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National Science Week 2014 - Daily Programme

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About Us

FOSST represents Forté School of Science and Technology.

To inspire youth to follow careers in Science, Engineering and Technology and to sensitize the community to the benefits of science.

To provide an environment that enables the youth and community at large to pursue their interests in science.

FOSST Activities
FDC's main projects are contributing the educational programme, the enlightenment and well-awareness of Science, Engineering and Technology.

Educational Programmes

  • TRAC
  • ASET Programme
  • Maths, Science and English Programme by DoRT (DoRT Saturday Class)
  • Providing the opportunity of Physical Science Practicals to High School Students


Enlightenment Programmes

  • Displaying Hands-On Exhibits.
  • FOSST Discovery Talks.


FOSST Discovery Centre Office

Tel/Fax: +27(0)40 602 2231

Postal Address: Physics Department, University of Fort Hare, Alice, 5700, Eastern Cape, Republic of South Africa

Physical Adder's : Room No.14, Ground Floor, Physics Department, University of Fort Hare, King William's Load, Alice, Eastern Cape, Republic of South Africa


Mr. Phumezo Kwinana

Tel: +27(0)40 602 2160
E-mail: pkwinana@ufh.ac.za

Serving concurrently:
Manager of Science & Agriculture Foundation Programme in UFH, Physics Lecturer of UFH


On the Subject of Me

Phumezo Kwinana is a graduate from the Universities of Fort Hare and Stellenbosch where he obtained MSc in Physics and MSc eng. (electrical). In 1994, he joined the University of Fort Hare as a Junior Lecturer and later a Lecturer from 1998 to date, in 2004, he founded a Discovery Centre called FOSST.