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Unisa SRC Won’t Back Down Over Demands, Vows Total Shutdown

CAPE TOWN – University of South Africa (Unisa)'s national SRC president says that university management has filed an interdict against protesters.Council president Wadzanai Mazhetese...
Unisa's vice chancellor Professsor Mandla Makhanya

Sasco Vows To Continue Protesting Until Unisa Meets Its Demands

South African Student Congress (Sasco) members, who are demanding that the University of SA (Unisa) responds to a range of their grievances, have vowed...
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NSFAS Rejects Poor Students Questionable Applications, Protests Loom

Thousands of matriculates from poor families look set to be excluded from universities next year because the funding scheme has rejected their applications on...
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Born in SA But Not A Citizen – Matriculant’s University Hopes...

Time is running out for Ebenezer Odei to get the funding he needs to be able to attend university in 2019. Odei is a...
Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor.

Pandor Pleased With NSFAS Progress in Clearing Backlog

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says she's pleased with the progress the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has made so far in clearing its payments...

NSFAS to pay almost R3bn to institutions

National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says it will pay almost R3 billion to institutions in order to deal with payment backlogs as it...
Minister of Higher Education, Naledi Pandor.

NSFAS Working Around The Clock To Clear Payment Backlog

Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor says that the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is working around the clock to clear the backlog of around 63,000 students who...
Dr Randall Carolissen, the newly appointed administrator for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme.

NSFAS Had More Cash Left Than Projected

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) had R153.8m more cash left than projected at the end of the 2017/18 financial year, it has...
DR Randall Carolissen

DR Randall Carolissen Appointed As NSFAS Administrator

Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor has announced the appointment of Dr Randall Carolissen as the administrator for the embattled National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).He's...
Former NSFAS board chairperson Sizwe Nxasana

Mp’s Raise Concerns Over Management Of NSFAS, Student Financial Support

There appears to be no end in sight for struggling students as the ailing National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS)fails to pay tens of thousands...

Higher Education Dept vows Nsfas will deliver its mandate

The Higher Education Department says the board and management of National Students Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) will continue to work and ensure that the...

Department threatens to halt Nsfas funding for 2019

The Department of Higher Education has raised concerns around the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas), saying applications for funding for 2019 will be...

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