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Millions of people will receive social grant payments from SASSA over the next few days. SASSA has taken the opportunity to remind grant beneficiaries that they will be able to use their expired gold cards to collect their grants. 

Applications for South Africa’s most popular bursary are open and thousands of students have already been approved for NSFAS funding. However, a stern message has been sent to individuals who may want to defraud the financial aid scheme. 

Thousands of students are enrolled in courses at TVET colleges to gain the necessary knowledge and skills needed to succeed in a range of different vocational careers. Here's when these students are expected at their college. 

If business rescue practitioners have their way, the South African Post Office (SAPO) would no longer distribute social grants. This is concerning for millions of financially vulnerable people who rely on the wide footprint of Post Office branches to collect their grants. 

More than a million students were funded by NSFAS during 2023. The number of funded students is expected to grow as thousands of students have already been provisionally funded for 2024. 

Every month, millions of individuals receive social grant payments from Sassa. With December on the way, it's important that beneficiaries keep up to date with how much money they will be receiving.

More than a million students are currently being funded by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme. The number of funded students is expected to grow as 2024 bursary applications are open, with new eligibility requirements for students 

The month of November is set to come to an end in just a few days with SRD grants now being paid for November. It's good to know how much you'll be receiving in the following month.

The 16 Days Of Activism campaign aims to curb the scourge of violence against women and children. The lives of women and children remain at risk regardless of where they find themselves including at South Africa's universities and TVET Colleges. 

The countdown is finally over for more than 900 000 matric learners who are now writing their final school exams. Here’s which matric examinations learners will write this week. 

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Post-Matric Options


After completing your matric certificate exams, you are faced with a multitude of post-matric options that can shape your future paths.

These options range from pursuing higher education at universities or colleges, entering vocational training programs, joining the workforce, or even considering entrepreneurial ventures, each offering unique opportunities for personal and professional growth.

You've probably been contemplating the next chapter of your life all throughout the year asking yourself, 'what am I going to study after I finish completing my matric certificate exams?', 'am I going to study? What else can I do when I pass'? Well, we can help.

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Having a driver's licence has become an important part of job applications as employers want their employees to have one. A programme in KwaZulu-Natal was recently launched to help unemployed people in the province obtain their driver's licence. 


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As part of government's efforts to remove barriers that prevent children in the deaf community from communicating effectively, new regulations have been gazetted.