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Higher Education

Higher Education, a near-essential part of life. Referring to any studying done after Matric, higher education provides students with additional qualifications necessary to obtain specific jobs and advance themselves in life. Options for higher education include universities and colleges, offering qualifications on degree, diploma and certificate levels. Which of these levels of higher education you qualify to go into depends upon your Matric pass - it takes a Bachelor's pass to qualify to study for a degree, a Diploma pass for a diploma and a Higher Certificate pass for a certificate. Read on to see what your options are in terms of higher education and see how the field of higher education is changing in South Africa.

South African education innovators, Craig Duff and Odette Francesconi, who founded Varsity College in Durban in 1991 and were instrumental in the growth and development of the brand for over 25 years.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has called on all learners, who have not yet applied for 2019 financial aid, to submit their online applications before the closing date.

"Sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing rapid growth with the demand for education outstripping supply."

Your whole life you have been told by your parents, your teachers, your coaches that you will not be successful without a university degree, that you will amount to nothing without good grades and your head in the books.

In an effort to demystify the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) application process students were invited to pose their funding-related questions via a live Twitter chat.

Students who are struggling to apply for government funding can now receive help at the new National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) office.

Grit, defined as the combination of passion and perseverance for a singularly important goal is the hallmark of high achievers. 

Social grant beneficiaries intending to study at public higher education institutions next year have until 30 November to apply for funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). 

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor has appealed to confirmed National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) beneficiaries to come forward and sign their Schedule of Particulars (SOP).

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has suspended its Chief Executive Officer Steven Zwane with immediate effect, following allegations of maladministration.

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