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Choosing friends can be as instrumental as choosing a career
Choosing friends can be as instrumental as choosing a career

“Not all friends have our destiny at heart,” said Prof Mokgale Makgopa,

School Violence puts on the spotlight
School Violence puts on the spotlight

For many children, the biggest threat to their right to education today is not discrimination or lack of access to schools, but violence within or near their schools

UNIVEN and Vhembe District Department of Education warmly welcome Warwick University students
UNIVEN and Vhembe District Department of Education warmly welcome Warwick University students

On Tuesday 01 August 2017, University of Venda (UNIVEN) in association with Vhembe District Department of Education and Warwick University

UGO helps grade 12 learners to apply for NSFAS funding for 2018
UGO helps grade 12 learners to apply for NSFAS funding for 2018

Election Mahlori assisting learners to apply for NSFAS 2018

Education is a fundamental right for every South African citizen

Univen Officially Launches National Science Week to Empower Surrounding Communities
Univen Officially Launches National Science Week to Empower Surrounding Communities

“The future of South Africa and African continent is dependent on the next generation. Therefore, it is our duty to develop the next generation of talented scientists and entrepreneurs

Univen launches the first ever educational entrepreneurship week
Univen launches the first ever educational entrepreneurship week

Enactus Univen in collaboration with Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education (EDHE) and Univen’s Department of Business Management launched the first ever entrepreneurship week.

Univen Hosts an Informative Ubuntu Seminar
Univen Hosts an Informative Ubuntu Seminar

“When I look at the list of the speakers at Ubuntu seminars over the past three years, it represents the who’s who of current African scholarship and thinking on black consciousness, liberation and decolonisation,”

Vice-Chancellor recognises academic excellence
Vice-Chancellor recognises academic excellence

The University of Venda held the prestigious Vice-Chancellor’s Annual Awards for Excellence in Research and Innovation

CCMA speaks effective negotiation skills to Univen staff members
CCMA speaks effective negotiation skills to Univen staff members

The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has recently conducted an effective negotiation skills training to Univen staff members.

Univen male employees get life hint during Men’s Health Day workshop
Univen male employees get life hint during Men’s Health Day workshop

The University of Venda (Univen) held Men’s Health Day workshop to educate men about the risks that they take for granted and that could be avoided.

Research and Innovation Office honours postgraduate students with a workshop
Research and Innovation Office honours postgraduate students with a workshop

Senior Professor Ekosse told postgraduate students to write and publish their research findings in scholarly journal.

UNIVEN aims to be among the top ten universities in South Africa by 2020
UNIVEN aims to be among the top ten universities in South Africa by 2020

The University of Venda’s (UNIVEN) Directorate of Research and Innovation held its Maiden Univen Research and Innovation High Level Stakeholders Forum from 23 to 25 July 2017 at The Ranch Hotel, Polokwane.

University of Venda Online Application
University of Venda Online Application

Closing date for application 29th September 2017 @ 12:00

UGO partners with government organisations, agencies and entities to honour Madiba
UGO partners with government organisations, agencies and entities to honour Madiba

Dedicating 67 minutes for Nelson Mandela and to ensure a clean environment, the Universal Greening Organisation (UGO) in partnership with

Bronze Medal for Univen’s Netball Team during 2017 USSA Tournament
Bronze Medal for Univen’s Netball Team during 2017 USSA Tournament

The University of Venda (Univen) Netball team claimed the Bronze Medal when they beat University of Kwazulu Natal 44-36 at the annual University Sport South Africa (USSA) tournament

665 Vuwani learners benefit during Univen’s Tshimbupfe careers exhibition
665 Vuwani learners benefit during Univen’s Tshimbupfe careers exhibition

The University of Venda has recently hosted the career exhibition at Tshimbupfe

UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN APPLAUDS PROF MBATI FOR LEADING UNIVEN TO GREATER HEIGHTS
UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN APPLAUDS PROF MBATI FOR LEADING UNIVEN TO GREATER HEIGHTS

Members of Ibadan University were left highly impressed following a high level lecture delivered by the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Venda

UNIVEN AND MMUST COLLABORATIVE INITIATIVE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH CONGRESS PREPARATIONS AT AN ADVANCED STAGE
UNIVEN AND MMUST COLLABORATIVE INITIATIVE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH CONGRESS PREPARATIONS AT AN ADVANCED STAGE

A delegation led by UNIVEN’s Senior Professor Georges Ekosse which included Mr Takalani Dzaga, Ms Pinkie Mukhuba and Mrs Livhuwani Nemaangani

UNIVERSITY OF VENDA APPOINTS NEW DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR OPERATIONS
UNIVERSITY OF VENDA APPOINTS NEW DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR OPERATIONS

Dr Robert Martin has been appointed by the University of Venda as the Deputy Vice Chancellor Operations on a five-year performance-based contract with effect from 03 July 2017.

Minister Maswanganyi urges Univen alumni to give freely
Minister Maswanganyi urges Univen alumni to give freely

The University of Venda and the Career Exhibition and Information Association (CEIA) in Partnership with the Department of Education in Vhembe District, will be hosting the 2017 Univen Career Exhibition scheduled to take place from 08 – 12 May 2017

Univen and MerSETA partnership continues to flourish
Univen and MerSETA partnership continues to flourish

In an effort to strengthen their partnership, the University of Venda (Univen) and the Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector Education and Training Authority (MerSETA)

South African prospective students can now apply online for 2018 academic year at the University of Venda
South African prospective students can now apply online for 2018 academic year at the University of Venda

Applications to study at Univen for the 2018 academic year are currently open, Do not wait for the last moment, apply today

Churches must play their roles and save souls within communities
Churches must play their roles and save souls within communities

“Churches must play their original role of saving souls not material prosperity” said Dr Tshifhiwa Muligwe during his keynote address on the ‘Heal Our Land’ prayer event held at the Univen

MTN SA Foundation donates 40 computers to Univen
MTN SA Foundation donates 40 computers to Univen

MTN South Africa Foundation has handed over computer laboratory equipment to the University of Venda (Univen) on Wednesday, 21 June 2017.

Professor Ekosse is UNIVEN’s Senior Professor of Applied Clay Mineralogy and Environmental Geology
Professor Ekosse is UNIVEN’s Senior Professor of Applied Clay Mineralogy and Environmental Geology

Professor Georges Ekosse PhD, DTech, FAAS, UNIVEN’s Director Research and Innovation, who has been a Full Professor of Applied Clay Mineralogy and Environmental Geology since 2008

UNIVEN students to benefit from ABSA R5 million scholarship
UNIVEN students to benefit from ABSA R5 million scholarship

In a commitment to widen access to higher education as part of a Group-wide CEO Scholarship Programme, Absa Bank handed over an amount of R5 million to the University of Venda students.

The South African Heritage Ambassador encourages Africans to decolonise modern culture
The South African Heritage Ambassador encourages Africans to decolonise modern culture

Addressing the audience during the Vatsonga and Vhavenda cultural heritage symposium that the University of Venda’s Institute for Rural Development and Murongwe Enrichment Projects jointly organised, the South African Heritage Ambassador, Ms Tando Songwevu

Professor Coplan Speaks Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika During Series of Public Lectures
Professor Coplan Speaks Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika During Series of Public Lectures

The University of Venda (Univen) Library Hall was abuzz during the School of Human and Social Sciences lecture series held from 22 to 24 May 2017.

Univen, BANKSETA and SAICA acknowledge the hardwork of Thuthuka beneficiaries
Univen, BANKSETA and SAICA acknowledge the hardwork of Thuthuka beneficiaries

“This is the third prize-giving ceremony, since the inception of the Thuthuka programme in 2014. The aim of this ceremony is to stimulate academic excellence by acknowledging and rewarding deserving students for their outstanding performance,” said Ms Mutondi Mashamba,

International Seminar Supports the Development of Intercultural Competencies among Postgraduate Students
International Seminar Supports the Development of Intercultural Competencies among Postgraduate Students

Connecting University of Venda (UNIVEN) students and local communities with the global world is central to internationalisation.

Prof Masoga captures minds with Inaugural Lecture’s powerful theme
Prof Masoga captures minds with Inaugural Lecture’s powerful theme

“When I came up with the expression: ‘making fish understand its water’, I knew that different people will variably interpret it in different ways,” said Prof Mogomme Masoga, during his Professorial Inaugural Lecture that was held on 25 May 2017 at Research Conference Centre.

Out of 2613 graduates 39% are males and 61% are females
Out of 2613 graduates 39% are males and 61% are females

The University of Venda (Univen) has conferred 8 doctoral degrees, 56 master’s degrees, 219 honours degrees, 284 post-graduate diplomas, 1950 undergraduate bachelor degrees, and 98 undergraduate diplomas from eight schools

Rufaro Chikuruwo scoops all the awards
Rufaro Chikuruwo scoops all the awards

Rurafo Emily Chikuruwo is the most spoken person, but for all the good reasons. She made headlines when she scooped almost all the awards

Univen Creates Human Capital Development Its Culture- Prof Nesamvuni
Univen Creates Human Capital Development Its Culture- Prof Nesamvuni

“Amongst the graduates at masters level inclusive of Mr Ndivhuwo Victor Goliada who is a staff member in Committee Administration Section.

DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF COMPETION COMMISSION TO LEAD SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCEIENCES ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF COMPETION COMMISSION TO LEAD SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCEIENCES ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

“Seeing a student dropping out because of fees unaffordability worries me.”, these are the words said by the new Chairperson of the School of Management Sciences Alumni Association, Mr Hardin Ratshisusu.

Vincent Demana gets his Masters degree with distinction
Vincent Demana gets his Masters degree with distinction

Graduating with flying colours is not new to Mr. Ndishunwani Vincent Demana. He received his Masters of Arts in English with Distinction

Neluvhalani Matshikiri Christopher Graduates with a PHD at 78
Neluvhalani Matshikiri Christopher Graduates with a PHD at 78

Undergraduate qualification should encourage you to further your studies -Dr Christopher Neluvhalani.

History in the making – First graduates of Diploma in Freshwater Technology
History in the making – First graduates of Diploma in Freshwater Technology

History was made at the University of Venda (Univen) when the new career-focused Diploma in Freshwater Technology was conferred on the first ten graduates.

Watch: Univen May Graduation Photos
Watch: Univen May Graduation Photos

University of Venda is hosting its 2017 May Graduation Ceremony

Univen SRC President tells his cabinet to leave tangible legacy during their term
Univen SRC President tells his cabinet to leave tangible legacy during their term

“The 2016/2017 Univen SRC cabinet must leave a tangible legacy which will improve the lives of the African students” said Univen SRC President

More than 15 000 learners from 182 Schools empowered during 2017 Univen Careers Exhibition
More than 15 000 learners from 182 Schools empowered during 2017 Univen Careers Exhibition

About 15 305 learners from 180 Schools from Vhembe District benefited during the 2017 annual careers exhibition that was recently hosted by the University of Venda (Univen) in the Auditorium.

2017 Univen Careers exhibition offers opportunities to learners
2017 Univen Careers exhibition offers opportunities to learners

The University of Venda (Univen) and the Careers Exhibition and Information Association (CEIA) in partnership with the Department of Education in Vhembe District officially opened the 2017 Univen Careers Exhibition on Monday, 8 May 2017

Student Exchange in Early Childhood Education Continues to Flourish
Student Exchange in Early Childhood Education Continues to Flourish

The Department of Early Childhood Education in the School of Education continues to successfully implement its student exchange with the University College Leuven Limburg (UCLL).

Collaborative project with VIVES University College and the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium
Collaborative project with VIVES University College and the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium

From 16 to 21 April 2017 a delegation from VIVES University College and the Institute of Tropical Medicine from Belgium visited Univen.

Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Higher Education applauds Univen for good work
Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Higher Education applauds Univen for good work

On Tuesday, 28 March 2017, the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training led by its Chairperson, Honourable Connie September, visited the University of Venda