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[LISTEN] Only 10% of NSFAS applicants chose TVET colleges

21 October 2019 3:57 PM
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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme says it has received 50,000 more applications overall compared to last year.

While 50,000 more applications have been submitted to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) compared to last year, only 10% of the applicants have chosen to study at technical and vocational education and training (TVET) colleges from 2020.

NSFAS administrator Dr Randall Carolissen says there is clear misunderstanding and under-appreciation of the offering.

We need to invest a lot more in guidance at school level and perhaps some other outreach programmes that government already has in place like through the NYDA [ National Youth Development Agency].

Dr Randall Carolissen, Administrator, NSFAS

From our side we have improved quite a bit in the NSFAS administration for TVETs and brought in bigger equity in allowances between TVETs and university sectors but I think it didn't have the required output in the response that we anticipated.

Dr Randall Carolissen, Administrator, NSFAS

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21 October 2019 3:57 PM
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