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Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation saddened by the reported death of another student linked to the Phuthaditjhaba shooting
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, is saddened by the news that the gruesome attack on students at Phuthaditjhaba did not only claim the lives of two students from the University of Free State. read more

Minister Nzimande hails the PSET sector provision of laptops and data tomstudents as a success
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, hails the implementation of differentiated schemes across the university and TVET system to support students to obtain digital devices and the provision of data to support learning and teaching. Despite some glitches this is proving to be significant progress and intervention. read more
Minister Nzimande statement on the passing of Deputy Minister Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize
I am saddened by the untimely passing of Deputy Minister Prof Hlengiwe Buhle Mkhize.I pass my heartfelt condolences to her family, friends, comrades and her revolutionary political home, the African National Congress and the entire mass democratic movement.
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Minister Nzimande hails Stakeholder Engagement Programmes on Gender Based Violence a Game Changer
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande hails stakeholder engagement programmes targeting the youth on  gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF), including mental health, as a game changer. read more

Minister Nzimande statement on the 30th Anniversary of the South African Student Congress (SASCO)
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, wishes the South African Students’ Congress (Sasco) well as it celebrated its 30th  anniversary on Monday, the 6th September 2021. read more
Higher Health has developed a set of instruments, guidelines, and protocols, with our PSET Gender Based Violence Technical Working Group and under the guidance of the PSET Gender Based Violence Technical Task Team, that will help turn the sectoral GBV Policy Framework (launched by Minister Blade Nzimande in July 2020) into practical implementation across our campuses. 
The instruments will support our institutions and management to put the necessary infrastructure towards a comprehensive response on cases of sexual and gender misconduct, rape, sexual assaults across all our campuses. 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, to offer accredited emergency medical care qualifications registered on the Higher Education Qualifications Sub-Framework (HEQSF) of the National Qualification Framework from January 2022. read more
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