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Nzimande says NSFAS loans and bursaries surged under his leadership [SOUND]

# Higher Education, Science and Innovation minister, Blade Nzimande says the National Student Financial Aid Scheme has significantly increased loans and bursaries under his leadership, supporting over one-million students. He highlighted the scheme’s impressive growth, surging from 8.96-billion-rand in 2014 to a substantial 47-billion-rand last year. Nzimande outlines the student-centric approach, improved procedures, and ongoing endeavours for a seamless commencement of the 2024 academic year. Nzimande says he remains steadfast in his commitment to anti-corruption efforts and ensuring assistance for underprivileged students:

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