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If you did not meet the minimum requirements or want to rewrite some of your matric subjects, you can register to rewrite the subjects through the Second Chance Matric Programme. You can read below to learn more about your options. 

Many students do not realise how much university actually costs aside from the learning material, transport costs, accommodation and living expenses. A bursary is a monetary reward from an institution to a student based on their academic performances and personal circumstances.

Step one was applying to CPUT. Step two was you getting accepted. Congratulations by the way, that was a massive step to success in your future. Now, next step, is figuring out how you're going to pay for your studies.

Scholarships are one of the options for student funding that you may be investigating. In this mini series of articles named Pros and Cons, Bursaries Portal outlines the advantages and disadvantages of scholarships, bursaries and student loans. 

Absa offers a study loan to students who wish to fund their tertiary education. This loan is covers a wide variety of study related expenses, and must be repaid with interest. 

Who can apply?

The University of South Africa (UNISA) distance learning university which UNISA offers a combination of career-orientated courses, which one would normally associate with a university of technology and general academic programmes which you woulfd find at a traditional universi

If you are interested in funding options for your studies, and you specifically are wanting to study teacher, the Funza Lushaka Bursary might be for you! 


Are you a SASSA beneficiary and you wondering how to check your SASSA balance? Here's how and a plus side is that it's actually quite simple! 


All you need to do is the following:

If you are planning on studying towards an undergraduate degree but did not pass matric, you will need to apply for a matric exemption through the matriculation board. 


Due to confusing media reports, SASSA has released a statement regarding their SASSA cards. SASSA cards will soon be replaced and so SASSA has addressed the issue. 


SASSA has now made it clear that SASSA cards will still be valid after 31 March 2021.