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Board elects a new Chairperson

20 November 2019|

At their third and final sitting for 2019, the USAf Board of Directors elected Professor Sibongile Muthwa, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of Nelson Mandela University as the...

Board News from 24 October 2018

21 November 2018|

At the USAf Board of Directors’ last 2018 meeting on 24 October, new decisions ranged from endorsing new members to USAf structures to approving the 2019...

USAf Programme Updates

21 November 2018|

A. Higher Education Leadership Programme The Board heard that HELM got off to a good start in 2018, thanks to funding secured from the Department of...

Audited financial statements approved

20 July 2018|

Among other major decisions emerging from the 2018 AGM, the Board accepted annual financial statements as audited for the USAf Group (including those of the Committee...

Student matters

20 July 2018|

Tuition fees for 2019: Agreeing that determining an acceptable tuition fee increase for 2019 was urgent, the Board tasked the Funding Strategy Group (FSG) to urgently...

National skills development

20 July 2018|

The Board decided that USAf, through the Future of Work Strategy Group (which is in the process of being formed), should seek a meeting with the...

New Board members welcomed

20 July 2018|

The USAf Chairperson, Professor Thandwa Mthembu, welcomed three new members of the Board. From left, Professor Tshilidzi Marwala, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Johannesburg...

Common Campaign Days

20 July 2018|

The Board approved the recommendation to dedicate the month of August to a Common Campaign Days event, themed “Social inclusion and wellbeing”. The 2018 theme is...

Dr Max Price bids peers goodbye

20 July 2018|

The second ordinary meeting of the Board for 2018 was also an occasion to bid farewell to Dr Max Price, who, on account of vacating the...

The Transformation Strategy Group

6 April 2018|

In line with the Board’s decision of October 2017 to add two new focus areas to the work of the Transformation Strategy Group, the TSG will,...

Other Board decisions of 20 March

6 April 2018|

Entrepreneurship programme within universities This programme, a brainchild of the DHET, was conceptualised with the strategic purpose of a) building a culture of entrepreneurship on our...

New Board members welcomed

6 April 2018|

The Board welcomed Prof Sibongile Muthwa into their midst, following her assumption of the Vice-Chancellorship at Nelson Mandela University as of 1 January 2018. Prof Sibongile...

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