Pandor: We are hoping to enhance postgraduate opportunities within BRICS

Minister of Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor will be hosting the BRICS Network University Conference at Stellenbosch University.

Speaking to Bongani Bingwa the minister says the Brics conference will strengthen networks and relationships with other countries.

We have provided the University Capacity Development Grant in order to enhance research and other areas of performance. We do have seven universities that fare well, even better than our Brics partners, in the higher education ranking.

Minister Naledi Pandor, Higher Education and Training

Essentially what we have done is we draw together institutions from across the BRICS countries, we have an established set of partnerships.

Minister Naledi Pandor, Higher Education and Training

We have chosen six semantic areas in which researchers and academics, as well as students, will collaborate. We are hoping to enhance the postgraduate opportunities particularly for South Africa students in the other BRICS countries as well as other people from SADC and other parts of the continent.

Minister Naledi Pandor, Higher Education and Training

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