NSFAS ordered 180 000 laptops - but only 15 000 students needed them: Report lifts lid on its challenges

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A report has unveiled serious challenges NSFAS is facing.
A report has unveiled serious challenges NSFAS is facing.
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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) ordered 180 000 laptops, although a survey indicated that 15 000 university students would need them. 

In addition to this, plans to acquire a fully integrated IT system are underway, but it would take nine months to have a new fully operational system, adding to the headline-grabbing challenges the entity has faced in the past.

READ | NSFAS structure yet to be aligned to face new reality, board chairperson tells Parliament

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