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Univen academic activities to resume on Monday

News in brief - Date: 10 August 2018

Written by: Mbulaheni Ridovhona / Viewed: 533


The director of communications and marketing at the University of Venda, Mr Takalani Dzaga, said the academic activities would resume on Monday, 13 August. 

Dzaga said that a Univen delegation, led by the acting vice-chancellor and principal, Prof Jan Crafford, had met with NSFAS CEO Mr Steven Zwane and his team on Friday, 3 August, in Johannesburg to discuss the problems.

Dzaga said on Tuesday that the staff members were advised not to return to campus until Friday, 10 August. “The university management will utilize the next two days to resolve outstanding matters pertaining to the disbursement of NSFAS allowances to deserving students. We are optimistic that all outstanding matters will be resolved within the next two days,” he added.



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The Director of Communications and Marketing at Univen, Mr Takalani Dzaga. Photo Supplied 


Mbulaheni Ridovhona

The 22-year-old Mbulaheni (Gary) Ridovhona has been passionate about journalism to the extent that he would buy himself a copy of weekly Univen students' newsletter, Our Voice. After reading, he would write stories about his rural village, Mamvuka, and submit them to the very newsletter for publication. His deep-rooted love for words and writing saw him register for a Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies at the University of Venda, and joined the Limpopo Mirror team in February 2016 as a journalism intern.


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