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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...
Zuma appeals to private sector to fund poor students
Zuma appeals to private sector to fund poor students
President Jacob Zuma has appealed to the private sector to lend a hand and assist his administration open access to higher education for poor...
Nzimande condemns violent TUT protests
Nzimande condemns violent TUT protests
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande on Monday condemned the violent protests at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT).
Budget: Increase in bursary funds may avert more student protests
Budget: Increase in bursary funds may avert more student protests
With some universities across the country currently besieged by student protests over exorbitant fees and a shortage of bursary funds, national...
TUT to remain closed
TUT to remain closed
The Tshwane University of Technology said on Sunday it remained closed pending the serving of an interdict related to evictions of students from...

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