Varsity Cup recognition for Madibaz eighth man
FNB Madibaz loose forward Mihlali Mosi adopted a “never-say-die” attitude which led to him receiving significant recognition after the first block of Varsity Cup rugby matches during last week. The Nelson Mandela University outfit were defeated in their three fixtures, but Mosi was at the forefront of some fighting... Read more
“WSU Proud Custodians of EC Traditional Bead History”
It’s been 29 years since a highly-prized 3000-piece hand-stitched bead collection from the tribal nations of abaThembu, amaMpondo, amaMpondomise, amaXhosa amaBomvana and amaXesibe in the Eastern Cape was handed over to WSU for preservation.  Approximately two-thirds of the Broster Bead collection is made up of Xhosa beaded objects of... Read more
WSU commemorates 36 years of medical excellence
The enormous strides and invaluable achievements made by WSU’s health sciences faculty in the educational and medical fraternity over the past 36 years are set to be commemorated in a glitzy affair organized by WSU Convocation set to take place in East London on Saturday 10April. Approximately 120 past... Read more
WSU graduate takes Xhosa culture to world stages
Walter Sisulu University Fine Arts graduate, SimphiweMbunyuza has used his artistic prowess across the Atlantic to commemorate and preserve African culture and customs. Mbunyuza who is currently pursuing his Masters Degree at the Oklahoma University (OU) in the United States, recently exhibited a Xhosa ceremony called “Ukukhapha” and “Ukubuyisa”,... Read more
WSU collaboration helps manufacture groundbreaking products
From devices that help maintain electric currents -to cell phone-charging hawker stands – the WSU Institute for Advanced Tooling (IAT) has been an invaluable resource in helping small companies and individuals get a foothold in their respective industries and realize their aspirations. The IAT has been intimately involved in... Read more
Madibaz primed for their return to the Varsity Cup
The FNB Madibaz rugby squad are facing a Varsity Cup with a difference but are committed to making their mark when the tournament kicks off early next month. The Nelson Mandela University outfit have returned to the top-flight after spending two years in the Varsity Shield tournament, gaining promotion... Read more
Foundation invite a dream come true for Madibaz golfer
Madibaz golfer Altin van der Merwe has been given a golden opportunity to take his game to the next level after being invited to become a member of the Ernie Els Foundation. The 24-year-old student-athlete, who has a diploma in business management from Nelson Mandela University and is now... Read more
Madibaz relish national water polo camp in Olympic year
Madibaz water polo players Meghan Maartens and Ashleigh Vaughan took plenty of positives from a national training camp in Durban last month as they seek to make an impact in the sport. The student-athletes, both 21, were part of the final South African women’s training group which attended the... Read more
WSU prof develops maths education in EC rural schools
To improve the quality of 21st-century teaching and learning, readdressing the devastating effects of past education and finding new sustainable learning methodologies with increased flexibility to support learning outside the boundaries of traditional techniques.’ These are motivational aspects stipulated as by mathematics department’s Prof Jogymol Alex whose work on... Read more
WSU accepts responsibility for incorrectly deregistering students
WSU confirms that several students were academically excluded and thus deregistered during the 2020 academic year, which is an acceptable practice in higher education institutions. WSU student records reflect that all deregistered students were duly informed of their deregistration. Unfortunately, some students were erroneously academically excluded in the process.... Read more

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