LTD head Prof Ndebele appointed to CHE national committee
A WSU academic executive is set to actively participate in the strengthening and tightening of the quality of teaching and learning in the country’s higher education sector following his appointment to the Council on Higher Education’s (CHE) National Standards and Reviews Committee (NSRC). WSU’s Learning and Teaching Development head,... Read more
Top presentation award for engineering student
Reasons to be Proud – #R2bP: Masters in Engineering student, Michelle Ngugi, recently won first prize for the best presentation of her paper at the African Laser Centre (ALC) Conference held in Stellenbosch.  The Conference serves the purpose of providing a platform for postgraduate students sponsored by the ALC... Read more
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
Prestigious Scholarship for two Mandela Uni law students #R2bP
Mandela University final year Law student, Gamuchirai Mudehwe, and Master’s in Philosophy and Linguistics student, Luan Staphorst have been selected as part of the 54 exceptional young African leaders to join The Mandela Rhodes Scholarship class of 2020. More than 5 000 applications were received for 2020. The Mandela... Read more
Mechatronics students get exposed to real work environment
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
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

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