March 2020 EDITION

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UMP HOSTS REGISTRARS' IMBIZO

During the first week of March (4 – 6 March), UMP in collaboration with Universities South Africa (USAf) hosted the 17thannual Registrars’ Imbizo at the Ingwenyama Conference and Sports Resort in White River.



LETTER FROM THE VICE-CHANCELLOR

The rapid rise of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa has had an effect not only on our daily lives but also on the running of the university.



KEEPING UMP COMMUNITY SAFE

With the rapid rise of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Mpumalanga is constantly putting precautionary measures in place. This includes establishing a task team headed by UMP professional nurse Ms Lungile Silombo to look into the health and wellbeing of students and staff.



UMP'S AGENT OF CHANGE

A passion for communities is what drives UMP student, debater, and gender activist Tebogo Monageng. The 21-year old, who is currently studying towards his Honours in Development Studies, has been actively involved in creating awareness about societal issues close to his heart, and being the change he wishes to see in the world.



COVID-19: UMP EXPLORES NEW TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

Following the outbreak of the COVID-19 and the ultimate 21-day lockdown by President Cyril Ramaphosa, the University Mpumalanga has developed a Learning and Teaching task team to look into measures that will ensure that students can complete a successful academic year.



UMP LAUNCHES GENDER FORUM

University of Mpumalanga management, students, staff and stakeholders came in large numbers to witness the launch of the Gender Forum, which was held in the Multi-purpose Hall at the Mbombela Campus.