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Statement on the awarding of Honorary Doctorates by unregistered Private Higher Education Institutions
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Prof Blade Nzimande has become aware of reports and related images on social media of honorary doctorates that have been awarded to some of our country's top celebrities by the Trinity International Bible University. read more
Minister Nzimande to deliver the keynote address at the 2024 SETA Skills Summit
The Summit will be held under the theme “Together, Skilling the Nation".The purpose of the Summit is to provide an opportunity for the sector to reflect on its execution of the mandate of skills development. read more

Address by the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Prof. Blade Nzimande on the occasion of the official opening of the Engineering Campus of the Ikhala TVET College, 18 April 2024 
Since the advent of democracy, the democratic government has been investing heavily in expanding our post-schooling education and training sector, through among others, building new TVET Colleges and Universities, and by expanding the capacity of existing ones. read more
Minister Nzimande congratulates the SADTU General Secretary, Dr Mugwena Maluleke on attaining his PhD
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Professor Blade Nzimande takes this opportunity to congratulate the General Secretary of SADTU, Dr Mugwena Maluleke on attaining his PhD from Nelson Mandela University. read more
Address by the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Prof. Blade Nzimande at the launch of the Labour Market Intelligence Research Reports on skills needs for the economy, CSIR Conference Centre, Pretoria, 16 April 2024
I would like to express my gratitude to you all for joining us at this significant event- the official launch of the Labour Market Intelligence Research Reports on Skills Needs for the Economy. read more
Statement by the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Professor Blade Nzimande on his decision to dissolve the NSFAS Board and place NSFAS under administration
I called this special briefing media to publicly communicate the reasons for my decision to dissolve the NSFAS Board with immediate effect, and to place the institution (NSFAS) under administration. read more
Good luck to our three Champions: Two Oceans Marathon
Statement by the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Professor Blade Nzimande, on the non-payment of student allowances by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). 
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Professor Blade Nzimande, is aware of, and deeply disturbed by the recurring problem of non-payment of student allowances by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). Read more
Statement by the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Professor Blade Nzimande on the dissolution of the board of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme(NSFAS)
As part of the set of interventions meant to improve the organisational efficiency of the National Student Financial Scheme (NSFAS) and to ensure it remains focused on its mandate, earlier today, the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Professor Blade Nzimande met with the NSFAS Board. Read more
Statement by the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Professor Blade Nzimande on deregistration of the Educor Colleges
Over the past few days, my Department has been receiving a flood of media queries on our decision to cancel the registration of four Educor institutions, namely, City Varsity (Pty) Ltd, Damelin (Pty) Ltd, Icesa City Campus (Pty) Ltd and Lyceum College (Pty) Ltd. Read more
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