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Minister Nzimande statement on the use of learning material allowances to purchase Digital Learning Devices
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande confirms that the 2021 Guidelines for the Department of Higher Education and Training Bursary Scheme for Students at Public universities, make provision for NSFAS students to utilise their learning material allowances for the purchase of a digital learning device (laptop or tablet). read more
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Deputy Minister to speak at installation of University of Mpumalanga Chancellor.
The Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Mr Buti Manamela, will give a congratulatory message at the installation of the Chancellor of the University of Mpumalanga (UMP) on Tuesday, 30 November 2021. read more
Minister Blade Nzimande to Officially Launch the Nelson Mandela University Medical School. 
Members of the media are invited to join the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande during the official launch of Nelson Mandela University (NMU) Medical School. read more

Minister Blade Nzimande Expressess Condolences to the Families of Five Lecturers who Passed Away in a Car Accident.
Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, is saddened by the passing away of five lecturers from the Eastern Cape Community Education and Training (CET) College in a car crash that took place at on Tuesday, 23rd November 2021, when their light motor vehicle collided with a truck. read more
Notice: Invitation to BANKSETA Stakeholders
This notice serves as an Invitation to Stakeholders within the Sector to attend the Annual General Meeting.
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The Department of Higher Education to host additional workshops for CET Colleges on standardisation of pay and benefits
Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, has directed that the Department of Higher Education and Training hold additional workshops at all Community Education and Training (CET) Colleges throughout the country to  deepen understanding of the standardisation of pay and benefits process... read more

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ALERT:BE WARNED OF FRAUDULENT REQUEST FOR QUOTATIONS /ORDERS
Over the past four years a number of companies have lost tens of thousands of Rands due to alleged fraudulent request for quotations (RFQs) and orders, supposedly from government departments. read more
Public emergency medical services to offer qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework from January 2022
The Minister of Higher Education Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, published a Government Gazette permitting designated public emergency medical services education institutions, commonly known as emergency medical services colleges,... read more
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