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​Hope can calm student ‘tantrums’
​Hope can calm student ‘tantrums’
COMMENTWe see ongoing student protest, despite negotiations, concessions and attempts to return to “normality”.
Are student loans the only answer?
Are student loans the only answer?
The pressure is on as cries for free education reverberate across university campuses. Although the idea of debt sits uncomfortably with many, an...
Sars tracks down student loan defaulter who owes R217 496
Sars tracks down student loan defaulter who owes R217 496
One former student – out of 247 913 who collectively owe the higher education department’s loan and bursary scheme a staggering R6.4-billion...
Can Sizwe Nxasana change the fortunes of NSFAS?
Can Sizwe Nxasana change the fortunes of NSFAS?
Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has appointed outgoing FirstRand group chief executive Sizwe Nxasana as the new chair of the...
Zuma appeals to private sector to fund poor students
Zuma appeals to private sector to fund poor students
President Jacob Zuma has appealed to the private sector to lend a hand and assist his administration open access to higher education for poor...
Nzimande condemns violent TUT protests
Nzimande condemns violent TUT protests
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande on Monday condemned the violent protests at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT).
Budget: Increase in bursary funds may avert more student protests
Budget: Increase in bursary funds may avert more student protests
With some universities across the country currently besieged by student protests over exorbitant fees and a shortage of bursary funds, national...
TUT to remain closed
TUT to remain closed
The Tshwane University of Technology said on Sunday it remained closed pending the serving of an interdict related to evictions of students from...
Sasco calls for mass student protests
Sasco calls for mass student protests
There's always a price to pay
There's always a price to pay
Is free tertiary education affordable? In the wake of Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande's budget vote speech last week, which...
Battle of the higher education qualifications
Battle of the higher education qualifications
Aphiwe Deklerk, Ngoako Matsha, Sipho McDermott, Ayanda Sitole & Sibongile Nkosi
Quick fix for training colleges raises alarm
Quick fix for training colleges raises alarm
Serious money for serious skills development was Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's urgent emphasis when he turned to education. But both the...

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