More than 500 Walter Sisulu University (WSU) students that graduated between 2016 and 2019 are yet to receive their certificates, due to non-payment.
The Student Representative Council (SRC) at the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape says it has learned with dismay the planned closure of the university by management.
A group of students at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) have embarked on a protest at the Empire Road entrance where they attempted to block vehicles from accessing the campus.
Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) management says more talks are necessary to end the ongoing student protests.
Government will spend R64-billion on students’ accommodation over the next few years, after leveraging a further R64-billion in private investment.
Students have taken to social media to call for the re-opening of applications for the National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).
Some National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) recipients are frustrated because their fees for last year have not yet been paid.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has called on students who wish to apply for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme to use National Youth Development Agency centres to apply for next year’s funding.
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has reiterated that in order to qualify for a study loan, applicants must be South African citizens with a household income of under R350 000 per year.
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme says students should be vigilant when processing applications and after their financial aid has been approved.