Finance Minister, Enoch Godongwana, revealed during the 2024 Budget Speech how much is being spent on education. These details included Basic Education, Higher Education and NSFAS.
The National Student Representative Council (NSRC) has emphasized that Unisa students will encounter no obstacles during the registration process for the academic year 2024, particularly in light of the extended registration period announced by Unisa.
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme provides NSFAS bursaries to students who come from poor and working class backgrounds. This includes TVET College students.
The information from the Department of Higher Education indicates that, for the upcoming academic year in 2024, a few of the 26 universities in South Africa will be accepting applications beyond the regular deadline. Here are the details we have gathered thus far.
To expand the teacher population in the country, the Department of Basic Education started offering the Funza Lushaka Bursary Scheme. 2024 applications for the Funza Lushaka bursary will soon be closed.
A significant number of South African parents are facing difficulties in covering their children's school fees, primarily attributed to escalating unemployment rates and the overall increased cost of living. This predicament presents a substantial challenge for public schools, adversely affecting their budgets.
A huge funding gap exists when it comes to accessing education for missing middle and postgraduate students. The Department of Higher Education announced that a Comprehensive Student Funding Model aims to fix this.
On Tuesday afternoon, Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande held a media briefing on the state of readiness for the 2024 academic year. He revealed that billions will be paid to universities and TVET Colleges in upfront payments.
With the 2024 academic year about to commence, the Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, took to the podium to detail the department’s readiness. Universities and TVET Colleges across the country are preparing for a smooth start to the year.
Late applications for Tshwane University of Technology are now open if you still want to study there this year. TUT is very popular so make sure you apply now!
In the midst of difficulties, the matric class of 2023 demonstrated resilience, ultimately attaining the highest matriculation pass rate when presented as a percentage. The Department of Basic Education credits their success to specific factors.
The matric results for the Class of 2023 have been officially published. If you find yourself dissatisfied with your results, there are alternative courses of action available, such as applying for a remark or requesting a recheck.