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The latest news brought to you by the Careers Portal team on the world of education, training, NSFAS, SASSA, and so much more.

Millions of people rely on the Child Support Grant to care for their children. Here's when Child Support Grants will be paid in June. 

More than one million students receive NSFAS allowances monthly. However, the payment of allowances has not been efficient over the last few months and a private bursary scheme has offered to assist NSFAS ensure students are paid their bursaries on time. 

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme has now opened NSFAS applications for Trimester 2 funding. This NSFAS application period will only be open for a short period of time so apply now!

Millions of South Africans receiving Sassa grants can breathe a sigh of relief as the Sassa confirmed the payment dates for June 2024. This includes beneficiaries of the Older Persons Grant, which provides financial support to those over 60 years old.

NSFAS ensures that thousands of students can obtain a university qualification through the provision of comprehensive funding. However, the leader of South Africa's third largest political party wants the scheme to be scrapped. 

Are you planning on pursuing a tertiary education? Well, many TVET Colleges around South Africa have opened their applications for 2024, here are more details. 

Its easy to get overwhelmed with university. HEAL SA has identified a gap in the metal health support services available to students and offer free confidential help which students can access from their phones. 

Knowing when you'll receive you grant payment is important information as it allows you to plan for the month ahead. Here's the grant payment dates for June 2024. 

The contentious BELA Bill has been passed in the National Assembly. Education Minister Angie Motshekga has explained how schools are set to be impacted should the bill be signed into law by the President. 

This is an exciting time for aspiring nurses in South Africa. Universities have now opened their 2025 applications for Nursing Courses.

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