NSFAS Beneficiaries Must Order Laptops Online

The rollout of digital learning devices is scheduled to begin soon as NSFAS funded students are urged to start ordering the devices on the NSFAS website. Non-NSFAS funded students are also encouraged to consult with their institutions if the are in need of a device.

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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) are urging students at universities and TVET colleges to start ordering their digital learning devices online. 

NSFAS is expecting to receive the first batch of laptops for NSFAS funded student on the 18th of April, 2021, and are urging students to go order them on the NSFAS website as the rollout process will begin soon.

NSFAS Chief Corporate Services Officer, Sibongile Mncwabe, says:

Consultations with the university sector have neared completion allowing university NSFAS funded students to commence ordering their devices through our portal. We are speedily continuing with the TVET consultation to enable college NSFAS funded students to also submit their orders online.

All NSFAS funded students who require a device can visit the NSFAS website here, click myNSFAS, and click the Online Order portal to place an order.

To complete the order, students need to agree to the terms and conditions.

The following information in needed when placing your laptop order:

  • South African ID number;
  • Student number, Contact details;
  • Name of the institution they are registered at; and
  • Campus name and home address.

Non-NSFAS funded students are also urged to consult their institutions if they require a laptop. The institution will provide the student with a payment agreement for the needed device, but the student will still be responsible for the payment. 

Further updates on progress will be communicated in the coming weeks

Says Mncwabe 

 

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