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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) was established in terms of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Act 56 of 1999). NSFAS supports access to, and success in, higher education and training for students from poor and working class families who would otherwise not be able to afford to study.

The Matric results are going to be announced soon but for some there are still questions about the next step.

There is this misconception that distance learning is difficult and that it involves a lot of “teaching yourself” and therefore it is only for the intelectually smart students. Distance learning offers many advantages and one of the biggest advantages is that you are able to cut down on costs, save time and money.

Whether you are finishing high school or considering a mid-career change these tips will help you discover your passion in life and follow the right path. Many times people go into careers that they are not passionate about and it's very important to keep that balance to sustain happiness and career growth.

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Academy Training Group (Pty) Ltd was established in 1997 and serves as a private training institution. We have over 24 years of reputable experience in the Education and Training industry! Academy Training Group is registered with Department of Higher Education (DHET) with registration nr 2010/FE07/045. Our objective is to provide practical training and knowledge for a professional level of competency. Full-time lecturers at Academy Training Group are well qualified and hold relevant qualifications. Part-time lecturers assist Academy Training Group as required.

Fundi is a South African Education finance specialist. They are a private student loan provider that was established in 1996 under the name Eduloan and later rebranded to Fundi in October 2016. Fundi aims to provide a solution to access education at an affordable cost to individuals that do not qualify for a loan from a funding institution or formal banking sector.

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is a national agency of the government that was established in 2005. Their main aim is to provide social grants to residing citizens on behalf of the department of social development. Due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, this has taken a toll on many of us and has brought a great deal of uncertainty. This has impacted many households physically, mentally and financially and left many people unemployed and unable to provide for their families.

An investment involves either investing money into an asset or putting money aside into a bank account to accumulate interest in the future. Money plays an important role in society today and making a smart decision in investing at an early stage in your life can be a huge lifesaver. When you invest your money you are potentially building and creating a future for yourself. The main purpose of an investment is to increase the amount of money that you currently have over a period of time. An investment is anything from stocks, bonds, mutual funds, annuities and property.

Online learning involves educational courses offered by academic institutions that take place virtually over the internet. Learning is conducted through various social media platforms and software applications. Online learning is also known as “e-learning” and is just one form of distance learning however, differs from a traditional classroom. Students that are pursuing their studies online require a high level of self-motivation and self-control. It is so easy to slip off the bandwagon and before you know it, you are behind and cannot keep track of your course material.

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