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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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Friday, 19 January 2018 10:28

Social grant learners defy the odds

Thousands of child support grant beneficiaries will get a chance to break away from the cycle of poverty, when they enter institutions of higher learning, thanks to government’s social protection interventions and their good matric performance.

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Matriculants who are currently receiving a social grant and are accepted at an institution of higher learning will no longer go through a means test to qualify for financial aid from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

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Tuesday, 18 October 2016 15:08

Save the 2016 academic year

Government and business leaders have made a unanimous call to all stakeholders to help save the 2016 academic year while the engagements on fees continue.

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Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande says he is hopeful that the current consultations with all stakeholders on the 2017 university fees will conclude successfully, with a formal announcement expected to be made in mid-September.

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Thursday, 21 July 2016 17:54

Bold solutions needed for student housing

Higher Education and Training Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, has called for bold solutions to tackle the challenges that South Africa is facing in providing housing for students in institutions of higher learning.

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Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mduduzi Manana, has taken the 2016 Apply Now/Khetha Career Guidance Campaign to three schools in Lady Frere, in the Eastern Cape.

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Monday, 22 February 2016 09:30

Young people a priority - Deputy President

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the development of young people is a priority for government, adding that entrepreneurship is the heartbeat of a developing economy.

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Friday, 29 January 2016 07:34

New TVET colleges to target unskilled youth

The Department of Higher Education and Training says the planned 12 Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges will be used to try to absorb the millions of young people who are either uneducated, unskilled or unemployed.

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Monday, 04 January 2016 13:30

New colleges on the cards

Government has begun process of establishing fifteen Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges across the country, says the Presidency.

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