As an entry point, it is critical to remind all of us about the uses of our institutions of higher learning.  They play the role of knowledge generation, knowledge diffusion and knowledge consumption. 

Posted: 29/10/2019 10:56:30 | with 0 comments

Dear Students,

The examination period is one of the challenging yet rewarding stages on the University calendar. This period paves the way to the next graduation ceremony where we will all gather as the university to celebrate you and your family’s achievement. Let this be your inspiring instrument as you forge ahead in this examination period.

Posted: 18/10/2019 10:55:12 | with 0 comments

This week began with the sad news of the passing away of three young lives at our University in unrelated incidents of the past weekend. The commonality of these heartbreaking events though, is that they happened in student residences. A space where young people are supposed to be honing, ameliorating, cultivating and sharpening their capabilities and values of ethos of civility, humaneness, co-existence and solidarity as living and learning communities; and as conscientious active citizens of the future imbued with the tenets of egalitarianism and collective development.  

Posted: 14/10/2019 10:53:57 | with 0 comments

The preliminary admission figures of Mandela University for 2020 show a significant increase as compared to last year’s numbers of applicants who come from Quintile 1, 2 and 3 schools. This clearly makes our university the strategically located institution that is home to potential talent from working-class communities. 

Posted: 07/10/2019 10:52:40 | with 0 comments

This blog is about

This platform serves as a reflective, discursive and connecting space between myself and the entire student community of our beloved university. Through this platform, we converse with our students and broader stakeholders on all matters of student life, wellbeing and development at Mandela University.

Luthando Jack, Dean of Students