Plainsman: Opening doors for the youth

Organisers of the Youth Unemployment Prevention Project’s (YUPP’s) Post School Opportunities Seminar did not expect this large turn-out, as they had booked the Dulcie September (Athlone) civic centre, which can accommodate 800 people.

Institutions represented at the seminar, which Mr Dollie refers to as “opportunity providers”, included the University of the Western Cape (UWC), Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), False Bay College, College of Cape Town, University of South Africa (UNISA), National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), the Department of Labour, the Western Cape Department of Social Development, Lulaway, among others.

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