Category: School

Nzimande Unveils New Campus for uMgungundlovu TVET College

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, will on Friday officially open a new campus of the uMgungundlovu Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.   The uMgungundlovu TVET College was opened in 2002 after a merger of the then Edendale, Plessislaer, Midlands, Msunduzi and Northdale Further Education and Training […]

Amendment to School Calendar by the Department of Basic Education for Springboks Holiday in South Africa

The Department of Basic Education has amended the 2023 school calendar to accommodate the December 15 public holiday declared by President Cyril Ramaphosa after the Springboks won their fourth Rugby World Cup title.   When Ramaphosa addressed the nation last month, he said that in celebration of the Springboks’ momentous achievement and the achievements of […]

Persistent Student Accommodation Demand Challenges South African Government

The persistent demand for student accommodation remains a pressing challenge for the South African government and its universities. The increasing enrollment in tertiary education institutions, coupled with limited accommodation options, has created an urgent need for viable solutions.   One key issue is the mismatch between the growing student population and the available housing infrastructure. […]

NSFAS Responds to Claims of ‘Accredited Shacks for Student Accommodation,’ Denouncing Them as False and Misleading

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has slammed claims that they had accredited shacks for student accommodation. It said the claims were false and misleading.   The claims follow the DA’s hybrid oversight of informal settlements (shacks) regarded as “student accommodation” in Madalabara, Limpopo where students studying at the Letaba TVET college reside.   […]

Compelling Reasons to Register for Online Program at the University of Johannesburg (UJ)

Our completely online programmes are designed to help you advance your career while balancing personal obligations. You will benefit from the rigour of a traditional programme, made accessible online. Our online programmes are carefully designed to make earning a university qualification possible. Reach your personal education goals or advance your professional career with one of […]