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The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) officially opened the Tfokomala Hotel and Conference Centre.

4/8/2022 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) is the first South African University to partner with the Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) to develop entrepreneurial students who will create employment and build capacity for supporting start-up and spin-off companies, as well as exchanging knowledge among faculty staff.

3/31/2022 12:00:00 AM


University of Mpumalanga Vice-Chancellor, Professor Thoko Mayekiso, is a woman on a mission: to grow and develop the institution to its full potential. Her determination and will have seen the university overcome many challenges and attain great successes. The future looks bright with her at the helm.

3/31/2022 12:00:00 AM


South African Masters and Honours students stand to benefit from the ELEPHANT project, funded by the European Union (EU) mobility programme from January 2020 to January 2024.

3/31/2022 12:00:00 AM


University of Mpumalanga (UMP) Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Development and Business Sciences, Professor Vusi Gumede, says the South African government has not sufficiently confronted apartheid colonialism directly and the country is in need of a clear development agenda.

3/31/2022 12:00:00 AM


University of Mpumalanga (UMP) alumnus, Gugu Shongwe, is applying her culinary skills at Le Calabash, a restaurant in the Loire Valley in France. The opportunity came after securing an internship to learn the finer arts of cookery.

3/31/2022 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) is running a successful Family Math programme that addresses the shortage of teaching resources at local schools. The programme empowers learners where there’s no parental involvement and assists some educators who do not necessarily have adequate mathematics content knowledge and teaching skills.

3/31/2022 12:00:00 AM


OPINION: University of Mpumalanga (UMP) Lecturer and Chairperson of the Gender Forum, Dr Lucille Nonzwakazi Maqubela, and third-year Sociology students and members of the GBV student group, Mazwi Mgwenya and Nelisa Manyisa, say breaking the bias requires a multi-pronged approach, which includes addressing equity, gender mainstreaming and intersectionality (intersectional inequalities).

3/31/2022 12:00:00 AM


Two students from the University of Mpumalanga (UMP) participated in the Meetings Africa Youth Programme 2022, which was recently held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, Gauteng.

3/31/2022 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP), through its comprehensive and active sports programme, has produced well-known netball stars such as Lerato Baloyi who represented the institution as part of the under 19 Nkangala District Team and participated in the USSA Netball Telkom Junior Championships in 2021.

3/31/2022 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ehlanzeni District Municipality (EDM) which will foresee that graduates and students get access to internships and work-integrated learning opportunities while promoting research and strengthening service delivery within the municipality.

2/28/2022 12:00:00 AM


The 2022 University of Mpumalanga (UMP) Student Representative Council (SRC) was recently inaugurated at a ceremony graced by UMP stakeholders, which included the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Thoko Mayekiso, university management, student affairs representatives, and staff members.

2/28/2022 12:00:00 AM


As the world celebrated Mother-Tongue Day on February 21, the University of Mpumalanga (UMP) through the Faculty of Education: BEd programme, which offers IsiNdebele and Sepedi languages and the introduction of the Bachelor of Arts Honours in Siswati in 2021, has made great strides in supporting and advancing multilingualism and mother-tongue education.

2/28/2022 12:00:00 AM


OPINION: Following the 2022 State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, University of Mpumalanga (UMP) Professor Vusi Gumede, Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Development and Business Sciences weighs in on the Restructured SA Economy and the inclusion of a Comprehensive Social Policy.

2/28/2022 12:00:00 AM


The Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) has awarded the University of Mpumalanga’s (UMP) Tfokomala Hotel and Conference Centre a 4-star grading in the Formal Accommodation category.

2/28/2022 12:00:00 AM


Transport Officer at the University of Mpumalanga (UMP) Mr David Tshabangu is the longest serving employee. His hard work and dedication have not gone unnoticed. He was recently recognized by the Vice-Chancellor Professor Thoko Mayekiso for his commitment and reliability.

2/28/2022 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) hosted a one-week orientation programme to give first-year students a glimpse into what they can expect from academic life at the university. Orientation offers new students a valuable opportunity to acquaint themselves with campus life.

2/28/2022 12:00:00 AM


University of Mpumalanga (UMP) through the Centre for Entrepreneurship Rapid Incubator (CFERI) aims to create engaged students who have an entrepreneurial mindset. Information and Communications Technology student, Jessica Mathye, used the pandemic to start a business that is not only about beauty but also about creating employment opportunities.

2/28/2022 12:00:00 AM


The President of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) Justice Mandisa Maya was installed as the new Chancellor of the University of Mpumalanga (UMP).

12/6/2021 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) has signed an MoU with the Germany based Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Loerrach (DHBW-Loerrach)

11/25/2021 12:00:00 AM