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Saarah Richards


If you have appealed for the SASSA Social Relief of Distress grant, but your status says 'meanstest' and you're not sure what it means, we are here to help. This grant sees beneficiaries receive R350 per month.


Students who are studying teaching or prospective education students who require funding, this one is for you. The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) could possibly be able to assist you with your funding needs. If not, we have another option too. 


If you have applied for an appeal for the SASSA R350 SRD grant and are not sure what to do from there, we're here to help. Here is what happens after you appeal and how to track your appeal.


Future teachers, the Funza Lushaka Bursary application will be opening soon for new applicants and returning students better get applying before the deadline comes. We have all you need to know on when and how to apply, right here. 


Studying law and need funding? NSFAS might be able to help. If you are unsure whether or not NSFAS fund your law degree, was have the answers for you. 


Technical Math or Pure Math? Who knows. If you are getting ready to choose your subjects and you have no idea what the difference between pure math and technical math is, we got you covered. 


Math in general is not the easiest of subjects, and when you get to Grade 10 you are stuck with the decision between Pure Math and Math Lit, but what's the difference? Here we have the difference and the pros and cons of the two subjects.


The Department of Education discusses all the important matters that took place over this last week. There are talks of new school programmes, a possible phase two of the teaching assistants initiative, and school netball being broadcasted on live TV. We have all you need to know on the education sector, right here.


Rhodes University protest action continues as the Student Representative Council presents the students demands and they are not met. In the recent meeting with the Deputy Vice Chancellor they discussed the students issues and made decisions on how they will be going about these issues. 


Stellenbosch University is currently implementing a new waste water based surveillance system that detects Covid-19. The new system helps detect early infections and picks up on people who are asymptomatic. 


Students of Durban University of Technology (DUT) this one is for you. If you a prospective student or are currently attending DUT and require funding for your studies we might has a solution for you. The National Student Financial Scheme might be the answer your financial problems. 


Unisa has allocated a single examination period for the 2021 academic year. The exams will mostly take place online to accommodate for the Covid-19 restrictions. 


Schools in the Free State have been seeing a high rise in Covid-19 cases. Many schools have already been temporarily closed and as the infections rise as the days go by, more and more schools have been affected. 


Over a hundred students at a school in the Gauteng province fall ill after eating tin fish from the schools feeding scheme. Learners were hospitalized and many of them experience other terrible food poisoning symptoms. 


To those who are in matric or rewriting matric and wondering the what the different types of matric passes mean or how to get we have the answers for you. Here is what the different matric passes means, how to get them and what you can do with them. 


Over the last week the educational sector of South Africa has been facing many different challenges. From school bullying to nutritional programme to infrastructure, schools have been facing a lot. Here we have all you need to know on the top stories of the educational sector in South Africa.


Unisa has some serious allegations made towards them by the EFF Student Command after the appointment of their new Vice Chancellor and National and Regional SRC. They argue that the allegations were false and give proof that the manner in which the appointment was made happen fairly and lawfully.


Recently NSFAS has discovered that there are over a million students that are eligible for funding. The high number of students can come as a challenge to the organization but, they say that they are working to continue to fund as many students as they possibly can. 


The school dropout rate has been increasing as Covid-19 continues to plague over South Africa. Member of Zero Dropout says that hunger is also one of the main causes of learners dropping out. More discussions on how school should be open full-time are taking place.


Contact sports at schools are facing a possible suspension as the Covid-19 cases increase in South Africa. The Department of Basic Education will be discussing measures that can be taken to prevent the suspension 

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