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Auditor general points to the state’s flaws enabling Covid-19 graft

AG Kimi Makwetu’s ‘real-time’ audit of contracts and relief schemes indicate ‘a higher risk of fraud and abuse of funds’

Students ‘dreams are crumbling’

Those at historically disadvantaged universities feel abandoned while their peers at richer institutions continue with their studies

The student funding scheme changes lives – it’s too important to fail

We need a NSFAS that is run effectively and efficiently to serve poor and working class young people who want to change their lives through education.

How Covid-19 will affect students

Universities and vocational colleges have the responsibility of protecting graduates’ futures

How we should boost TVET colleges

A lack of policy coherence, course differentiation, and institutional capacity hinders these institutions

Is life back to normal at UKZN?

With private security keeping watch, the university and SRC seem to be working towards a compromise on student debt

Thousands of students still fail to take up Nsfas funding

The financial scheme assisting those in higher learning institutions says it is ready for the year ahead, but many don’t know that they qualify

Nsfas employees defraud students of their funds

One staff member was arrested last month for fraud amounting to just over R30 0000

Carolissen turns NSFAS around in six months

Sars executive brought in experts to sort out the shambles he found institute in

Student fatally shot in DUT protests

The student was injured during protests at DUT Steve Biko campus and later died in hospital

NSFAS receives 400 000 new funding applications

The budget is expected to increase next year to R32-billion to fund about 400 920 TVET students and 377 050 university students

The youth want rapid change, and voting is one way to achieve it

The 2019 election marks the first time that young people will constitute the highest number of voters in South Africa, giving them plenty of power

Former NSFAS CEO Steven Zwane: ‘I was not fired’

On Friday, Zwane, the CEO of NSFAS, resigned on the first day of his disciplinary hearing

NSFAS applications for 2019 to open on Monday — Pandor

Students have been urged to sign outstanding NSFAS bursary agreements to ensure that their 2019 application proceeds smoothly

NSFAS CEO suspended with immediate effect

Steven Zwane’s suspension is amid allegations of maladministration at the student aid scheme

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