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Office for International Education

Are you a student trying to decide whether you would like to spend a few weeks or a semester in Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, Durban or Johannesburg?

Posted: 21/06/2018 14:45:32 | with 0 comments


Two categories, 6 prizes up for grabs, a total of 59 photo submissions and an overwhelmed voting crowd of the Nelson Mandela University’s students, staff and alumni.

The Office for International Education (OIE) of the Nelson Mandela University hosted its first ever Mobile Photo Competition where both local and international students were encouraged to enter this competition by submitting photos taken from their Mobile phones under categories “My Mandela Moment” and “Home Away from Home”.

Posted: 28/05/2018 11:12:16 | with 0 comments


On 17 May 2018, Nelson Mandela University hosted the writer and commentator Sisonke Msimang. Sisonke is the author of Always Another Country: A Memoir of Exile and Home. Her book was recently shortlisted for the Sunday Times Literary Awards in the non-fiction category, the prestigious Alan Paton Award.
Posted: 28/05/2018 11:06:38 | with 0 comments


As Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is a great engine for personal development and the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”.

The Office for International Education (OIE) of Nelson Mandela University welcomed 19 students from Tromso University –the Arctic University of Norway on 27 and 28 January as part of an annual month-long Education short programme.
Posted: 26/03/2018 08:53:51 | with 0 comments


On 16 March 2018, Nelson Mandela University’s Office for International Education hosted a talk about the foreign policy of the United States under the presidency of Donald Trump. The speaker was Gary Prevost, Emeritus Professor of Political Science at College of St. Benedict and St. John's University, Minnesota, United States. Professor Prevost is also a research associate at Nelson Mandela University’s Department of Political and Conflict Studies.
Posted: 26/03/2018 08:41:25 | with 0 comments