IMPROVING ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION IN SOUTH AFRICA UNDER A DEMOCRATIC DISPENSATION. Prof Isaac Ntshoe, PhD College of Human Sciences, University of South Africa, PO Box 392, Pretoria, 0003 Tel: +27 012 429 4096 Fax: + 27 012 429 4000 e-mail: [email protected] INTRODUCTION.
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
Prof Isaac Ntshoe, PhD
College of Human Sciences, University of South Africa, PO Box 392, Pretoria, 0003
Tel: +27 012 429 4096
Fax: + 27 012 429 4000
e-mail: [email protected]
The size of the accumulated student debt at six historically advantaged universities in South Africa
TABLE 2 to R333 million, and by 2006 NSFAS expenditure had increased to R1 382 million
The number of National Student Financial Aid Scheme awards by race, 1995, 1998–2001
Amounts recovered during the past 8 years Amounts made available from the pool of recovered funds
Years Recovered monies Years Recovered monies
1998/1999 R30.3m 1998/1999 R14.2m
1999/2000 R66.4m 1999/2000 R175m
2000/2001 R90.8m 2000/2001 R175m
2001/2002 R110.9m 2001/2002 R150m
2002/2003 R147.2m 2002/2003 R211m
2003/2004 R208.5m 2003/2004 R211m
2004/2005 R243.8 2004/2005 R280m
2005/2006 R304.8m 2005/2006 R305m
The non-payment of tuition fees and the failure to repay loans therefore undermine the principle of cost recovery, and thus work against the government’s intention of making the sector more efficient.