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With this year’s National Budget Speech, education, once again, received the majority share of our government’s annual spending.


The price of tertiary education is going up after the Minister of Higher Education gave public universities the go ahead to increase prices.


Education is strongly considered as one of the keys to unlocking and realising the potential of the proverbial tomorrow's adults in every country, South Africa is no different. In fact, the number of world-class tertiary institutions registered in South Africa is testament to the magnitude of its importance in society.


The cost of tertiary education in South Africa often leads to the financial exclusion of learners hoping to enter the world of higher education. 


As the new academic year commences in a matter of days, many prospective students at UNISA will worry about funding their tertiary education. Here’s some advice, returning students I hope that you’re listening too.


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What is a Student Loan? A student loan is borrowed money that is repaid over the time once a student has completed their studies and starts a job. In addition to repaying the amount loaned, most loans also require an additional fee called interest. A student loan is used to pay for college or university costs.


You may have read recently that NSFAS would be changing the way applications worked. The organisation has adopted what they call a Student Centered Model, completely overhauling the applications system. So what does this mean for you?


Caught in the gap between the rich and poor, the missing middle faces a unique set of challenges when applying for university funding.

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