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All set for Gqeberha run of Autumn Graduation
Nelson Mandela University is all set to continue its Autumn Graduation season with the capping of more than 7500 students, including 49 doctoral recipients, in 19 ceremonies from 13 to 26 April.
The University capped 465 students at its George Campus this week – the first cohort of students to graduate on the actual campus in the recently repurposed Furntech building, now called the George Campus Auditorium.
Among those to graduate will be 195 master’s students from across the institution’s seven faculties, starting on Wednesday, 13 April at the Indoor Centre on South Campus.
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Youngest Business and Economic Science PhD graduate at George Campus
At the age of 26, Gabriella Berman is the youngest PhD graduate in Nelson Mandela University’s Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences since the merger in 2005.
She is also the first doctoral graduate in the faculty to have started and completed her studies on George Campus and will graduate on 4 April on George Campus.  
She completed her master’s degree within a year and her doctorate in Marketing over two years, record times for both.  
Coincidentally, her co-supervisor Prof Madele Tait was 29 when she received her PhD at the then University of Port Elizabeth in 1996, the youngest in the faculty at that stage. 
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Alumnus appointed as SA head coach
Madibaz Hockey manager and men's coach Cheslyn Gie (Sports Administration and Marketing) ’98 has been appointed as head coach of the SA men's team until the end of the FIH Hockey World Cup in 2026. 
Last year, he served as interim coach at the Nations Cup, where the team won gold, and reprised his role at the Hockey World Cup in India in January. 
His first journey at the helm will be the upcoming Road to Paris Olympic qualifying event. 
 Congratulations Cheslyn Gie. 
Post Source: Madibaz Sport