Department of Higher Education and Training

 
Broken promises ruin chances for Eastern Cape students
Broken promises ruin chances for Eastern Cape students
The Department of Higher Education and Training plans to spend R20.4 billion on South Africa’s 50 technical and vocational education and training...
Nzimande warns vice-chancellors against going behind his back
Nzimande warns vice-chancellors against going behind his back
Blade Nzimande, the minister of higher education, science and technology, has warned university vice-chancellors against undermining his authority...
Nzimande wants to prioritise rural universities
Nzimande wants to prioritise rural universities
Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Blade Nzimande said that he wants to prioritise infrastructure and the quality of education in...
Ramaphosa to Sadtu: You are the key to economic growth
Ramaphosa to Sadtu: You are the key to economic growth
On Wednesday, President Cyril Ramaphosa told delegates attending the South African Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu) national...
Déjà VUT: Nzimande appoints another administrator at embattled university
Déjà VUT: Nzimande appoints another administrator at embattled university
Blade Nzimande — the minister of higher education and training, science and technology — has appointed former University of Johannesburg vice-chancellor, Professor Ihron Rensburg, as an administrator at the Vaal University of Technology....
NIHSS awards scholarships to more than 600 doctoral students
NIHSS awards scholarships to more than 600 doctoral students
The National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) was founded in 2013 against a backdrop of a decline in teaching and research...
NSFAS board dissolved as Carolissen steps in
NSFAS board dissolved as Carolissen steps in
Minister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor has officially appointed Dr Randall Carolissen as the administrator of the National Student...
LGBTIQ in higher education – what do we know and what have we done about it?
LGBTIQ in higher education – what do we know and what have we done about it?
Eliminating all forms of gender-based violence from South African campuses will be a giant leap towards achieving more graduates, and with time,...
Agriculture training in South Africa badly needs an overhaul
Agriculture training in South Africa badly needs an overhaul
Agriculture delivers more jobs per rand invested than any other
Treasury yet to find the billions to fund #FeesMustFall
Treasury yet to find the billions to fund #FeesMustFall
Free education for all qualifying students at university and technical and vocational education (TVET) colleges will cost between R17.7-billion and...
Blade Nzimande: EFF, academics are using #FeesMustFall protests for their own ends
Blade Nzimande: EFF, academics are using #FeesMustFall protests for their own ends
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and individuals from Rustenburg's platinum belt are using the Fees Must Fall student protests to push...
​Universities have plans to register indebted students – but not all of them
​Universities have plans to register indebted students – but not all of them
Allowing indebted missing middle students to register this year “places the financial health of many universities in serious jeopardy”, a body...

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