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Congratulations to the 11 winners of The 2022 Herald/Nelson Mandela University Citizens of the Year Awards, who were celebrated at a gala function on Friday, 9 September.

Thank you all for your humility, compassion and tireless efforts in making our community a better place.
Our winners:
Garth Sampson, Innovation - water | Gary Koekemoer, Innovation - environment | Thobela Thoba, Sports | Sakumzi Nyendwana, Arts & Culture | Denise van Huyssteen, Business | Isaac Metembo, Education | Linda van Oudheusden, Community | Gift of the Givers, Dr Sooliman, Civil Society | Kayla Eberhardt, Health & Safety | Ntombozuko Jafta, GBV | Glenda Brunette, Sister Ethel Award for 10 years+ of service to the community, picture back. 2nd from the left.

Read The Herald supplement of 12 September 2022 on the Awards along with other community projects currently underway in conjunction with the University. 

View a gallery of photos from the gala event.

Contact information
Ms Zandile Mbabela
Media Manager
Tel: 0415042777