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South Campus sports fields are now irrigated with non-potable water after the completion of the first phase of a R20-million project involving water-saving on other campuses. 
Nelson Mandela University wishes to announce the appointment of Mr Lebogang Hashatse as Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Institutional Support, with effect from 1 August 2018.
Nelson Mandela University’s Infrastructure Projects director Greg Ducie and project manager Gerrit Smit received their PhD in Business Management on 14 December, both with Business Management’s Prof Miemie Struwig as supervisor. Incoming Vice-Chancellor Dr Sibongile Muthwa was also the co-supervisor for Greg’s studies.
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University is launching its brand new Bitumen Laboratory on 21 April – where students will receive hands-on experience of the latest equipment and testing methods, used in road construction and other fields.  
Solar farm for NMMU
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University may soon have its own on-campus solar photovoltaics (PV) farm. The University last week called for tenders for the establishment of the 1MW solar PV farm, which will be situated next to the postgraduate student village on NMMU’s Summerstrand campus.

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) is committed to putting the welfare of its students first. That’s the word of NMMU Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Institutional Support Dr Sibongile Muthwa who was speaking at the launch of a new 24-hours computer laboratory at the University’s Bird Street Campus in Central.

AN in-depth assessment of room and lab use at NMMU saw project workers literally counting heads in all lecture venues across all six campuses – and also led to the production of accurate Geographical Informational System (GIS) data for the entire university.

The amazing NMMU BtC students (Beyond the Classroom) were celebrated recently for giving of themselves so selflessly in many outreach projects.

One of the learning lessons in the Programme is the understanding that together everyone can make a difference.  And that is what a BtC member and five friends did; R1 at a time.

AT first glance, Hilton Sansom is your stereotypical “privileged student”. The well-spoken, well-dressed 22-year-old attended Grey High, matriculated in 2011 with a 93% aggregate, and received one of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s most prestigious bursaries – the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, currently worth R80,000-plus annually – for each year of his BCom (Chartered Accountancy) degree.

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University welcomes Yoliswa Lumka as our new Director of Madibaz Sport.

Ms Lumka completed her bachelor's degree in Human Movement Sciences at Rhodes University before moving to the University of Pretoria, where she obtained her master’s degree in sports science.

WAYS and means of harnessing the untapped potential of Africa's blue economy came under scrutiny on Monday (21 September) when a high-profile Norwegian delegation comes to cement relationships with Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU).

REACTION times, speed, efficiency of movement and ground reaction forces will take centrestage when South Africa’s top sprinters test the capabilities of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s new High Performance Complex (HPC) later this month.