Unisa, government MoU: Lasting change for inmates
The formalisation of a fruitful and long-standing relationship—one that has produced thousands of graduates over decades—took place on 9 June 2017. Unisa and the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) concluded a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to continue to provide tertiary education for inmates in South Africa’s correctional facilities. The... Read more
Paediatricians share skills with EC colleagues
After only six months as a registrar in paediatrics at Stellenbosch University’s (SU) Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS), Dr Lunga Mfingwana (29), who hails from the Eastern Cape, was so inspired that he started planning an outreach action to the Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital in Mthatha. “It... Read more
TUT maths and science Matjiesfontein community project runs at full steam
The TUT maths and science project established at Matjiesfontein in 2012, is running at full steam. Speaking after a recent visit to the Matjiesfontein community project, under the guardianship of the Faculty of Science, Prof Prince Ngobeni, executive dean, shared his satisfaction about the way in which the project... Read more