Department of Higher Education

Education opens up the world. It is the key to being able to live a happy, healthy, and prosperous life.

Minister of Higher Education and Training, Science and Innovation, Blade Nzimande

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme will hold a virtual briefing on Thursday, October 28 2021 to announce its funding plans for the 2022 academic year.

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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has warned students to be aware of fraudulent websites and social media platforms.

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 The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides crucial financial assistance to students who want to further education at institutions of higher learning.


Feenix is an online crowdfunding platform that allows university students to raise money to fund their tertiary education. 

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 As matriculants prepare to write their final examinations, many of them will be planning for the next step. For many this means studying further at a tertiary institution, which can be expensive.

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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) recently announced that their walk-in offices will be reopening to help assist students with enquiries about the financial aid scheme.

 The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) will be reopening its walk-in offices in Cape Town. The offices will reopen on Monday 11 October 2021.

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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) has called for all qualifying students who are currently registered at an institution of higher learning for the 2021 academic year to apply for funding. Applications for this funding close 3 September 2021.



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