Alumni News

Solomzi Tshona elected as the President of Convocation

The University of Fort Hare, Alumni Relations Office would like to congratulate, Mr Solomzi Tshona on his election as the new President of Convocation. He was elected at a Special General Meeting held on the 24 November 2018 at the New Teaching and learning auditorium in East London campus. Mr Tshona holds a (B.Com Degree) Business Management and Economics Sciences,

High praise for top Fort Hare academic

Professor Chinyamurindi named one of three fine lecturers in the country.His unwavering support for his students has seen University of Fort Hare’s youngest professor, Willie Chinyamurindi, being named as one of the top three lecturers in the country’s higher education sector.According to the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and the Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa (Heltasa),

GMRDC Research and Innovation Day

More than 200 delegates and 30 presenters attended the Research and Innovation day  hosted by Govan Mbeki Research and Development Centre (GMRDC) on the 1st of November 2018 to share knowledge and hear about the latest research outputs from different faculties and departments of the University. The event was held at the Science  Auditorium of the University’s Alice Campus with

Naledi Pandor opens R200m library in East London

A R200m university library that will serve 18,000 students from three universities was officially opened in East London on Saturday by higher education and training minister Naledi Pandor. Named after the late Eastern Cape-born renowned political activist and scholar Phyllis Ntantala, the library was a culmination of a six-year partnership between Walter Sisulu University (WSU), University Fort Hare (UFH) and