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Research data: NATIONAL STUDENT FINANCIAL AID SCHEME (NSFAS)
2019 Transformation, stratification and higher education: exploring the absorption into employment of public financial aid beneficiaries across the South African higher education system
Improving access to higher education is an important strategy for achieving equity in the labour market. Against the backdrop of the massifi...
2018 The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) and its impact: exploring the absorption into employment of NSFAS-funded graduates: final report
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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) plays an important role in increasing the number of opportunities for entry into the highe...Download this report