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University of Mpumalanga Nature Conservation student, Mulaudzi Mulamuleli, graduated in absentia on 15 July 2021 after two chronic illnesses posed serious challenges to her being able reach her goal of completing her diploma.

7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM


Four Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase students from the Siyabuswa campus at the University of Mpumalanga completed their studies Cum Laude (with distinctions) at the virtual graduation ceremony, which took place on 15 July 2021.

7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM


Justice Mandisa Maya is the new chancellor of UMP

7/22/2021 12:00:00 AM


This month has been completely jam-packed with events, workshops, dialogues and happenings that can make each and every member of this community proud. There is so much we are achieving!

6/7/2021 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga celebrated Africa Day on 25 May 2021 with a lecture under the theme: Creating Conducive Conditions for Africa’s Development and Intensifying the Fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic, which was delivered by Emeritus Professor Kwesi Kwaa Prah in the Multipurpose Hall at Mbombela campus.

6/7/2021 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga and RiseFM joined the African continent and the global community to celebrate this year's Africa Day with a dialogue under the theme: Creating Conducive Conditions for Africa's Development and Intensifying the fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic.

6/7/2021 12:00:00 AM


Despite being orphaned at a very early age and having her first child when she was only 17, fourth-year Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase student, Zanele Khumalo, has found new hope and a better future for herself and her child through her incredible journey with the University of Mpumalanga.

6/7/2021 12:00:00 AM


Following their participation in a month-long Entrepreneurship and Business Workshop, University of Mpumalanga third-year students are fired up and looking forward to a bright future post their graduation.

6/7/2021 12:00:00 AM


Aspiring businessman, Kgotso Motla, who was recently elected to the Gauteng Alumni Chapter as an additional member, is living up to UMP’s values of adaptability and inspiration, and making the institution proud.

6/7/2021 12:00:00 AM


With an already extensive offering of physical sports for students to participate in, UMP has now also joined USSA’s eSports community.

6/7/2021 12:00:00 AM


There is an urgent need to harmonise labour laws in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, to protect the rights of workers, including immigrant employees, said University of Mpumalanga’s (UMP) Professor, Akhubue Okharedia, at a seminar recently hosted by the UMP Research Division.

6/7/2021 12:00:00 AM


The newly established Academic Talent Stewardship Programme (ATSP) has just been launched at the University of Mpumalanga and will offer selected students great developmental opportunities. We meet the six candidates that have been selected to be part of the programme.

6/7/2021 12:00:00 AM


Reasons to be Proud-Our ENACTUS Team presents their 2020 trophies to the Vice-Chancellor and Management

5/13/2021 12:00:00 AM


Gratifying to See UMP Values Demonstrated and Applied

4/22/2021 12:00:00 AM


What a month March and the start of our first term here at UMP has been. It feels as though I've hardly touched ground and I'm sure most staff and students can relate.

3/31/2021 12:00:00 AM


It’s a new dawn as the University of Mpumalanga inaugurates the 2021 Student Representative Council with the first female president, Ms Vuyelwa Carol Magagula, at the helm. The third year Bachelor of Development Studies student who hails from Middelburg in Mpumalanga was elected in November 2020.

3/31/2021 12:00:00 AM


Dr Woudi Von Solms UMP Senior Lecturer: Tourism is currently working on a research project with the University of Johannesburg to try and assist small to medium enterprises with marketing research and competitor analyses.

3/31/2021 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) hosted an informative and power packed orientation week to welcome new leaners. The objective of the five-day programme was to officially welcome first year students and help them with the transition from high school to university life.

3/31/2021 12:00:00 AM


University of Mpumalanga (UMP) Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, Professor Moses Mbewe is currently serving as Chairperson of the National Task Force for the Containment of Polio in Labs (NTF), a Ministerial Advisory Committee for the National Department of Health, and Council on Higher Education (HEQC) as Programme Evaluator and most recently was appointed as the Chair of National Science Deans Forum in South Africa.

3/31/2021 12:00:00 AM


Presented by the Head of the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Professor Tembisa Ngqondi – University of Mpumalanga (UMP) Research Division recently hosted a seminar on Information, Communication and Technology for Development (ICT4D). The focus was on how ICT is used and can be implemented to improve livelihoods.

3/31/2021 12:00:00 AM