NSFAS confident they can handle new enrolments

File: The National Student Financial Aid Scheme has been touted as confident about their ability to handle student enrolments.

File: The National Student Financial Aid Scheme has been touted as confident about their ability to handle student enrolments.

JOHANNESBURG - Now that matriculants have their results, many will be planning their next step.

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Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor has encouraged young people to consider all of their options -- not just universities -- when pursuing further studies.

Over 170,000 of learners achieved Bachelor passes, allowing them university entry.

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Universities South Africa CEO Professor Ahmed Bawa says NSFAS is much more prepared this year for the new intake of applications.