7 February 2019

Cash allowances for 12 548 registered NSFAS Students were already transfered to Fundi for cash payouts of which 9 385 were successfully transfered to students' bank accounts, bringing the total payout to more than 75% of registered NSFAS students. However more than 3 000 students have not yet submitted their banking details.
Allowances for a further 3 617 registered NSFAS students will be transfered today to Fundi for payouts.
All students who have not submitted their banking details on the Fundi website yet, are requested to urgently do so to allow for the process to be completed.
Students who need assistance should go to the Student Accounts and Bursaries Office on their campus.



NSFAS completes review of rejected applications and prepares for appeals

23 January 2019

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has completed all assessments of the 2019 applications of first time entering students. Of the 417 000 applications received, more than 300 000 students have been declared approved, pending registration at public institutions for NSFAS funded qualifications. Read more

Important information for NSFAS students

18 January 2019

Important information for NSFAS students! Please download and read the document relevant to you:


Dear Applicant

8 January 2019

Kindly note the North-West University will no longer accept any new applications for the 2019 study year. The University is currently evaluating applications received within the time frame allocated for 2019 applications during 2018. Applicants who have successfully applied for the 2019 study year have been informed of such. The University holds a duty towards these students who applied within the allocated time frame, and who satisfied the academic requirements of their chosen fields of study.

Included below are the contact details for each campus. Please feel free to contact the University after Friday, 25 January 2019 in order to ascertain whether spots have opened up at the relevant campus, faculty and school where you would like to apply.

We trust that you appreciate the view of the University in this regard.

Contact Details:

1. Mafikeng Campus

(018) 389 2821

2. Potchefstroom Campus

(018) 299 4055

3. Vaal Triangle Campus

(016) 910 3154


Statement by Minister of Higher Education and Training

8 January 2019

Statement by Minister of Higher Education and Training on the call to scrap registration fees, encourage walk-ins at universities, and bring the university system to a standstill. Read more...

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