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This site is dedicated to the fees issues within the higher education sector and in particular its impact at Nelson  Mandela Metropolitan University.

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The technical and vocational sector is globally punted as the main driver of post-school education because of its potential to drive economic development. In South Africa, government has identified Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) as a national priority, with a goal of having a headcount of 2.5-million students enrolled in TVET colleges by 2030.

Nelson Mandela University recently recognised the institution’s academics who have excelled in their respective fields of teaching, research and engagement – with these efforts aimed at making a difference in communities and effectively changing the world.

Eleven third-year and honours Media, Communication and Culture (BA: MCC) students had the opportunity to engage with the horseracing community and produce films to be showcased locally and alongside the international television broadcasting of horseracing on the DSTV Tellytrack channel.

Well-Known South African freedom fighter, activist, actor, storyteller, playwright, director and author Dr Gcina Mhlope, will be delivering a public lecture titled Bones of Memory: In pursuit of Cultural Heritage at the Nelson Mandela University in Heritage Month, in the centenary year of Nelson Mandela.


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