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Memorial Service of SMU Chancellor Dr Edna Molewa

Memorial Service of SMU Chancellor Dr Edna Molewa

The Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) is saddened by the news of the passing away of the Honourable Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, during the morning of 22 September 2018. We concur with the President of South Africa that her passing is a devastating loss to our nation and to the global […]

SMU PhD and Thesis Writing Retreat: 21-24 September 2018

Publish or Perish….. A University’s worth as a centre for generating knowledge is determined by the number and quality of publications produced, hence the popular phrase “publish or perish” that is used among academics. It is pertinent to note that research quality (which influences its impact) and not necessarily research productivity, also drives quality teaching […]

SMU Research Days – 21 to 23 August 2018

SMU Research Days – 21 to 23 August 2018

The members of the media are hereby informed about the SMU’s Research days programme which commences on Tuesday 21 to 23 August 2018, at 8h15, in Clin Path Building (CP) Lecture Hall 3L001. The research event is a premier event of the university in which researchers present and subject their research papers to review by […]

SMU becoming the Nelson Mandela Legacy

SMU becoming the Nelson Mandela Legacy

Nelson Mandela, the founding father of the democratic South Africa, would have turned 100 years old, on Wednesday 2018, had he been alive, today. To celebrate his centenary, the Nelson Mandela Foundation, a non-governmental organisation dedicated to preserve his legacy, issued a clarion call to all humanity to embrace the virtues of becoming Mandela’s legacy. […]