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Applications for student funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) are currently open. So if you have already applied, it may be a good idea for you to keep track of it.


December, how did we get to you so fast? It's officially the first week of the new month which means that Sassa is now making grant payments.

NSFAS is the National Student Financial Aid Scheme which is the most popular bursary fund for students who study at a public university or TVET College. You will need to stay in contact with NSFAS to make sure there are no problems with your bursary application and payments.

Should business rescue practitioners succeed in their efforts, the distribution of social grants through the South African Post Office (SAPO) would stop. This is concern for millions of financially vulnerable individuals who depend on the extensive network of Post Office branches for Sassa grant collections. 


South Africa, like most countries, needs every skilled worker to contribute towards the prosperity of the country. Persons living with disabilities have an important role to play to make a positive contribution in the workplace. It is generally found that a person with a disability develops into a well-adjusted, productive worker in an atmosphere of acceptance, co-operation and goodwill. It is often found that workers with disabilities are more productive than their co-workers and that they are less absent from work and shows great loyalty towards their company.

The Durban Chemicals Cluster (DCC) Business Accelerator held its annual "Dragons’ Den" event at The Pearls in Umhlanga Rocks on Tuesday, 28 November 2023. Emulating the renowned Dragons' Den format, 11 emerging Black-owned enterprises passionately presented their ventures to a panel of influential 'Dragons'.


Millions of vulnerable South Africans rely on social grants to purchase food and other basic goods. The agency responsible for the distribution of social grants has revealed when beneficiaries will be paid during the final month of 2023. 

Many people feel as if they’re running on empty at work by this time of year, but according to a leadership expert, now is a good time to think about implementing practices that will ensure we maintain energy after the holiday break and can perform at our best in the new year.

In this complete guide to doing a NSFAS status check we show you what to do when checking on your NSFAS bursary to make sure you receive your funding.


TVET colleges play a critical role in developing skilled individuals into the artisans, engineers and business people of the future. The higher education department has revealed how the TVET college programme will progress in 2024. 

In the ever-evolving landscape of financial services, the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) marks a significant shift, not just in how we process data, but in the very fabric of decision-making and client interaction.

Mindfulness and good mental health don’t happen overnight, but thanks to online training more officers are learning how to cope with their high-stress occupation.

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