Southern African Student Support Services


The Southern African Student Support Services is a unique network with a strong identity built around values of equal opportunity and social assistance in support of college and university students in South Africa.The SASSS off-campus services reach out to the large majority of students who live at home or in private accommodation in villages, townships, towns and cities. Noting that only 20 percent of students live on campus residences, SASSS serves a critical role to support commuter students with a suite of student life and support services. SASSS services and programs is also be available to residential students.

SASSS is strategically located in every local municipality, metropolitan areas and traditional authorities where there is a college and university campus. The SASSS service footprints will be found within the proximity of every campus in villages, townships, towns and cities throughout South Africa in order to provide a comprehensive suite of support services to college and university students.

The SASSS programs and services are designed to respond on the needs of students in urban and rural environments across the country to improve on the student experience. The SASSS Advice Centres will be roll-out to support 2 million plus students in every village, township, town and city in South Africa.

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