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Education CalculatorUse our education calculator to help you work out how much you would need to save in order to cover the fees required for university or college. Our team of accredited financial advisers are ready to help you get on track with your education savings.
Calculate the costs involved for a Tertiary Education e.g. University or College

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Feel free to view and adjust the assumptions applied in this calculation. The results should be used as an indication only.
Assumptions applied in this calculation.

To evaluate your required contribution we've calculated a default increase in contributions annually of 9%. This can be adjusted in the field below.

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Want to know more about education savings?

    It primarily depends on the institution you're planning to enrol you or your children into. For instance, the cost of education in public institutions in South Africa is not the same as that of private institutions.

    Private schools tend to be costly, while public schools are generally more affordable.

    Tuition in the private sector also varies depending on where the institution is situated and the level of education provided, among other things.

    Although it’s not easy to say, here's what sending your child to a tertiary institution could cost you.

    Here are some few useful saving tips:

    • Make a shopping list and stick to it
    • Shop online, it saves time and money
    • Plan lunch, this will help you avoid eating out – and will save you cash
    • Avoid branded products such as lunch boxes or pencil case based on their favourite characters. Buy generic and save

    Read in more detail here.

    Education inflation is currently at 8%.