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Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University appoints VC

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The Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) has appointed Prof Chris de Beer as its first Vice-Chancellor with effect from 1 July 2017. Prof De Beer was the Interim Vice-Chancellor of the SMU since 1 July 2015.

The appointment of Prof De Beer results from a rigorous and competitive process of recruitment and selection.

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UJ announces new VC

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The Council of the University of Johannesburg (UJ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Tshilidzi Marwala as the University’s second Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Prof Marwala’s appointment follows a rigorous and extensive selection process, as required by the University statute and the University’s rules for the appointment of the Vice-Chancellor.

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NMMU relaunches as Nelson Mandela University

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On 18 July 2017, the world will mark what would have been former President Nelson Mandela’s 99th birthday.

On 20 July 2017, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University will relaunch itself as Nelson Mandela University – the only higher education institution in the world to bear the name of one of the world’s most revered leaders.

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New procurement rules a transformation game changer

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Major reform of the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (PPPFA) regulations, which came into effect last month, has been held up as a key tool in driving radical economic transformation by providing greater opportunities for SMMEs.