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The University of Venda is proud of all its alumni, and some of them heed our call for assistance in resource mobilization. For an example, we are proud to single out four important alumni donors namely:

  • Mr Mukwevho Reckson, owner of Do Light Bus Transport who donated R 7 000 -00 for Best Students in : BCom in Business Management, BCom in Economics, BCom in Accounting as well as BCom in Business Information Systems.
  • Mr.Tshithavhana Nditsheni, Agape Chartered Accountants inc donated R1 000 for the Best Student in B Com (Accounting).
  • Mr Makhesha Hulisani,, Chief Operating Officer of Murendi Property and Building Supplies/Co-founder and Financial Director of Hukama Group donated R1 000 for the Best Student in Accounting.
  • Rudzani Ludere, former Univen SRA President, Chief Whip of Makhado Municipality donated R1 000 for the Best student in international Relations.

The following people/companies made invaluable sponsorship for the following awards in all four sessions of the May 2012 graduation ceremonies:

  • Bobs Furnishers Award donated R15 000 which is inclusive of the Best Student in: Midwifery Practice, Overall Best Student in Health Sciences, Bcom (Accounting), BAgric, Chemistry, Education and Zoology.
  • Camp Bottle store donated R2 000 for the Best Student in Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management.
  • Chief Makwarela Ratshitanga donated R1 000 for overall Best Student in Education.
  • School of Management Sciences Alumni Association awarded R1000, 00 to overall Best student in management Sciences.
  • Mr. Anton Rammaano of Anton Rammaano Attoneys donated R2 000 for the best student in Matrimonial Propery and Divorce.
  • Dr. ME Makhwanya donated R10 000, 00 for the best student in Chemistry, Botany , Physics, Mathematics as well as Overall best student in the School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.
  • The convocation and alumni section fundraised an amount of 86 000,00
  • The Univen School of Agriculture Alumni Association donated R12 000 for the Best student in Agriculture and in Environmental Sciences as well as Overall Best student in the school of Environmental sciences and Agric.
  • Maiwashe KC donated R2 000 for Best student in Chenmistry and in Physics.
  • Intelli Card donated R 10 000 for Best student in : Media Studies, Social Work, International Relations, LLB and BEST OVERALL STUDENT
  • Judge Yvonne Mokgoro, Univen former Council Chairperson donated R4 000 for: BEST OVERALL STUDENT.
  • Dr M A Chaya donated R1 500 for the Best Student in Physics.
  • Dr Nangammbi N.E. donated R4 000 for the best student in Nursing Science and Earth Sciences in Mining Environmental Geology.
  • Dr Zahida Ahmed donated R5 000 for the Best student in Health Sciences, , overall Best student in Environmental Sciences, school of Agric, overall Best in Mathematics and Natural Sciences as well as the Best Student in Human and Social Sciences.
  • Murendi Properties and Material supplies donated R1 000 for the Best student in Accounting.
  • Mikosi and Associates donated R1 000 for the Best student in Environmental Geology and Mining
  • Booysens du Preez and Boshoff donated R4 000 for the Best Student in Civil Procedure.
  • Niosho Trading 139 Pty Ltd donated R3 000 for the Best student in Mathematics, Economics and Business Management.
  • Univen alumni were also involved on the new corporate identity which resulted in University’s new logo.
  • The alumni annual general meeting was held on the 24 September 2011 at the Senate Chamber.
  • The Office of Convocation and Alumni fundraised an amount of 89 500, 00 for May 2012 Graduation Ceremonies.