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Hanna Loubser, the daughter of George Campus couple Sport Manager Hugo and Corita from Maintenance and Support Services, started her journey at Mandela University at Open Day 2008. Nature Conservation student Willem Matthee formed part of her experience.


2008: Willem Matthee, Hugo and a young Hanna Loubser. 2024: Willem, Hugo, Corita and Hanna; Hugo capping his daughter Hanna.     

'This year in April, Hanna has graduated with her Diploma in Nature Conservation, and she is continuing with her Advanced Diploma and Willem is a lecturer in Nature Conservation.

Hanna’s dream job is to study predator behaviour in their natural environment, such as hunting strategies and social interactions.

Hugo has been with the University for 26 years and holds an Honours in Group Dynamics, whereas Corita has an MBA and a Higher Diploma and Diploma in Public Relations from Mandela University.

Open Day 2024 will take place on 10 and 11 May at the Indoor Sports Centre on Missionvale Campus in Gqeberha (Fri: 09:00-16:00 + Sat: 09:00 – 13:00). 

For all your graduation content across your social media platforms, please use #MandelaUniGrad24. We would love to collate, share and celebrate this amazing achievement with you on official University platforms.

Contact information
Ms Elma de Koker
Internal Communication Practitioner
Tel: 041-504 2160