ARTICLES RELATING TO STUDENT LOAN

Choose a student loan over personal loan

2017-04-23 13:43

I recently met a woman who had taken on a R50 000 personal loan from a bank to pay for her daughter’s university fees. When I asked her why she had not opted for a student loan instead, she said she felt that she was responsible for her daughter’s education.

Short-term debt relief for poor students

2015-12-16 09:20

The Presidential Task Team set up to investigate solutions to the #feesmustfall movement has recommended making R2,3 billion available to universities and higher education institutions.

9 tips to manage your student loan

2014-06-03 11:44

Worried about paying back your student loan? Here's 9 key tips to ensure the loan does not have a severe impact on your financial future.

 

Five ways to fix student loans – fast. Expert insights on ending university crisis

2016-10-06 13:41

Philosophy lecturer George Hull offers five steps that can be taken immediately to fix student loans so that they work for students and the state.

Matthew Lester goes back 30yrs: #FeesMustFall – where’s the private sector?

2015-11-10 07:31

The question was never going to be if, but rather when will the private sector get dragged into the #FeesMustFall debate, says Matthew Lester.

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