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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


University of Mpumalanga (UMP) Mathematics and Mathematics Education lecturer at the Siyabuswa Campus, Dr Mphalele Makgaleng hopes his research project will contribute to the development of new knowledge in the mathematics education space.

3/31/2021 12:00:00 AM


Message From The VC: Timing is Important

3/19/2021 12:00:00 AM


The University of Mpumalanga bid farewell to the 2020 SRC/CRC leadership at a glorious affair where COVID-19 Safety Regulations were observed. The Vice-Chancellor Professor Thoko Mayekiso commended the student leadership for pulling through at a time when the county was in despair as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic that swept through the world.

2/26/2021 12:00:00 AM


University of Mpumalanga (UMP) Geography and Nature Conservation lecturer Dr Julia Giddy recently received the 2021 Society of South African Geographers (SSAG) Centenary Award.

2/26/2021 12:00:00 AM


Mpumalanga has recorded the third highest unemployment rate in the country (even before the national lockdown), and households were found to be multi-dimensionally poor according to a STATS SA report.

2/26/2021 12:00:00 AM


University of Mpumalanga Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for Public Administration, Dr John Molepo, is only 30 and already raising the bar as an academic, community activist and philanthropist. Through his foundation Thusangwanageno, Dr Molepo reaches out and offers a helping hand to disadvantaged students.

2/26/2021 12:00:00 AM


University of Mpumalanga (UMP) alumnus Ratau Tjale is making strides in the business world. His company, Bokamoso Global Solutions, has been awarded a two-year contract by the Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs (DARDLEA) to train and offer mentorship to land reform beneficiaries in Mpumalanga Province.

2/26/2021 12:00:00 AM