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16 May 2017 - I rise to address this House in this the year of O. R Tambo, who was deeply passionate about education, and understood that education is a key driver for development 2017 Oliver Tambo was a maths and science teacher who firmly believed that a liberated South...More


Students urged to sign loan agreement forms
2 million NSFAS funded by government since 2013
Major investments for universities, TVETs and HDI institutions
4 May 2017 - The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has urged students, who received funding, to sign their Loan Agreement Forms (LAFs) to avoid funding retraction.NSFAS called on 63 558 students, who have not yet signed their LAFs and Schedule of Particulars (SOP), to do so at their universities and TVET colleges before 31 May

24 April 2017 - More than two million students studying at South Africa's public Universities and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges have been funded by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) since 2013, the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, has announced
19 April 2017 - Dr Blade Nzimande today announced a major new investment in university infrastructure which sees significant government spending over the next two years on new student housing, laboratories, communications technology, other essential facilities, maintenance and further expansion of new universities
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