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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
Engineering student designs bespoke golf putter
Mechanical Engineering student, Wian van Aswegen from Port Alfred, has designed and created a unique 3D metal printed golf putter. Wian is a former youth national and provincial golf champion and a member of the Advanced Engineering Design Group (AEDG) in the School of Engineering at Mandela University. In... Read more
African bronze for Madibaz judo star
Madibaz judo star, Lwazi Mapitiza, achieved a major career highlight when he returned with a bronze medal from the African Judo Championships in Madagascar recently. The tournament, which took place in Antananarivo, saw the 30-year-old Nelson Mandela University sport management student competing in the under-100kg category. He described his... Read more
Mandela student makes MaskBook Project mask for Paris Agreement Climate Summit
Nelson Mandela University’s Institute for Coastal and Marine Research (CMR), together with Visual Arts student Mr Luke Rudman had the opportunity to be involved in the international artistic initiative the MaskBook Project, which recently formed part of the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement. The MaskBook project addresses and... Read more
ooMakhulu as an Institution of Leadership and Knowledge
The Inyathi Ibuzwa Kwabaphambili (wisdom is learnt/sought from the elders) of our African Women’s Intellectual Histories conference sought  to centre the intergenerational conversations and recognitions of interdependence of one generation to the other. When we themed the conference, we were deliberate about drawing on our elders in the critical... Read more
Digital Isisusa Jazz Fest ’20 a first for Nelson Mandela University
Arts, Culture and Heritage will broadcast the first digital instalment of their annual flagship jazz event – Isisusa Jazz Fest ’20 – on Friday, 27 November at 7pm on the University’s YouTube Channel. Since its inception in 2008, the Isisusa franchise has provided both a unique platform for  collaboration between students,... Read more
We must rebuild our University’s brand: UFH convocation candidate
Chris Hani Development Agency Agency Board chairperson and UFH convocation candidate Andile Mini believes the University of Fort Hare’s convocation needs to add its weight to rebuilding the University’s brand. Mini, who is standing as a candidate for the University’s convocation presidency, there is much work to be done... Read more

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