Bongani is an education reporter at the Mail & Guardian.
The Tshwane University of Technology's student representative council has been suspended following protests over NSFAS funding deficits.
Students at Vaal University of Technology have not received food allocations because NSFAS had not provided the necessary funding, says management.
The new vice-chancellor has experience and insight, but his appointment has raised eyebrow.
Blade Nzimande has urged universities to promote social cohesion on campuses in the wake of recent racist incidents, like "black face".
The banking Seta has done well since its inception 14 years ago. It serves as a role model for the others, says chief executive Max Makhubalo.
A drying up of financial aid and a hike in fees has left Fort Hare students desperate – and hungry.
Setas are meant to reverse the country's skill's crisis but they are not fulfilling their mandate.
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme can't carry the burden alone, so the portfolio committee on higher education wants business to pitch in.
The country’s skills shortage is to be worsened by the increasing move to mathematics literacy.
Serious problems in system leave hundreds of thousands of eligible applicants empty-handed.