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Higher Education Amendment 2016

Bill Number: B36-2015Act Number: 9 of 2016
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Original Act
DateGazette NumberTitle
2017-01-1740548ACT NO. 9 OF 2016: HIGHER EDUCATION AMENDMENT ACT, 2016
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Published in GG 39384 of 9 November 2015

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Zuma signs Higher Education Amendment ActNews242017-01-28
Controversial Higher Education Amendment Bill passedIOL2016-05-24
Independent universities cornerstone of our society - Belinda BozzoliPoliticsweb2016-05-24
Higher Education Bill scrutinised with fine-tooth combEyewitness News2016-03-16
Higher Education Act amendments could hinder distance learnersBizcommunity2016-02-25
Education bill a necessityThe New Age2016-02-17
Adjustments needed to HEA bill - PriceIOL2016-02-16
Catholic institute echoes concerns over HEA billIOL2016-02-16
Council on Higher Education contradicts UCT, SAPTU on amendment billPolity.org.za2016-02-16
Higher Education Amendment Bill hearings begin todayEyewitness News2016-02-16
Higher Education Amendment Bill under scrutiny in ParlyEyewitness News2016-02-16
Higher Education Bill open for public commenteNCA2016-02-16
Public hearings on the Higher Education Amendment Bill continuesSABC News2016-02-16
DA vows to fight wider ministerial powers in higher education billPolity.org.za2016-01-28
Education draft bill to 'help govt achieve transformation'Eyewitness News2016-01-28
Draft Bill will give Nzimande 'transformation powers'Eyewitness News2016-01-27
MPs briefed on controversial Higher Education BillEyewitness News2016-01-27
Varsities helped shape proposed changesSunday Independent2015-11-22
Higher education bill enables institutional autonomy discussionsBizcommunity2015-11-20
AfriForum warns against ANC's subversion of academic freedomThe Times2015-11-09
Bill to boost minister's authorityDaily News2015-11-09
Bill would boost Blade's powersIOL2015-11-09
University autonomy vs public accountability in HE Act?University World News2015-11-09
Withdraw draft Higher Education Amendment Bill immediately - DAPolity.org.za2015-11-09
Blade Nzimande's grab at varsity powerCity Press2015-11-08
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