Department of Higher Education and Training: Budget Vote Media Briefing
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Dr Blade Nzimande, invites members of the media to the briefing ahead of the DHET Budget Vote Speech 2019 in the National Assembly in Parliament.
Minister Nzimande will highlights plans for the Department to introduce a national bursary scheme to support students from families earning a gross annual income of R350 000 per annum. The Minister will also brief the media on significant improvements in operations at the National Student Financial Aid Scheme since it was placed under administration, with improved working relationships between the scheme and institutions.
The Technical and Vocational Education and Training college sector has also made strides with nine new campus sites under construction and scheduled for completion in 2020.
The briefing will take place as follows:
Date: 12 July 2019
Time: 8:30 – 9:00
Venue: Imbizo Centre, 120 Plein Street, Parliament, Cape Town
NB: There will be a video link up to GCIS Pretoria, Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Frances Baard Street
Cell: 066 037 8859