We asked our students what the biggest obstacle is that’s holding them back from studying. The most common answer we received is that studying is a big financial problem.
So we put together this free e-book called An Oxbridge Academy Guide – How to Finance Your Studies to help you find ways to finance the course of your choice and start building your career.
This e-book covers the following topics:
- Where to look for bursaries and scholarships
- How to secure bursaries and scholarships
- How to get a student loan
- How to make sure you get the most out of your student loan
- How to finance your own studies while you work
- How to ask employers to finance your studies
- How to choose an affordable college without compromising on educational standards
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Choose a college that makes education affordable for you
Oxbridge Academy’s aim is to make quality tertiary education accessible to all South Africans, despite their backgrounds or financial situations.
If you want to find out more about what it costs to study the course of your choice at Oxbridge Academy, you can simply go to the following page: Oxbridge Academy Course Fees.
Note: This article was originally published on 31 May 2016, and has been updated for comprehensiveness and accuracy.
Where to look for bursaries and scholarships
Hi Ipeleng, the best is to contact the institutions where you want to study, and to ask them what bursaries are available. Another option is to approach well-known companies in your intended industry, and to find out whether they offer any bursaries.
If you want to find out about the financing options available at Oxbridge Academy, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi I’m Senzo,Imbitouse guy who will to further his studies,but because of finance nothing I can do,so any assistance please help.
hi iam mondli i want an scholarships to study computer information systems please help me
Please contact our student support at email@example.com
Im looking foward to continue with my studies but i dont have money to study so may you please help me with bursary
Where to look for bursaries and scholarship
Hi i am dean i am from a poor neigberhood i dont work and it is hard to find work are there any other options that u guys have for me to study and i really want to study
Hi Dean, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to find out about study options that may be suitable for you.
Hi sir or madem my aim is i want to do security management causes do you have it
Hi Walter. Yes, we do offer security management courses. You can find all the information on the following page: https://www.oxbridgeacademy.edu.za/courses/occupational-health-safety/
Hi my name is Tsholofelo i want to be one of your student next year. i want to study Fleet Management if you have it in your college my second option is Health and Safety and i also want to know the date of registration. Hope to hear from you soon.
Hi Tsholofelo, we don’t specifically offer a fleet management course, but we do offer a few courses in supply chain management and logistics. You can find them here: https://www.oxbridgeacademy.edu.za/courses/supply-chain-logistics/
We also offer a range of health and safety courses.
You can register at any time of the year. If you want to speak to a Student Advisor, you can give us a call on 021 1100 200, or send an email to email@example.com
COMMENT,hi my name is TEBOGO so I want to study but my problem is I’m in prison so how can I study
Hi Tebogo, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and a Student Advisor will be in touch to assist you.
Thank you for your reply
Hi I’m Nokwanda Khanyile I want to study engineering but no one can support me financially
Please contact our student support team for the options that we have available regarding payments and courses – email@example.com.
hi am Mabuza I want to study a Civil engineering but I don’t have enough money to study this course. I really want to being a student in this year. You may offer this course???
Unfortunately we do not offer civil engineering courses. If you want to find out what courses we do offer, please contact or student advisors at firstname.lastname@example.org
Where to look for scholarship bursaries I really need help no one can help me to complete my study
For advice on how to pay for your studies, please read this document that we have compiled. There is some really great tips and information.
Hi it’s Zikho here,i just wanna ask if you have a paramedic course,i really want to do it plz help. Thanks
No, unfortunately we don’t have any medical courses, only theoretical courses like Medical secretary or Understanding HIV/Aids.
For more information please contact our student advisors at email@example.com
Hi am Christina am asking for finance and sars payroll course and i don’t know how would i study and apply omfor it
Hi guys my name is Njabulo i am already one of your students but i’m struggling financial i neeed help
Please contact our student support at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out what your options are.
Good day I’m thabo nkabinde,I want to do technical matric,my problem is finance,any one to assist pls contact me 0817399529
Hi Melisa am Kingsley I have already registered for IT at Oxbridge but I can’t procced and pay my registration fee but I still want to study there wat can I do
Good day I am Hamilton I want to study I.T but I don’t have grade 12 and am working so now I want to no we can I start to do my course.
HY IM DANIEL,I WOULD LIKE TO ASK IF I CAN COME WITH NSFAS REFERENCE NUMBER IS IT GOING TO WORK IN FUNDING MY FEES?
For more information regarding this you can speak to a student advisor at email@example.com.
Hi I’m Sakhile,if I may ask,I just registered for occupational Health and Safety course and my concern is what is the next step after completing my course,must I apply for job or is the other step I need to do before applying for employment?
Your Occupational health and safety certificate will definitely help you in finding a job. So best way to go about it is finishing the course as soon as possible, getting your certificate and then applying for a job with a good CV and your certificate.
I’m Siyabonga,if may I ask where is Oxbridge Academy found and the campuses?
Our Physical Address: The Vineyard, Corner of Devon Valley and Adam Tas Road, Stellenbosch, 7600. You can also find more info here.
Looking for a bursary or a person to assist financially so I can proceed with my studies
We have a booklet that you can read about how to finance your studies: https://www.oxbridgeacademy.edu.za/Documents/How-to-Finance-Your-Studies.pdf
Hope this helps.
HI I AM STHEMBISO I NEED AN SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDY DEISEL MECHANIC PLEASE HELP ME
Please take a look at this document with advice on on how to finance your studies:
For more information please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi, I’m lundi from cape town i want to study in this college next year even now i can study if i can find someone who can assist me financial. Because i’m working and also my siblings they cannot afford the fees. So i want to know how can i do because i want to study
Have you downloaded and read this ebook on How to finance your studies? Download it on a computer and not a phone as it would be difficult to read. It really gives quite a few tips and advice on what to do and where to get bursaries.
You can also contact one of our student advisers to discuss your options: email@example.com
Can NFSAS pay for my fees at oxbridge?
NSFAS only pay for public funded and TVET colleges. Oxbridge Academy is a private college, but please take a look at this brochure on ideas how to finance your studies: https://www.oxbridgeacademy.edu.za/Documents/How-to-Finance-Your-Studies.pdf.