SPU to host third annual Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Awards

As we usher in the festive season, Sol Plaatje University (SPU) is set to celebrate in splendid style. Professor Andrew Crouch, the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of SPU, will host the eagerly awaited third annual Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Awards on Friday, 8 December 2023.

Since assuming his role as the second Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Crouch has been at the forefront of pioneering numerous initiatives aligned with his visionary five-point plan, aimed at propelling SPU forward in its current developmental phase. Notably, the Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Awards programme stands out as a key initiative. This programme not only recognises and honours staff for their remarkable achievements but also plays a pivotal role in advancing SPU’s strategic goals.

At the core of the Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Awards is the celebration of staff members who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment, effort, and contributions, not just to our university but also to the wider community. This year, the awards will be presented in three categories: Research, Teaching and Learning, and Service Delivery. We extend our best wishes to all the nominees competing for these prestigious awards.

The objectives of the Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Awards are to:

Encourage ongoing professional development and knowledge enhancement.

  • Boost employee morale and efficiency.
  • Recognise inspirational leadership qualities.
  • Honour and reward exceptional performance.
  • Cultivate a culture of excellence and attainments of high standard in all operational areas of SPU.
  • Reinforce SPU’s dedication to quality in teaching, research, and community engagement through a service-oriented approach in its structural and administrative practices.

This event is a celebration of our collective commitment to excellence and progress. We look forward to acknowledging the hard work and dedication of our staff, who continue to drive SPU towards new heights of success and innovation.

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