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Cabinet addresses economy, higher education

In the latest cabinet meeting held on 13 January, ministers discussed the state of South Africa's economy and funding for universities. It indicated that dealing with these challenges appropriately can bring great opportunities for the country.

State of the Nation 2015: Opening the doors of learning

South Africa has made enormous strides in increasing student numbers in schools, universities and colleges over the past two decades, Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande said during the State of the Nation debate. But with these higher numbers have come a massive need for expanded educational infrastructure.

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Embrace opportunity, Nzimande tells Class of 2014

There are more than 200 000 spaces available for first years at South Africa's 26 universities - including the Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, which will be accepting its first students this year, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande told a media briefing on Monday.
Soweto's world-class university campus

400 000 opportunities for Class of 2013

A "catalogue of opportunities" and more than R8.3-million in financial assistance is available to school leavers wishing to further their education, Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande said on Thursday after congratulating the 2013 matriculants for the highest school pass rate since 1994.
database to help unemployed teachers

South Africa to reopen teacher training colleges

The Department of Higher Education and Training Department is to re-open three former teacher training colleges next year as South Africa pushes to produce more and better teachers.


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