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In the headlines: A wrap of the day's newspapers
In the headlines: A wrap of the day's newspapers
A late-night meeting under a tree at the Douglasdale police station led to convicted women-basher― Mduduzi Manana ― being let off the hook.
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...
Fallists ponder sustainable higher education
Fallists ponder sustainable higher education
The government has finally added meat to its commitment to providing fully-subsidised education for the poor and working class by allocating...
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.
Kgomotso Neto Tleane: Capturing the beauty of and in us
Kgomotso Neto Tleane: Capturing the beauty of and in us
Despite not appearing in them, Kgomotso Neto Tleane’s photographs are a form of self-portraiture. By trusting his self-taught eye, Tleane has...
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...
​Student aid funding scheme may have a new future
​Student aid funding scheme may have a new future
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) could soon be forced to take a backseat if Cabinet endorses plans for a new entity aimed at...
​Hope can calm student ‘tantrums’
​Hope can calm student ‘tantrums’
COMMENTWe see ongoing student protest, despite negotiations, concessions and attempts to return to “normality”.
Are student loans the only answer?
Are student loans the only answer?
The pressure is on as cries for free education reverberate across university campuses. Although the idea of debt sits uncomfortably with many, an...
Sars tracks down student loan defaulter who owes R217 496
Sars tracks down student loan defaulter who owes R217 496
One former student – out of 247 913 who collectively owe the higher education department’s loan and bursary scheme a staggering R6.4-billion...
Can Sizwe Nxasana change the fortunes of NSFAS?
Can Sizwe Nxasana change the fortunes of NSFAS?
Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has appointed outgoing FirstRand group chief executive Sizwe Nxasana as the new chair of the...

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