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Reasons to be Proud - #R2bP: Staff and students from the Department of Quantity Surveying were acknowledged for their excellent work at The South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP) International Research Conference in Johannesburg.


Prof Gerrit Crafford presented a paper, co-authored by Sharon Dent  entitled “Predicting quantity surveying students’ throughput rate: a cohort analysis” -  the paper received the award for the best overall contribution to the Quantity Surveying Profession.

Nangamso Macanda, BSc Honours (Quantity Surveying) graduate presented a paper, co-authored by Johann Slabber and Prof Gerrit Crafford entitled “Maintenance management challenges facing property in South African public sector schools” which received the award for the best youth presentation.

The conference is held annually, hosted by various universities. The 2019 conference hosted by Wits University, was attended by approximately 300 delegates. Proceedings at the conference also attract subsidy.

Mandela University’s Department of Quantity Surveying will host the 2020 conference.

Photo: Receiving their awards from the conference organising committee member are Prof Crafford (left) and student Nangamso Macanda.


Contact information
Mr Roy Cumberlege
Head of Department
Tel: +27 41 504 3020