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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme has made provisional funding available to more than 400 000 students for the 2020 academic year.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has pleaded with students and staff to take the appropriate social distance protocol seriously to combat the spread of Covid-19.
President Cyril Ramaphosa and Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande have condemned the violent protests taking place on some university campuses.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says there is no need for the disruption of registration at universities across the country, but a student union vows to continue its shutdown.
NSFAS-qualifying students who carry debt from 2019 will be allowed to register at universities, provided they sign an acknowledgement of debt form.
The drop in matric mathematics passes is worrying, says Higher Education, Science and Technology Minister Blade Nzimande.
The SACP's 4th special national congress kicks off to assess whether it has made progress on some of the resolutions it set out for itself at the 2017 national congress.
Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Blade Nzimande has denounced 'barbaric and shameful acts against women' in education institutions and society.
Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Dr Blade Nzimande, has expressed his condolences after Ndlovu, who was stabbed in the head on DUT's Steve Biko campus, died.
The Department of Transport has resumed the scrapping of 1 000 panel vans which were illegally converted into minibus taxis.
The University of Cape Town, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research as well as the Biological and Vaccines Institute of Southern Africa are working on this project.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has condemned recent violence at the University of Zululand and called for the re-establishment of the Student Representative Council.
During a visit by Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande to NSFAS' offices in Cape Town, the scheme's administrator, Randall Carolissen, explained what had happened to the almost R1bn the department had announced in March last year to settle the debt of qualifying students.
The South African Union of Students (SAUS) has called for a national shutdown of all universities after talks with the Department of Higher Education and Training seemingly failed, according to the union.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says he is engaging with the basic education department regarding the word 'fail' when describing the performance of students who don't do well.
SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande says the tripartite alliance must take responsibility for recent load shedding.
The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, Science and Technology has sent its condolences to the family of Limpopo student Precious Ramabulana, who was brutally murdered over the weekend.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande made the statement in reply to a question from FF Plus MP Wynand Boshoff who asked him whether it was the government’s policy to permit a university campus to be predominantly Afrikaans speaking
The SACP's augmented central committee meeting has resolved that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's economic paper violates the manner in which alliance partners are expected to consult each other.
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology has met with the Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University Council following ongoing student protests at the Pretoria campus.
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