NSFAS will not be affected by delays in academic year

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[…]

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Nsfas cancels funding of 5000 students

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[…]

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‘Unisa negotiating in bad faith’: Nehawu

Labour unions say University of South Africa (UNISA) management is playing hide and seek with them. UNISA employees have been on strike since last week demanding a salary increase. They are demanding an 8% wage increase but the university is offering 6.3%. National, Education, Health and Allied Workers Union NEHAWU’s[…]

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UKZN students torch HIV support centre on Durban campus

Violent protests at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) continued on Monday morning when students set alight the HIV support centre at Howard College campus. According to Daily News, metro police spokesperson Senior Superintendent Parboo Sewpersad said the building was set alight early on Monday morning. This reportedly happened as lectures[…]

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Madina Institute launches a new hi-tech campus

By Tasleema Allie There was an air of excitement as the Madina Institute SA opened the doors to its new state-of-the-art campus on Sunday afternoon. The new campus is located on the third floor of the Icon building on the Cape Town Foreshore, in the heart of the city’s business[…]

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UCT suspends academic classes for two days

Wednesday was an emotional day for the University of Cape Town (UCT) community and for wider South African society, with several protest events rising up against sexual and gender-based violence in this country. Since the beginning of the week, staff and students have been gathering in separate vigils, prayer circles[…]

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