The first Floating Trophy Athletics sports day took place on September 12, 2015 at the University of Mpumalanga’s (UMP) Siyabuswa Campus sports ground.
The event which is aimed at promoting and encouraging students to partake in sports activities, gave students a chance and a platform to showcase their athletic talents.
The three UMP teams who participated in this year’s event took part in various athletic activities. These were the Mbombela Campus, the Siyabuswa Campus and the Marapyane Campus.
Also participating at the event were UMP staff members including the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Thoko Mayekiso.
Prof Mayekiso congratulated the teams and the winners of the different activities and encouraged everyone to get involved and participate in all of the university’s extra curricula activities.