The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has urged students, who received funding, to sign their Loan Agreement Forms (LAFs) to avoid funding retraction.

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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has since 2013 funded more than two million students studying at South Africa’s public Universities and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges.

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Friday, 17 March 2017 11:25

Education crucial to transformation

Education is the single most important element that can take South Africa forward, says Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Jeff Radebe.

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Thursday, 23 February 2017 19:46

Heads to roll over unissued TVET certificates

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training has called for disciplinary measures against the officials responsible for delays in issuing certificates to students who have graduated from Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges.

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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received a total 161 938 applications from students seeking funding for 2017 in universities and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges across the country.

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Thursday, 16 February 2017 21:11

Parly committee gives new NSFAS model the nod

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training says it is satisfied with the student-centred model introduced by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) for funding applications.

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Thursday, 26 January 2017 08:30

Higher Education ready to take on 2017

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says the sector is ready for the 2017 academic year.

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Friday, 20 January 2017 23:01

Helping place students makes her smile

After completing her studies at the Vaal University of Technology Pamela Moyana from Witbank in Mpumalanga found herself sitting at home doing nothing, unable to find employment.

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Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has called on formations that represent students at Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges to engage with the department to resolve legitimate issues.

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Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says tremendous progress has been made in making higher education more accessible to the poor through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) over the years.

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