For the Regulations and Directives issued by the South African Government, please go here.
Policy Framework for Internationalisation of Higher Education in South Africa
The Minister for Higher Education, Science and Innovation, finally, on 6 November 2020, published the Policy Framework for Internationalisation of Higher Education in South Africa. The sector has waited for almost a quarter of a century for this as the rest of the world accelerated its higher education sectors' global footprint. This framework provides much-needed guidance and certainties for the higher education sector in South Africa. The policy may be downloaded here.
Private Higher Education Regulations
Guide for Completing the Application for Registration FormDownload
South Africa's White Paper on Post-School Education & Training
The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, released the White Paper on Post-school Education and Training on Thursday, 16 January 2014 after it was approved by the Cabinet on 20 November 2013. Download the Whitepaper
CHE: Landscape for Private Higher Education
"It is evident that the private sector is set to play an increasingly important role in responding to the demand for access to higher education in South Africa within a fluid and evolving landscape." The monitoring brief is available here.
2020 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems
This report presents the results for the ninth annual ranking of national systems of higher education undertaken under the auspices of the Universitas 21 (U21) group of universities. Fifty national systems of higher education, from all continents, are evaluated across 24 indicators.
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Gender-Based Violence (GBV)
Dr Blade Nzimande, Minister for Higher Education, Science and Technology, at the end of July 2020, released the Policy Framework to address Gender-Based Violence in the Post-School Education and Training Sector. You may view the Policy Framework here.