Nsfas

The DA says Students should not pay the price for NSFAS and UNISA’s poor administration 

The Democratic Alliance  Shadow Minister for Higher Education, Science & Technology Chantel King says the  The DA has written to the University of South Africa (UNISA) and the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) asking them ...

Phumzile Mavimbela·about 3 years ago

Scopa Asks NSFAS To Fix Systems To Ensure Integrity.

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) yesterday held a hearing with the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) on its annual report and financial statements for the 2019/20 financial year. NSFAS has received a qu...

Phumzile Mavimbela·almost 3 years ago

Universities To Extend Registration For First Year's By Two Weeks Following NSFAS Mix Up.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has not yet been able to confirm funding eligibility for first-time entering students wishing to study in public universities in 2021. addressing the public Minister of higher Educatio...

Phumzile Mavimbela·almost 3 years ago

What's On Everyones Lips : Nzimande Calls For Calm In Institutions Of Higher Learning

Cabinet has sent their sincere condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of the Mthokozisi Ntumba who was shot on Thursday during a protest at Wits University. Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande says he has directed th...

Phumzile Mavimbela·almost 3 years ago

29 000 NSFAS Students Owe Debt To Varsities, DA Calls For Decentralised Funding System.

The DA has revealed that 29 140 students currently owe money to universities as a result of inefficiencies at the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). In response to a DA parliamentary question, Minister Blade Nzimande conf...

Phumzile Mavimbela·over 2 years ago

NSFAS given until 30 August to provide feedback on how to fix their payment system challenges

Higher education minister Blade Nzimande has given the board of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) until the 30th of August to tell him how they plan to correct all the challenges around the direct payment system of allowa...

Neo Poho ·6 months ago

NSFAS-Funded Students will be Able to Register Without Paying Upfront Registration Fee

The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology held a media briefing on the state of readiness of public higher education institutions as well as the National Student Financial Aid Scheme. Speaking on load shedding, Nzimande ex...

Tshegofatso Makola·about 1 year ago

A close look at how the net has tightened on the right to protest in South Africa

Protesters clash with police in February in Cape Town over student funding. Brenton Geach/Gallo Images via Getty Images South Africa’s public order policing is as ill as it ever was. This has been illustrated in recent student prote...

Jane Duncan·almost 3 years ago

Blade Nzimande Speaks on NSFAS State of Readiness

I am grateful that I join the National Student Financial Aid Scheme Board chairperson, Mr Ernest Khosa and CEO, Mr Andile Nongogo on the occasion of their media briefing to  announce the NSFAS state of readiness for the academic year 202...

Blade Nzimande·about 1 year ago

NSFAS Funded Students Can Now Order Laptops Online.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is expecting its first batch of digital learning devices (laptops) for NSFAS funded students who are registered at a public University and Technical and Vocational Education and Trainin...

Phumzile Mavimbela·almost 3 years ago

Minister Blade Nzimande Welcomes NSFAS Funding For Eligible And Unfunded 2021 Registered University Students.

The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, welcomes the decision by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) Board to request the database for unfunded 2021 registered students eligible for NSFA...

Phumzile Mavimbela·over 2 years ago

SAUS Speaks on Higher Education Sector's Readiness for 2023

The South African Union of Students (SAUS) held a media briefing on the Higher Education Sector's readiness for the 2023 academic year. The union spoke on the universities' state of readiness, as well as NSFAS' allowances and guidelines....

Tshegofatso Makola·about 1 year ago

NSFAS defunds 31 224 students

National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) board chairperson Enerst Khoza has revealed that the organisation has defunded 31 224 students due to dishonesty.

Neo Poho·7 months ago

NSFAS CEO Andile Nongogo has been fired

National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) CEO Andile Nongogo has been fired amid a R47-billion payments scandal.

Neo Poho·4 months ago

Over R5 billion wasted for NSFAS, SIU reveals

Over R5 billion of money from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme has been disclosed for having funded student that do not meet the financial assistance criteria. This, as revealed during the Parliament's Standing Committee on Publ...

Tshegofatso Makola·10 months ago