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Portfolio committee on higher education welcomes release of fees commission report

CAPE TOWN, November 14 – The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training has welcomed the release of the Fees Commission report.   Chairperson of the committee, Connie September, said the committee had presented extensive recommendations which the National Assembly adopted relating to the funding of Technical and Vocational Education and Training Colleges.   “We […]

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MPs urge protesting UCT students to allow exams to proceed

PARLIAMENT, November 8 – Parliament’s portfolio committee on higher education on Friday urged protesting students at the University of Cape Town (UCT) to desist from violent protests and allow year end examinations to proceed without further disruption. The chairwoman of the committee, Connie September, condemned damage to infrastructure and said students should be allowed to […]