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Vice-Chancellor’s Research and Innovation Excellence Awards 2021

You are invited to submit your applications for the SMU Vice-Chancellor’s Research and Innovation Excellence Awards for 2021. The awards are intended to: • Encourage research and innovation excellence at SMU; • Encourage research and innovation excellence among female researchers at SMU; • Recognize outstanding research supervisors and the important role they play in our […]

Dintshang: July 2021 – 2nd Edition

SMU’s Entrepreneurship in Higher Education Community of Practice (EDHE) – a glimmer of hope. The days of some students completing their degrees, only to be faced with the reality of unemployment and the frustrations that come with it, are surely numbered. Thanks to SMU’s Entrepreneurship in Higher Education Community of Practice (EDHE) graduate students finding […]

Resumption of Academic Activities

Students at our off-campus residences embarked on protest action since Friday 25th June 2021 due to what was considered perennial challenges that had not been addressed over a period of time by the proprietors of these facilities.  Among others, the students demands centred on reliable WiFi to ensure full participation in online teaching and learning, CCTV cameras, geysers/hot water, poor mattresses and lack […]

SMU celebrates PRIDE MONTH in style

The Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University hosted a webinar to mark Pride Month under the theme: Promoting Equality Dignity and Rights of LGBTQI+ Community. Three speakers made notable inputs and covered different topics during the webinar. SMU publications editor Phaladi Seakgwe spoke to one of the speakers, SMU student and gender activist Talente Biyela to […]

2021 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education (EDHE) programme

ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION (EDHE) PROGRAMME Students are invited to apply for the SMU Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education (EDHE) programme. EDHE is an initiative of the Department of Higher Education (DHET) to drive and support entrepreneurship development in South African universities. One of the four-fold mandates of the EDHE is to provide students […]