Wednesday, 05 December 2018 07:35

NSFAS receives over 400 000 applications for 2019

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received more than 400 000 funding applications for the 2019 financial year.

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Friday, 28 September 2018 14:18

NSFAS beneficiaries urged to sign SOPs

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor has appealed to confirmed National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) beneficiaries to come forward and sign their Schedule of Particulars (SOP).

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An innovative device by a young woman from the Eastern Cape is proving to be a winner in the country’s efforts to save energy.

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President Jacob Zuma has established a ministerial task team to assist the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande, to normalise the situation at higher education institutions across South Africa.

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Wednesday, 28 September 2016 15:27

Over 4 700 new artisans for SA

As part of the skills needed to grow the economy, 4749 new artisans have been certificated by the National Artisan Moderation Body in the first quarter, government said on Tuesday.

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The development of a simplified, streamlined process for accessing the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Incentive by companies is one of the key recommendations of the government-industry task team.

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The number of science, engineering and technology (SET) doctoral degrees awarded to black graduates in South Africa is slightly overtaking the number awarded to white graduates.

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Wednesday, 18 May 2016 17:24

Government goes all out for Fort Hare 100

Government is to go all out to mark the centenary celebrations of the University of Fort Hare this coming Friday, with high-level speeches expected from leaders such as Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and President Jacob Zuma. 

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Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the department will increase its efforts to use science, technology and innovation to support youth entrepreneurs in skills and enterprise development.

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