Tag: UCT

GRANT BENEFICIARIES SHOULD AUTOMATICALLY RECEIVE NSFAS FUNDING SAYS MINISTER

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says social grant beneficiaries who are academically deserving will automatically qualify for NSFAS funding.   Department of Social Development and National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) announced that 180 000 social grant beneficiaries wrote their matric exams in 2016.More than 80% of them obtained a diploma or degree pass. Social Development…..

Union slams UCT over wage offer

The UCT Employees Union has slammed management for “reneging” on a wage increase offer it had made to staff in negotiations. It has since forced the often beleaguered institution to backtrack, the EU said. It has claimed victory. And it says it is not the first time UCT management has reneged on an agreement. Last year…..