NMMU announces new name
The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth has relaunched itself as the Nelson Mandela University. The university says the new name affords them an opportunity to rethink the kind of university it can, and should become as it contributes to the resolution of the myriad of educational and... Read more
NMMU squash stars earn USSA selection
NMMU-Madibaz squash players Hayley Ward and Bianca Brown kept the varsity flag flying high at the University Sport South Africa tournament in Johannesburg this month, both being selected for the Top Six at the conclusion of the event. Competing in the individual event, the 19-year-old Ward, a second-year accounting... Read more
Night-time tracking of island “ghost birds”
Plettenberg Bay zoology masters student Danielle van den Heever adopted a nocturnal routine to study tropical “ghost birds”, slightly bigger than doves yet tough enough to fly hundreds of kilometres out to sea. Van den Heever, 24, from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s Marine Apex Predator Research Unit (Mapru), studied... Read more