The establishment of two new universities in South Africa's higher education sector promises to serve a dual purpose. Catering to the demands of industries requiring highly skilled professionals, while simultaneously enriching society by producing educated individuals capable of addressing societal needs.
Millions of vulnerable people rely on social grants to survive every month. The government has revealed how much they will spend to support vulnerable citizens in 2024.
Thousands of students applied for NSFAS funding in 2024 but do not know whether or not they will be funded. NSFAS has called on these individuals to check their application statuses.
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.
Minister Godongwana announced plans aimed at reducing loadshedding and addressing logistics inefficiencies aimed at boosting economic growth. The minister delivered his 2024 budget earlier this week.
Government will continue its efforts to combat youth unemployment in South Africa. Billions of rands have been allocated to Presidential Employment Initiative.
The two-pot retirement policy reform has been years in the making. Individuals can begin withdrawing money from their pensions later this year.
South Africa's economy showed weak performance, resulting in a sharp decline in tax revenue collection in the last financial year. To address the immediate fiscal pressure and support faster debt stabilisation government has proposed several tax increases
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.
Despite receiving thousands of applications for NSFAS loans, just over one hundred missing middle students have been approved for NSFAS loans. There are several reasons why this may be the case.
Close to two million applications were submitted for NSFAS 2024 funding. The financial aid scheme has revealed the number of students confirmed for funding in the 2024 academic year.