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This site is dedicated to the fees issues within the higher education sector and in particular its impact at Nelson  Mandela University.


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Student Women Economic Empowerment Programme (SWEEP) chairpersons, Nelisiwe Sishange and Phuthego Nthoke, have been nominated to represent Nelson Mandela University on a UK residential knowledge exchange study from 25 May to 1 June.

Nelson Mandela University is celebrating the sights, sounds, flavours and talent of the continent in recognition of Africa Day on 25 May.

Madibaz Sport manager Mthunzi Hewu’s rugby career will go full circle when he takes on the role of manager of the USSA sevens rugby team at the World University Championship next month.



More than 140 enthusiastic in-service Mathematics and Science educators from across the Eastern Cape attended the recent inaugural two-day provincial Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) education seminar hosted by Mandela University’s Govan Mbeki Mathematics Development Centre (GMMDC) at Kingswood College in Makhanda.  

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