To avoid fraud, SASSA considers a random selection of applications each month to do internal verification and quality assurance. Once the process is completed the applicants who qualify will be processed, whereas others will be 'referred' or declined.
NSFAS is a financial aid scheme that provides higher education funding to South African students who would like to study at TVET Colleges or public universities. Their funding goes beyond tuition fees. However, only certain students are eligible.
The South African Federation of Trade Unions has requested for Minister Blade Nzimande to resign because "he is now an agent of austerity beating students into accepting government’s programme of stealing their future."
The Roost is a student residence that’s so much more than just a place to stay. Born out of a need for safe, convenient and affordable student accommodation, The Roost is a new breed of student living in Cape Town.