File: Historically, NSFAS students were required to fund part of their costs through family, or other funding.
JOHANNESBURG - Now that matriculants have their results, many will be planning their next step.
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.
Universities South Africa CEO Professor Ahmed Bawa says NSFAS is much more prepared this year for the new intake of applications.