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Research by University of Mpumalanga Culture and Heritage lecturer, Thulisile Bhuda, has found that rural Ndebele women, though they have had no formal education, are ethno mathematicians who understand symmetrical geometry.

8/31/2021 12:00:00 AM


One of the core values of the University of Mpumalanga is diversity. It is valued and celebrated in unlocking a range of interactions and enhancing exposure to a wide variety of diverse cultures, backgrounds, views and opinions.

8/31/2021 12:00:00 AM


UMP lecturer at the School of Biology and Environmental Sciences, Dr Ayanda Shabalala, recently obtained her PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of Johannesburg. Her thesis: Development of a pervious concrete reactive barrier for remediation of acid mine drainage, holds great promise.

8/31/2021 12:00:00 AM


UMP COMMUNITY: REMAIN RESOLUTE AND RESILIENT

8/16/2021 12:00:00 AM


On 15 July 2021 we held our second virtual graduation and though it would have been wonderful to have us all come together for our sixth graduation ceremony this year, the lockdown had other plans and as always, we just adjusted our sails and have been weathering this storm with great success.

7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga awarded/conferred a total of 647 students with qualifications in absentia during the sixth graduation ceremony, held virtually on 15 July 2021.

7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM


Confidence Ndlovu makes history by becoming the first student to obtain a Master’s Degree from the University of Mpumalanga. Ndlovu completed her degree in Development Studies Cum Laude. She is the first in her family to obtain a Master’s Degree.

7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM


Twins, Noncedo and Ncedile Chiloane, graduated from the University of Mpumalanga at the same time for their postgraduate qualifications.

7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM


People have been using plants in skincare for thousands of years, for cleansing, perfuming, beautifying and healing. Today, plants contribute significantly to the cosmetic (beauty) and cosmeceutical (medicinal) industry, which is worth billions of dollars.

7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM


Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase Teaching student, Vanessa Nkuna, is on top of the world and ready to serve her community as a teacher following her graduation with 28 distinctions from the University of Mpumalanga.

7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM


Sydwell Mazibuko, who recently graduated with a Diploma in Information Communication Technology in Application Development, is working on an e-commerce site called Varsity Market, an app that will assist student entrepreneurs in the business of trade to sell their goods at reasonable rates.

7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM


Bachelor of Development Studies student, Beauty Makgeru, is the first in her family to graduate. Makgeru graduated in absentia on 15 July 2021 from the University of Mpumalanga. She completed her studies Cum Laude and also received the Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Award.

7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM


Dr Sidney Netshakhuma from the Office of the Registrar Archivist has obtained a PhD in Information Science from the University of South Africa. His research topic was: “A framework for Archives and Records Management Programme at Institution of Higher Learning in South Africa: University of Venda – University of Witwatersrand Comparison.”

7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM


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