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NSFAS Archives; Archived articles, information and blogs related to NSFAS and its procedures.

Alternative Bursaries and Scholarship options available in November and December 2019

Alternative Bursaries and Scholarships – November/December 2019

Not everyone can afford to go study after leaving school – that’s unfortunately how life goes sometimes. However, students who can’t pay for their tertiary studies can still go the route applying for a bursary, scholarship, or student loan. The main bursary option for students in South Africa is the NSFAS bursary. While it may …

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Alternative Bursaries and Scholarships – September

Students who miss out on an NSFAS bursary for the 2020 academic year can still apply for alternative bursaries or scholarships in September and October. It’s not always a guarantee that an applicant is successful in their NSFAS application. That’s why students need to look at alternative options in case their application is rejected. There are …

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UNISA Students Uproar over Exams and NSFAS Allowances

UNISA Students in Uproar over NSFAS Allowances and UNISA Exams   Unisa students have recently been gathering around multiple Unisa campuses, including Sunnyside and the Pietermaritzburg campus, airing their grievances over recent developments regarding the non-payment of NSFAS allowances as well as the decision to bring exams forward due to the IEC General Elections.   …

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The problem with the new NSFAS System (sBux)

Need Help Passing Your UNISA Course?   Yes! The New NSFAS System (sBux) This new NSFAS system, called sBux, allows students to pay for food, accommodation, books and travel allowances using their cellphones. NSFAS says this system works on all cellphones. Source: http://www.nsfas.org.za/NSFAS/STUDENTS/SBUX This is an innovative idea from NSFAS capitalising on the fact that most …

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Unisa eases NSFAS registration blues

Unisa has expressed shock last week at protest action at their campuses over the depletion of NSFAS funds. NSFAS (National Student Financial Aid Scheme) which provides loans, especially for those students in need, announced that its funds were depleted.  Student strikes started in Pretoria after crisis talks on Wednesday, 17th July.  By Friday UNISA registration was …

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