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EDUCATION

Bad news for Wits law students

Decider: Higer Education Minister Blade Nzimande endorsed understudy financing rules a month ago. Photograph: GCIS  The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has, for about fourteen days, not addressed why it is presently don't finance the three-year law degree at the University of Witwatersrand — and why it denied subsidizing for the 2020 scholastic year after this had been affirmed.  Brains sent understudies sees expressing that they were at risk for the educational expenses, recompense and convenience

  1 year ago ago
Bad news for Wits law students

EDUCATION

NSFAS Dismisses 96 000 Students Who Failed

There are 140 000 students that have been dismissed by the National Student Financial Scheme in the higher education field. These news were revealed by Mr Ishmael Mnisi who spoke on behalf of the higher education department. He mentioned that 93 532 of these students are students who were studying Skills courses at colleges, Technical Vocational education and Training(TVET).

  11 months ago ago
NSFAS Dismisses 96 000 Students Who Failed

EDUCATION

Just in|Mandatory vaccination policy remains on the cards at higher learning institutions

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) stated that they are still in discussions about mandatory vaccination policies for Covid-19. Despite the fact that some universities have announced their support for the mandatory vaccination policy, public and private Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges are still debating what should be done.

  5 months ago ago
Just in|Mandatory vaccination policy remains on the cards at higher learning institutions

EDUCATION

So near and yet so far, for MaMkhize as the college that gave her a doctorate not registered.

Owner of football team and reality tv star who is commonly known as MaMkhize had already asked that she be addressed as Dr Mkhize and changed her Instagram name to Dr Shauwn Mkhize. Just last week it was revealed that the famous entrepreneur Shauwn Mkhize, is officially a doctor after being honoured with an honorary degree in philosophy for her good deeds and contributions to religion and traditional medicines.It turns out the college that awarded her the honorary degree is not registered.

  5 months ago ago
So near and yet so far, for MaMkhize as the college that gave her a doctorate not registered.

EDUCATION

Minister Blade Nzimande orders probe of bogus honorary degrees after MaMkhize’s doctorate

Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande has warned of an increase in the number of bogus schools selling phony honours and doctoral degrees. Nzimande expressed alarm about the growing number of incidents of fraudulent colleges bestowing honorary doctorates on celebrities. This comes after entrepreneur and reality television celebrity Shauwn 'Mamkhize' Mkhize was awarded a doctorate in philosophy by the unregistered Good Shepherd College of Religion, Culture, and Training.

  5 months ago ago
Minister Blade Nzimande orders probe of bogus honorary degrees after MaMkhize’s doctorate

EDUCATION

It ended up in tears after Shauwn Mkhize received her honorary doctorate

On behalf of The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, the department’s Ishmael Mnisi have issued a statement about the continuing and recently reported cases of bogus institutions awarding honorary doctorates to unsuspecting individuals, especially targeting local celebrities. The Minister Blade Nzimande is pleading with  the public to be always circumspect and not accept such qualifications.

  5 months ago ago
It ended up in tears after Shauwn Mkhize received her honorary doctorate

EDUCATION

Universities set to resume online learning from May

The Department of Higher Education and Training has issued directions to universities to start with online learning from May. Some institutions, including Wits University has provided disadvantaged students with laptops, which are currently being delivered, and has made 30GB data available to all students. Other institutions like the University of Pretoria have also put into place ways to help the disadvantaged. They provided a free website catered for a student or staff member of the university to access a

  2 years ago ago
Universities set to resume online learning from May

ACCIDENT

Truck Drivers Fighting For Thier Rights

Truck drivers are protesting on peaceful strike as many are gathered around in Johannesburg City deep. "On Monday the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria granted an interdict against the planned strike restraining the All Trick Drivers Foundation (ATDF) and it's secretary general Sifiso Nyathi from organising , encouraging or inciting any protest action or national shutdown". Truck drivers are protesting against claims that foreign nationals are employed by the industry instead of local drivers . "Unions have distances

  1 year ago ago
Truck Drivers Fighting For Thier Rights

EDUCATION

Just in|Mandatory vaccination policy remains on the cards at higher learning institutions

The Department of Higher education and Preparing (DHET) expressed that they are as yet in conversations about obligatory immunization strategies for Coronavirus. Regardless of the way that a few colleges have reported their help for the obligatory immunization strategy, public and private Specialized Professional Instruction and Preparing (TVET) schools are as yet discussing what ought to be finished.

  5 months ago ago
Just in|Mandatory vaccination policy remains on the cards at higher learning institutions

EDUCATION

NSFAS funding applications for 2021 officially open

The application for NSFAS fundings are officially open.The eligible applicants should be a South African citizen and come from a family with a combined annual household income of not more than R350 000 said the Higher Education Department Students from a poor and working-class background who wish to further their studies at any public TVET college or University qualifies for this fundings. The criteria also include students with disabilities. The application cycle will run for 3 months start from 3rd of August

  1 year ago ago
NSFAS funding applications for 2021 officially open

SOCIETY

Bad news reported the Minister

JOHANNESBURG - Higher Education, Science, and Innovation Minister Blade Nzimande said on Saturday that he was disheartened by the death of one more understudy connected to the Phuthaditjhaba shooting. Two understudies from the University of the Free State were assaulted and killed by obscure aggressors who requested money, workstations, and cellphones at their private convenience.

  7 months ago ago
Bad news reported the Minister

SOCIETY

Good news from minister Blade Nzimande

JOHANNESBURG - Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Blade Nzimande said on Saturday that he was saddened via the passing of any other student related to the Phuthaditjhaba shooting. Two students from the University of the Free State had been attacked and killed via unknown attackers who demanded coins, laptops and mobile phones at their personal accommodation.

  7 months ago ago
Good news from minister Blade Nzimande

COVID

Dr Blade Nzimande Statement in Response to COVID-19 epidemic.

GOOD EVENING MZANSI, THE FOLLOWING IS THE MINISTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND INNOVATION JOINT STATEMENT ON MEASURES IMPLEMENTED BY THE NATIONAL SYSTEM OF INNOVATION AND HIGHER EDUCATION IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 EPIDEMIC. Programme Director Ishmael Mnisi; Deputy Minister Buti Manamela, Directors-General Dr Phil Mjwara and Mr Gwebs Qonde DDGs present Members of the media Ladies and gentlemen Good Afternoon I promised to continuously update South Africans on measures that we are taking in response to COVID-19

  1 year ago ago
Dr Blade Nzimande Statement in Response to COVID-19 epidemic.

SOCIETY

Minister BLADE NZIMANDE Appeals For Information On STUDENTS' DEATHS

Two understudies from UFS were assaulted and killed by obscure assailants who requested money, PCs and cellphones at their private convenience. Advanced education, Science and Development Priest Sharp Minister Nzimande said on Saturday that he was disheartened by the death of one more understudy connected to the Phuthaditjhaba shooting.

  7 months ago ago
Minister BLADE NZIMANDE Appeals For Information On STUDENTS' DEATHS

SOCIETY

Uplifting news from Blade Nzimande

JOHANNESBURG - Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Blade Nzimande stated on Saturday that he was saddened thru the passing of any other scholar associated with the Phuthaditjhaba shooting. Two college students from the University of the Free State have been attacked and killed thru unknown attackers who demanded cash, laptops and mobile phones at their private lodging.

  7 months ago ago
Uplifting news from Blade Nzimande

POLITICS

Vandalism at tertiary institutions costs state over R32m- Nzimande

Advanced education Minister Blade Nzimande has said defacing of colleges has cost the state over R32 million in fixes.Nzimande has denounced the new episodes of harm to property and burglary, by fighting understudies at different foundations the nation over.

  1 year ago ago
Vandalism at tertiary institutions costs state over R32m- Nzimande

JUSTICE

Blade Nzimande To Lay A Criminal Charge Against Blogger Amid Sticky Situation

Clergyman of Higher Education Blade Nzimande will lay charges against two bloggers who took to Twitter and compromised him and his family with viciousness. Division representative Ishmael Mnisi said Nzimande revealed the make a difference to Twitter specialists. He said on Sunday the pastor was eating at a café with family when a blogger, who was at a similar eatery, compromised on Twitter to genuinely hurt Nzimande.

  11 months ago ago
Blade Nzimande To Lay A Criminal Charge Against Blogger Amid Sticky Situation