NSFAS 'dealing' with TVET college's student accommodation crisis

2019-03-14 21:42

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme says it is concerned and alarmed that students from Ehlanzeni TVET College in Mpumalanga have had to sleep in public libraries and police stations.


2018-09-12 15:00

DO YOU know how to apply for study funds using the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) online portal?

Forensic investigators appointed to probe R14m NSFAS payout

2017-09-09 14:51

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme, Walter Sisulu University and IntelliMali have agreed to a full forensic investigation into how R14.1m was paid out to one of the university’s students.

SA’s poor graduates condemned

2016-09-18 06:09

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) will go after beneficiaries who have failed to pay back their study loans by using the National Credit Act. In other words, young black graduates will be blacklisted.

#FeesMustFall: State was warned 5 years ago

2015-10-23 10:28

Student leaders warned Parliament five years ago that inadequate student funding was a ticking time bomb. Parliamentary information shows that representatives of the student councils of four universities appeared before the parliamentary portfolio committee on higher education on November 8 2010.

Vice-chancellor shut down, booed as Pretoria students join the #FeesMustFall movement

2015-10-21 17:14

Promises to engage and look into students’ concerns by the University of Pretoria vice-chancellor and principal professor Cheryl de la Rey failed to quell fires but instead agitated protesting students who disrupted her address and booed her off the stage earlier today.

R9.5bn not enough for student aid - youth league

2015-01-13 14:54

The decision to fund the national student aid scheme with R9.5bn is not enough and the private sector must help, says the Young Communist League.


NSFAS receives 400 000 new funding applications

2018-12-04 14:21

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme has received 400 000 new funding applications for its 2019 cycle, Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor says.

NSFAS warns defaulting debtors

2017-12-15 13:45

Pay back the money or face being blacklisted.

University grants climb 144% over 10-year period

2016-10-28 19:58

South Africa's higher education institutions received more than R22bn in grant money from government in 2015, Statistics South Africa says.

NSFAS: Pay back the money

2016-02-18 12:35

Civil servants working in KwaZulu-Natal owe the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) nearly ­R700 million, and have been ordered by the KZN premier to cough up.

#FeesMustFall: Protests were too fast for us, Nene admits

2015-10-22 16:34

The student protests were too fast for the government, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene admitted today.

Don’t rely on Treasury for free education, warns Nzimande

2015-09-25 12:25

Additional funds from the National Treasury cannot be solely relied upon to realise the goal of providing free higher education in South Africa.

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