Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Buti Manamela says the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received 10 000 applications for free higher education through its contact centre on Monday.
While challenges persist in South Africa’s agricultural sector, farmers on Friday expressed their willingness to overcome these in order to ensure shared prosperity for all.
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is examining the circumstances surrounding the shooting incident where one person was killed at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) Soshanguve campus.
The Department of Higher Education and Training has given students another chance to apply at the Capricorn Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College in Polokwane.
President Jacob Zuma says he is deeply saddened by the death of one of the Tshwane University of Technology student leaders, Lesego Benjamin Phehla.
The University of Witwatersrand has opened its doors, despite the disruption of classes and the chaotic scenes that were seen on Monday.
The stalemate in the tertiary education sector continues as classes countrywide have been disrupted, with many universities having to amend their 2016 academic calendars.
The recent students’ protests have resulted to property damage in universities amounting to R300 million.
Many universities around the country are on Wednesday closed following a national call for students to embark on mass action against university fee increments.
President Jacob Zuma will on Tuesday meet with the vice-chancellors of higher education institutions of the country at the Union Buildings.