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Married couple to graduate with a PhD in Nature Conservation

Emily and Samantha McCulloch-Jones, will both graduate with a PhD in Nature Conservation at Nelson Mandela University’s George Campus Ceremony on 8 April.


Emily (30), who obtained 89% for her master's in Nature Conservation, was the winner of three top awards at the University’s Academic Awards ceremony in 2019. She won the best Master’s Degree by Dissertation in Science, Engineering and Technology award, the Rupert Gesinstigting Academic Award and the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Academic Excellence as the best postgraduate in Science, Engineering and Technology. She also obtained her BTech cum laude from Mandela Uni.  

SAICA results confirm the quality of accounting education at Mandela University #R2bP

Reasons to be Proud - #R2bP: The South African Institute of Accountants (SAICA) has released the results of the Initial Test of Competence (ITC) examination for Chartered Accountants confirming Mandela University’s quality of accounting education.
The ITC examination is the first of two professional examinations required for qualification as a CA(SA) and is written shortly after completion of formal university studies (a three-year undergraduate degree and a one-year postgraduate diploma in Accounting). The ITC aims to assess the technical competencies of candidates.


Nelson Mandela University is extremely proud of the graduates of the PGD (Accounting) class of 2021 who attained an 88% pass rate in the 2022 ITC examination - comparing favourably with the national average of 78%.
Article Source: Nelson Mandela University News

Autumn graduation sessions 2022

Nelson Mandela University’s Autumn Graduation season for George Campus students will be hosted on 7 and 8 April and the ceremonies for its Gqeberha students will run from 20 April to 5 May.
The ceremonies will be held in-person and mask-to-mask, in compliance with COVID-19 protocols as well as live-streamed on the Internet.
With up to 6000 graduates anticipated and a 50% venue capacity ruling (to a maximum of 1000 people), careful planning is required to ensure a safe and successful Graduation season. This means that in-person guest numbers will be limited. 


Graduating students will receive direct communication from the University regarding their attendance and all related matters. 

Mandela University at the United Nations South Africa to launch UN Narcotics Control Board report


Nelson Mandela University, in partnership with the United Nations in South Africa, will be launching the annual report of the United Nations’ monitoring body of international drug control conventions, the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), at the institution this week.
Members of the media are invited as follows:
When: 11 March 2022
Time: 10am
Where: Hybrid event – (
Physical: Council Chambers, South Campus, Nelson Mandela University
RSVP: Ms Liezl Wales by Tuesday, 8 March 2022
The launch comes as the world rallies to support the humanitarian crisis unfolding across Ukraine and Russia, inclusive of the broken drug supply chain and shortage of medicines.
Read full article here: Nelson Mandela University News