Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) and ABSA have launched a training intervention, the Advanced Programme in Debt Review (piloted in 2016), with a group of 23 delegates in the banking and credit provider industries successfully completing their training earlier in 2017. Relevant to employees in the banks and... Read more
UFS receives R10 million in student funding from Absa
In support of building a more equitable and prosperous Africa, and in response to the plight of students who lack financial aid at universities across the country, Absa Bank handed over a cheque of R10 million to the University of the Free State (UFS) at a ceremony held on the Bloemfontein... Read more
Rhodes launches ambitious student support fund – Isivivane
When Phelokazi Ndaba*, a 19-year-old Rhodes University law student, became one of the first group of 150 students to benefit from the newly launched Isivivane Fund, she was finally able to let go of her grave fears of becoming another statistic of financial exclusion. Born in a township in... Read more
Rhodes University raising R1bn for ‘missing middle’
Rhodes University yesterday launched its biggest fundraising initiative ever aimed at raising R1 billion to assist academically deserving students in financial need. The Isivivane fund was started with a founding amount of R5million from Absa Bank, which will assist 150 academically deserving students from the so called “missing middle”.... Read more
Absa helps Wits students prosper
Absa Bank has donated over R15m to Wits University in aid of student funding. On Friday, 9 June 2017, representatives from Absa’s Scholarship Programme handed over a cheque to Wits to give academically talented but financially inhibited students an opportunity to study with less financial burdens. The donation enabled... Read more
ABSA gives R6-million in scholarships
  ABSA met with the Vaal University of Technology’s executive on 14 June to hand over a cheque worth R6-million towards scholarships. Because VUT accommodates a number of disadvantaged students, ABSA decided to make a generous contribution towards the education of poor, but deserving students. The banking istitution has... Read more