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Urgent Media Release: Extension of the deadline for the Student Financial Aid applications to January 21, 2022
NSFAS was established in 1991 by the South African government to provide financial aid to eligible students from poor and working-class families. read more
Address by the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, on the occasion of the Insurance Sector Education and Training Authority (INSETA) Student Fund Lauch Programme
It is my honour to be joining you on this occasion of the Insurance SETA Student Fund Launch Programme. I had planned to participate physically in your important function, but unfortunately I tested positive for Covid on Tuesday last week, hospitalised for four days, and am still under strict isolation and recovery regime. read more
Call: DHET Future Professors Programme (Phase 01)
This is the third Call for the Future Professors Programme (FPP) Phase 01. It is a competitive and selective programme of the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) to prepare promising early career academics to become a new cohort of South African professors across
the disciplines. read more
SUBMISSION: Applications should be submitted electronically no later than 28 February 2022 to the office of the designated authority of your University
Minister Blade Nzimande cautions South Africans to be careful when registering or receiving honours by Institutions
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande is concerned about the continuing and recently reported cases of bogus institutions awarding honorary doctorates to unsuspecting individuals, especially targeting local celebrities. read more

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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
CET info on standardisation
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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