University and TVET students will get an increase in their allowances for the 2023 academic year
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has introduced new methods to improve student funding, including an increase in allowances.
Minister of higher education, science and innovation Blade Nzimande and NSFAS gave an update on their readiness for the academic year on Tuesday. This included issues of approved budgets, changes in allowances, eligibility criteria and the ongoing issue of student accommodation. Nzimande’s briefing comes ahead of the closing of the NSFAS applications at midnight on Tuesday.