ALUMNI NEWS

  • Alumni on the move – Thabo Moilwa
    Alumni on the move – Thabo Moilwa

    Former SRC president Thabo Moilwa has continued to be an admirable ambassador for Sol Plaatje University (SPU). Just three years after graduating, Moilwa has climbed the corporate ladder fast and is now a Deputy Headmaster responsible for Special Projects, Finance,…

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  • Largest SPU graduation ceremony since inception
    Largest SPU graduation ceremony since inception

    On Saturday, 7 May 2022, Judge Steven Majiedt, Chancellor of Sol Plaatje University, presided over the University’s largest graduation ceremony since it began operating in 2014. 571 undergraduate and postgraduate students graduated at the first in-person ceremony, since 2019, which…

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  • Graduate certificate collection
    Graduate certificate collection

    Dear Graduate Please note that graduates who could not attend the Graduation Ceremony on Saturday 7 May 2022 can collect their certificates at the Registrar’s foyer at Luka Jantjie House, weekdays from 08:15 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 16:15, throughout…

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  • SPU launches alumni newsletter to connect with its graduates
    SPU launches alumni newsletter to connect with its graduates

    The Department of Institutional Advancement (DIA) at Sol Plaatje University (SPU) has launched its first alumni newsletter, named Alumni News, aimed at connecting with the growing pool of SPU graduates. The first issue was distributed to alumni on Wednesday, 13…

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  • SPU alumnus nominated as one of the Top 15 Young Geeks of 2021
    SPU alumnus nominated as one of the Top 15 Young Geeks of 2021

    Melvin Kisten was selected by a panel of judges from the chapter of the Geekulcha Student Society at Sol Plaatje University (SPU) and voted by the public as one of the Top 15 Young Geeks in South Africa for 2021.…

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  • Alumnae on the move
    Alumnae on the move

    Tshegofatso Andries, a B.Ed student who was recently awarded her degree at Sol Plaatje University’s  (SPU) 2021 Virtual Graduation Ceremony, was appointed as a Core Lecturer for the Habitable Planet Workshop (HPW). This programme run by the Applied Centre for…

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  • Urgent announcement for graduates
    Urgent announcement for graduates

    Dear Graduates Due to more COVID-19 positive cases reported at Luka Jantjie House, a new date for the collection of certificates will be communicated in due course. We apologize for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your cooperation in…

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  • Alumni crowned Miss Kimberley 2021
    Alumni crowned Miss Kimberley 2021

    Sharon Van Staden’s life will never be the same. The 22-year-old from Roodepan, Kimberley, achieved her lifelong dream when she was crowned Miss Kimberley 2021 on 19 December 2020 at the Northern Cape Theatre. Mr and Miss Kimberley is an…

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  • Former President appointed by USSA
    Former President appointed by USSA

    Former SPU SRC President, Mr Thabo Moilwa, was appointed by University Sports South Africa (USSA) as the Deputy Chef de Missions of the South African delegation that will represent the country at the 31st World University Summer Games to be…

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  • Inaugural Meeting of Convocation
    Inaugural Meeting of Convocation

    The Inaugural Meeting of the SPU Convocation will take place on Saturday, 28 November 2020 from 11:00 to 13:00 in C016 on the Sol Plaatje University Central Campus. RSVP’s should be sent to kashini.maistry@spu.ac.za by Wednesday, 25 November 2020.   The…

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  • Calling all SPU alumni
    Calling all SPU alumni

    You are cordially invited to the first Address to SPU Alumni by our new Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Andrew Crouch. As a graduate of SPU, you have a significant role to play within the governance of the University. Please join…

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  • “My vision to succeed kept me going”
    “My vision to succeed kept me going”

    With a strong mathematics, statistics and computer science core, the BSc degree in Data Science is one of the most challenging programmes offered at SPU. As the only University on the African continent that offers an undergraduate Data Science degree,…

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