The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) said that all monies have been paid despite the coronavirus pandemic and has encouraged students who require funding to apply. NSFAS paid funds to public institutions of higher learning or TVET colleges directly, which then distribute the funds to students whose applications were[…]
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) says it has cancelled the funding for 5 000 for the 2020 academic year. Nsfas administrator Randall Carolissen says financial information obtained from the South African Revenue Service (SARS) revealed that the total household family income for these students is above the R350[…]
Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Blade Nzimande has appointed a Ministerial Committee of Inquiry to independently probe the business processes, systems and capacity of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). Nzimande made the announcement on Wednesday during a media briefing to update the nation on measures taken[…]
The National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says it has paid what it owes the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), which is why it is meeting student leaders and university administrators on Thursday to investigate claims that the money did not get to all students. “We have asked CPUT[…]
A month after universities and TVET colleges started the 2020 academic year, protests at various institutions across the country have led to the suspension of numerous classes, while some institutions have resumed teaching. GroundUp reports that Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has urged students not to disrupt the academic programme,[…]
Amid protests at universities across the country over historic debt, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says it has paid out money to institutions and will again open applications soon. During a visit by Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande to NSFAS’ offices in Cape Town, the scheme’s administrator, Randall[…]
Three National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) employees were arrested in Cape Town on Tuesday for allegedly diverting students’ money into their personal accounts, NSFAS said on Wednesday. “The employees were all arrested on allegations of fraud relating to diverting student allowances to their personal accounts,” said a statement issued[…]
The Student Representative Council (SRC) of the University of South Africa (Unisa) has called for a “national shutdown” should certain demands not be met by the institution on January 7 2019. “Today there will be no operations or registration taking place until further notice,” Eastern Cape SRC deputy chairperson Lungile[…]
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has stopped communicating with students via SMSes with immediate effect due to fraudulent activities. The scheme says instead students should use my NSFAS Online Self-Service Portal to view the application status or any other information related to funding. NSFAS says in a statement that over[…]
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has lashed out at the ANC, saying it is ultimately to blame for the collapse of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). On Thursday, NSFAS chairperson Sizwe Nxasana confirmed that he has resigned from the organisation. In a statement, Nxasana says he informed Higher Education[…]
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