Shortage in student funds

2015-01-26 00:00

AS many universities across the country start academic lectures today, numerous prospective students face uncertain futures due to a lack of substantial funding.

NSFAS has set aside R9,5 billion in bursaries and loans for this year — a R1,3 billion increase from 2014. The amount of money allocated to universities is limited and universities have been explicitly instructed not to overspend on the amounts allocated to them, said Professor ­Adam Habib. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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