March 2023

NSFAS allowances new increased amount for 2023 students

Minister of higher education, Blade Nzimande agree with proposals put before him. The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will increase students’ living allowances by 10% for the 2023 academic year. The increase will be backdated to the beginning of the academic year, NSFAS spokesperson Maduvha Maseda said. “This is a significant development given the […]

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Should I reconfirm for March 2023 SASSA SRD R350 Grant?

SASSA stands for the South African Social Security Agency. It is a government agency responsible for administering social grants, which are financial assistance programs for individuals and families living in poverty. These grants include the Child Support Grant, the Foster Care Grant, and the Older Person’s Grant, among others. How to reconfirm sassa SRD R350

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NSFAS Allowances Have Been Paid To Universities

Students at Wits University have taken to the streets to protest over accommodation and financial exclusion. NSFAS spokesperson reacts to the protest at Wits University and provides a breakdown of how funds are allocated. University of Witwatersrand (Wits) students have begun protesting about issues concerning accommodation and financial exclusion. One of the complaints from the

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New NSFAS Accommodation Cap Expected To Impact Students

Under the National Student Financial Aid Scheme, students receive comprehensive funding to cover all their study-related expenses. Nevertheless, recent developments indicate that the allowance provided for student housing may not be sufficient.  Student accommodation providers may be reported to the Competition Commission by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). It follows reports that several accommodation

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