Man Matriculates in 2019, Goes Back to School in 2023 and Gets Amazing Results: “Well Done”

Man Matriculates in 2019, Goes Back to School in 2023 and Gets Amazing Results: “Well Done”

  • A young man who matriculated in 2019 took a big move and returned to school in 2023, he wasn't happy with his initial results
  • He pushed hard the second time around and was a top achiever on all terms, further achieving his desired outcome
  • The online community reacted to the man's decision, with many applauding him for doing what was best for him
  • Speaking to Briefly News, Asiphe opened up about his decision to repeat matric and how that has helped him set up a brighter future
A young man achieved great matric result after returning for the second time because of unsatisfactory outcome in 2019.
A man who was unsatisfied with his matric result in 2019 returned to school and achieved great results. Images: @kamvamadikwa25
Source: TikTok

A man matriculated in 2019 but wasn't happy with the results. He went back to school in 2023 and did exceptionally well.

@kamvamadikwa25 shared his journey in a TikTok video. During his second time as a matric learner, he worked hard. He maintained a top achiever status through all terms.

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In the video, he captured his certificates and some sentimental moments from his journey. He studied unit 3 am at times. The young man also had a good relationship with his educators.

See the young man's journey

Asiphe speaks to Briefly News about his journey

Speaking to Briefly News, Asiphe said he didn't qualify for the National Senior Certificate in 2019, he qualified for entry to the Supplementary Examination. This year, he earned a bachelor's pass with distinctions.

The young man's journey didn't go as smoothly as it sounds. Asiphe had to start from Grade 11 because of the subject stream he was doing in 2019. He added that he didn't repeat his matric at the same school he went to in 2019.

Asiphe encouraged those who want to redo their matric to go for it because their future is in their hands.

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"If you want to redo your matric or you feel like, do it. Believe in yourself because your future is in your hands. This means as a person you can make your future bright. Don't feel pressure about what people will say, stay focused."

TikTokkers congratulated the man

The event unfolds at a time when learners are getting their matric results that will determine their fate.

The video got over 30k likes, with many online users expressing pride.

@Boni Nkosi said:

"Well done."
@maruru_mm shared:
"Congratulations!! "

@alyssasmith commented:

"Congratulations, bro. I'm proud of you. I hope I'll be able to achieve this coz I'm writing my matic this year "

@Patricia wrote:

"As you inspire me, I am also not happy with my matric results it’s been three years, but I am going back next year to fix my matric "

@Ads Vision-line said:

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"Congrats and good luck in the future cause I can see its bright. God will continue blessing you with unexpected success.. big up."

@lungelwamkosi commented:

"You are such an inspiration, my brother. I'm so proud of your bravery ♥️ Congratulations "

@paula_magwaza said:

"All the best."

@Nadia Nahar shared:

"This is exactly me. I left matric in 2020 and did it again this year, and I was in position 2."

Woman drops out of university to go back to school

In another story, Briefly News reported about a 21-year-old who dropped out of university to return to school.

@lemonadefaramouw1 took her TikTok to share her first day as a learner again. In the video, she can be seen ironing her uniform and doing her hair in the early morning hours. In another part, she shares the view of where she lives and gives her followers a peek at how it went at the school. She aims to upgrade her results.

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Source: Briefly News

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Sinothando Siyolo (Editor) Sinothando Siyolo is a Human Interest Writer at Briefly News. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree from the University of Cape Town (UCT), with majors in Media and Writing, Politics and Governance. Before joining Briefly, Sinothando worked as a Content Producer for Hibari Media and as a News Content Producer for The South African (TSA). He has the ability to write across various sections - News, Human Interest, Politics, Entertainment, and Business. He joined Briefly in 2023. You can contact Sinothando at

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