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In Conversation with Jane Goodall: Reasons for Hope

2/28/2024 12:00:00 AM


Notice: UMP 2024 Registrations for First-Year Students

2/2/2024 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof Mashudu Davhana-Maselesele as the Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC): Teaching and Learning, Mr Richard Flame as the Executive Director-Operations and Prof Ndiko Ludidi as the Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Sciences with effect from January 2024.

1/15/2024 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) is proud to announce that it has acquired a SCIEX Triple Quad 5500+ LC-MS/MS – QTRAP Ready System worth R10 million through the National Research Foundation’s (NRF) National Equipment Programme.

12/19/2023 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) in partnership with the Archbishop Thabo Makgoba Development Trust (ATMDT) hosted the 8th Annual Lecture on Ethical and Moral Leadership at Mbombela Campus on Tuesday, 17 October 2023.

10/17/2023 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) has been admitted as the newest member of the prominent Australia-Africa Universities Forum (AAUN).

9/18/2023 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) has received the National Research Foundation (NRF) CEO’s Special Recognition Award, bestowed on the University during the NRF Awards Function held on 31 August 2023

9/7/2023 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) witnessed a momentous event as Professor Thoko Mayekiso, Vice-Chancellor, hosted the Annual Women's Breakfast, an integral part of the Women's Month festivities. The gathering celebrated the achievements of UMP women and illuminated the path forward.

8/31/2023 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) hosted Grade 11 and 12 learners from local schools to provide them with a comprehensive overview of the campuses, including the facilities, and to educate them about the programs offered by the institution.

8/31/2023 12:00:00 AM


Speaking during the event, Professor Mayekiso shared some insights into UMP’s pioneering journey and indicated that it has been an amazing journey. In paying homage to individuals who envisioned the idea of establishing the University of Mpumalanga, Prof Mayekiso said “The Chinese proverb, which states that a journey of a thousand miles begins with the single step is most appropriate to capture the resilience that would be required to establish a new Institution. That single step starts with a vision.

8/31/2023 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) recently held a celebratory event to honour the achievements of ENACTUS and the Choir. These two teams showcased remarkable success at competitions held in Johannesburg and Limpopo, respectively. Both squads returned home bearing three trophies each.

8/31/2023 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) recently introduced the Student Women Economic Empowerment Program (SWEEP) Chapter, an initiative by Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education (EDHE), to empower and upskill female student entrepreneurs.

8/31/2023 12:00:00 AM


University of Mpumalanga (UMP) reservoir that quietly winds its way from the Earth Fill dam, meandering through the heart of the Mbombela campus, has captured the attention of BSc Honours Ecology student, Nozipho Madonsela to conduct her research investigating algal bloom.

8/31/2023 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) hosted various organisations, companies, and businesses spanning diverse fields, all converging to share job opportunities and provide guidance to students on their chosen career trajectories.

8/31/2023 12:00:00 AM


Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for the Bachelor of Administration at the University of Mpumalanga (UMP), Dr. John Molepo has been reappointed as the Executive Director of the South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM).

8/31/2023 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) is commemorating a significant milestone – its 10th year of providing quality education. As part of the celebratory events, the university is hosting events including a public lecture by the esteemed scholar Prof Joseph Diescho.

8/31/2023 12:00:00 AM


As the University of Mpumalanga (UMP) commemorates its 10th anniversary, the institution also proudly celebrates the achievements of ENACTUS, which has become a standout feature of the university's accomplishments.

8/31/2023 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Aldo Stroebel as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC) for Research, Innovation, and Internationalisation, effective from 1 July 2023.

7/31/2023 12:00:00 AM


Every July, South Africa celebrates Mandela Day, commemorating the legacy of Nelson Mandela, a visionary leader who emphasized the importance of investing in children. This celebration resonates deeply with the research conducted by Dr Tshepiso Ndhlovu, a lecturer from the School of Biology and Environmental Sciences at the University of Mpumalanga (UMP).

7/31/2023 12:00:00 AM


University of Mpumalanga (UMP) Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Postgraduate Studies, Engagement, and Planning, Professor Moses Mbewe, attended the recent BRICS dinner hosted by the Minister of Higher Education, Science, and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, under the theme: "Responsive and Relevant Education and Training in the Current Global Context."

7/31/2023 12:00:00 AM