Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba is set to appear before the Portfolio Committee this afternoon to clarify his department's view on the granting of permission for the operation of Fireblade private terminal at OR Tambo International Airport.
Parliament’s education committees have commended the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) for the efforts put into ensuring that poor students are not excluded from attending university on the basis of financial need.
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.
The chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, Yvonne Phosa, has sent condolences to the families and colleagues of the Wits students, who passed away over the weekend.
The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training has welcomed the resumption of classes at Rhodes University following disruptions last week.
The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training has applauded the decision by President Jacob Zuma to set up a task team to address funding challenges at tertiary institutions.