universities affected by coronavius

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've applied to receive funding from NSFAS and you're wondering when they will communicate your application results, then keep reading. 

Vaal University of Technology Extended ManCon met this morning to discuss a plan of action concerning the coronavirus. This lead to an announcement of the suspension of classes. 

UJ, as part of precautionery measures against Covid-19, has decided to suspend their classes.

Postponement of contact classes and rescheduling of the academic calendar has been annnounced at UP. 

Mandela University to suspend academic activities and major events until further notice. 

Unizulu has suspended their classes and any mass gathering after the President's address concerning the coronavirus national disaster, as he defines it. 

Stellenbosch University is joining the list of Universities being shut down by the coronavirus. The institution has issued a stetement on the decision to close down campus. 

The Acting Rector and Vice-Chancellor​ of the University of Western Cape has released a statement on University operations as the Coronavirus grows in South Africa. Students have been awaiting news on whether the University will close or not, following other University closures in the country.