student financial aid

 
Student help on the way with new scheme to let citizens assist with funding study costs
Student help on the way with new scheme to let citizens assist with funding study costs
A unique proposal is on the cards to encourage ordinary South Africans to pay for the studies of battling students at higher education institutions by buying coupons from commercial banks....
Prioritise merit, need and payback
Prioritise merit, need and payback
The current turmoil in higher education institutions is a consequence of an unfinished or abandoned agenda by both the government and institutions...
#WitsFeesMustFall: Taking the protest to Twitter
#WitsFeesMustFall: Taking the protest to Twitter
On Wednesday Wits University shutdown its main campus in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, forcing the university to cancel its academic activities....
Parliament wants private sector to bail out student fund
Parliament wants private sector to bail out student fund
Parliament's new portfolio committee on higher education plans to shake the embattled students' loan scheme out of its comfort zone and encourage...
Poor students face massive financial stress
Poor students face massive financial stress
Institutions of higher learning need to understand the full impact of the conditions of poverty under which students live, think and learn while...
Deep Read: 'Born free' voters may not choose ANC
Deep Read: 'Born free' voters may not choose ANC
When Nelson Mandela and his ANC party dreamed of South Africa's future after apartheid, they probably imagined someone like Fulufhelo Davhana,...
Cloud over new student loan plans
Cloud over new student loan plans
There is serious doubt about the state's ability to manage the multimillion-rand funding assistance to students that President Jacob Zuma announced...
Tertiary fee pledges a step towards free education
Tertiary fee pledges a step towards free education
Neither the ANC nor the government has any time frame in mind for the implementation of the goal of free education up to the completion of...
A 'very sad day' for UWC and higher education
A 'very sad day' for UWC and higher education
About 20 students at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) have been arrested following fee-related protests on Monday that turned violent.

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