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This site is dedicated to the fees issues within the higher education sector and in particular its impact at Nelson  Mandela Metropolitan University.


We’re building a database of volunteers – staff and members of the community - who are committed to helping our students complete their 2016 academic year.

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South Africa has come a long way, with the first two decades dedicated mainly to reconciliation and nation building. However, if education and the school and post-school curricula are not transformed in meaningful ways, the dream of a non-racial and just society will remain an elusive one.

The issues of landlessness, poverty and under development that continue to plague the Eastern Cape cannot be understood fully without reference to the wars of dispossession and resistance that played out in the province in the eighteenth and nineteenth century.

In a bid to educate, motivate and inspire staff, students and the general public about Africa’s rich history and fruitful future, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) hosted a week of fun and colourful events to celebrate Africa Week.

Nelson Mandela Bay art lovers, historians and all those with an appetite for South Africa’s history through the decolonisation lens are in for a treat, with the upcoming photographic exhibition by acclaimed documentary photographer Cedric Nunn.

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