® graduates an alternative. They have confirmed that a GED® graduate can apply to study a Higher Certificate in one of their many specialisations, which is registered at NQF level 5 and after completing a Higher Certificate, can apply for an undergraduate Degree.

AFDA is the School for the Creative Economy and has recently accepted two of our GED® students for a Bachelors degree.

Varsity College offers the Higher Certificate and are happy to accept our GED®students with a SAQA certificate.

SACAP   (the leading accredited institute specialising in Psychology) has accepted a student with a SAQA letter and NBTs plus the student did the SATs in addition for a BA degree. 

Two Oceans Graduate Institute in Cape town has accepted students for BA in Education with a GED® plus a SAQA certificate.

Lyceum College has accepted our GED® students with a SAQA letter.

University of the People is a free online university internationally recognised and SAQA accredited. They have accepted GED® students in the past as well.

Embury Institute for Teacher Training has recently accepted a GED® credential converted via SAQA.

MATA- Mega Aero Training Academy 

Denel Aviation

Cornerstone Institute

Isa Carstens Academy  –  Health and Wellness Academy

AAA School of Advertising 

ETA College– Sport Fitness qualifications.

The Animation School

CTU College– Business, Design, IT etc

City Varsity School of Media and Creative Arts

Rosebank College– IT, Marketing, Graphic Design, Events

South African College of Business– Accounting, Tourism, Hospitality.

Boland College – Civil Engineering, Building Construction, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Hospitality, Tourism, IT Agriculture, Security etc.


Cleo will be doing a two year ICB Financial Accounting Diploma with CTU Training, who are happy to accept the SAQA accreditation, before heading off into the Chartered Accounting degree.  This way she will be at an NQF Level 6 and also have some good solid accounting experience behind her before she applies to University.”
“Just to let you know that 2 of my recent GED graduates have been accepted to study Bachelors degrees at AFDA in 2020. The one who is going to the Cape Town campus was required to complete an RPL and the one who will be studying at the Joburg campus was accepted just on the basis of his GED. “
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