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Minister in charge of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, has said that they are ready for the new intake of first time students and also gave an update on NSFAS, University and College admissions and CACH.


Are you unsure about which tertiary education path to follow after matriculating? Undecided about whether to attend a college or university at all, or uncertain about what the difference is? Perhaps you haven’t completed high school and simply want to know what opportunities are available to you in your pursuit of a career. 

By Lyndy van den Barselaar, Managing Director of ManpowerGroup SA. 


In South Africa there are quite a few higher education qualifications both at universities and colleges, keep reading to find out more about these qualifications.


Are you a student registered at a public South African University? Do you find yourself worrying about how you'll pay for your fees? Register a profile with Feenix today and start fundraising towards debt-free education!


If you didn't get a place at the University or College you wanted, don't stress, you still have a chance to get into a higher education institution all thanks to the Central Application Clearing House.


Students have made #BladeMustFall trend on social media as they beg the Higher Education Minister to do more in supporting students. Calls have also come for NSFAS to be more efficient.


At TVET Colleges, students receive education and training with a view towards a specific range of jobs, employment or entrepreneurial possibilities. After completing a qualification at a TVET College, you then might qualify for admission to a University of Technology to continue their studies at a higher level in the same field of study. Here are a list of the TVET Colleges in the Eastern Cape. 


Over 100 students who were deregistered by the Walter Sisulu University in the Eastern Cape are accusing the university of "unlawful" exclusion and claim that the university has wasted their 2020 academic year. 


You may be interested in applying for NSFAS or currently funded by NSFAS and wondering whether they will continue to fund your studies if you fail. Well, keep reading to find out. 


The pandemic has affected education in so many ways and forced changed within the sector. Now, another effect which is being observed is that higher educations saw an increase in applications for 2021.

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