Deputy Minister Buti Manamela visits tertiary institutions in Eastern Cape to assess academic state of readiness for the phased re-opening of campuses, 3 to 4 Aug

31 Jul 2020

Deputy Minister Buti Manamela continue to visit tertiary institutions in the Eastern Cape to assess academic state of readiness and to monitor the safety protocols for the phased re-opening of campuses

Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Mr. Buti Manamela (MP) will continue with his visits to institutions of higher learning as part of monitoring of safety protocols in line with the phased re-opening of Post School Education and Training (PSET) sector under Lockdown Level 3.

On 23 May 2020, Minister Blade Nzimande announced a phased re-opening of academic activities across the sector. As the result, universities and TVET Colleges have already begun preparations to welcome back students and staff to campuses.

The Deputy Minister will visit institutions of higher learning in East London and Port Elizabeth to assess and monitor the state of readiness for the resumption of academic activities

Members of the media are invited as follows:

Day One

Date:  03 August 2020
Time: 09:00 to 10:00
Venue: Buffalo City TVET College, East London Campus

Date:  03 August 2020
Time: 10:30 to 11:30
Venue: University of Fort Hare, East London Campus

Day Two

Date: 04 August 2020
Time: 09:00 to 10:00
Venue: Port Elizabeth TVET College

Date: 04 August 2020
Time: 10:30 to 11:30
Venue: Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth Campus

Enquiries:
Mandla Tshabalala
Cell: 0843046239 
Email: Tshabalala.M@dhet.gov.za