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Displaying items by tag: university fees

Thursday, 18 January 2018 12:25

Minister offers to sponsor Grade 12 learner

Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has challenged Grade 12 learners at Thusa Setjhaba Secondary School to obtain a minimum of four distinctions to qualify for her sponsorship to study at a university.

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Government is meeting with stakeholders on Monday to seek a solution to the situation in higher education and resume the 2016 academic programme.

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Wednesday, 21 September 2016 19:32

Violent student protests condemned

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has strongly condemned violent student protests at some universities in the country.

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Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will next month during the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) announce how National Treasury will fund the university fees shortfall.

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Wednesday, 07 September 2016 10:55

Fees Commission cancels Cape Town hearings

The Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training (Fees Commission) says it is unfortunate that public hearings were once again interrupted.

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Wednesday, 07 September 2016 10:43

Consultations on 2017 varsity fees ongoing

The Department of Higher Education and Training says government has not yet made a pronouncement on university fee adjustments for 2017, as consultations on the matter are ongoing.

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Wednesday, 31 August 2016 15:12

Announcement on 2017 varsity fees expected mid-Sept

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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Monday, 22 August 2016 11:49

Consultations still ongoing for tertiary fees

The Presidency has reiterated that a decision on whether there will be university fee increases or not in 2017 has not been concluded.

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Thursday, 05 November 2015 22:20

Government explores options for varsity funding

Government, working with universities, is exploring various options to meet the commitment made by President Jacob Zuma of a zero percent increase in university fees in 2016, the Presidency said on Sunday.

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Tuesday, 27 October 2015 16:11

Calls for striking students to return to class

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has called on students to uphold their side of the agreement and return to their classes.

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