National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS)

 
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...
Thuso Mbedu: A kaleidoscope of dreams
Thuso Mbedu: A kaleidoscope of dreams
My eyes closed, earphones in, sitting in the backseat of an Uber, Tutu Puoane’s live recording of Dreaming On and On colours my journey...
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...
Student fund gets a human face
Student fund gets a human face
The saga of the R14-million that was accidentally paid to a student at Walter Sisulu University (WSU) has knocked the image of the National Student...
Letters to the editor: September 8 to 14 2017
Letters to the editor: September 8 to 14 2017
Janet Smith has emerged from what seems a long absence from print media, but this absence has not dampened her zest for vilifying and hatred for...
Service provider to take 'legal action' against R14m student
Service provider to take 'legal action' against R14m student
Intellimali, a company that administers payments for students on financial aid at Walter Sisulu University (WSU), has threatened to pursue a case...
WSU student accidentally receives R14m NSFAS deposit
WSU student accidentally receives R14m NSFAS deposit
A Walter Sisulu University student who accidentally received a whopping R14-million National Student Financial Aid Scheme pay-out has already...
Here’s #HowToPayTheFees
Here’s #HowToPayTheFees
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) funded 466 000 students this year. But 46 000 others who met the qualifying criteria have...
NSFAS assistance is a debt trap, students claim
NSFAS assistance is a debt trap, students claim
As the government scrambles to provide funding for a burgeoning student population, relying heavily on the National Student Financial Aid Scheme...
​Increasing student aid includes rethinking curriculums
​Increasing student aid includes rethinking curriculums
COMMENTWhile most of us were enjoying a break from a challenging year, a significant Government Gazette was issued calling...
Letters to the editor: January 6 to 12 2017
Letters to the editor: January 6 to 12 2017
Each year those of us in the private sector who deal with the intricacies of policy development and delivery look forward to reading the Mail &...

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