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Prof gives helping hand (published January 2017)

NMMU dean and alumnus, Prof Azwinndini Muronga plans to launch the Science Education, Outreach and Communication Programme in March. He has developed this prgramme aimed at improving maths and science marks in the province, which he describes as extremely concerning.

Muronga is also president of the SA Institute of Physics. The programme will focus in science education from Grdae R pupils to undergraduate university students, with outreach programmes for pupils, teachers and communities across the province.



Alumni President ppointed head of NMMU Business School (published January 2017)


On behalf of the University Council, it gives me great pleasure to announce the appointment of educationist and businessman Dr Randall Jonas as the new Business School director, from January 2017.

Dr Jonas brings with him a wealth of relevant business experience from industry and education to NMMU. He is also no stranger to the University, having previously served on the NMMU Council and NMMU Trust with distinction, and is currently President of NMMU Alumni Association.


He boasts an elaborate curriculum vitae with more than 35 years working experience in both public and private sectors, including many years as Chief Executive Officer of the Eastcape Training Centre (ETC) and Private FET College, where he served industry and commerce in critical skills development.