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Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has urged the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to make changes. 


Higher Education Minister, Minister Dr Blade Nzimande launched the NSFAS Digital Learning Device programme today. 


Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande has addressed the funding concerns of students who change courses. 


If you feel your NSFAS application was wrongfully rejected, you have one last chance to appeal. 


Government allocation for NSFAS funding has increased significantly. This is according to Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande. 


After months of delays, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has confirmed that NSFAS funded students can now order laptops online. 


The Student Representative Council (SRC) from the University of Witwatersrand has managed to raise R4 million for students with outstanding fees. 


Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande said NSFAS is making strides, as over 60% of students who are funded by NSFAS are also SASSA beneficiaries. 


Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Buti Manamela said the Department is working closely with NSFAS to ensure the rest of the academic year runs smoothly. 
 


After months of waiting, Minister Blade Nzimande has confirmed that NSFAS students will be receiving their laptops in April. 


 Bursary guidelines for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will be finalised by next week for university students. 


Students funded by NSFAS will have their tuition and accommodation fees covered. Higher Education Minister, Blade Nzimande assured students during a media briefing on Thursday morning. 


Following a request for more funding for NSFAS, the Cabinet has approved to give NSFAS more money. 


Cabinet has approved more funding for NSFAS. This comes as many students wait to receive feedback about their NSFAS applications. 


Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande hosted a media briefing on Monday to talk about funding decisions for 2021. 


Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande has confirmed that all returning students will continue to be funded this year. 


NSFAS has addressed social media backlash, following a tweet that was sent out about the R350 grant.


National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will be cutting funding from some programmes this year but there are other options for students who qualify for the national support scheme.


The NSFAS N+ Rule has been around for some time, making the lives of some students difficult. Students said this rule has been negatively affecting them, as some were not able to finish their degrees with funding from NSFAS. 

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