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Many students are supported in their tertiary studies through bursaries provided by private companies. However, university retention and pass rates in South Africa are low. 

 

 


The African National Congress, which the Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, is a member of, has accused him of going against their policies when it comes to free higher education. The Minister has stepped up and responded to these accusations.


ISFAP is the Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme, a bursary scheme that is targeted towards the missing middle. A question you might be asking is if they will fund you if you are a SASSA beneficiary, here's the answer.


ISFAP provides bursaries to missing middle students. However, will they fund students who are studying online? Here's the answer.


Minister in charge of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, has said that the national shutdown needs to end. However, his comments during a parliamentary meeting has lead students to criticise him further and call for him to be fired.


The Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, continues to emphasise that government has met it's side of the deal when it comes to free education. Students all over South Africa were protesting for free education and for historic debt to be wiped. 


A pat on the back is in order for the student representative council at Wits who raised R4 million to pay student registration fees and student debt. This is part of a bigger goal in their '21 million in 2021 Campaign'.


ISFAP refers to the Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme which is a bursary scheme that is targeted towards the missing middle. You might be wondering whether they'll pay your registration fee if you're approved. Keep reading to find out.


The Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme, you can call it ISFAP, is a bursary awarded to students who struggle to find funding due to falling under the missing middle. Now, do they fund TVET students? Keep reading to find out.


It's now been brought to light that NSFAS has not updated prospective beneficiaries' application status. The Department of Higher Education has now explained what is happening behind the scenes at NSFAS and given insight into why funding decisions have not been made.


The start of the academic years signals a lot of conversations about to begin. With historical debt, NSFAS and registration issues and now with a pandemic at play, the start of the 2021 academic year has already been bumpy.


Applications for the Funza Lushaka Bursary programme are now closed. If you haven't applied, you might be wondering whether there are late applications for the bursary. Keep reading to find out.


Train-maker Gibela is looking for eligible candidates for the 210 bursaries it is offering this year, for post-matric study in an array of engineering-related fields.


FSNet-Africa is excited to announce that the Call for Applications for the FSNet-Africa fellowship is now open. Researchers working on African food systems research are invited to submit applications as fellows or mentors.

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