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In his memorable toast to Albert Einstein, Nobel Prize laureate George Bernard Shaw distinguished between great people who build empires and even greater people who create universes. The very idea that anyone can create a universe is metaphorical, if only because no one can conjure up or duplicate space, time, matter, life forms and energy.  

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The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) recently honoured its top-performing students for 2023 in a ceremony held at the Mbombela campus.

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The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) joined the African Continent and the global community to commemorate and celebrate Africa Day under the theme Celebrating Diversity: Showcasing our Africanness.

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University of Mpumalanga (UMP) student, Sethembiso Masuku, has been honoured with the Best Initial (First) Diploma Award for her outstanding performance in the Diploma in Animal Production. Masuku graduated Cum Laude with an average of 84% and attained 22 distinctions.

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University of Mpumalanga (UMP) PhD candidate, Ronald Mashamba, recently graduated Cum Laude with a Master of Science Degree. Achieving an impressive 80%, Mashamba’s journey is a testament to his dedication and hard work, reflecting both his personal and academic growth.

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University of Mpumalanga (UMP) student, Patricia Peterson, graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase Teaching and received the prestigious Best Initial (First) Degree Award. Peterson achieved an average mark of 77% and earned 21 distinctions over her four years of study.

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International student Josette Kalonji Mbuyamba has defied the challenges of studying in an institution outside her home country. The Congolese-born graduate, with a Diploma in Information Communication Technology from the University of Mpumalanga.

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University of Mpumalanga (UMP) student, Xhantilomzi Nkamba who is among the first cohorts of the Bachelor of Commerce, recently graduated Cum Laude for his Master in Economics.

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University of Mpumalanga's (UMP) top student of the 2023 class, Tshepiso Kekana, has distinguished herself with remarkable academic achievements, graduating with an average mark of 87% and accumulating 26 distinctions. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate Degree.

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University of Mpumalanga (UMP) ENACTUS President, Bongumusa Nkabinde, has become the first person in his family to graduate.

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Bachelor of Science in Agriculture student at the University of Mpumalanga (UMP), Angel Pinky Nkambule, has graduated Cum Laude, showing that hard work and determination have fruitful results.

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More than 1 500 students successfully completed their studies at the University of Mpumalanga (UMP) in the past academic year and were awarded/conferred qualifications at the graduation ceremony held at the Mbombela Campus on May 3 and 4.

5/17/2024 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) recently hosted the Australia-Africa Universities Network (AAUN) Africa Forum, bringing together academia, policymakers, and experts to examine how African and Australian Higher Education systems are transitioning and contributing towards achieving sustainability.

4/30/2024 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) and Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) have joined forces to enhance entrepreneurship development across both institutions.

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Newly appointed University of Mpumalanga (UMP) Director of Research Management, Dr Naledi Nthite is tasked with advancing the institution's research agenda and maintaining its upward trajectory of growth.

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University of Mpumalanga (UMP) second-year student, Angel Mgwenya, the Vice-Captain of the Cricket South Africa Division Two team: Mpumalanga Rhinos, is effecting positive outcomes on and off the field.

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The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) recently took a significant step towards prioritising the wellbeing of its Staff and Students by organising a fun run and walk aimed at raising awareness about mental health.

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Two students from the University of Mpumalanga (UMP) have completed the newly launched Civic Education and Health Skills Programme, recently initiated by Higher Health, the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO), and the Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority.

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University of Mpumalanga (UMP) students from the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management were empowered with technological advancements, future skills, and employment opportunities, in preparing for the dynamic hospitality sector during the recently held Hospitality Summit.

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The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) Staff and Students from the Mbombela and Siyabuswa campuses livened up their routine by engaging in a spirited Sports Day, where they eagerly squared off against each other in a medley of sporting events.

4/30/2024 12:00:00 AM