Scores of students at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University today participated in the launch of the 2017 First Things First campaign.
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has since 2013 funded more than two million students studying at South Africa’s public Universities and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges.
The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana, is set to visit agriculture colleges as part of Government Imbizo Focus Week.
After five years of clamping down on unregistered colleges, the Department of Higher Education and Training is battling to shut down these bogus institutions.
The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) will register the names of holders of fake certificates on its website.
Government has contributed over R4 billion towards covering university fee increases, says Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande.
Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says serious action will be taken against those who have fake qualification certificates.
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received a total 161 938 applications from students seeking funding for 2017 in universities and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges across the country.
Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says the sector is ready for the 2017 academic year.