There could be many reasons which could lead to students losing their funding. Like any other established institution, NSFAS reserves the rights to ensure that all applicants have used the right processes to apply. Read further to find out about whether NSFAS can stop funding a student.

Students who are studying teaching or prospective education students who require funding, this one is for you. The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) could possibly be able to assist you with your funding needs. If not, we have another option too. 

Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, announced that NSFAS will not be taking late applications from students wanting to be funded for the 2021 academic year.

Since Covid-19 led to the disruption of learning for students and the national academic year, many have called for more interventions to bridge the gap.


If you are looking to apply at one of the many universities in South Africa, we have all 26 universities admission requirements all here in one place. We have included the faculties they have and the locations that they are in, so you can easily explore though all the universities available to you. 

Are you stressing about your 2022 university application? Don't miss the application deadlines or you could miss the opportunity to study further in 2022.

Minister Blade Nzimade ploughs billions into university infrastructure and is working on investments for TVET colleges. He also makes it clear that though infrastructure is his main focus he also intends on focusing on other things that will benefit universities and TVET colleges. 

If you are a student at Stellenbosch University or you are looking to be 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.

The first half of the year is almost over and that means vacation time. But let us not forget that the second semester is yet to come and you still need to get through that. So let's take a brief look at how to survive the start of the second semester.

Student debt in the country amounts to billions of rands. This student debt is also behind students not having their certificates and being in limbo after finishing University.

If you are looking at a career in agriculture, South Africa has many institutions that offer agricultural degrees, diplomas, certificates and training.

If you are interested in studying nursing, there are many private and public institution that have nursing programs available in all provinces. 

Calm has not been restored on the higher education protests as it's been reported that 18 Universities are now taking part in the national shutdown. If students' demands are met, we can expect to see protest action continue into the following week.

The #R10GoesALongWay campaign raises thousands to assists financially needy students with registration fees. They call on all of South Africa to assist them as they work to help as many students as possible fund their studies.

Universities have said that they can't afford to scrap historic debt and government has said that they can't provide funding to do so. This is however the centre of nationwide protests around the country as students demand that historic debts be written off.

Universities such as the University of Cape Town and the University of the Western Cape are allowing students to register even though they have historic debt. Usually, students need to have paid a fraction of their debt before they're allowed to register. This has been at the centre of the recent protests.

BEE Novation Transformation Consultant and Managing Director, Lee Du Preez believes that Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs) could provide a solution to funding in the tertiary education sector. 

Prospective students are being urged to register at universities as higher learning institutions across South Africa have opened their registrations. 


Professor Ahmed Bawa, Universities South Africa CEO, provides an update on the preparedness for the 2021 academic year.

Trying to decide where to study further? Well, Mpumalanga is home to excellent tertiary education offerings. Studying in Mpumalanga, you will be afforded a range of both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Here is a list of the Universities in Mpumalanga. 



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