Hazel Kosie


hazel kosieHazel is a junior journalist at Portal Publishing and writes for The Careers Portal and The Skills Portal. She started out by writing short stories, drawing inspiration from books that she took from her local library. She has obtained her National Diploma in Journalism from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

She has great interest in news and she has previously worked as a radio journalist, producing content for Zibonele FM, a Current Affairs show. While studying towards her journalism qualification, she was working part-time as an online English tutor.

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Articles by Hazel:

A number of institutions offer Teaching English as a Foreign Language courses for individuals that aspire to apply for online jobs, some of them with the intent of teaching abroad. An experienced United Kingdom-based institution offers four fully accredited courses that will help you get a head-start in this industry.


Canada has an offering of thousands of study opportunities for international students. If you're looking to study in Canada, you might be wondering exactly how you can go about doing so. 

IE University is a private university with campuses in Madrid, Community of Madrid and Segovia, Castile and León. With an alumni that stretches beyond Spain, the university has a number of qualifications that prospective students may choose from.

The IE university takes pride in the stripes that it has earned to be in global rankings for its academic accolades. If you are in the commercial industry, and would like to pursue a postgraduate qualification, here’s what the university has on offer.

Since 2016, the Paris School of International Affairs has been hosting an annual conference that brings both its students and industry players in a single platform. This is not only good exposure for the future leaders.

The Institute of Spring Technology has a number of courses that will help professionals in this field to upskill. If you have a busy schedule, there’s also an online course that could suit your lifestyle.

Headquartered in Ireland, Ashfield College provides Leaving Certificate examination preparation as a two-year senior cycle, as well as a one-year programme.


The Covid-19 pandemic has taught the rest of the world that online learning is possible and that it is necessary that education institutions adapt to the new changes that came with the pandemic. The American Musical and Dramatic Academy has also introduced its online Music Theatre Bachelor of Fine Arts, to enable you to study from whichever corner of the earth.

Obtaining a work visa before moving to a foreign country is very important. If you aspire to work in Australia, there are different types of visas that you can choose from. 


In order to teach online, you will need to obtain a Teaching English as a Foreign Language certificate. This certificate can be obtained through a recruitment agency. 

If you have already obtained a four-year qualification and would like to transition into the medical field, then a medical student recruiter in Europe will be able to help you take your first step towards a career in medicine.

Transferring from one university to another university is a completely normal experience for many students, but can be challenging when considering university credits. The good news is, Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences allows it students to be credited for some of the work that they have already done.

If you’re an individual that would like to pursue their studies in Georgia, you can make use of an application portal that will help you choose a university that has an offering of the programme of study that you aspire to take.


Going to campus physically is not for everyone, that’s why the Monarch Business School offers one of its graduate degrees fully online, catering to individuals who are in different parts of the world.


Moving to a foreign country can be an overwhelming experience, but InterNations makes it easier for expats migrating from different parts of the world.

Scotland-based public research university, Heriot-Watt University has campuses in the Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai, and Malaysia.

If you’d like to advance your career through skills development, the European Institute of Innovation for Sustainability has a few courses that might interest you.

South Essex College, is a further education college located over three main sites in Basildon, Southend-on-Sea, and Grays in Essex, England. If you would like to study in the United Kingdom, South Essex College could be worth considering.  

Although Unicaf has its headquarters in Europe, it has confirmed that it will be expanding through its network of university campuses and learning centres to facilitate blended and open learning options. Unicaf does not only provide an opportunity to study with reputable universities, but also has a scholarship programme for individuals who need to fund their tertiary education. We have details of the Unicaf Scholarship requirements for you. 


The UK Department for Education is responsible for managing grant funding associated with Initial Teacher Training as well as monitoring the public cost of student loans accessed by trainees.


The University of Bath is a highly-regarded institution of higher learning that has earned multiple accolades for its performance. Students who enrol at the university will earn the chance to experience quality education, alongside other features that contribute to the university’s high acclaim.

As times continue to change with learning institutions continuing to incorporate digital learning and teaching practices, the online learning format has become more appealing to the modern student. The University of Derby offers students interested in distance-learning the opportunity to fulfil their online learning pursuits.