WSU embarks on R180m refurbishment
Walter Sisulu University is refurbishing teaching and learning facilities on all its four campuses to costs in excess of R180 million for building construction, ICT, residence and student infrastructure development. As the year 2019 comes to an end, the bulk of the projects have reached completion stage. At the... Read more
EC government approves oceans economy master plan
The Eastern Cape Provincial Government has approved the Oceans economy master plan, giving a green light for the implementation of this strategy estimated to inject R10.4 billion into the provincial economy and create about 33 785 jobs after the first five years of its implementation. Joint team included the... Read more
Madibaz men chase spot in Varsity Football
The Madibaz men’s football team is determined to capitalise on their promotion to the top-flight by finishing in the top eight when the University Sport South Africa tournament takes place next week. The annual competition will be held at Wits in Johannesburg from December 2 to 6, with the... Read more
Madibaz netball star earns national recognition
The 18-year-old first-year student has been chosen for the national squad to take on their Zimbabwe counterparts in a series of matches from Friday to Sunday. Rising SPAR Madibaz netball star Jami-Leigh Goeda is overjoyed at the recognition she has received through her selection to the South African U21... Read more
Mechatronics students get exposed to manufacturing
A key strategic objective of the Nelson Mandela University Isuzu Chair in Mechatronics is to provide assistance for manufacturing-related development and problem-solving at Isuzu, as well as at local automotive suppliers. Through research and innovation, the Chair in Mechatronics facilitates co-operation between industry and academia with the aim to... Read more
Belief a common thread in NMU’s Senekal success
Belief in her own ability has played a major role in cementing Ischke Senekal’s status as one of South Africa’s finest field athletes. And it has been bolstered by a similar belief shown by those around her. This year, the Bestmed Madibaz Athletics Club star was again crowned national... Read more
EC universities to co-host conference on economy
The Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT) will together with the four Eastern Cape Universities host the Emerging Views on Eastern Cape (EC) Economy Conference in Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela University (NMU) on the 30 September 2019. This emerging research platform is an attempt... Read more
Madibaz football star wants to make an impact
Talented Madibaz football player Siwaphiwe Maso is determined to make the most of his opportunity after being selected for the Nedbank Cup Ke Yona team to play this weekend. The squad of 18 was selected after a series of regional trials around the country which started in East London... Read more
Madibaz prepares for tough USSA squash challenge
The Madibaz squash team are fired up for the challenge after ending as runners-up last year when they target the University Sport South Africa tournament title in Cape Town. The event will be held at UCT from June 30 to July 5 and the Nelson Mandela University student-athletes will... Read more
Madibaz golfers primed for USSA title defence
The KPMG Madibaz team will be chasing their third University Sport South Africa title in four years when the annual tournament is played at Humewood Golf Club in Port Elizabeth from June 30 to July 5. Led by captain Jacques Smith, the team will be defending the title they... Read more