Mr Yusuf Cassim

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Yusuf Cassim

Committee Meetings Attended

  • Higher Education, Science and Technology Department of Higher Education and Training on its 2013/14 Annual Report
    15 Oct 2014

    The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) presented its annual report for the 2013/14 fiscal year. It looked at its strategic goals, such as increasing the number of skilled youths and expanding access to education and training; to adequately capacitating individual institutions to effectively provide or facilitate all ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Technology Audit Outcomes of Department of Higher Education and Training: AGSA briefing
    14 Oct 2014

    The meeting focused on the audit outcomes of the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and its entities for the 2013/2014 financial year.  Members were told that the purpose of the presentation was to give them an insight into the audit outcomes in order to understand what had ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Technology Student protests: University of Fort Hare briefing
    10 Sep 2014

    The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training was briefed by the University of Fort Hare management and its Students’ Representative Council (SRC) on the students’ protests, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), infrastructural development, and the graduation and retention rates at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  The University ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Technology Student protests: Mangosuthu University of Technology & Limpopo University briefings
    27 Aug 2014

    The Mangosuthu University of Technology and the University of Limpopo briefed the Committee on the recent student protests that took place in both Universities. Common issues were identified by each University, and input was also sought from the Student Representative Council, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) and the ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Technology National Student Financial Aid Scheme & Council on Higher Education on their Strategic Plans
    3 Jul 2014

    The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) presented its Annual Performance Plan (APP) and budget for 2014/2015. The presentation focused on the new student model which was approved by Parliament in 2012, and the NSFAS transformation programme. The new system was set up to provide a centralised point to ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Technology Election of Chairperson; Committee Programme
    25 Jun 2014

    This Committee met for the first time to elect its Chairperson. In a process led by the Committee Secretary, Ms Yvonne Nkwenkwezi Phosa (ANC) was elected, without any objection, as the Chairperson of the Committee.