Bolivarian government guarantees university places to more than 339,000 high school graduates

In a recent announcement during the “Con Maduro+” program, it was reported on the opening of registrations for the National Enrollment System (SNI). This year, the national government reaffirmed its commitment to higher education to ensure university places for 339,145 high school graduates throughout the country.

The president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro highlighted the integration of the 279 National Training Programs (PNF) in all universities with the country’s 18 development engines and emphasized the importance of education aligned with the needs of national growth: “Every young person who completes their high school education has a guaranteed place to continue their university education.”

Furthermore, it has become clear that quality education is a priority, with the guarantee that graduates can contribute to the development and well-being of Venezuela with 97 active universities for young Venezuelans: “Our young people will not only receive an education, but also the opportunity to forge a promising future here, in their homeland,” said the national leader.

The sectoral vice president for Science, Technology, Education and Health, Gabriela Jiménez, praised the National Enrollment System platform, which “allows us to democratize and guarantee enrollment to university education,” as a “policy that is framed in our Constitution.” She also expressed that more than 200,000 technical schools are active and emphasized that education is a right for all people.

Minister Jiménez pointed out that this SNI mechanism is friendly, simple and is a system that dialogues with Venezuelan youth, who “are digital assets and can connect” from various spaces.