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The Vice-Chancellor’s Welcoming Ceremony for first year students and parents will take place on Nelson Mandela University's George Campus on Saturday, 2 February 2019.

George Campus First Year Welcoming Ceremony  anFaculty Meet & Greet Programme

Saturday, 2 February 2019

Vice-Chancellor’s address (per live-streaming)

Furntech Building, George Campus
09:00 – 10:00 (Students and guests to be seated by 08:45 latest)

Acting Campus Principals Address

Furntech Building, George Campus
10:00 – 10:20

Faculty Meet & Greet / Breakaway Sessions
10:45 – 12:00

Breakaway Venues:

Faculty of Science: Furntech Building

Faculty of Business & Economic Sciences: Lecture Theatre, Mopani Building (Venue 301 0053)

Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment & IT: Venue 349 0001, Mopani Building


Bus Transport arranged for students from town of George (St Marks Square, departure at 07:30); Pacaltsdorp & Thembalethu (departure at 07:30 on 2 February), to the George Campus, and back after the event at about 11:30/12:00

Detailed shuttle arrangements: First-Year Welcome, Nelson Mandela University, George Campus, Saturday, 2 February 201

07:30  1 x 60 seat bus departs from St Marks to George Campus via West Coast Fisheries (old Duggies) and Pick ‘n Pay.

07:30   1 x 60 seat bus departs from Pachaltsdorp – Thembalethu – Campus. Pick up and drop off points in Pacaltsdorp – at the Newdawn Park/Hyper Save and Total Garage.  Thembalethu pick up and drop off points – Philamdaba/Truns and 4 way stop.

The busses will depart again from the George Campus at 11:30 on the same routes back to St Marks Square/Thembalethu and Pacaltsdorp.

Contact information
Ms Alet van Tonder
Manager: Marketing & Corporate Relations
Tel: 27 44 801 5098