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nsfas laptops 2020

NSFAS is working towards being an efficient and effective provider of financial aid to students from poor or middle- class families. Helping them create a better future for themselves by helping them further their education and training. 


If you’re not sure what your NSFAS application status means and need more information, we can help you.


NSFAS has only received 15 000 orders for NSFAS laptops. They do however expect for this number to increase as more students receive laptops. NSFAS was initially supposed to start delivering laptops in April.


Across higher education institutions, we've seen laptops being distributed to students to make online learning more accessible and NSFAS has also promised to deliver laptops to beneficiaries. However, will Unisa students get laptops from NSFAS as well? Here's what we know.


NSFAS is now urging beneficiaries to order their laptops online as they begin the rollout of devices which was promised in early 2020. This is to help students gain access to online learning.


The Minister in charge of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, has said that work is being done to patch up the holes when it comes to students across South Africa accessing online learning. This includes NSFAS laptops and connectivity issues.


Higher Education Minister, Blade Nzimande, gave updates on NSFAS laptops, NSFAS allowances and funding, Unisa and many other topics which are currently being discussed in Higher Education. This is in response to a list of demands submitted to the Minister by the South African Union of Students.


NSFAS provides bursaries to individuals financial aid to students from poor and working class families. NSFAS is a well-rounded bursary which covers many things. Is one of those things a laptop?


Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, has said that they expect NSFAS to start delivering laptops in March. The Department is also working to make data more accessible to students.


NSFAS is a financial aid scheme which provides higher education funding to TVET College students. Their funding goes beyond tuition fees. Here's how NSFAS for TVET Colleges works.


NSFAS is currently preparing for applications for 2021 as the time comes closer. NSFAS Administrator, Randall Carolissen, previously said that applications will open on 1 August. Usually, applications open in September but should they open earlier, this would come as an advantage as an increase in demand is expected. 


With the academic year most likely being extended, this will see Government give billions towards NSFAS. NSFAS has also stated that changes will be made to processes such as allowances and admissions.


NSFAS has addressed students having issues viewing their application statuses for 2020. 


Applications for the National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) funding is now open for all TVET College students registering for Trimester 2 (T2).


NSFAS' Administrator provided updates on where the organisation is at with providing students with devices to access online learning. Carolissen has given an estimate on when these processes of procurement will be completed as well. 


NSFAS has made an announcement for TVET College students concerning their student allowances. 


Minister Nzimande has made it clear that the academic year will be extended into 2021 which will see NSFAS require billions of rands to fund students, as they have promised. 


NSFAS has received complaints about requests and questions not being answered. They have now responded and have also provided guidance in terms of how to access NSFAS Wallet accounts. 


Social media is abuzz after reports came that a privileged student fraudulently received funding from NSFAS. She was found to be broadcasting her wealth and therefore has many posing questions about NSFAS themselves. 

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