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Nsfas Students Instructed To Correct Duplicate Registrations

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Nsfas Students Instructed To Correct Duplicate Registrations

R47.3 billion was allocated to fund students at public universities and colleges through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). Several issues have been discovered with student registration, resulting in Higher Education calling for students to take necessary steps to resolve the issues.

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Nsfas Students Instructed To Correct Duplicate Registrations

Students have made duplicate registrations at different tertiary institutions, according to Higher Education Minister Dr. Blade Nzimande. The Nsfas has found 2,481 students who have done this, according to Nzimande.

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Multiple institutions have submitted registration claims to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

According to Nzimande, in a statement:

Consequently, students who are not studying at institutions should deregister from them.

It has also been instructed to the affected Nsfas students to submit evidence to Nsfas so that the appropriate college can receive the funds.

In addition to housing, transport, book allowances, living allowances, and incidental or personal care allowances, bursaries cover additional living expenses.

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NSFAS supports financially disadvantaged students who wish to continue their studies at a South African public university or TVET college through the bursary scheme.

In 2021, the number of funded students had increased by 7% compared to 2020, according to Higher Education. 421,331 students enrolled in university and 202,055 in TVET colleges were funded by NSFAS in the 2021 academic year.

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