NSFAS is the National Student Financial Aid Scheme which is a government loan and bursary fund for students. NSFAS bursary applications and registrations are open in the later part of the year for students who want to study in the next calendar year.
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.
Thousands of students reported remain unregistered for the 2021 academic year at the Mangosuthu University of Technology. Last week saw violent clashes between students and the police force as students demand free education.
Blade Nzimande, our Minister of Higher Education, continues to emphasise that Government not only has solved issues when it comes to NSFAS but continues to do work to solve other issues. He has also pledged to deal with complaints related to Higher Education better.
The Minister in charge of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, has the task of finding resolutions to all the issues students have been protesting about for years. He has now made it clear that there is no free higher education for all as government has previously said that they can't afford it.
If you are a student at Stellenbosch University or you are considering studying at Stellenbosch University, and require NSFAS funding, but you're unsure whether they fund Stellenbosch students. We have the answers you're looking for.