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23 February 2017
                       
 
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22 Feb 2017
 
 
SA: Certificates backlog angers Committee
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The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training has called for disciplinary measures against officials responsible for delays in issuing certificates to students who have graduated. The...
 
 
20 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Daily Podcast - February 20, 2017
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Making headlines: NSFAS to fund over 400 000 students for 2017 Mugabe says he is people's choice for 2018 election And, Fedusa 'dismayed' at Molefe's MP nomination
 
 
NSFAS to fund over 400 000 students for 2017
EDUCATION
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has approved over 400 000 applications for funding for the 2017 academic year. NSFAS chairperson Sizwe Nxasana said they had approved a total of...
 
 
14 Feb 2017
 
 
 
DHET: Minister Blade Nzimande calls on South Africans to work together to bring arsonists to book
STATEMENT
The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, has called on communities and all relevant arms of the state to work together and redouble their efforts to track, prosecute and...
 
 
10 Feb 2017
 
MINISTER NZIMANDE TO VISIT UMGUNGUNDLOVU TVET COLLEGE
What's On
The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr. Blade Nzimande will visit Umgungundlovu TVET College - Midlands Campus, on Monday, 13 February 2017, as part of his oversight mandate on higher...
 
 
09 Feb 2017
 
Unsuccessful applicants still have a chance - NSFAS
EDUCATION
Close to 10 000 applications for funding have been rejected by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) for 2017, but all is not lost. NSFAS spokesperson Kagisho Mamabolo said students...
 
 
Student protests close DUT, Walter Sisulu campus
EDUCATION
Both the Walter Sisulu University Mthatha campus and Durban University of Technology have been closed. In a statement on Wednesday, Walter Sisulu University said the Mthatha campus will be closed...
 
 
31 Jan 2017
 
POSTPONEMENT: MINISTER NZIMANDE TO LAUNCH A PILOT FOR FUNDING OF MISSING MIDDLE STUDENTS
What's On
Dear members of the media, please note that Higher Education media briefing that communicated to take place tomorrow, 02 February 2017 as indicated on the media advisory below has been postponed...
 
 
Nzimande's department given 14 days to fix certificate backlog
EDUCATION
Student leaders at technical and vocational education and training (TVET) colleges say the Department of Higher Education and Training has two weeks to deliver outstanding certificates. Members of...
 
 
27 Jan 2017
 
 
 
Daily Podcast – January 27, 2017
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Making headlines: Muthambi, Parliament’s role sticking points for SABC inquiry Adama Barrow arrives in capital Banjul And, Nzimande 'disagrees strongly' with Pali Lehohla
 
 
 
 
Nzimande 'disagrees strongly' with Pali Lehohla
EDUCATION
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande rubbished Statistician General Pali Lehohla's suggestion that black students may have been better off during the 1980s. “Normally it is not usual for one...
 
 
Protesting college students have valid complaints – Nzimande
EDUCATION
The complaints of protesting Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college students are "very valid", Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande said on Thursday. "Unfortunately we as...
 
 
26 Jan 2017
 
 
 
Don’t infringe others’ right to learn – Nzimande
EDUCATION
Aggrieved tertiary education students had the right vent their concerns through peaceful protests, but choking the whole sector through violent protests was uncalled for, South Africa Higher...
 
 
EFF, 'ultra-left academics' pushing own agenda on Fees Must Fall – Nzimande
EDUCATION
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and individuals on Rustenburg's platinum belt are contributing to the Fees Must Fall student protests to push their own political agenda, Higher Education...
 
 
 
                       
 
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