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Education Planning

Start planning for your child’s future today.

The cost of education can be frightening, but with an education plan in place, saving for tertiary education can become a lot more manageable than most of us realise. Education planning should form a major part of any devoted parent’s financial planning, from the moment their first child is born.

The sooner you start saving for education, the greater the chance of your child getting a quality tertiary education. Start building your education plan by using our handy calculator to find out how much you need to invest for education. You can either invest in a Sanlam Tax-free Investment or Unit Trust, or both, to make your plan a reality.

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Compare 2017 Education Costs

To get a view of tuition and residence costs at different tertiary institutions, select the course and indicate whether it should include residence.

Note that the fees in the graph below are based on 2017 costs for one year of study.
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Not sure how much to save for your children’s education?

Whether your child is two years old or about to go to high school, it’s never too early or too late to start saving for tertiary education. Find out how much you need to invest to secure your child’s future.

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You will need to save per month to cover the approximate R40 000 cost per year for a 3 year degree.

Taking your additional investments into account, you will need to save per month until your youngest child is 18 in order to cover the approximate annual education cost of

Disclaimer: These values are determined using projections based on assumptions about uncertain future outcomes and are not guaranteed. Actual future values will depend on the actual amounts invested and the experience of the selected investment portfolios with regards to investment returns, fees and taxes. This will impact your ability to reach your goals and it is therefore important to review your education plan regularly.

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