National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS)

 
Payment delays anger students
Payment delays anger students
Students are gearing up to write their mid-year exams but about 110 000 of them, nearly half of those who have been approved for bursaries and...
Market affects students’ lives
Market affects students’ lives
The property relations of South African cities, established during the colonial and apartheid periods, today affect the political economy of higher...
Government making strides in fee-free tertiary education drive
Government making strides in fee-free tertiary education drive
Minister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor briefed the media on Tuesday morning about the progress made in implementing fee-free...
Classes suspended as students, university security clash at UKZN
Classes suspended as students, university security clash at UKZN
The academic programme at the University of KwaZulu-Natal has been suspended following violent clashes between campus security and students on...
Class and social capital affect university students
Class and social capital affect university students
There’s a great deal of comfort to be had in the idea that success at university is primarily or exclusively the result of a student’s hard...
Fee-free education isn’t enough
Fee-free education isn’t enough
After some uncertainty, South Africa learnt last week that, over the next three years, free tertiary education will be phased in for students from...
NSFAS workers on strike for higher wages
NSFAS workers on strike for higher wages
About 200 employees of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) are demanding higher salaries and other improvements.
What’s on the cards for 2018?
What’s on the cards for 2018?
A glaring budget gap and disappointing revenue collection over the past tax year — with added commitments, such as free higher education...
NSFAS follows Zuma’s new plan – but with caution
NSFAS follows Zuma’s new plan – but with caution
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will reopen applications for next year following the announcement by President Jacob Zuma on...
Treasury yet to find the billions to fund #FeesMustFall
Treasury yet to find the billions to fund #FeesMustFall
Free education for all qualifying students at university and technical and vocational education (TVET) colleges will cost between R17.7-billion and...
Place of learning is a female fear factory
Place of learning is a female fear factory
A prestigious ocean sciences campus was unveiled, a new logo revealed, great speeches were made, red ribbons were cut and babies kissed. It was...

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