UFH to celebrate its latest graduates during in-person Spring Graduation ceremony

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Tomorrow, 7 October, the University of Fort Hare will celebrate its latest cohort of graduates during an in-person Spring Graduation celebration ceremony.
To be held at the Sports Complex on the Alice Campus, the ceremony will be divided into two sessions, a morning session starting at 9am and an afternoon session that will commence at 2pm.
The morning session will see the conferment of degrees to graduands from the Faculty of Education, Science and Agriculture and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities.
In the afternoon, graduands from the Faculty of Law, Management and Commerce and the Faculty of Health Sciences will walk the stage to collect their degrees.
The qualifications to be conferred range from Undergraduate Certificates Diplomas and Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, Honours Degrees, Masters Degrees and PhDs.
As per tradition, the sessions will be officiated by the Chancellor, Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza SC and the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sakhela Buhlungu.
The youngest PhD graduand for this season is 28-year-old Ms Monique Banks. She will be conferred a Doctoral Degree in Languages and Literature. The title of her thesis: The Many Faces of Beauty and the Beast: A Feminist and New Historical Approach, examined a number of “Beauty and the Beasts” tales shared across cultures and centuries. Her study focused on the female writers of Beauty and the Beast tales and presented an in-depth analysis of their literature.
Our oldest PhD graduand is 69-year-old Mr Patrick Maduna who will be conferred a Doctor of Nursing. For his doctoral study, Mr Maduna investigated the implementation of clinical governance by the Mpumalanga Department of Health.
Congratulations to all our graduands!