GMRDC Research and Innovation Day

More than 200 delegates and 30 presenters attended the Research and Innovation day  hosted by Govan Mbeki Research and Development Centre (GMRDC) on the 1st of November 2018 to share knowledge and hear about the latest research outputs from different faculties and departments of the University. The event was held at the Science  Auditorium of the University’s Alice Campus with

Naledi Pandor opens R200m library in East London

A R200m university library that will serve 18,000 students from three universities was officially opened in East London on Saturday by higher education and training minister Naledi Pandor. Named after the late Eastern Cape-born renowned political activist and scholar Phyllis Ntantala, the library was a culmination of a six-year partnership between Walter Sisulu University (WSU), University Fort Hare (UFH) and

Music students record song with Ladysmith Black Mambazo

University of Fort Hare music students have recorded a song with Grammy Award winners Ladysmith Black Mambazo.The group is spending a week at the university and conducting a master class workshops with the music department, exploring the complex origins of African music, especially isicathamiya.Founding member Albert Mazibuko said: “ [We will] eventually compose a song that will be in the