The University of Venda (Univen) and Mulenzhe Development Trust held a careers guidance and information day to encourage grade 12 learners to apply at Univen before the closing date of 28 September 2018. The event took place at Mulenzhe Tribal Authority offices on Friday, 03 August 2018. Univen’s Schools Liaison Office together with the Student Administration team used the opportunity to market the University of Venda programmes.

Group Photo, Front Row: Representatives from Mulenzhe Royal Council
Back row: Univen staff, representatives from other organisations and educators

Chief Administrative Officer, Student Administration from the University of Venda, Mr Seth Ugoda addressed grade 12 learners about processes to be followed when applying using Univen online system.

The Assistant Schools Liaison Officer from the University of Venda, Justice Lebopa outlined more information about programmes that are offered within different schools at Univen including Admission Point Scores.

The guest speaker from Univen School of Education, Professor Takalani Mashau motivated learners about the importance of education as a key to change a life. “You must read until it hurts for you to have a bright future. In most cases as leaners you fail because you consider rights without responsibility, business without ethics, science without humanity, politics without principles and education without heart,” he said.

Above: Univen representative from Department of Finance Mr Sinthumule outlining information regarding NSFAS application procedures.

A representative from Mulenzhe Royal Council, Mr Tshililo Jeffrey Ramovha (above) thanked the University of Venda and other institutions for providing information which will change lives in the community. Mr Ramovha encouraged learners to apply for admission and bursaries as indicated by the speakers from bursaries and educational institutions.

Other institutions that participated in the event were Vhembe Technical Vocational Education and Training College, Transport Education Training Authory (TETA) and Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism.

Grade 12 learners from Johannes Ramavhoya, Mukhwantheli and Movhe high schools listening to different speakers.

Issued by:
Department of Communications & Marketing
University of Venda
Tel: (015) 962 8525
Date: 16 August 2018

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