Consultation on the feasibility of free higher education and training are at an advanced stage, says the Presidency.
Government has extended condolences to the family and friends of an employee of a private security company, who worked at the University of the Witwatersrand.
Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande has condemned the destruction of university property, which has run into millions of rands.
Higher Education Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana has condemned the destruction of property during recent protests at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
The Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training (Fees Commission) says it is unfortunate that public hearings were once again interrupted.
The Presidency has reiterated that a decision on whether there will be university fee increases or not in 2017 has not been concluded.
South Africans are called to make written submissions to the Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training, referred to as the Fees Commission, says Parliament.