Blade Nzimande's office has told school heads and professors not to communicate directly with the minister, but to go through the proper channels.
Students marching on Blade Nzimande's office in protest at the cost of university education are told they should instead be targeting big business.
University funding in SA has not kept up with enrolment, and lags behind other countries, a damning government report reveals.
The newly opened Sol Plaatje University attracts students who couldn't otherwise attend varsity.
Contrary to recent criticism, the new white paper prioritises student success and access equally.
Recently reported problems with the issuing of certificates are being sorted out.
Walter Sisulu University might have to extend its current administrator's contract due to the current labour impasse over the last two months.
The higher education and training department is desperate to root out the distrust its new transformation oversight committee has triggered.
Minister Blade Nzimande wants the Hawks to investigate alleged suspicious circumstances under which a first-year student drowned last year.
Peter Vale writes an open letter to focus the new incumbent's priorities and tasks.
Mduduzi Manana writes to Professor Peter Vale to say he is committed to delivering quality education.
Parliament's discussion about the financing of SA's universities and skills development sector begs the question: What is at stake? The answer: A lot.
Blade Nzimande is correct to highlight the sector as crucial for the country's development agenda.
A devastating report released by Minister Blade Nzimande has revealed the inadequate accommodation SA universities provide for many of its students.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has appointed an assessor to investigate various issues at the crisis-ridden Vaal University of Technology.
Education minister's proposals will achieve nothing in our neoliberal environment.
The dramatic rise in the pass rate over the past two years raises unrealistic expectations about entry into higher education.
Experts question the proposal of a new application system for universities and the touting of FET colleges as a viable alternative to universities.
FET colleges need vast improvements if they are going to compete with universities, experts say.