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Massive student residence project for UNIVEN made possible with a R300m loan from the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)
Massive student residence project for UNIVEN made possible with a R300m loan from the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)

The University of Venda and the Development Bank of Southern Africa signed a loan agreement worth R300 million for the construction of student accommodation on campus at a function held at the DBSA offices in Midrand on Tuesday, 23 September 2014.

More than ten SRC members received qualifications at Univen September graduation ceremony
More than ten SRC members received qualifications at Univen September graduation ceremony

The Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Venda, Prof Peter Mbati conferred qualifications to more than 600 students who fulfilled the requirements of their respective qualifications in various disciplines at a graduation ceremony

UNIVEN RESEARCH LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP
UNIVEN RESEARCH LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP

The University of Venda Research Leadership Workshop took place on 27 - 28 August 2014 at 2Ten Hotel, Sibasa. The workshop theme was: Striving for excellence in research leadership.

UNIVEN RESEARCH OPEN DAY
UNIVEN RESEARCH OPEN DAY

The Directorate of Research and Innovation at University of Venda hosted its first Research Open Day on 26 August 2014.Researchers and postgraduates students (Masters and PhDs) from schools in UNIVEN displayed their research works in the form of posters, published journal articles

Centre of Excellence in Animal Assisted Reproduction (CEAAR) at the Univen School of Agriculture hosts African Union of Universities Staff Exchange Fellow
Centre of Excellence in Animal Assisted Reproduction (CEAAR) at the Univen School of Agriculture hosts African Union of Universities Staff Exchange Fellow

Univen’s Centre of Excellence in Animal Assisted Reproduction (CEAAR) is presently hosting Professor David Owiny, Dean of the School of Biosecurity, Biotechnical and Laboratory Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity of Makerere University in Uganda.

Univen - University of Virginia (UVa) collaboration “Water and Health in Limpopo (WHIL)”
Univen - University of Virginia (UVa) collaboration “Water and Health in Limpopo (WHIL)”

The University of Virginia, US and Univen have successfully completed another annual cycle of the transdiciplinary ‘Water and Health in Limpopo’ project, which saw a large group of students from UVa and other US Universities visit Univen and collaborate with local students.

UNIVEN student Samkezi Ngubane succeeds in securing Fulbright Master’s Scholarship to study at San Francisco State University, US
UNIVEN student Samkezi Ngubane succeeds in securing Fulbright Master’s Scholarship to study at San Francisco State University, US

‘If you believe you can do something then you will, where you come from does not determine where you are going’ says Samkezi Ngubane, the Univen International Relations student who has succeeded in securing a highly competitive and prestigious Fulbright scholarship

PROF MAMMINO CHAIRS 5th INTERNATIONAL IUPAC CONFERENCE ON GREEN CHEMISTRY (ICGC-5)
PROF MAMMINO CHAIRS 5th INTERNATIONAL IUPAC CONFERENCE ON GREEN CHEMISTRY (ICGC-5)

Univen’s Professor Emeritus Liliana Mammino chaired the 5th International IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry) Conference on Green Chemistry, which was co-sponsored by Univen.

Univen Hosts US Filmmaker Connie Field and Screens ‘From Selma to Soweto 1977-1986’
Univen Hosts US Filmmaker Connie Field and Screens ‘From Selma to Soweto 1977-1986’

US filmmaker and producer, Connie Field visited Univen’s campus on Thursday, 21 August 2014 on the occasion of the screening of episode 5 of her film ‘From Selma to Soweto 1977-1986’.

Thousands of mourners bid farewell to Adv Mushavhanamadi
Thousands of mourners bid farewell to Adv Mushavhanamadi

The Vice- Chancellor and Principal of the University of Venda (Univen), Prof Peter Mbati described the late Advocate (Adv) Ailwei Mushavhanamadi as a great man ever produced by the communities around Ngovhela.

REPRESENTATIVE OF GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY (GSU) VISITS UNIVERSITY OF VENDA
REPRESENTATIVE OF GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY (GSU) VISITS UNIVERSITY OF VENDA

Prof Cherian Thachenkary, who used to be the TELP project manager, visited Univen on 14 August 2014. He was welcomed into the University by Prof Armstrong Kadyamatimba, Dean School of Management Sciences.

Botswana Counsel General HE A. Matsheka and the Botswana Training Attaché Me. Mphahudi visit UNIVEN
Botswana Counsel General HE A. Matsheka and the Botswana Training Attaché Me. Mphahudi visit UNIVEN

On 12 and 13 June 2014 the Botswana Consul General, Anastacia Matsheka and the Botswana Vice Consul (Training) Rebecca Mphahudi visited the University of Venda.

FORMER PRESIDENT OF SOUTH AFRICA, MR KGALEMA MOTLANTHE TO SERVE ANOTHER TERM AS CHANCELLOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VENDA
FORMER PRESIDENT OF SOUTH AFRICA, MR KGALEMA MOTLANTHE TO SERVE ANOTHER TERM AS CHANCELLOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VENDA

The University of Venda is delighted to announce the re-appointment of the Honourable former President and Deputy President of South Africa as Chancellor for the period 2015-2019.