Department of Higher Education warns Bfn citizens of bogus private colleges


The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) will be embarking on a three-week-long nationwide public awareness campaign aimed at enforcing compliance with the relevant legislation in the private college sector.

The campaign will consist of inspections and public awareness activities in major towns and cities around the country including Rustenburg, Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Nelspruit, Polokwane and Bloemfontein.

The DHET officials will be conducting impromptu inspections in partnership with local law enforcement authorities as well as public awareness campaigns in major public venues and taxi ranks aimed at exposing fraudulent private higher institutions that are rampant this time of the year.

The campaign kicks off on 9 to 10 February 2018 from 09:00 to 16:00 at the Bloemfontein Taxi Rank.

Statement issued by DHET- Bloemfontein Courant/