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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”.

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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.
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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.
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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.
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The Office for International Education (OIE) at Nelson Mandela University always takes pride in hosting international visitors from Partner Universities abroad. This was most certainly the case when the Senior Director of the OIE, Dr Nico Jooste, was approached in 2017 by Botswana International University of Science and Technology’s (BIUST) International Student Office in requesting assistance and guidance in setting up their own policies and procedures in their newly established International Education office.
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