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Universities can decide which students return to campus, even if they are not in their final year

Higher education minister expands the allowance for who can be on campus, but numbers cannot be more than a third of the student population

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

US students find new way to pay for education – their future earnings

With student debt currently weighing down the US economy students have had to find new ways to finance their studies

Carolissen turns NSFAS around in six months

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

Old debts cost universities dearly

​While university students have been calling for historical fees debt to be scrapped, Parliament has heard that the amount owed is R9-billion

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

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Sassa disses disability grant applicants

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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