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Welcome Alumni & Friends






Congratulatory Message to our 2021 Graduates 
Congratulations on your academic achievement! We welcome you to  the Nelson Mandela University alumni family. We would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to the  Alumni Association.   Once you have obtained your certificate, diploma or degree you become an alumnus of the University and a member of the Alumni Association. The Association is recognized by the University Council as a structure of the University and supports and enhances the realisation of the University’s vision and mission through maintaining and expanding positive relationships with its members. 
We are proud of our alumni and we value your connection. We encourage you to stay in touch by updating your graduate profile. We will keep you informed regarding University developments and alumni news through our event invitations, project and campaign updates and regular e-newsletters. Join the Nelson Mandela University Alumni Connect community. Visit our website and follow or connect to our social media channels for more information regarding our alumni digital networking platform.
Stay connected to your alma mater! #MandelaAlumni4Life!



Alumni Council representative elected
Congratulations to Alumni Association President and alumnus, Mr Blose, who was elected to serve on the Nelson Mandela University's Council structure last night (15 April 2021) at the Alumni Association Special Election Meeting. 
Mr Blose holds a BSc (Construction Economics) ‘06 and BSc Hons (Construction Economics) ’06 from Nelson Mandela University. 
He is currently the MD and sole owner of Tina Consulting: Quantity Surveying Services, MD & sole owner of Siyaya Hygiene Services – Hgiene, Cleaning, Pest Control and Sanitary waste, Director at N2End Consulting: Digital and Social Marketing Services and the Former CEO of Masakeni Civil Construction firm, CIDB grade 8CE PE.


Council representative – Call for nominations
Dear Alumni
On behalf of the Registrar. I trust that you are well.
Attached hereto is the call for nominations for the member of Council with expertise, i.e.  Par 5(3)(a) of the University Statute.
Your response to the attached call would be appreciated on or before Monday 26 April 2021.
Kindly note that the closing date for nominations has been extended to
Monday, 3 May 2021.
Documents for download:  1. Call for nominations 5(3)(a)_2021.04.15, 2. Annexure A to call for nominations, 3.  Annexure A1 to call for nominations
Documents can be found at the bottom of this page for download

Not long to go until our Nelson Mandela University Alumni connect network is ready! We’re so excited to show you our new platform and to give you access a whole range of new opportunities. We know you’ll love it!




 Trading Days & Hours:

Monday - Friday

09h00 – 15h30

All COVID-19 safety regulations and procedures will remain in place to ensure a safe shopping environment for everyone. 

Trading days and hours will be reviewed continuously in line with national, provincial and university guidelines. 

For more info contact the university shop via email: shop@mandela.ac.za or call 041 504 4371. 

The Alumni Association Executive Committee appeal to all ALUMNI and FRIENDS of the University to support the institutional Convergence Fund established in aid of the poorest and most vulnerable in our communities, townships and informal settlements to mitigate the impact of COVID-19. We also acknowledge our alumni who are making a difference during this period in their various sectors and communities.

Your support for the Convergence Fund will be highly appreciated.

Khwezi Blosè, President

To read VC's letter of appeal click here: VC's letter 




The Importance of Alumni

Our alumni are very important stakeholders of this University. It is the biggest, permanent stakeholder group with a very special interest in the well-­‐being of its alma mater. And so it should be, because ours is a mutually beneficial and symbiotic relationship. The success of our University contributes to your success as alumni. And your success in turn contributes to the positioning and success of the University.                                                                 



                                                                           Prof Sibongile Muthwa



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