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Top honours granted to NMMU Professor (published August 2015)


NMMU Professor in the department of zoology and director of the Centre for African Conservation Ecology and PhD Science graduate has yet again won the environmental conservation category of The Herald Citisen of the Year awards. He won a gold medal for his contribution and achievements in zoology in Southern Africa.

Receiving the award from the Zoological Society of Southern Africa (ZSSA) at the joint congress of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa and the ZSSA in Grahamstown earlier this month, Kerley said he felt humbled by the recognition.





Alumnus way ahead in the numbers game (published August 2015)


BCom Honours in Accounting graduate Nathan Hofart has completed the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants professional qualification (Cima). His resulting designation as a chartered global management accountant (CGMA) through Cima - the leading global professional body for management accountants - will kick in after her gains the required practical experience.

Though he is doing his articles through PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), he was able to complete the first year as an academic trainee in NMMU's school of accounting, via the Saica-endorsed academic traineeship programme, a national initiative which is available to top students.